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Location

Basic Japanese Vocabulary

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here
koko
ここ

there
soko
そこ

that over there
asoko
あそこ

right
migi

left
hidari

straight
massugu
まっすぐ

front
mae

back
ushiro
後ろ

side
yoko

next to
tonari

cross
mukai
向かい

far
tooi
遠い

near
chikai
近い

the four points of the compass

east
higashi

west
nishi
西

south
minami

north
kita

Useful Expressions

Where is ~?
~ wa doko desu ka.
~はどこですか。

Is it far from here?
Koko kara tooi desu ka.
ここから遠いですか。

Please go straight.
Massugu itte kudasai.
まっすぐ行ってください。

Please turn right.
Migi ni magatte kudasai.
右に曲がってください。

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