Kyou no Nihongo: omedetou

Kyou no Nihongo: omedetou

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Today’s Japanese word:
OMEDETOU
most commonly used as “omedetou gozaimasu
expression

Kanji:
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Hiragana:
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Katakana:
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Simple Definitions:
Congratulations!

Usage:

I passed my Japanese Language Proficiency Test. What do you say?
OMEDETOU!
Congratulations, Flori! But it’s no surprise really.
Hayop ka, Flori! Sugoi ka talaga!

Haha! Yeah, I know. I’m gloating but getting the result was such a relief! I knew I could do it, but it had been so long since I’ve answered any written exam. Saying I was pretty scared back then was an understatement. I slept the whole afternoon when I got home from the exam. But that was almost three months ago and not that much important compared to THIS!

My only regret is I could’ve passed the exam for a much higher level only if I had taken it right after I got home from Japan ( I was a Japayuki, remember?).

Well, ’nuff about that. I’d just like to thank my friend and sensei, Ms. Roelia Alvarez who patiently helped me get back into (Nihongo) shape.?????????????

Yesterday’s Japanese word:
YABAI
adjective

Author: Flori

… is virtually a free spirit who loves independent movies, literature, graphic novels, pop culture, music (especially indie rock and jazz), food, cooking, vintage fashion, and Alpha Males. Read more Flori melodrama on Short Term Effect .

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  1. Oh, I feel pretty annoomyus. Daughter has told friends where we went, and even in our small community no one at work is any the wiser, so I feel OK about reporting to the baboons.

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