This section is where you can find about the words/phrases I use.
Common phrases (to be used – probably)
Ohayou gozaimasu – Good morning
Konnichiwa – Good afternoon / hello
Konbanwa – Good night
Arigatou – Thank you
Gomenasai / Gomen ne – I’m sorry
Shitsurei Shimasu – Pardon me…(see comment below)
Watashi wa – I
Hai – yes
Iie – no
yokatta – thank goodness
yoi – good
o tanjobi omedeto – happy birthday
daisuki desu – I like it very much
Shinjirarenai – Unbelievable
Onegai shimasu – please
Doushite – Why?
Demo ne – But hey
Ganbatte – Good luck!
Sumimasen – Pardon me/Excuse me/I’m sorry/I apologize (more formal than gomen nasai, I was told)
Honto desu ka? – Really?/For real?
Honto – Really
Maji de? – really? (slang/informal)
Sou (desu ne) – I see…/It sure is!/I agree!
Sou (desu) ka? – Is that so…?
Nande…? – Why…? (informal)
Nan/nani? – What?
Dou? – How?
Itsu? – When?
Doko? – Where?
Doko iru no? – Where are you?
Doko iku no? – Where did you go?
Arimasu/Aru – it’s here (non-living things)
Imasu/Iru – I’m here/it’s here (people/living things)
Koko – here
Soko – there
Asoko – over there (further than “there”)
Kore – this
Sore – that
Are – that over there
Ii (desu yo) – good (more commonly used than “yoi”)
Ogenki desu ka?/Genki? – How are you?/Are you feeling well?
(Hai,) genki (desu) – I’m feeling well/I’m fine
Hajimemashite – How do you do? (used to introduce yourself to a stranger)
Douzo yoroshiku/Yoroshiku onegaishimasu – Nice to meet you
CREDITS : Adri (http://adriatastic.net) Thanks for the additions!