- 1 How do Japanese refer to Cousins?
- 2 How do you address a relative in Japanese?
- 3 What does chotto mean?
- 4 What is Aniki?
- 5 What is Ni Chan?
- 6 What does dare desu ka mean?
- 7 What is kazoku mean in Japanese?
- 8 How do you list things in Japanese?
- 9 What is Kudasai?
- 10 What is Chotto matte in Japanese?
- 11 What is the meaning of Daijoubu desu?
How do Japanese refer to Cousins?
shoutei My younger male cousin. shoushi My older female cousin. shoumai My younger female cousin. shoushimai My female cousin(s).
How do you address a relative in Japanese?
Referring to family members
- 母 【はは】 – mother.
- お母さん 【お・かあ・さん】 – mother (polite)
- 両親 【りょう・しん】 – parents.
- 父 【ちち】 – father.
- お父さん 【お・とう・さん】 – father (polite)
- 妻 【つま】 – wife.
- 奥さん 【おく・さん】 – wife (polite)
- 夫 【おっと】 – husband.
What does chotto mean?
“Chotto” Can Mean: “ a while ”, “a moment”, “a short time” and “briefly”
What is Aniki?
Aniki (兄貴), a Japanese honorable term for an older brother or a superior.
What is Ni Chan?
The meaning of nii-chan is fairly simple, broken up into two parts: nii means older brother and chan is a name ender, or “honorific suffix,” that adds a sense of endearment. So, nii-chan is a sweet way to refer to your older brother.
What does dare desu ka mean?
The phrase “Kore wa dare desu ka?” means “ Who is this? ” Let’s take a closer look. The word “kore” means “this,” and “dare” means “who.” As we learned in Segment 3, by adding “ka” to the end of a sentence, we can make a question, so while looking at a photo or painting of someone, we can ask, “Kore wa dare desu ka?”
What is kazoku mean in Japanese?
Kazoku, in Japan, the unified, crown-appointed aristocracy of the period 1869–1947, which replaced the feudal lords. The kazoku ( “flower family” ) class was created in 1869 as part of the Westernizing reforms of the Meiji Restoration. After 1889 this class composed the upper house of the Japanese legislature. 5
How do you list things in Japanese?
To make a list. The Japanese particle と (to) is generally used to express “and” when wanting to list two or more objects. In addition, the Japanese particle と (to) can also be used after a certain person’s name, in order to indicate that you were with that certain person.
What is Kudasai?
When you ask somebody to do something in Japanese, you say TE-form verbs and then KUDASAI ( Please, or I would ask you to ). For an example, a verb meaning “to eat” is TABEMASU. Its TE-form is TABETE. So, TABETE KUDASAI means “Please eat.” “To look at” is MIMASU.
What is Chotto matte in Japanese?
Wait is a word we often yell to catch someone who might be leaving a room or building, or if we are running to catch a bus or train. The way you say “wait” in Japanese is Matte. The more formal form of the word is “Chotto matte kudasai.” Chotto means “a small amount/degree,” and kudasai means “please.”
What is the meaning of Daijoubu desu?
daijoubu desu = i’m fine, i’m alright, it’s ok.. ( you reply back to someone or that someone asking you) daijoubu desu ka? =