Useful Japanese Words

I know you won’t be talking in Japanese when you visit Japan, but knowing a few words can help you get a conversation (somewhat) started.

  1. Thank you: Arigato
  2. Excuse me: Sumimasen
  3. I am sorry: Sumimasen/Gomen nasai
  4. I don’t understand Japanese: Nihongo ga wakarimasen
  5. Where is XXXXXXX:  XXXXXXX wa doko desuka?
  6. Nice to meet you: Hajime mashite.
  7. Tastes good: oishii