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How to say Hi In Japanese?

Hiragana
こんにちは
Pronunciation: konnichiwa
How to Say It Outloud: konnichiwa
Usage: Used as a greeting typically in the afternoon
Example Sentence Japanese:こんにちは、お元気ですか?
Example Sentence English:Hi, how are you?
Hiragana
やあ
Pronunciation: yaa
How to Say It Outloud: yaa
Usage: Informal and casual greeting, similar to saying 'hey' in English
Example Sentence Japanese:やあ、久しぶり!
Example Sentence English:Hey, long time no see!
KanjiHiragana
お早うございますおはようございます
Pronunciation: ohayou gozaimasu
How to Say It Outloud: ohayou gozaimasu
Usage: Formal greeting used in the morning
Example Sentence Japanese:おはようございます、田中さん。
Example Sentence English:Good morning, Mr. Tanaka.
KanjiHiragana
早安おはよう
Pronunciation: ohayou
How to Say It Outloud: ohayou
Usage: Informal greeting used in the morning
Example Sentence Japanese:おはよう、今日もいい天気ですね。
Example Sentence English:Good morning, the weather is nice today, isn't it?

Dictionary

火ひCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • fire; flame; blaze
Wikipedia definition
  • Fire
日ひCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • day; days
Noun
  • sun; sunshine; sunlight
Noun
  • (the) day; daytime; daylight
Noun
  • date; deadline
Noun
  • (past) days; time (e.g. of one's childhood)
Noun
  • case (esp. unfortunate); event
Place
  • Hi
Wikipedia definition
  • Day
費ひCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun, used as a suffix
  • cost; expense
非ひCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • fault; error; mistake
Noun
  • going poorly; being disadvantageous; being unfavorable
Prefix
  • un-; non-; an-
灯ひCommon wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n1
Noun
  • light; lamp
Wikipedia definition
  • Candlepower
比ひCommon word
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • ratio; proportion
Noun
  • match; equal; equivalent; comparison
Noun, used as a suffix
  • compared with ...; relative to ...
Noun
  • Philippines
Noun
  • explicit comparison (style of the Shi Jing)
Place
  • Hi
Wikipedia definition
  • Ratio
妃ひCommon word
Noun, used as a suffix
  • princess; consort
飛ひ
Noun
  • rook
Noun
  • fly ball
碑いしぶみCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • stone monument bearing an inscription (esp. memorial for future generations); stele; stela
被ひ
Prefix
  • indicates the target of an activity; -ee (e.g. employee, examinee, trustee)

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