I speak some Japanese

Discussion in '日本語 (Japanese)' started by MetalFrenzy, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. MetalFrenzy Junior Member

    How do you say I speak some Japanese.

    Help please I want to know.
     
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  2. Flaminius

    Flaminius coclea mod

    capita Iaponiae
    日本語 / japāniski / יפנית
    日本語が少し話せます。

    Nihongo-ga sukoshi hanasemasu.
     
  3. MetalFrenzy Junior Member

    thank you so this is correct in the translator it says I can speak a little Japanese but that's your native language so you know correct?
     
  4. Flaminius

    Flaminius coclea mod

    capita Iaponiae
    日本語 / japāniski / יפנית
    In most situations where you say "I speak some Japanese," the most apt equivalent is 日本語が少し話せます. If you wonder "can speak" and "speak" may make a bid difference in your case, please elaborate the situation in which you want to use the phrase.
     

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