VIDEO: Speakin’ Japanese lesson: Have a happy New Year!

VIDEO: Speakin’ Japanese lesson: Have a happy New Year!

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Okinawa

The old year is finally coming to an end. Let’s hope the upcoming year will be one filled with happiness, safety, and prosperity.

Today's Japanese phrase is: “Yoi otoshi wo!" = Have a happy new year! ("yoi" = good, "otoshi"= a year, “….wo" = have a ...)


With wish for a happy new year, let’s exchange our greetings in Japanese.

I can’t wait to see you again in the next year with some more nice Japanese expressions. 

I wish you a very, very happy new year! Yoi otoshi wo!

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