- 1 What are some cool Japanese words?
- 2 What is the meaning of Chotto?
- 3 How do you say basic words in Japanese?
- 4 What is the prettiest Japanese word?
- 5 What is Baka mean in Japanese?
- 6 What is Kudasai?
- 7 What is Ara Ara?
- 8 What is Chotto matte in Japanese?
- 9 What Moshi Moshi means?
- 10 What is Dozo in Japanese?
- 11 Are wa nan desu ka?
- 12 Is Chibi a bad word?
What are some cool Japanese words?
12 Beautiful Japanese Words You Have to Know
- Shinrinyoku (森林浴) You know that moment you walk through a forest and all of the natural, green light goes over you?
- Ikigai (生きがい)
- Itadakimasu (いただきます)
- Natsukashii (懐かしい)
- Wabi-Sabi (侘寂)
- Kanbina (甘美な)
- Mono-no-aware (物の哀れ)
- Furusato (ふるさと)
What is the meaning of Chotto?
Chotto means ‘ a little ‘. It’s a Japanese word often used when requesting something.
How do you say basic words in Japanese?
Basic Japanese Phrases
- Hai. Yes. はい。
- Iie. No. いいえ。
- O-negai shimasu. Please. おねがいします。
- Arigatō. Thank you. ありがとう。
- Dōitashimashite. You’re welcome. どういたしまして。
- Sumimasen. Excuse me. すみません。
- Gomennasai. I am sorry. ごめんなさい。
- Ohayō gozaimasu. Good morning. おはようございます。
What is the prettiest Japanese word?
Kawairashii. Kawairashii is a pretty word to say that’s also the Japanese word you’d use to describe someone or something as being pretty. It also means lovely.
What is Baka mean in Japanese?
Baka is a Japanese word that means “ crazy,” “foolish,” or downright “stupid.” It can also be used as a noun for “a fool” or “a crazy or stupid person.” Anime and manga fans in the West have adopted the use of baka as a (usually joking) insult.
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 Ara Ara?
Ara ara (あら あら) is a Japanese expression that is mainly used by older females and means “ My my”, “Oh dear”, or “Oh me, oh my”.
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 Moshi Moshi means?
“Moshi Moshi” as “Hello ” You’ve likely heard moshi moshi before, the expression used by Japanese people when they pick up the phone. The word moshi is derived from the verb “to say” in humble Japanese: ( 申 もう す).
What is Dozo in Japanese?
Dozo means “go ahead” or “go first.” While some words are shortened to make them easier to say (“arigatou gozaimasu” becomes “arigatou”), dozo is often lengthened to “hai-dozo” as if it were one word (Yes-go-ahead). Other times, to be insistent that someone go ahead of you, there is the very handy dozo-dozo.
Are wa nan desu ka?
The expression “Kore wa nan desu ka?” means “What is this? ” The word “kore” means “this”, and “nan” means “what”.
Is Chibi a bad word?
Chibi is Japanese slang for ” small ” or “short.” It’s usually applied to objects, animals, or people (ie. When chibi is used in manga and anime, it tends to have a positive, kawaii connotation. But in real, human conversation it may not. In fact, most of the time, calling someone chibi is going to hurt their feelings.