BASIC JAPANESE WORDS
Basic Japanese Words - Japanese Words for travel. Basic Japanese Words like "Hello", "Good bye" and "Please".
Basic Japanese Words, which are easy to learn, very helpful on your travels to Japan. These basic Japanese Words include terms that you would use in every day interactions with people in Japan. For a more detailed list of basic Japanese words see our Japanese Phrase Book.
BASIC JAPANESE WORDS - INTERACTIONS
どういたしまして。 (Dō itashi mashite.)
はい。 Hai. (high)
いいえ。 Iie. (ee-eh)
すみません。 (Sumima sen.)
BASIC JAPANESE WORDS - GREETINGS
こんにちは。 (Kon nichi wa)
おはようございます。 (Ohayō gozaimasu.)
How are you?
お元気ですか。 (O-genki desu ka?)
Fine, thank you.
元気です。ありがとう。 (Genki desu. Arigatō.)
What is your name?
お名前は何ですか。(O-namae wa nan desu ka? )
My name is ____ .
私の名前は ____ です。 (Watashi no namae wa ____ desu. )
Nice to meet you.
始めまして。 (Hajime mashite. )
BASIC JAPANESE WORDS - DEPARTURES
さようなら。 (Sayōnara. )
IMPROVE YOUR BASIC JAPANESE WORDS
The best way to improve your Japanese is to use it regularly. The best
way to use your Japanese regularly is to talk to native Japanese who
are interested in developing their English skills. This way you
improve your language skills, help them with their English and make
new friends at the same time.
GoJapanGo Friends is the ideal way to find language partners, both male and female. It is great to have friends in Japan so when you travel there, you can meet them and they can show you around. This way you can experience the real Japan that you would normally miss as a tourist.
For a more detailed list of Japanese words see our Japanese Phrase Book.