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Dates is the 31st skill (assuming read left to right) in the Japanese language course. It has 5 lessons.

Grammar Notes[]

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Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • かかる (ka-ka-ru) = (1) to take (a resource, e.g. time or money) (v5r, vi) (uk)
  • かかります (ka-ka-ri-ma-su) = it takes
  • かかりました (ka-ka-ri-ma-shi-ta) = it took (verb - length of time)
  • 何曜日 (nan-you-bi) = what day of the week (なんようび)
  • 一日 (tsui-tachi) = first day (of the month)/one day (ついたち)
  • 二日 (futsu-ka) = second day (of the month)/two days (ふつか)
  • 三日 (mi-kka) = third day (of the month)/three days (みっか)
  • 四日 (yo-kka) = fourth day (of the month)/four days (よっか)
  • 五日 (itsu-ka) = fifth day (of the month)/five days (いつか)
  • 何月 (nan-tsuki) = what/which month (なんつき)
  • 一月 (ichi-gatsu) = January (いちがつ)
  • 二月 (ni-gatsu) = February (にがつ)
  • 三月 (san-gatsu) = March (さんがつ)
  • 四月 (shi-gatsu) = April (しがつ)
  • 五月 (go-gatsu) = May (ごがつ)
  • 七月 (shichi-gatsu) = July (しちがつ)
  • 十月 (jyuu-gatsu) = October (じゅうがつ)

Lesson 2[]

  • 六日 (mui-ka) = 6th day (of the month)/six days (むいか)
  • 七日 (nano-ka) = 7th day (of the month)/seven days (なのか)
  • 八日 (you-ka) = 8th day (of the month)/eight days (ようか)
  • 九日 (kokono-ka) = 9th day (of the month)/nine days (ここのか)
  • 十日 (too-ka) = 10th day (of the month)/ten days (とおか)
  • 二十日 (hatsu-ka) = 20th day (of the month)/twenty days (はつか)
  • 六月 (roku-gatsu) = June (ろくがつ)
  • 八月 (hachi-gatsu) = August (はちがつ)
  • 九月 (ku-gatsu) = September (くがつ)
  • 十一月 ( jyuu-ichi-gatsu) = November (じゅういちがつ)
  • 十二月 (jyuu-ni-gatsu) = December (じゅうにがつ)
  • 一年 (ichi-nen) = one year (いちねん)
  • 二年 (ni-nen) = two years (にねん)
  • 五年 (go-nen) = five years (ごねん)

Lesson 3[]

  • 旅行に行く (ryo-kou-ni-i-ku) = (to) go travel; to go on a trip (りょこうにいく)
  • 旅行に行きます (ryo-kou-ni-i-ki-ma-su) = I travel (りょこうにいきます)
  • 一昨年 (formal: i-ssaku-nen / casual: o-to-toshi) = the year before last (formal: いっさくねん / casual: おととし)
  • 去年 (kyo-nen) = last year (きょねん)
  • 年 (toshi or nen) = year (とし / ねん)
  • 今年 (ko-toshi) = this year (ことし)
  • 毎年 (mai-toshi) = every year (まいとし)
  • 来年 (rai-nen) = next year (らいねん)
  • 再来年 (sa-rai-nen) = the year after next (さらいねん)

Lesson 4[]

  • 十ヶ月 (jyuu-kka-getsu) = ten months (じゅうっかげつ)
  • 十一ヶ月 (jyuu-ichi-ka-getsu) = eleven months (じゅういちかげつ)
  • 十二ヶ月 (jyuu-ni-ka-getsu) = twelve months (じゅうにかげつ)
  • 休み (yasu-mi) = vacation/break (やすみ)
  • 夏休み (natsu-yasu-mi) = summer vacation (なつやすみ)
  • 毎晩 (mai-ban) = every night (まいばん)
  • 毎週月曜日 (mai-shuu-getsu-you-bi) = every Monday (まいしゅうげつようび)
  • 毎週 (mai-shuu) = every week (まいしゅう)
  • 毎月 (mai-tsuki) = every month (まいつき)
  • 出かける (de-ka-ke-ru) = (1) to go out (e.g. on an excursion or outing); to leave; to depart; (...) (v1, vi) (でかける)
  • 出かけます (de-ka-ke-ma-su) = I go out (でかけます)

Lesson 5[]

  • 雨の日 (ame-no-hi) = a rainy day (あめのひ)
  • 一週間 (i-sshu-kan) = one week (いっしゅうかん)
  • 二週間 (ni-shu-kan) = two weeks (にしゅうかん)
  • 三週間 (san-shu-kan) = three weeks (さんしゅうかん)
  • 誕生日 (tan-jou-bi) = birthday/date of birth (たんじょうび)
  • おめでとう (o-me-de-to-u) = congratulations/happy
  • お誕生日おめでとう (o-tan-jou-bi-o-me-de-to-u) = happy birthday (おたんじょうびおめでとう)

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