"Japanese language." Kumamoto Local Custom Tip by Sharrie

Kumamoto Local Customs: 4 reviews and 4 photos

Japanese language is one of the most complicated! Three types of characters. Anyway, here's some useful phrases to keep in mind in case you need help.

<P><b>IN AN EMERGENCY:</b><PRE>Help! Tas'kete!
<BR>Stop! Tomete!
<BR>Fire! Kaji!
<BR>Call the police Keisatsu o yonde kudasai!
<P><b>Useful Phrases:</b></P>
Yes Hai
<BR>No Ie
<BR>Thank you Arigato gozaimasu
<BR>Please Dozo
<BR>Sorry Sumimasen
<BR>Excuse Me Sumimasen
<BR>I don't understand Wakarimasen
<BR>Do you speak English? Eigo o hanashimasuka?
<BR>How are you? Ogenki desu ka ?
<BR>Good morning Ohayo gozaimasu
<BR>Good afternoon Konnichiwa
<BR>Good evening Konbanwa
<BR>Good night Oyasumi nasai
<BR>Good bye Sayonara

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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