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Sun Dec 30, 2012, 09:49 PM

Learn a little Japanese.. Language Lesson 1 Meeting

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Reply Learn a little Japanese.. Language Lesson 1 Meeting (Original post)
AsahinaKimi Dec 2012 OP
TheMadMonk Dec 2012 #1
AsahinaKimi Dec 2012 #2
AsahinaKimi Dec 2012 #3
freshwest Jan 2013 #4
Bonobo Jan 2013 #5
AsahinaKimi Jan 2013 #6
AsahinaKimi Jan 2013 #7
AsahinaKimi Jan 2013 #8
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AsahinaKimi Jan 2013 #11
Art_from_Ark Jan 2013 #14
AsahinaKimi Jan 2013 #15
Art_from_Ark Jan 2013 #16
AsahinaKimi Jan 2013 #17
Art_from_Ark Jan 2013 #18
AsahinaKimi Jan 2013 #19
Art_from_Ark Jan 2013 #20
AsahinaKimi Jan 2013 #12
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Response to AsahinaKimi (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:47 PM

1. Itai! Itai! /nt

 

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Response to TheMadMonk (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 11:03 PM

2. nanka kega demo shita ka? genki nai mitai desu kedo

Daijoubu?

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Response to AsahinaKimi (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 11:23 PM

3. Language lesson 2:Onomatopoeia /Language lesson 2:Greetings

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Response to AsahinaKimi (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 03:43 PM

4. Oh, what's this say?



From a cool website:



http://madeinmatsue.com/tag/japanese-castle/

I would sooo love to take one of those trips!


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Response to freshwest (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 09:30 PM

5. "Tenshu"(kaku)

Tenshu or tenshukaku (天守閣 refers to the main keep or main tower of a castle.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenshu

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Response to AsahinaKimi (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 04:19 AM

6. Language Lesson 4: Pop Culture Words /Language Lesson 5: how are you?

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Response to AsahinaKimi (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 04:28 AM

7. Language Lessons 6: Handy Words/Language Lesson 7: Common Words

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Response to AsahinaKimi (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 02:46 PM

8. Lesson 8: colors /Lesson 9: Like/Don't Like



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Response to AsahinaKimi (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 02:53 PM

9. Lesson 10:Where is the ? /Lesson 11: Going out to Eat





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Response to AsahinaKimi (Original post)

Wed Jan 9, 2013, 05:17 PM

10. Lesson 12: Feelings/Lesson 13: Common Words 2





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Response to AsahinaKimi (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 04:26 PM

11. Language Lesson 14: Talking on the Phone /Lesson 15: Congratulations, Happy Birthday





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Response to AsahinaKimi (Reply #11)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 07:42 PM

14. I think that "Dou shita no?" is closer in meaning to

"What's the matter?" or "What's wrong?"

And "Dou shimashita ka?" usually means "What happened?"

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Response to Art_from_Ark (Reply #14)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 07:56 PM

15. I agree...for example..

She keeps referring to Konnichiwa as "hello" . I have always been taught it meant Good Afternoon.

Ohayou Gozaimasu =Good morning
Konnichiwa = Good Afternoon
Konbanwa = Good Evening
Oyasumi Nasai = Good Night (as for going to bed.)

I do like picking up some new words though.. stuff I was never taught.

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Response to AsahinaKimi (Reply #15)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 08:03 PM

16. "Konnichiwa" can be used as a familiar "Hello"

in the morning or afternoon. It is sometimes used as a generic (late) morning greeting as well. I have found that some Japanese will say "Ohayou gozaimasu" up until about 10:00 a.m. or so, then switch to "Konnichiwa", while others will use "Ohayou (gozaimasu)" for the entire morning And some people (especially men) will just say "Gozaimasu" for "Good morning".

Ohayou from Japan

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Response to Art_from_Ark (Reply #16)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 08:13 PM

17. I have heard people try to use

"Konnichiwa" at night (around 10pm), however I tell them its better to use Konbanwa. I have been teaching them to use "GokiGenyo!" as a new way of saying hello. It can be used coming and going! Another word I learned recently was "Yaho" (Hey!) or "Yo!".


Konbanwa Art san!

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Response to AsahinaKimi (Reply #17)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 08:21 PM

18. Yeah, "Konnichiwa" really isn't a late night greeting

I can't remember hearing anyone here in the Kanto area use "Go-kigen yo" for "Hello", although I have heard it used in that sense in the Kansai area. According to my dictionary, it can be kind of like the Hawaiian "Aloha" (meaning both "Hello" and "Goodbye"), and can also be used to mean "Good luck" and "Have a nice trip"

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Response to Art_from_Ark (Reply #18)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 08:28 PM

19. My father coming from the

Osaka area, tends to say "Maido" for hello, but has always encouraged me to use standard Japanese rather than mess around with Kansai Ben. I do wish to add that dialect to my skills, some day.

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Response to AsahinaKimi (Reply #19)

Mon Jan 14, 2013, 08:46 PM

20. "Maido" to me is like a merchant's greeting

At least here in Kanto, where merchants sometimes use it as a shortened form of "Maido arigatou gozaimasu" to thank customers for their business.

In Kansai, there is another greeting, "Mokkari makka?", which can be translated as "Making money?", to which the reply is usually "Bochi bochi den NA" ("So-so")

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Response to AsahinaKimi (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 04:32 PM

12. Language Lesson 16:Japanese Exclusive Words / Language Lesson 17: Weather





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Mon Jan 14, 2013, 12:43 AM

13. Language Lesson 18: Leaving and Coming Home/ Language Lesson 19: Response Words





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