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Video:Learn Japanese: How to Say "And"

with Dai Ishiguro

Learn Japanese one word or phrase at a time. In this Japanese lesson you'll learn how to say and write "and."See Transcript

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Transcript:Learn Japanese: How to Say "And"

Hello, my name is Dai Ishiguro for About.com. Today I'm going to teach you how to say, "and" in Japanese.

Many Uses of "And" in Japanese

And in Japanese is a little tricky. There are so many ways of saying and. And to connect two nouns, and to connect two adjectives, and to connect two sentences.

Connect Sentences in Japanese

Today I'm going to teach you and to connect two sentences. Okay? It's like I love you and I like you. I go to the park and I play basketball. This and, okay? So, formal way of saying and is Sa ra ni Sarani. Sa ra ni Sarani. Okay? Now informal way. Sho shi te Soshite ho shi te Soshite.

Write "And" in Japanese

Hi my name is Saoko Okano I'm here for About.com. Today I'm going to show you how to write and formally and informally. This is formal Sarani Sa ra ni Sarani. This is informal Sho shi te Shoshite.

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