This is a list of phrases I had ready to go last time… Not sure how helpful they will be this time considering I have forgotten 95% of the Japanese I learned. 😦 These aren’t the phrases you would think – like, where is the washroom? Or how much does this cost? Apparently, 5 years ago, these are the phrases I wanted to remember.
I don’t know. – shirimasen.
I forgot. – wasuremashita.
Please repeat that. – mou ichido onegaishimasu.
Please show me~ . – ~o mitte kudasai.
Let’s have a drink together. – ippai nomimashou.
I’m staying at a hotel. – hoteru ni tomarimasu.
Jason cannot speak Japanese. – jason san wa nihongo ga/o (hanasu koto ga) dekimasen.
I want to buy souveniers before I go home. – (kanada he) kaeru mae ni omiyage o kaitai desu.
We got married 8 years ago. – (watashitachi wa) hachi nen mae ni kekkonshimashita.
Can I take pictures here? – koko ni shashin o totte mo ii desu ka?
I’m full. – onaka ga ippai desu.
I’m hungry. – onaka ga sukimashita.
I’m thirsty. – nodo ga kawakimashia.
May I take your order? – gochuumon wa.
Excuse me, can you take our picture? – sumimasen ga, sashin o isshoni totte kudasai.
Sorry, but could you take one more? – aa, sumimasen ga, mou ichido totte kudasai.
(right before eating) – itadakimasu.
(when done eating) – gochisousamadeshita.
(originally posted to Japan – Here I Come!)