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Beginning Japanese Phrases 89: 一人います hitori imasu – There’s one person

Beginning Japanese Phrases 89: 一人います hitori imasu – There’s one person

June 22, 2022

ここには、アメリカ人(じん)が一人(ひとり)います。

koko ni wa, amerika jin ga hitori imasu.

here | at | as for | American person | (subject marker) | one person | exists

There's one American here.

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 88: ~に行く ~ni iku – to go for (the purpose of)

Beginning Japanese Phrases 88: ~に行く ~ni iku – to go for (the purpose of)

June 16, 2022

昨日(きのう)は、映画(えいが)を見(み)に行(い)きました。

kinou wa, eiga o mi ni ikimashita.

yesterday – as for – movie – (direct object marker) – to see – for the purpose of - went

Yesterday, I went to see a movie.

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 87:~になりました ~ni narimashita – Became

Beginning Japanese Phrases 87:~になりました ~ni narimashita – Became

June 8, 2022

掃除(そうじ)をしたので、部屋(へや)がきれいになりました。

souji o shita node, heya ga kirei ni narimashita.

cleaning – (direct object marker) – did – therefore – room – (subject marker) – beautifully – became

I cleaned up, and now my room is clean.

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 86: まだ~ていません mada ~ te imasen – Not yet

Beginning Japanese Phrases 86: まだ~ていません mada ~ te imasen – Not yet

June 1, 2022

恵(めぐみ)さんは、まだ起(お)きていません。

megumi san wa, mada okite imasen.

Megumi – as for – not yet – not gotten up

Megumi hasn't woken up yet.

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 85: ~で ~de – And…

Beginning Japanese Phrases 85: ~で ~de – And…

May 26, 2022

妻(つま)は、さいふを持(も)たないで、スーパーに買(か)い物(もの)に行(い)ってしまいました。

tsuma wa, saifu o motanaide, su-pa- ni kaimono ni itte shimaimashita.

wife - as for – wallet/purse – (direct object marker) – didn't have and – supermarket – to – shopping – for the purpose of – went – (unfortunately)

My wife went shopping at the supermarket without her purse.

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 84: ~てもいいですか? ~temo ii desu ka? – May I …?

Beginning Japanese Phrases 84: ~てもいいですか? ~temo ii desu ka? – May I …?

May 18, 2022

隣(となり)に座(すわ)ってもいいですか?

tonari ni suwatte mo ii desu ka?

next – to – sitting – even – good – is – (question)

Do you mind if I sit next to you?

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 83: ~は、~が~です ~wa ~ga ~desu  – A is B Part 2

Beginning Japanese Phrases 83: ~は、~が~です ~wa ~ga ~desu – A is B Part 2

May 11, 2022

あのスーパーは、値段(ねだん)が高(たか)いです。

ano su-pa- wa, nedan ga takai desu.

that – supermarket – as for – prices – (subject/object marker) – high - are

That supermarket has high prices.

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 82: ~は、~が~です A is B

Beginning Japanese Phrases 82: ~は、~が~です A is B

May 4, 2022

私(わたし)の父(ちち)は、背(せ)が高(たか)いです。

watashi no chichi wa, se ga takai desu.

my – father – as for – height/stature – tall - is

My father is tall.

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 81: ~いけません ~ikemasen  – must not do Part 2

Beginning Japanese Phrases 81: ~いけません ~ikemasen – must not do Part 2

April 27, 2022

ゴミを捨(す)ててはいけません。

gomi o sutete wa ikemasen.

trash – (direct object marker) – throw away – as for – not allowed

Don't throw out the garbage.

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 80: ~いけません ~ikemasen  – must not do

Beginning Japanese Phrases 80: ~いけません ~ikemasen – must not do

April 20, 2022

ここでたばこを吸(す)ってはいけません。

koko de tabako o sutte wa ikemasen.

here – at – cigarette – (direct object marker) – smoke – not allowed

Smoking is not allowed here.

 

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