Anna is an international student from Thailand. Today she meets her tutor Sakura at the university for the first time.
WATASHI WA ANNA DESU
|アンナ||はじめまして。私はアンナです。|| How do you do?
WATASHI WA ANNA DESU.
How do you do? I'm Anna.
|さくら||はじめまして。さくらです。|| How do you do?
How do you do? I'm Sakura.
|アンナ||よろしくお願いします。|| Nice to meet you.
|Anna|| YOROSHIKU ONEGAI SHIMASU.
Nice to meet you.
|さくら||こちらこそ。|| Nice to meet you, too.
Nice to meet you, too.
A WA B DESU
(A is B.)
WA is the particle indicating a topic.
Adding DESU after B forms a predicate.
e.g.) WATASHI WA ANNA DESU. (I'm Anna.)
The Japanese language has three types of script: Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji, each with its own specific role.
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The writing system of Japanese
The Japanese language has three types of script, each with its own specific role. When you write WATASHI WA ANNA DESU (I'm Anna), the noun for "I," WATASHI, is written in "Kanji."
Japanese is a language with lots of onomatopoeia. A wide range of onomatopoeia in the Japanese language, from noises made by animals to expressions of feelings, is explained by audio.
When people greet, they all bow. They hardly shake hands. It's just like in Thailand.