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Explanation: is how you would write it in Japanese, pronounced:
Kon-nichiwa, watashi no nama-e wa Matthew Kershaw desu.
Mike Sekine Japan Local time: 02:48 Native speaker of: Japanese PRO pts in pair: 80
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Explanation: It is pronounced like this:
Konnichiwa. Mathew Kershaw toh mohshi masu.
Mike's is a direct word-by-word translation, and mine is what people actually say in Japan when you introduce yourself. So depending on how you want to use it (homework, quiz, or real life use), you can pick either one.
Jina has a good point too. If you are meeting someone for the first time, you would normally say "Hajimemashite" instead of "Konnichiwa".
Hope that helps.
Shiho Nakamura Australia Local time: 04:48 Native speaker of: Japanese PRO pts in pair: 12
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