There are many ways a person may refer to themselves in Japanese. Hopefully this page can help you sort out the various ways. Ways currently covered include: watashi, watakushi, atashi, atakushi, boku, and ore. Below this you will find out how to say My in Japanese.
Say Hello in Japanese (Basic Greetings, How to Bow)
Japan is a country where etiquette and choosing the right words is incredibly important. This is also reflected in how the Japanese greet each other. There are countless ways to greet someone in Japanese. If somebody is older or more important than you, you must use honorifics. This distinction is pretty important to the Japanese and it means that there are often two ways to say the same thing. But if you want to show some more respect you can also bow by moving your head forward a bit.
General Education. What's "good afternoon" in Japanese? In this article, I will teach you 10 common Japanese greetings, from how to say good morning in Japanese to how to introduce yourself properly. This is the casual form, which you'd mainly use with close friends and family members.
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