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Japanese Audio Request

JeromeLuepkes
110 Characters / 1 Recordings / 3 Comments
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Hello! I'm trying to learn the basics for different languages, and I am looking for some help here at Rhinospike - with good recordings of the simple phrases that I have listed below, and any helpful comments you might have to make these phrases better in your language.

The English phrases that I am working with are (I will do further sets as I learn more):

hello / hi
goodbye / bye bye
thank you / thank you very much / thanks / many thanks
you're welcome
yes, please
no, thanks
my name is Jerome / I am Jerome

Maybe there are better ways to express these phrases in your language?? I am doing English/French/German/Spanish/Russian to begin with, but hope to extend this to other languages as well. I'm interested in learning about everything to do with the different languages, including different dialects, local expressions - real language used by real people.

Many thanks for your help!

If you want to chat about this idea or just want to swap ideas about language learning, I can be contacted on luepkes.jerome@gmail.com or just get in touch here on Rhinospike...

:-)

こんにちは

やあ

さようなら

バイバイ

ありがとう

ありがとうございました

どうもありがとう

どういたしまして

いえいえ

はい、お願いします

結構です

私の名前はジェロームです

私はジェロームです

Recordings

  • Polyglot Project - 日本語 01 ( recorded by Citronella ), standard Japanese

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    こんにちは

    やあ

    さようなら

    バイバイ

    ありがとう

    ありがとうございました

    どうもありがとう

    どういたしまして

    はい、お願いします

    結構です

    私の名前はジェロームです

    私はジェロームです

Comments

Citronella
Feb. 6, 2021

Hello, JeromeLuepkesさん!

I recorded your script with some acting I imagined from the sentences.
You know, Japanese has male way and female way in the usage.

やあ sounds very mannish, so I said that with lower tone (hopefully it sounds like a man).
And ジェローム is a male name, so I did the same.

バイバイ sounds very casual. Grown-ups use it only with friends. Children use it a lot. So I tried a childlike voice.

いやいや can be used as "You're welcome", but it sounds like that person is very old. I thought いえいえ was more common for that usage.

About the title you use for this script, Polyglot Project - 日本人 01, I'd say 日本語 instead of 日本人 could suit better to your project, for 日本人 means Japanese people, 日本語 Japanese language.

I hope your project will go well!

Citronella
Feb. 7, 2021

addition:
いやいや sounds like that person is a man or very old person.

JeromeLuepkes
April 26, 2021

thanks!

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