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How to say When In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
時ときトキ
Pronunciation: toki
How to Say It Outloud: toh-kee
Usage: Used to refer to a specific time or moment when something happens.
Example Sentence Japanese:幸せだった時を覚えていますか?
Example Sentence English:Do you remember when you were happy?
HiraganaKatakana
いつイツ
Pronunciation: itsu
How to Say It Outloud: ee-tsoo
Usage: Used to ask or refer to general time or occasion.
Example Sentence Japanese:あなたはいつ来ますか?
Example Sentence English:When are you coming?

Dictionary

何時いつCommon wordjlpt-n1jlpt-n5
Pronoun
  • when; at what time; how soon
Pronoun
  • normal times; ordinary days
ととCommon wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n1
Particle
Conjunction
  • if; when
Particle
Conjunction
  • and
Particle
  • with
Particle
  • used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
Noun
  • promoted pawn
Particle
  • indicates a question
Wikipedia definition
  • To (kana)
さいCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • occasion; time; circumstances; (in) case (of); when
序でについでにCommon word
Adverb (fukushi)
  • while (one is at it); when; on the occasion of; at the same time (as); on one's way (to); by the way; incidentally; in passing
のにのにCommon word
Particle
  • although; despite; even though; and yet
Particle
  • whereas; while
Particle
  • if only; I wish
Particle
  • in order to
たらたらCommon word
Conjunction
Particle
  • if; when; after
Particle
  • when it comes to ...; as for ...; that ...
Particle
  • why don't you ...; why not ...; how about ...; what about ...
Particle
  • I tell you!; I said ...; I really mean ...
Particle
  • vocative particle
際してさいして
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • on the occasion of; at the time of; when; during
癖にくせにCommon word
Conjunction
Particle
  • and yet; though; when; in spite of
座布団ざぶとんCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • zabuton; flat floor cushion used when sitting or kneeling; usu. rectangular
Wikipedia definition
  • Zabuton
いつの間にいつのまに
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Adverb (fukushi)
  • when; at what point
何時何時いついつ
Pronoun
  • when
ででCommon word
Particle
  • at; in
Particle
  • at; when
Particle
  • by; with
Conjunction
  • and then; so
Auxiliary
  • and; then
Particle
  • let me tell you; don't you know
いつになったらいつになったら
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • when; how soon; how long until
ばばCommon word
Particle
  • if ... then; when
Particle
  • and
Particle
  • why don't you...?
Particle
  • the more (one does something)
Particle
  • because; since
いざと言う時いざというとき
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
Adverb (fukushi)
  • at the critical moment; when the time comes; when it's most important; when necessary; in an emergency; when push comes to shove
いつ何どきいつなんどき
Adverb (fukushi)
  • at any time; at any moment
Adverb (fukushi)
  • when; at what moment
に際してにさいしてCommon word
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • on the occasion of; at the time of; when; during
挨拶あいさつCommon word
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • greeting; greetings; salutation; salute; polite set phrase used when meeting or parting from someone
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • speech (congratulatory or appreciative); address
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • reply; response
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • courtesy visit (to offer condolences, say congratulations, pay respect, introduce oneself, etc.)
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • revenge; retaliation
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • a fine thing to say
Noun
  • dialoging (with another Zen practitioner to ascertain their level of enlightenment)
Noun
  • relationship (between people); connection
Noun
  • intervention; mediation; mediator
Wikipedia definition
  • Greeting
いざとなったらいざとなったら
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • when push comes to shove; when needed; when necessity arises; when the moment arrives
癖してくせして
Conjunction
Particle
  • and yet; though; when; in spite of

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