Everyday Expression(日常)

“Otsukaresama”
“Ostukaresama desu”
“Otsukaresama desita”

Japanese people say the phrases above in many ...

Everyday Expression(日常)

Has anyone asked you a question?

“Oikutsu desu ka?”

If you don’t like it, answer it.

Everyday Expression(日常)

“Itadakimasu (いただきます:頂きます)”

This is a Japanese greeting before a meal.
For example, it is like a prayer tha ...

Everyday Expression(日常), Slang(スラング)

In 2010, the word “ikumen” spread to Japan after the “ikumen project” advocated by the then Minister of Labor.
Th ...