Introduce yourself in Japanese at the first meeting

at the first meeting Hajimemashite (How do you do? / Nice to meet you) This phrase is only for the first time to meet. When you are told by somebody ‘Hajimemashite’, you can reply ‘Hajimemashite’ in the same. Tell her/him your name Watashi wa X desu. (I am X) Watashi no namae wa X desu. (My name is X) ask her/his name Namae wa nan-desuka? (What is your name?) O- namae wa? (Your name, please?) Namae wo oshiete-kudasai. (could you tell me your name, please?) tell her/him where you are from Watashi wa America-jin desu. (I am American/ from U.S) Igirisu kara kimashita. (I came from England) *’Igirisu’ means ‘England’. […]