Monday, October 02, 2006

Colloquial language / Daily life conversation (口語/日常会話)

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While learning Japanese language, you often would like to know the words that Japanese people actually use in their daily conversation.

When we learn, we will be most probably taught business level vocabulary and not a colloquial one.

Ask a Japanese and find out whats the equivalent in colloquial speech.


口語 - こうご - colloquial language

Colloquial speech is used in everyday conversation.

Colloquial Speech - 口語的な話し方 (こうごてきなはなしかた)
Everyday Conversation - 日常会話 (にちじょうかいわ)

口語体 - こうごたい - colloquial style

These stories are told in colloquial and everyday language.

口語体で書かれた本。A book written in a colloquial style.

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