Japanese | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Può aiutarmi?
助けていただけますか?
Asking for help
Parla inglese?
英語を話せますか?
Asking if a person speaks English
Parla _[lingua]_?
_を話せますか?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
Non parlo _[lingua]_.
_を私は話せません
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
Non capisco.
分かりません
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Salve!
こんにちは
Standard greeting
Ciao!
やぁ!
Informal greeting
Buon giorno!
おはようございます!
Greeting used in the morning
Buona sera!
こんばんは!
Greeting used in the evening
Buona notte!
おやすみなさい!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
Come va?
お元気ですか?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Bene, grazie.
元気です
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
Come ti chiami?
お名前はなんですか?
Asking the other person's name
Mi chiamo _____.
私の名前は_です
Telling someone your name
Da dove vieni?
どこから来ましたか?
Asking about someone's origin
Vengo da ____.
_から来ました
Answering about your origin
Quanti anni hai?
おいくつですか?
Asking about someone's age
Ho ____ anni.
_歳です
Answering about your age
Si
はい
Positive reply
No
いいえ
Negative reply
Per favore
お願いします
Filler word to add polite touch
Ecco qui!
はい、どうぞ!
Used when giving something to someone
Grazie.
ありがとうございます
Thanking someone
Grazie mille.
どうもありがとうございます
Thanking someone very warmly
Prego.
どういたしまして
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
Mi dispiace.
ごめんなさい
Apologizing for something
Mi scusi.
すみません
Getting the attention of someone
Niente.
大丈夫です
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Nessun problema.
問題ないです
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Attenzione!
気をつけて!
Making someone aware of a danger
Ho fame.
お腹がすきました
Used when feeling hungry
Ho sete.
喉が渇きました
Used when feeling thirsty
Sono stanco.
疲れました
Used when feeling tired
Mi sento poco bene.
風邪を引きました
Used when feeling sick
Non lo so.
分かりません
You don't know the answer to a question
E' stato un piacere conoscerti.
あなたに会えてよかったです
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
Arrivederci!
さようなら!
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

Vorrei fare un reclamo.
クレームを言いたいと思います
Polite way of starting your complaint
Chi è il responsabile qui?
責任者はどなたですか?
Finding out who is responsible
E' davvero inammissibile!
これは非常に受け入れ難いことだ!
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
Rivoglio indietro i miei soldi!
お金を返してくれ!
Asking for a refund
Stiamo aspettando da più di un'ora.
1時間以上私たちは待っています
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

Questo cibo è una merda!
この食べ物はとてもまずい!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
Questa bibita sa di piscia!
この飲み物は小便の味がする!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
Questo posto è un cesso!
この場所は糞だ!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
Questa macchina è un rottame!
この車は倒壊寸前だ!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
Il servizio fa cagare!
このサービスは最低だ!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
Ci hanno pelato per bene!
これは完全なぼったくりだ!
Rudely complaining about a high price
Cazzate!
これはでたらめだ!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
Sei un cretino!
お前は馬鹿な奴だ!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
Non sai un cazzo!
お前は何も知らない!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Levati dalle palle!
うせろ!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Vediamocela fuori!
外でケリつけようぜ!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment