How are you?Genki?I'm fine.Genki.I'm pretty good.Totemo genki.I'm surviving.Ikiteru yo.I'm hanging in there.Nantoka ganbatteru.you haven't changed a bit.Chittomo kawatte nai ne.Neither have you.Anata mo kawatte nai ne.I haven't seen him in 2 years.Ni-nen mo kare ni atte nai.We haven't heard from him for a while.Kare kara shibaraku renraku ga nai.I'll be in touch.Renraku suru ne.Do I know you? / Have we met?Dokoka de ai mashitaka?I know you from somewhere.Dokoka de atta ki ga suru.Say hello to Susan.Susan ni yoroshiku tsutaete.Give her a hug from me.Kanojo ni yoroshiku ne.How did you get to know each other?Douiu fuu ni shiriai ni nattano?We've just met here.Tamatama koko de attano.I'm looking forward to seeing him.Kare ni au noga tanoshimi.That's something to look forward to.Sore wa tanoshimi dane.Let me introduce myself.Jiko shoukai sasete kudasai.Nice to meet you.YoroshikuIt was nice knowing you.Shiriaete yokatta. back
See you later.Ja matane./Mata atodene.See you next time.Ja kondo ne./Mata kondoneSee you soon.Mata sonouchine.I'll be seeing you.Mata sugu aeru yone.Take care. Take it easy.Ja ne.I've got to go.Mou ikanakucha.I'm leaving.Mou deru.Talk to you later.Mata atode hanasou. back
Where are you?
Where are you?Doko ni iruno?Where have you been?Doko ni itano?Is Mark around?Mark iru?
Have you seen Jack?Jack mita?Hey, Are you hiding out?Nanda koko ni kakurete tano? back
Happy / Glad
I'm happy. / I'm glad.Ureshii.You look happy.Ureshi sou ne.I'm glad you're back.Modotte kite kurete ureshii.I couldn't be happier. / I've never been happier.Kore ijou ureshii koto wa naiyo.What are you so happy about?Nande son nani happy nano?He is a fun guy.Kare wa tanoshii hito. back
look like / sound like
It sounds(looks) good.Yosasou.It sounds(looks) interesting.Omoshirosou.It sounds(looks) fun.tanoshisou.You look good.Choushi ga yosasou ne.You look sad.Kanashisou ne.You look down.Ochikonderu mitai ne.You look(sound) like an idiot.Baka mitai. back
I like it. / I don't like it.
I like it.Ii ne. / Suki.I love it.Daisuki.I don't like it.Suki ja nai.I'm not going to like it.Sore wa doumo suki ni narenai.I hate him.Kare wa kirai. back
Hobby / Taste
What do you like to do? / What's your hobby?Shumi wa nani?Your tastes are extravagant.Anata no shumi wa zeitaku.Your taste sucks.Anata no shumi wa saitei. back
Day / Year
What day is it today?Kyou wa nan youbi?What's the date today?Kyou wa nan nichi?Do you know what day it was yesterday?Kinou wa nan no hi dattaka shitteru?What year is it?Ima wa nan nen? back
Got it?Wakatta?Yea, I got it.Un,wakatta.Did I make myself clear?Chanto wakatta no?I see.Naruhodo. / Wakatta.I got it.Wakatta.I sort of understand.Nantonaku wakatta.I think I understand.Wakatta to omou.I know.Shitteru./Wakatteru.Jast as I thought.Omotta touri.See, I was right.Hora, ittatouri desho. back
Nationality / Language
Where are you from?Doko no shusshin?What is your nationality?Kokuseki wa doko?How do you say "_____"in Japanese?"_____"wa nihongo de nante iuno ?What's another way of saying "_____"?"_____" no betsu no iikata wa?Is English your mother tongue?Eigo wa bokokugo?Do you speak English?Eigo hanaseru?What is ISP short for?ISP wa nan no ryaku?It's a short of "Internet Service Provider"."Internet Service Provider" no ryaku dayo.How do you spell it?superu wa?Speak more slowly(, please)?Yukkuri hanashite (kudasai). back
Thank you.Arigatou.Thank you very much.Doumo arigatou gozaimasu.Thank you for your time.Jikan o totte moratte sumimasen.You're welcome.Dou itashi mashite./I appreciate.Kansha shiteimasu.