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Make Your Japan Trip Easy With These Basic Japanese Phrases

Lifestyle

Published on 20 Dec 2018

by WorldRoamer® Travel Team

Make Your Japan Trip Easy With These Basic Japanese Phrases

Lifestyle

Published on 20 Dec 2018

by WorldRoamer® Travel Team

Going to Japan very soon and feeling nervous about communicating with the locals? Master these basic Japanese phrases to make your Japan trip a breeze.

Not enough vocabulary to sputter with your sign language? We won't have you flailing your arms for help. Learn some essential phrases to get by.

Hello

こんにちは (konnichiwa)

Thank you

ありがとうございます (arigatou gozaimasu)

Good morning

おはようございます (ohayo gozaimasu)

Good afternoon

こんにちは (konnichiwa)

Good evening

こんばんは (konbanwa)

Please

お願いします (onegaishimasu)

Yes

はい (hai)

No

いいえ (iie)

I don't understand

わかりません (wakarimasen)

I don't understand Japanese

日本語がわかりません (nihongo ga wakarimasen)

Where is ___?

___ はどこですか?(__ wa doko desu ka?)

Where is the nearest…

どこが最も近い __ ですか (Doko ga mottomo chikai _ desu ka)

Train station?

駅 (eki)

Clinic?

診療所 (Shinryōsho)

Police station?

交番 (kouban)

Toilet?

トイレ (toire)

Convenience store

コンビニ (konbini)

Excuse me

すみません (sumimasen)

Sorry

ごめんなさい (gomen nasai)

Can you help me?

手伝って頂けますか (Tetsudatte itadakemasu ka)

A table for one/two/three/four please

一名/二名/三名/四名(ichimei/nimei/sanmei/yonmei)

Bon appetit

いただきます(itadakimasu)

Thank you for the meal

食事をありがとうございました (Shokuji o arigatōgozaimashita)

Delicious!

おいしい (oishi)

Bill please

お勘定お願いします(O kanjō onegaishimasu)

Can I take this away?

これを持ち帰りができますか?(Kore o mochikaeri ga dekimasu ka?)

Goodbye

さようなら (sayonara)

Can you speak English?

英語を話せますか? (eigo o hanasemasu ka?)

Do you have?

__ はありますか? ( __ wa arimasu ka?)

How much is it?

いくらですか? (ikura desu ka?)

Is there Wi-Fi?

Wi-Fiはありますか (Waifai ga arimasu ka)

I don't want it thank you

結構です。ありがとうございます (kekkou desu. arigatougozaimasu)

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