トトロ Some words in Katakana to get the hang of it.

Katakana is used for borrowings from other languages

トトロ = Totoro as in My neighbor Totoro

アメリカ = Amerika (the USA)

ロシア = Roshia (Russia)

ラジオ = rajio (radio)

アルファベット = arefabetto (alphabet)

アイスクリーム = aisukrimu (ice cream)

ホットドッグ = hotto doggu

ポップコーン = poppu Kon (popcorn)

アニメ = anime

タクシー = takushi (taxi)

November 23, 2017


パソコン = pasokon (Personal Computer)

November 26, 2017

メニュー = menu

レストラン = restoran (restaurant)

ドル = doru (dollar)

ゼロ = zero

November 28, 2017

how do you use "dayo" and "deshou" in a sentence ? what is the difference and what are they used for ? I hear them a lot in anime.

November 25, 2017

スーパー (the prefix "super", and commonly used for "supermarket"-also スーパーマーケット)

November 27, 2017

Oh, I just saw an interesting one

バイト = baito, which means "work" from German "arbeit"

December 23, 2017

You are surprisingly inconsistent with your ウ sounds. The first one you misspelled as re instead of ru, in the next word you pronounce the first u but not the second, then keep the rest of them.

November 29, 2018
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