母の日 | Haha No Hi | Mother’s Day-

05/08/2010 at 8:07 pm 2 comments

日本は今日が母の日ですね。

Nihon wa kyou ga haha no hi desu ne.

Mother’s Day in Japan today.

On Mother’s Day, people give carnations to their mothers with cards as a way of saying ” THANK YOU”.

< Today’s Japanese Lesson >

How to call your own mother in Japanese?

・お母さん(母さん)

= okaasan ( kaasan )  ( ♂ / ♀ )

・お母ちゃん(母ちゃん)

= okaachan ( kaachan )  ( ♂ / ♀ )

・おふくろ

= ofukuro  ( ♂ )

・ママ

= mama ( ♂ / ♀ )

How to write a message on your Mother’s Day card in Japanese?

・お母さん、いつもありがとう

= okaasan itsumo arigatou

= Thank you for always caring me.

・元気でいつまでも長生きしてね。

= genki de itsumademo nagaiki shite ne.

= Take care of your health and live long.

・ママ、大好き

= mama daisuki

= I love you, mom

What is your plan for Mother’s Day tomorrow?

I just phoned to my お母さん  ( = okaasan = mother ) to Japan and she was really happy! ^^

– Maki

tutorjapanese2000@yahoo.co.jp

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. michiko  |  05/11/2010 at 11:23 pm

    I mailed my mom with some of our old shashin~! She liked it~!

    Reply
    • 2. maki2000  |  05/12/2010 at 12:45 am

      You are a good girl! I your okaasan must be very happy. ^^

      Reply

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