|Japanese-English dictionary of Manga de Go Go nihonGo!! Vol.2-1-2|
Verbs are shown by purple. Both masu-form and dictionary form are shown, and the masu-form is more polite.
Adjectives are shown by orange
Particles are shown by green
Other parts of speech are omitted so as not to confuse you.
The translated words are carefully chosen to be appropriate to the context of original sentences.
Also, the verbose expression is omitted for more natural Japanese.
Shotaimen (2) -First meeting (2)
Tanaka: Betonamu no doko desu ka.
Guon: Hanoi desu.
Tanaka: Itsu nihon ni kitandesu ka.
Guon: Kotoshi no sangatsu ni kimashita.
Tanaka: Hitori de kitandesu ka.
Guon: Iie. Tomodachi to kimashita.
Tanaka: Tomodachi wa donna hito desu ka.
Guon: Totemo yasashii hito desu ga tokidoki kowai desu.
Tanaka: Which place in Vietnam? (are you come from)
Tanaka: When did you come?
Guon: I came in March this year.
Tanaka: Did you come alone?
Guon: No. I came with my friend.
Tanaka: What kind of person is your friend?
Guon: She is very kind, but sometimes she is scary.
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in which content
|small category||one point advice|
|doko.||where, which place||どこ||何処||manga||1-1-2||
|Hanoi||Hanoi||ハノイ||manga||2-1-2||the city in Vietnam|
|ni||direction marker||に||manga||2-1-2||Indicates the direction of the action or motion in this case
There are more functions in particle "ni".
You can use "e", as well.
|to come|| きます
|manga||2-1-2|| the past of "kimasu" is "kimashita".
You can not say "kimashitadesuka".
You can say "kimashita ka" or "kitandesu ka", in this dialogue.
"kitandesu ka" is natural.
|ひとり||一人||manga||2-1-2||When you count the number of people, you count like "hitori, futari, sannin......" * Japanese counters|
|de|| by, with
|で||You will learn other function of this particle.|
|to||with〜||と||manga||2-1-2||come with a fiernd: tomodachi to kimasu|
|donna〜||what kind of 〜||どんな||manga||2-1-2||When you ask about a person's character, "Donna hito desu ka" is often used.|
|hito||person||ひと||人||manga||1-1-1||refer: manga 2-1-1 polite word of "hito"|
|totemo||very||とても||manga||2-1-2|| "sugoku" is also used as casual way.
"tottemo" is more casual and a emphasized word.
|〜desu ga,||statement 1, but statement 2||が||manga||2-1-2|| You can not start statement 2 from "ga" like
Statement . Ga stetement 2.