Japanese Phrase Lesson 13: I understood

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PuniPuni Japanese Lesson 13: I don’t understand – Review Notes

Today we learned how to say “I understood” and “I don’t understand” in Japanese. In this review, we will go over these phrases and we will introduce the casual versions.

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Number 1:

 Wakarimashita means “I understood.”

 You can use this phrase to confirm that you understood something.

 The casual way to say it is wakatta.

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Number 2:

 Wakarimasen means “I don’t understand.”

 The casual way to say it is wakaranai.

★ Wakarimasen can also be translated as “I don’t know,” although its use is not always the same as English.

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Example:

こたえがわかりません。

Kotae ga wakarimasen.

I don’t know the answer.

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Conclusion:

Tell us in the comment section below whether you understood this review or not (using Japanese of course)! If you answer “wakarimasen” we will do our best to explain it more!

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Kyubey from Madoka Magica….

わけがわからないよ。


Madoka Magica figure!

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6 comments

  1. わかりました!

    Comment by Aya on 11/16/2012 at 7:48 am
  2. わかりました!やった!:)

    Comment by カイリ on 11/16/2012 at 9:53 pm
  3. わかりました /わかった!!! ありがとう!!!!! (:

    Comment by Joy on 11/23/2012 at 12:25 am
  4. Wakarimashita!

    Comment by CrystalForest on 05/28/2013 at 10:36 am
  5. わかった! ども!

    Comment by Mark on 02/09/2014 at 11:21 am
  6. わかりました ありがとうございます

    Comment by iltimas on 04/23/2014 at 10:51 am

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