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How to say You In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
あなたあなたアナタ
Pronunciation: anata
How to Say It Outloud: ah-nah-tah
Usage: Used in formal or polite contexts, more common among women, can sound distant or too formal among friends.
Example Sentence Japanese:あなたは学生ですか?
Example Sentence English:Are you a student?
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
君きみキミ
Pronunciation: kimi
How to Say It Outloud: kee-mee
Usage: Used among friends or addressing someone younger, implies a certain level of familiarity or informality.
Example Sentence Japanese:君はどう思う?
Example Sentence English:What do you think?
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
お前おまえオマエ
Pronunciation: omae
How to Say It Outloud: oh-mah-eh
Usage: Used among close friends or in a rough manner between men, can be considered rude or impolite.
Example Sentence Japanese:お前はどこに行くの?
Example Sentence English:Where are you going?
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
貴様きさまキサマ
Pronunciation: kisama
How to Say It Outloud: kee-sah-mah
Usage: Very rude and derogatory, used to express anger or disdain.
Example Sentence Japanese:貴様、許さないぞ!
Example Sentence English:I won't forgive you!
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
お宅おたくオタク
Pronunciation: otaku
How to Say It Outloud: oh-tah-koo
Usage: Polite and respectful, often used in business settings, can also mean 'home' or 'house'.
Example Sentence Japanese:お宅はどちらですか?
Example Sentence English:Where is your home?
HiraganaKatakana
てまえテマエ
Pronunciation: temae
How to Say It Outloud: teh-mah-eh
Usage: Very rude and archaic, not commonly used in modern conversation.
Example Sentence Japanese:手前、何様だと思っている?
Example Sentence English:Who do you think you are?
HiraganaKatakana
そちらソチラ
Pronunciation: sochira
How to Say It Outloud: soh-chee-rah
Usage: Polite, often used to refer to someone in business or formal settings.
Example Sentence Japanese:そちらはどちら様ですか?
Example Sentence English:Who might you be?

Dictionary

ようCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun, used as a suffix
Noun
  • appearing ...; looking ...
Noun, used as a suffix
Noun
  • way to ...; method of ...ing
Noun, used as a suffix
Noun
  • form; style; design
Noun, used as a suffix
Noun
  • like; similar to
Noun
  • thing (thought or spoken)
酔うようCommon wordjlpt-n3
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to get drunk; to become intoxicated
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to feel sick (e.g. in a vehicle); to become nauseated
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to be elated; to be exalted; to be spellbound; to be in raptures
用ようCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • business; task; errand; engagement
Noun
  • use; purpose
Noun, used as a suffix
  • for the use of ...; used for ...; made for ...
Noun
  • call of nature; excretion
Place
  • You
形かたちCommon wordjlpt-n4jlpt-n3
Noun
  • form; shape; figure
Noun
  • visage
癰よう
Noun
  • carbuncle
よう
Noun
  • main point; essential point; important thing
Noun
Noun or verb acting prenominally
  • necessity; need; requirement
陽ようCommon word
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • (the) positive
Noun
  • yang (in Chinese divination)
Noun
  • the open; visible place; public place
洋よう
Noun
  • Occident and Orient (esp. the Occident)
Noun
  • ocean; sea
Prefix
  • foreign; Western; European
ようよう
Auxiliary verb
  • (I) will; (I) shall
Auxiliary verb
  • let's
Auxiliary verb
  • (I) wonder (if); might it be (that); maybe; perhaps; perchance
Wikipedia definition
  • Carbuncle
よう
Suffix
Counter
  • counter for leaves, pieces of paper, etc.
Suffix
Counter
  • counter for boats

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