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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

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Impa_chanHW

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.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/crash_boom_bang

パソコン = pasokon (Personal Computer)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/crash_boom_bang

メニュー = menu

レストラン = restoran (restaurant)

ドル = doru (dollar)

ゼロ = zero


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/John863934

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.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sr.D.

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/crash_boom_bang

Oh, I just saw an interesting one

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fap.G

Are you sure it doesn't mean Byte? I doubt that they would use "work" in the same way as we do, considering the duration of a work day and the general dedication in each country ^^


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/iamgrace0103

アルバイト = part-time job

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