“desu ne” is a meaningless, yet full of meaning, phrase. Following an adjective, such as “ii” or “kirei”, it is seeking the agreement of the listener…but depending on the tone of voice, it can either be asking for agreement or presuming agreement: きれいです。 It’s pretty. きれいですね。
What is desu ne used for?
ですね “desu né” could be used for an abridged version of そうですね “Sohdesu né.” It means “I agree,” “Right,” “I understand,” etc. It’s a casual expression not formal.
What is so desu ne?
Sou desu ne is like “yeah” “uh-huh (but polite)” both are used to show that you are listening to the conversation.
What is Sugoi desu ne?
= Good!, Nice! すごい！ Sugoi! すごいですね！ Sugoi desu ne!
Are vs Kore vs sore?
When you want to talk about things you do not know the name of, you can use such expressions as kore, sore, are, and dore. Kore refers to something close to the speaker; sore refers to something close to the person you’re talking to; are refers to an object that is neither close to the speaker or the listener.
Why do Japanese say desu ne?
“desu ne” is a meaningless, yet full of meaning, phrase. Following an adjective, such as “ii” or “kirei”, it is seeking the agreement of the listener…but depending on the tone of voice, it can either be asking for agreement or presuming agreement: きれいです。 It’s pretty.
What does Sou ka mean?
“Soka” or “Sokka” are generally colloquial pronunciations of “Sou ka”, or more politely “Sou desu ka”. It generally means something like “oh, is that so?” but in certain contexts can be kind of like “Oh I see.” or “Oh I get it!”, or, “That’s how it is, huh?”
What is kawaii desu?
Kawaii desu means “It’s cute” though the “it” could also refer to another person or even yourself.
What is Wakarimashita?
to understand. WAKARIMASHITA is the past form of this verb. We often say “HAI, WAKARIMASHITA,” when we are instructed, advised or scolded.
What Moshi Moshi means?
“Moshi Moshi” as “Hello”
You’ve likely heard moshi moshi before, the expression used by Japanese people when they pick up the phone. The word moshi is derived from the verb “to say” in humble Japanese: ( 申 もう す).
What is Isogashii in Japanese?
Isogashii is a Japanese word meaning to be busy or to be engaged.
What is Subarashii?
Subarashii means splendid; glorious; excellent; or superb.
Are wa nan desu ka?
The expression “Kore wa nan desu ka?” means “What is this?” The word “kore” means “this”, and “nan” means “what”.
What is Kono Sono ano?
Learn about ‘here’ and ‘there’ in Japanese as well. Demonstrative adjectives: この (kono),その (sono), and あの (ano) cannot stand alone, they must be followed by a noun. In fact, この (kono), その (sono), あの (ano) are contractions of the これ (kore) + の (no), それ (sore) の (no), and あれ (are) の (no). Structure: この/その/あの + Noun + は
What does dare desu ka mean?
The phrase “Kore wa dare desu ka?” means “Who is this?” Let’s take a closer look. The word “kore” means “this,” and “dare” means “who.” As we learned in Segment 3, by adding “ka” to the end of a sentence, we can make a question, so while looking at a photo or painting of someone, we can ask, “Kore wa dare desu ka?”