- 1 How do you ask someone if they want something in Japanese?
- 2 How do you politely ask for something in Japanese?
- 3 How do you order food in Japanese?
- 4 How do you order 3 of something in Japanese?
- 5 How do you use Hoshii?
- 6 How do you ask for something in Japanese?
- 7 How do you ask for something in a store?
- 8 How do you ask for help in Japanese?
- 9 Is it rude to not finish your food in Japan?
- 10 What is Kudasai?
- 11 What is Onegaishimasu?
- 12 What do Japanese waiters say?
- 13 How do you count food in Japanese?
How do you ask someone if they want something in Japanese?
In the Japanese language, if the speaker wants to express the will he himself wants to do, ‘たい ‘ is usually used.
How do you politely ask for something in Japanese?
- If you want to do something: verb-させてください。
- If you want something ：何かを頂いてもいいですか。or 何かを頂けませんか。
- If you want someone to do something ：あれをやって頂けませんか。 etc.
How do you order food in Japanese?
Ordering an individual item of food or drink in Japanese is quite easy. All you need to do is say the name of the item you wish to order, followed by “kudasai”, or “please”. This is fine if you only want to order one of each item, but there are going to be times when you want to order more of something.
How do you order 3 of something in Japanese?
- one 一つ hitotsu.
- two 二つ futatsu.
- three 三つ mittsu.
- four 四つ yottsu.
- five 五つ itsutsu.
- six 六つ muttsu.
- seven 七つ nanatsu.
- eight 八つ yattsu.
How do you use Hoshii?
” Hoshii ” is also used to express a desire to have someone do something for him or her. The sentence structure will be “~te (verb te-form) hoshii “, and “someone” is marked by the particle “ni”. Here are some examples: Masako ni sugu byouin ni itte hoshii n desu. 雅子にすぐ病院に言って欲しいんです。
How do you ask for something in Japanese?
As you can see 「ください」 is a direct request for something while 「くれる」 is used as a question asking for someone to give something. However, it is similar to 「くれる」 in that you can make a request for an action by simply attaching it to the te-form of the verb.
How do you ask for something in a store?
Asking for things in a shop
- To ask for things in a shop, use I’d like… or Could I have…?
- Use the phrase I’m looking for… or I need… to say what you are looking for.
- To ask if the shop sells the thing you want, use Do you sell…? or Have you got…?
- When you have decided what you want to buy, use I’ll have… or I’ll take…
How do you ask for help in Japanese?
The simplest way to ask for assistance is Tasukete! (tah-sue-keh-teh), which means Help! You can also use the phrase Tasukete kudasasimasen ka. (tah-sue-keh-teh coo-dah-sah-shee-ma-sen-ka) (Will you help me!) or Chotto tasukete kudasai.
Is it rude to not finish your food in Japan?
The Japanese consider it rude to leave food on your plate, whether at home or at a restaurant. It’s related to one of the fundamental concepts in Japanese culture, mottainai, which is a feeling of regret at having wasted something.
What is Kudasai?
Both kudasai (ください）and onegaishimasu（お願いします) are Japanese words used when making a request for items. In many cases, these two Japanese words, which translate roughly as “please” or “please give me,” are interchangeable.
What is Onegaishimasu?
” Onegaishimasu ” is the correct polite Japanese phrase to say to one’s opponent before starting to play: o negai shimasu. “Please do your best”, “Please have a good game”, “if you please”, or “I pray you” Literally: “do me this favor”
What do Japanese waiters say?
Upon entering a restaurant, customers are greeted with the expression “irasshaimase” meaning “welcome, please come in”. The waiter or waitress will ask you how many people are in your party and then lead you to your table.
How do you count food in Japanese?
品 (しな/ひん) 品 is used to count items, products, or dishes of food. In situations where it’s pronounced しな, you’ll want to use the wago counting method for one (一品/ひとしな) and two (二品/ふたしな). After that it’s all kango. When pronounced as ひん, this counter just uses the kango counting method right from the start.