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Japanese Word A Day on Twitter

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This is just a quick post to let everyone know that starting from today, we will be posting a Japanese Word a day on twitter. Each post will include the Japanese word (in kanji), The Japanese word in hiragana, the English translation, and a sentence showing how to use the word correctly. The main focus will be common Japanese words. Posts may occasionally contain common Japanese phrases as well.

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Japanese Adjectives in Sentences Part 1

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A few days ago we made a post listing nearly 100 Japanese words for Describing (adjectives). Over the next few days we will be using those adjectives in sample sentences. Here are the first 10!

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Japanese Phrases and Sentences

1    君は背が高いね。
きみはせがたかいね。
You are tall.

2   このレストランは少し高い。
このレストランはすこしたかい。
This restaurant is a little expensive.

3   低い棚がほしい。
ひくいたながほしい。
I want a low chest.
* In Japanese, subject is often omitted.

4   これ安いね。
これやすいね。
This is cheap.

5   あの家は大きい。
あのいえはおおきい。
That house is big.

6   君の手は小さい。
きみのてはちいさい。
Your hands are small.

7   新しいCDを買いました。
あたらしいCDをかいました。
I bought a new CD.

8   このバイクは古い。
このバイクはふるい。
This bike is old.

9   今日は早く起きた。
きょうははやくおきた。
I woke up early today.
* If adjective is to modify a verb, the last letter い will change into く.

10  君は足が速い。
きみはあしがはやい。
You run fast.

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