Japanese Phrase for friend

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gratitude

ありがと(う)!Thanks!
いいよ、うんYou’re welcome
何て?/何か言った?Excuse me?
(本当に)ごめん(I’m so) sorry

greeting

おはようgood morning

Call your name when you call your friends. In Japan, they basically greet only in the morning. Call your friend’s name during the day and at night.

久しぶりlong time no see
最近(調子は)どう?How are you (feeling) recently?
-いい感じ/まあまあ/よくない+かなぁ-good/normal/bad

There is no expression of “what’s up” in Japanese, so I always not ask their friends who they meet. They ask their friends to meet after a long time as follows.

farewell / in wishes

うん/いや(違う)Yes/ Yea – No
うんYea
うん、分かったOh ok /I understand
知らない、分からない、分かんないI don’t know
分からない、分かんないI don’t understand
(めっちゃ)いいね/いいじゃん(very) nice/Sounds good
なるほどI see
確かにIndeed it is
たぶん/そうだと思うMaybe/Probably yes / I think so.
本当に?ほんとに?Is that true?/Really?
もちろんOf course.
ええー!/えっ!my goodness
まじかomg
ひど(いな)!How awful!
やべえHorrible
うーん/んんーUmm
そっちもね/そっちこそYou too
何も/何でも(ない)Nothing
実は…Actually…

want to lean Japanese

質問してもいい?/聞いてもいい?May I ask something ?
これはどういう意味?What does it mean?
これであってる?Is that right?
どういう風に書くの?How do you spell it?
これらはどう違うの?How are these different? (… and …)
ちょっと待ってOne, moment please / Just a minute
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