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Miyashita Sensei - Language Class 13: Locations

 Please view previous lessons for additional vocabulary and grammar.

In this lesson you'll learn all about locations in the Japanese language!

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Summary:

Ue / うえ / Above
Shita / した / Under
Mae / まえ / In front
Ushiro / うしろ / Behind
Naka / なか / Inside
Tonari / となり / Beside
Yoko / よこ / Beside
Chikaku / ちかく/ Near
Hako / はこ / Box
Isu / いす / Chair
Kaban / かばん / Bag
Boushi / ぼうし / Hat
Hon / ほん / Book
Keitai / けいたい / Cell phone
Tokei / とけい / Watch

Hako no naka / はこのなかに / Inside the box

Hako no ue ni pen ga arimasu / はこのうえにペンがあります。 / There is a pen on top of the box.

Isu no ue ni kaban ga arimasu / いすのうえにかばんがあります。 / There is a bag on the chair.

Hon no shita ni keitai ga arimasu / ほんのしたにけいたいがあります。 / There is a cell phone beneath the book.

Ikkai / いっかい/ 1st floor
Nikai / にかい/ 2nd floor
Sangai / さんがい/ 3rd floor
Yonkai / よんかい/ 4th floor
Gokai / ごかい/ 5th floor
Rokkai / ろっかい/ 6th floor
Nanakai / ななかい/ 7th floor
Hakkai / はっかい/ 8th floor
Kyuukai / きゅうかい/ 9th floor
Juukai / じゅうかい/ 10th floor

Arimasu - used for non-living things
Imasu - used for living things

Sangai ni gingkou ga arimasu / さんがいにぎんこうがあります。 / There is a bank on the 3rd floor.

Hakkai ni Japan Society ga arimasu / はっかいにジャパンソサエティがあります。/ Japan Society is on the 8th floor.

Nikai ni Mary-san ga imasu / にかいにメアリさんがいます。 / Mary is on the 2nd floor.

Kuruma no naka ni Mary-san ga imasu / くるまのなかにメアリさんがいます。 / Mary is in the car.

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