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Greetings & Introductions


By on November 20, 2015 in Japanese Phrases

Learn the basic greetings & introductions in Japanese with these essential, basic Japanese words and phrases.
See the full list of Japanese Words and Phrases here.

We might be familiar with the most common greetings & introductions in Japanese but with our tutorial, there are still other basic greetings & introductions you need to know and master like our list below:

こんにちは

konnichiwa

Hello

こんにちは

konnichiwa

Hi

おはようございます

ohayo gozaimasu

Good morning

こんにちは

konnichiwa

Good afternoon

こんばんわ

konbanwa

Good evening

じゃあ、また

jah mata

See you later

元気ですか?

genkidesuka?

How are you?

元気です、

genkidesu,

Fine, thank you

あなたの名前は何ですか?

anata no namae wa nandesuka?

What’s your name?

彼の名前は何ですか?

kare no namae wa nandesuka?

What’s his name?

私は…です。

watashi wa…desu

My name is…

はじめまして

hajimemashite

Nice to meet you

おいくつですか?

oikutu desuka?

How old are you?

私は…才です。

watashi wa …sai desu

I am…years old

どこの出身ですか?

doko no shusshin desuka?

Where are you from?

勉強に来ています

benkyo ni kiteimasu

I’m here studying

仕事で来ています

shigoto de kiteimasu

I’m here working

どこに住んでいますか?

doko ni sunde imasuka?

Where do you live?

So what do you think?