Renting an apartment / House related Japanese

March 11, 2016 in Daily Life, Japanese customs, Practical

renting

「そこは人間のペットを飼ってもいいですか?」

= Soko wa ningen no petto wo katte mo ii desu ka?

= Am I  allowed to keep a human pet there?

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Asking for / Giving directions

August 4, 2015 in Practical

DIRECTIONS

「すみません。日本はどこですか?」

= Sumimasen. Nihon wa doko desuka?

= Excuse me. Where is “Japan”?

Fella: 「まっすぐ行って、左に曲がって下さい。」

= Massugu itte, hidari ni magatte kudasai.

= Go straight and turn left.

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ホテルの日本語 (=Hoteru no nihongo) Useful phrases at the hotel

July 13, 2015 in Practical, Travel Japanese, useful phrases

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Ella「9時にモーニングコールお願いします。」

= Kuji ni mooningu kooru onegai shimasu.

= May I have a wake up call at 9:00 please.

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Visiting Someone’s house in Japan Part 1

February 10, 2014 in Japanese culture, Japanese manners, Practical, useful phrases

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Cookie : 「ねえ、マギーのうちに遊びに行っていい?」

= Nee, Maggie no uchi ni asobini itte ii?

= Hey, can I come over to your house, Maggie?

「そして泊めてくれる?」

= Soshite tomete kureru?

= And can I stay over?

Maggie : 「え〜〜〜と…」 !sleepy!

= Eeeeee to…
= Weeeeelll…..

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予約= yoyaku : How to make a reservation in Japanese

August 17, 2012 in Japanese culture, Practical, Travel Japanese, useful phrases, Vocabulary

「ご予約は何名様ですか?。」

= Goyoyaku wa nanmei sama desu ka?

= How many people in your party?

「4匹です!」

= Yonhiki desu.

= Four “dogs” !

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郵便=yuubin * At the post office

September 16, 2010 in Practical

airmail

「航空便でラブレターが届いたの boucingheart!
= Koukuubin de raburetaa ga todoita no.
=I got this love letter by airmail♥

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Request Lesson: Shopping Part 2-Signing up for a store card

July 26, 2010 in Practical

members card

:maggie-small: 「ポイント貯めてる?」

=Pointo tameteru?

=Have you been accumulating points?

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就活=shuukatsu :Job Hunting In Japan!

July 13, 2010 in Business related, Japanese manners, Practical

shuukatsu

:maggie-small: 「あなたの特技はなんですか?」

=Anata no tokugi wa nan desu ka?

=So what are you good at?

!ase! 「ええと..、犬の散歩です。」

=Eeto…, inu no sanpo desu.

=Well… walking dogs.

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ありがとう(=Arigatou): How to say THANK YOU! in Japanese

May 18, 2010 in Practical, useful phrases

arigatou

「みんな、いつもこのサイトに来てくれて有り難う!」

Minna itsumo kono saito ni kite kurete arigatou!

Thank you, everyone, for always coming to this site!

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ちょっと…(=chotto) +あいまい表現(=Aimai hyougen) ambiguous expressions

March 23, 2010 in Japanese culture, Practical, Slang

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:P 「マギー先生、ちょっと質問があるんですが..」

(“Maggie sensei, chotto shitsumon ga arun desu ga…)

Ms. Maggie, I have a little question to ask…

:maggie-small: 「う〜ん…今、ちょっと…」

(=Uun… ima chotto…)

Umm …. now??

 

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