Japanese Sentence Patterns


What in Japanese (何) has two readings: nani and nan.
Nan is always used before です (desu), でも (demo), で (de), and の (no),
while nani is for all other cases.

日本語 / にほんご / Japanese

ことばと表現 / Words & Expressions
In polite speech, when speaking about someone else, some nouns are preceded by the prefix お or ご. When referring to yourself, you should drop the prefix

英語 / えいご / English
(1)What’s your name?
(2)What is that person’s job?
(3)What are your hobbies?
(4)What is your favorite food?
(5)What food do you dislike?
(6)What is your area of expertise?

ひらがな / Hiragana

ローマ字 / Roman letters
(1) Anata no namae wa na n desu ka
(2) Ano hito no osigoto wa na n desu ka
(3) Anata no syumi wa na n desu ka
(4) Anata no suki na ryouri wa na n desu ka
(5) Anata no kirai na tabemono wa na n desu ka
(6) Anata no senmon bunya wa na n desu ka 

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