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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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Beginning Japanese Phrases 79: ~ちゃう、ちゃいます  ~chau, chaimasu  – to do without meaning to; to do completely (usually with some regret)

Beginning Japanese Phrases 79: ~ちゃう、ちゃいます ~chau, chaimasu – to do without meaning to; to do completely (usually with some regret)

April 13, 2022

うっかりミスをしちゃった。ごめんね。

ukkari misu o shichatta. gomen ne.

careless – mistake – (direct object marker) – did. sorry – (softener)

I made a careless mistake. I'm sorry.

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 78: ~ちゃう、ちゃいます  ~chau, chaimasu  – to do without meaning to; to do completely (usually with some regret)

Beginning Japanese Phrases 78: ~ちゃう、ちゃいます ~chau, chaimasu – to do without meaning to; to do completely (usually with some regret)

April 7, 2022

ダイエットしてるのに、おやつをいっぱい食(た)べちゃいます。

daietto shiteru noni, oyatsu o ippai tabechaimasu.

diet – doing – even though – snacks – (direct object marker) – a lot – ate – (unfortunately)

Even though I'm on a diet, I eat lots of snacks.

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 77: ~ないで naide  – don’t (do)

Beginning Japanese Phrases 77: ~ないで naide – don’t (do)

March 31, 2022

遊(あそ)んでないで、勉強(べんきょう)しなさい。

asonde naide, benkyou shinasai.

playing – don't do – study – do

Stop playing and get to studying

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 76: ~ないで naide  – don’t (do)

Beginning Japanese Phrases 76: ~ないで naide – don’t (do)

March 24, 2022

昨日(きのう)は、宿題(しゅくだい)をしないで寝(ね)てしまいました。

kinou wa, shukudai o shinaide nete shimaimashita.

as for yesterday – homework – (direct object marker) – not do – sleeping – unfortunately completed

Yesterday, I went to bed without doing my homework.

 

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Beginning Japanese Phrases 75: ~方 kata – method of; way of; manner of

Beginning Japanese Phrases 75: ~方 kata – method of; way of; manner of

March 16, 2022

はしの使(つか)い方(かた)を教(おし)えてください。

hashi no tsukai kata o oshiete kudasai.

chopsticks – 's / of – how to use – (direct object marker) – teach – please

Please teach me how to use chopsticks.

 

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