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Family 1 is the 17th skill (assuming read left to right) in the Japanese language course. It has 5 lessons

Grammar Notes[]

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Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • 彼 (ka-re) = he/boyfriend (かれ)
  • 彼の (kare-no) = his (かれの)
  • 彼女 (kano-jo) = she (かのじょ)
  • 彼女の (kanojo-no) = her (かのじょの)
  • 誰 (da-re) = who (だれ)
  • 行く (i-ku) = to go; to move (in a direction or towards a specific location) (いく)
  • 行きますか?(i-ki-ma-su-ka) = are you going? (いきますか)

Lesson 2[]

  • 姉 (a-ne) = older/big sister (あね)
  • 兄 (a-ni) = older/big brother (あに)
  • 妹 (i-mou-to) = younger sister (いもうと)
  • 弟 (o-tou-to)  = younger brother (おとうと)
  • 二人 (futa-ri) = two people (ふたり)
  • 七人 (shichi-nin) = seven people (しちにん)

Lesson 3[]

  • 私たち (watashi-tachi) = we (わたしたち)
  • 彼ら (kare-ra) = they (male) (かれら)
  • 彼女たち (kanojo-tachi) = they (female) (かのじょたち)
  • 兄弟 (kyou-dai) = siblings/brothers (きょうだい) (usually for male siblings, but can be used for sisters) [1] [2]
  • 姉妹 (shi-mai) = (female) siblings/sisters (しまい)
  • お兄さん (o-nii-san) = older brother (formal, polite) (おにいさん)
  • お姉さん (o-nee-san) = older sister (formal, polite) (おねえさん)
  • 三人 (san-nin) = three people (さんにん)
  • 四人 (yo-nin) = four people (よにん)

Lesson 4[]

  • あなた (a-na-ta) = you (informal and rarely used as it is considered impolite) [3]
  • あなたの (a-na-ta-no) = your/yours
  • 話す (hana-su) = (1) to speak; to talk; to converse; to chat (v5s, vt) (はなす)
  • 両親 (ryou-shin) = my parents (りょうしん)
  • ご両親 (go-ryou-shin) = your parents (ごりょうしん)
  • 子供 (ko-domo) = child (こども)
  • 子供たち (ko-domo-tachi) = children (こどもたち)
  • 六人 (roku-nin) = six people (ろくにん)
  • 何歳 (nan-sai) = how old? (なんさい)

Lesson 5[]

  • も (mo) = also/as well/and [4]
  • 父 (chi-chi) = dad (my dad) (ちち)
  • お父さん (o-tou-san) = father (formal/polite, use for someone else's father) (おとうさん)
  • 母 (ha-ha) = mom (my mom) (はは)
  • お母さん (o-kaa-san) = mom/mother (formal/polite, use for someone else's mother) (おかあさん)
  • 家族 (ka-zoku) = family (かぞく)
  • 八人 (hachi-nin) = eight people (はちにん)
  • 十人 (juu-nin) = ten people (じゅうにん)

References[]

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