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How do you say “Best regards” in Japanese? This article summarizes some questions concerning Best regards. The above two expressions should be appropriate for all kinds of email. Both are polite expressions and the latter is even more polite because […]
Answer by Japanese teacher Explanation Sentakuki means “washing machine”; dooyatte means “how to”; and tsukaimasu means “to use”. You can simply put all the words together to ask “how to use the washing machine?” In most cases, you simply put […]
Answer by Japanese teacher Explanation Tanoshimi literally means “delight, fun, pleasure”. Thus the above expression means “I’m looking forward to it”. To emphasize your anticipation for the event, you can add sugoku in front of the sentence. Sugoku means “really, very much”.
Answer by Japanese teacher Explanation Both expressions are suitable for use in emails and conversation. The first expression would sound more polite than the second one. Gotsugoo literally means “your circumstances or condition” and gotsugoo no yoi means “favourable or […]
* JLPT means “Japanese-Language Proficiency Test”. If you are interested in JLPT, please check the following website for more details. Answer by Japanese teacher Explanation Congratulations on passing your JLPT N5! I hope it is the start for further Japanese […]
Answer by Japanese teacher Explanation It is indeed an unfortunate accident. When we want to say sorry, we usually say “sumimasen”. However, since you are friends, you can use the more casual version “gomen”. “Gomen” comes from “ごめんなさい gomennasai” which […]