common phrases/greetings in japanese with pronounciation?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    How do you do?

    Hajimemashite.

    Hah-zie-meh mah-she teh.

    Nice to meet you.

    Dozo yoroshiku onegai shimasu.

    Doh-zoh yoh-loh-she-kuh oh-neh-gah-e she-mah-suh.

    Nice to have met you.

    Oai dekite ureshiku omoimasu.

    Oh-ah-e deh-key-teh uh-leh-she-kuh oh-moh-e-mah-suh.

    See you again.

    Mata oai shimashoo.

    Mah-tah oh-ah-e she-mah-show.

    How are you?

    Gokigen ikaga desu ka?/Goh-key-geh-n e-kah-gah deh-suh kah?

    Ogenki desu ka?/Oh-geh-n-key deh-suh kah?

    Genki?(too coloquial and not polite)/Gen-h-key?

    Good morning.

    Ohayoo gozaimasu./Oh-ha-yoh goh-zah-e-mah-suh.

    Ohayoo(not polite)/Oh-ha-yoh.

    Good afternoon.

    Kon-nichi wa.

    Koh-n-knee-che wah.

    Good night.

    Kon-ban wa.

    Koh-n-bah-n wah.

    Good bye.

    Sayoo nara./Sah-yoh nah-lah

    Sayonara./Sah-yoh-nah-lah.

    Thank you.

    Arigatoo gozaimasu./Ah-lee-gah-toh goh-zah-e-mah-suh.

    Arigatoo(not polite)/Ah-lee-gah-toh.

    Thank you very much.

    Domo arigatoo gozaimasu.

    Doh-moh ah-lee-gah-toh goh-zah-e-mah-suh.

    Thank you very muchi indeed.

    Hontoo ni domo arigatoo gozaimasu.

    Hoh-n-toh knee doh-moh ah-lee gah-toh goh-zah-e-mah-suh.

    Take care of yourself.

    Kiwo tsukete.

    Key-woh two-keh-teh.

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  • ohayo
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Konnichiwa ( good afternoon),

    This is NHK free Japanese lesson.

    You can find some greetings with audio files, and it's dawnloadable onto your MP3 player.

    Good luck with your Japanese studies:D

    http://www.nhk.or.jp/lesson/english/learn/topics/c...

    Source(s): I'm Japanese
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  • 1 decade ago

    On the following website you will find common phrases on film:

    http://genki.japantimes.co.jp/self/movlist.html

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  • 1 decade ago

    Genki desu ka?

    ge-n-ki (key) de su ka?

    Means How are you?

    Genki desu

    Means I am fine

    do (doe) zo

    means go ahead

    sushi ga suki desu

    sushi ga suki(ski) de su

    means I like sushi

    some basic sentences for you I hope this helps

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