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1

あいつ

A very impolite way to say “that person” or “that guy over there”. Sometimes it’s used in groups of friends(usually boys) to refer to anyone out of the range of their voice.

2

あそこ

Literally meaning “there” (and implies mutual understanding and knowledge) but depending on the context can refer to the sexual organs.

3

あたし

A contracted form of “Watashi” that is commonly used by girls to say “I”

4

べつに

A phrase used like the English “not really” or “nothing”. It can be used as a response to such questions as “Do you want to go?” or “Is it important to you?” (Be careful though) “Betsu” by itself means separate, and can also be used in that sense. It can be used as a response to such questions as “Do you want to go?” or “Is it important to you?” (Be careful though)

5

ちびでぶ

a short fat person

6

ちくしょ

A basic Japanese equivalent of “Damn it!”. Used in times of frustration or failure.

7

ちょうだい?

A friend to friend way of saying “can you do it for me?/give it to me?”

8

だめ

A colloquial word for “no good”,

9

ださい!

An exclamation for something very uncool. I heard it had some kind of connection with Saitama prefecture. Who knows

10

えと

Another Japanese way to say “Umm….” and is also used to soften up questions or requests. It is also common to make it longer as in “Ettoo…..” to match the amount of puzzlement or thought.

11

はらへた

A slang way to say “I’m hungry”. Not too polite to older people.

12

ひどい

Used for “it’s really bad” or “you’re mean!” and can also extend to “messy” and other related terms.

13

ほら

Means “Look!” or “See?”. If lengthened to “Horrraaaa….” (with a descending tone) can mean “I told you so….”

14

いや

An exclamation of disgust.

15

じゃあね

An informal way of saying “see you later” Don’t use it to teachers, bosses, and the like! Sometimes the “Ne” is changed to “Na” or even “Nya”(?!?) depending on the person. Foreigners will probably want to stick with “Ne” to avoid sounding stupid accidentally.

16

じじ

An insulting way to refer to an old man. Used more often in anime and television shows than real life.

17

き に しないで

Means “Don’t worry about it”

18

こら!

A term used to get someone’s attention in a harsh manner. Roll the “r” for extra emphasis.

19

くそ

The Japanese way of saying “Shit”. Actually a direct translation (so it can be used as a verb with suru). Doesn’t have quite the negative overtone as its English counterpart.

20

A very popular way to say “Really?”, “No way!”, etc. It is the slang version of “hontou ni” and often shortened to “Maji??”

マジで

21

A normal word used for something that’s “bothersome” or “annoying”.

めんどくさい

22

A contracted slang form of “Muzukashii” meaning “difficult”. Combine with Chou for greater emphasis!

むずい

23

Used when trying to remember something and you can’t. A lot like “what was it?..” (to yourself).

なんだけ

24

Ōsaka-ben for “what the hell are you saying?”

なに うってん の?

25

Shortened form of “Nanika” which means “something”,

なんか

26

flirt, scam, scope, skirt chaser, etc…

なんぱ

27

Another Japanese way of saying “Damn it” when you did something you didn’t mean to.<

しまった

28

A term referring to someone or something that is “annoying” or “bothersome”.

うざい

29

A term for a spoiled and/or selfish person.

わがまま

30

Meaning “slut/bimbo” when referring to a girl

やりまん

31

An impolite and confrontation insult for a person.

やろ

32

A common word for “definitely”, “absolutely”, and the like.

ぜたい

33

Adjective used in a negative sense. Means something along the line of “sneaky” or “playing dirty”.

ずるい

34

Favorite

すき な

35

Nostalgic/miss

なつかしい

36

Miss

こいしい

37

Miss you

あなた が こいしい

38

without

いなくて

39

I miss you

わたしはあなたがいなくてさびしい

40

Can I have a glass of water?

わたしはみずをもっていますか?

41

This is a good place for studying

この場所は勉強するのによいからです

42

Carrots are good for health

人参は健康にいい

43

Starbucks is a good place for studying

スターバックスは勉強するのにい

44

Change please

りょうがえしてください