How to use 是非 ( = zehi)

June 9, 2015 in Expressions, useful phrases, Vocabulary



Toffik ”Zehi, boku wo gesuto sensei ni shite kudasai.

Toffik “Definitely have me on as a guest teacher.”

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How to use 出来る= できる= dekiru

April 2, 2015 in Sentence pattern, useful phrases, Vocabulary



= Edamame, itsu dekiru kanaa.

= I wonder when I can harvest Edamame.

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Cooking Related Japanese

March 18, 2015 in Vocabulary



= Kore, zenbu,  watashi ga tsukutta no.

= I made all of these, you know.


= Mochiron, uso dakedo.

= (Of course it’s not true though…)


= Sugoooi!

= Wooow!


= Barebare dakedo…

= (It is obvious that she didn’t make them but…)

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味 ( = aji) ★Tastes related expressions ★

June 21, 2014 in Vocabulary



= Kono kukkii nani aji?

=What flavor is this cookie?


= Biifu aji!

= Beef flavor!

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動物(doubutsu) : Animal Related Expressions in Japanese and many more…

July 6, 2013 in Expressions, Proverbs, Vocabulary



= Chotto neko wo kabutte mimashita.

= I am “wearing a cat” for fun.

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Super Basic Words Part 9+ Trend word 女子力(= joshiryoku)

November 27, 2012 in Beginners, Slang, Super Basic Words, Vocabulary

「私は女子力UP! みんなは語彙力UPね!」

= Watashi wa joshiryoku appu! Minna wa goiryoku appu ne!

= I will work on the “Woman Power” and  you guys should work on the “Vocabulary Strength”, OK?

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Super Basic Words Part 8

September 5, 2012 in Beginners, Super Basic Words, Vocabulary


= GTO wa furui desu. Imaya GSM desu.

= GTO is old now. It’s time for GSM!

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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


= Goyoyaku wa nanmei sama desu ka?

= How many people in your party?


= Yonhiki desu.

= Four “dogs” !

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わざわざ = wazawaza (Mini Lesson #145)

June 30, 2012 in Mini Lesson from No.124, Vocabulary


= Eh!? Wazawaza kita noni Yukari rusu nano?

= What? I came here all the way but Yukari is not here (at home) ?


= Nanda…

= Oh well…

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Request Lesson How/When to use 一応= ichiou

June 12, 2012 in useful phrases, Vocabulary


= Doushite tabenai no?

= How come you’re not eating?


= Ichiou daietto shiteirukara…

= I am sort of on a diet…

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