Helpful tips

Japanese for travelers

Try speaking Japanese at the hotels and shops you visit! That will surely bring you some heartwarming moments.
Because writing and drawing are also the means of communication, it may help you to carry a memo pad and a pen with you.

Greetings in Japanese

Good morning. おはよう
ohayo
Good afternoon. こんにちは
konnichiwa
Good evening. こんばんは
konbanwa
Good bye. さようなら
sayonara
Thank you. ありがとう
arigato

The first word to remember!
“Thank you” in Gujo dialect

Thank you. おおきに
okini

Useful expression

Excuse me … すみません
Sumimasen …
Where is the … ? …はどこですか
… wa doko desuka ?
How much is/are … ? …はいくらですか
…wa ikura desuka ?
Do you have…? …はありますか
…wa arimasu ka ?
I want to go to … 私は…に行きたい
Watashi wa … ni ikitai
I want to buy/get … 私は…を買いたい
Watashi wa … o kaitai
I want to drink … 私は…を飲みたい
Watashi wa …
o nomitai
I want to eat … 私は…を食べたい
Watashi wa …
o tabetai

Helpful vocabulary

water
mizu
beer ビール
bilu
coffee コーヒー
kohi
japanese sake
sake
wine (red/white) ワイン(赤/白)
wain(aka/shiro)
juice ジュース
jusu
milk 牛乳
gyunyu
rice ごはん
gohan
bread パン
pan
I わたし
watashi
you あなた
anata
restroom トイレ
toire
here ここ
koko
yes はい
hai
no いいえ
iie
yesterday 昨日
kino
today 今日
kyo
tomorrow 明日
ashita
1 ichi
2 ni
3 san
4 shi/yon
5 go
6 roku
7 shichi/nana
8 hachi
9 ku/kyu
10 ju

Helpful expressions at the shops

May I use credit card? クレジットカードは使えますか
Kurejitto kado wa tsukaemasuka ?
What is today's specials? おすすめは何ですか
Osusume wa nani desuka ?
Bill us separately, please. 別々に払います
Betsu betsu ni haraimasu

Gujo Tourism Federation

130-1 Shimadani, Hachiman-cho, Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
TEL: 0575-67-1808 E-mail:renmei@gujokankou.com