Meaning of Ja: Then Synonym:Dewa(では),Sorenaraba(それならば),Jaa(じゃあ) Shows that the latter happens in response to the former. Politeness Dewa = Sorenaraba < Jaa = Ja In the example sentences below, you can substitute Dewa, Sorenaraba, and Jaa with varying degrees of politeness instead of Ja. Examples: “Watashiwa ikanai” (彼は行かない) “Jaa bokugaikou” (じゃ、僕が行こう) …Read More »
What Does “Sa”(さ) Mean In Japanese?
Meaning and how to use “Sa.” Final particle – put at the end of the sentence Express one’s intention to remind oneself while confirming one’s judgment. Examples: “Bokuni datte dekirusa” (僕にだってできるさ) “Even I can do it.” She is expressing a feeling of giving up in a somewhat indifferent tone, saying …Read More »
What Does “Kokokara (ここから)” And “Kokkara (こっから)” Mean In Japanese?
Kokokara (ここから) Meaning: From now on, From here Romaji: Kokokara Hiragana: ここから Katakana: ココカラ Kanji:/ from now on Kokokara means “From here” in English. So, for example, if you say, “Let’s start from here” in English, it would be “Kokokara hajime masyou” in Japanese. Also, if you say, “I …Read More »
What Does “Yappari (やっぱり)” Mean In Japanese?
Yappari (やっぱり) Meaning: That’s what I thought. After all, Actually Romaji: Yappari Hiragana: やっぱり Katakana: ヤッパリ Kanji:/ “Also,” “Likewise” For example: ・”お父さんもそうでしたが、息子さんもやっぱりお医者さんですか。”(Otousanmo soudeshitaga musukosanmo yappari oisyasandesuka) “Your father was like that too, but is your son also a doctor.” “その日も十時ごろからやっぱりきのうのように暑くなりました。”(Sonohimo juujigorokara yappari kinounoyouni atsukunarimashita) “On that day, it got …Read More »
What Does “Sokode (そこで)” Mean In Japanese?
Sokode (そこで) Meaning: Therefore, So, There Romaji: Sokode Hiragana: そこで Katakana: ソコデ Kanji:其処で Expression:Sokode desune (そこでですね) Expression:Sokodesa (そこでさ) Expression:Sugusokode (すぐそこで) Given the preceding, it leads to the following Sokode is a conjunction that receives the previous content and leads to the following content. For example: ・”私は色々意見された、そこで私は考えた”(Watashiwa iroiroiken sareta、sokode watashiwa kangaeta) …Read More »
What Does “Kotsu (こつ)” Mean In Japanese?
Kotsu (こつ) Meaning: Trick, Bone Romaji: Kotsu Hiragana: こつ Katakana: コツ Kanji:骨,忽 The knack for handling things effectively “Kotsu” is most commonly used to refer to the knack or know-how for handling things effectively, similar to the meaning of “trick.” When using “kotsu” in a sentence, it is typically written …Read More »
What Does “Betsuni (べつに)” Mean In Japanese?
Betsuni (べつに) Meaning: Nothing, Whatever, I don’t care! Romaji: Betsuni Hiragana: べつに Katakana: ベツニ Kanji:別に Expression:Betsuni Doudemoii (別にどうでもいい) Expression:Betsuni Kyouminai(別に興味ない) Expression:Betsuni Taishitakotonai(別にたいしたことない) “Betsuni” is a phrase used when someone is asked something and responds in a somewhat offensively apathetic way, saying something like “it doesn’t matter to me” or “I’m …Read More »
What Does “Sasuga (さすが)” Mean In Japanese?
Sasuga (さすが) Meaning: I knew it!, Impressive! Romaji: Sasuga Hiragana: さすが Katakana: サスガ Kanji:流石 “Sasuga” is a word that expresses admiration for someone who has achieved results that meet or exceed expectations. It is written with the kanji character “流石.” “Sasuga” is not only a compliment meaning “excellent” or …Read More »
How to say “Gold” in Japanese
Kin (金)、Gōrudo Meaning: Gold Romaji:Kin,Gōrudo Hiragana:きん、ごーるど Katakana:キン、ゴールド Kanji:金 Gold is called Kin(金) in Japanese or just Gōrudo. Both ways are used a lot, but Kin is the standard way to say it. The kanji Kin can also be read as Kane(金), which means money. So when you read Kin(金), it …Read More »
How to say “Brown” in Japanese
Chairo (茶色)、Kasshoku(褐色)、Kuriiro(栗色) Meaning:Brown Romaji:Chairo,Kasshoku,Kuriiro Hiragana:ちゃいろ、かっしょく、くりいろ Katakana:チャイロ、カッショク、クリイロ Kanji:茶色、褐色、栗色 Brown is called Chairo in Japanese. Kasshoku and Kuriiro are also used, but Chairo is the most commonly used. In writing, it is often written as 茶色, 褐色, and 栗色. But the kanji characters for 褐色 and 栗 are a bit difficult, so …Read More »