VIDEO| Speakin’ Japanese lesson: The weather is gloomy

VIDEO| Speakin’ Japanese lesson: The weather is gloomy

by Shoji Kudaka
Stripes Okinawa

It’s true that winter in Okinawa is relatively warm, but the weather during this season isn’t the greatest when compared to the rest of the year. In fact, you’ll find that during the wintertime, the sky often gets cloudy on the island.

Despite the gloomy weather, don’t let it get your spirit down. Instead, let’s make this a language-learning opportunity.


Today’s phrase is “Ainiku no sora-moyou desu,” which means “Too bad, we have a gloomy day” or “Unfortunately, we have bad weather.”

“Ainiku no sora-moyou desu.”  

(“Ainiku” – unfortunately, “no”– of, “Sora-moyou”- look of sky, weather conditions)

Ok, stay safe and dry, and see you all in the next episode of Speakin’ Japanese!

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