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How to say “Really?” in Japanese?

One morning, I saw my Japanese friend grinning from ear to ear as she approached me. When I asked her what happened, she told me that she had won 100 million yen at a lottery. I was so surprised. I wanted to say “Really?” but I don't know what's it called in Japanese.

How to say “Welcome” in Japanese?

I'm an Australian wine exporter and we are trying to enter the Japanese market. I have an opportunity to display and sell my wines at a Japanese Marché market taking place next month. How do I say “Welcome” in Japanese to potential customers at the market?

A Message to Kyoto Animation

On 18 July 2019, a man set fire to Kyoto Animation, killing 35 employees in the blaze. Young and promising animators lost their lives in this sudden and violent arson attack. Those who were rescued were seriously injured. Better known […]

How to say “Mount Fuji is perfect” in Japanese?

Question: How to say "Mount Fuji is perfect" in Japanese? | Answer by Japanese teacher: (1) 富士山(ふじさん)は最高(さいこう)です。 Fujisan wa saikoo desu. Mount Fuji is the best. (2) 富士山(ふじさん)はすごいです。 Fujisan wa sugoi desu. Mount Fuji is awesome.

8 Expressions about Keeping and Spilling Secrets in Japanese

1. 秘密(ひみつ)です。 Himitsu desu. (It’s a secret.) “Secret” can be translated as “himitsu” in Japanese. Sample Expressions Man: おとしはいくつなんですか。 Otoshi wa ikutsu nan desuka. (How old are you?) Woman: 秘密です。 Himitsu desu. (It’s a secret.) “Secret” can be translated as […]

Nine Expressions Supermarket Employees Use in Japan

1. いらっしゃいませ Irasshaimase This expression is used by store employees in supermarkets, restaurants, fast food chains, clothing stores, souvenir stores, and many others. It’s an expression to welcome customers. This expression is used by employees in any shops such as […]