Study Japanese from the Weather forecast

Tenki Yohoo

Weather forecast - Tokyo

Upper Basic level

Study practical Japanese through the weather forecast written in
easy-to-understand Japanese.
Please practice the basic terms first.

2017/March/27 - 2017/April/02

Tenkizu

Getsu-yoobi wa asa kara ame ga furimasu.
Ame wa hayakereba hiru-sugi ni, osokutemo yuugata madeni yamu deshoo.

Mata, getsu-yoobi no saikoo-kion wa 9-do gurai.
Totemo samuku naru deshoo.
Yama no hoo de wa asa Yuki ga furu kamo shiremasen.

Demo, ka-yoobi to sui-yoobi wa ii tenki ni narimasu.
Saikoo-kion wa 16-do made agatte, atatakaku naru deshoo.

Moku-yoobi kara do-yoobi ni kakete, Kumo ga ooi tenki ga tsuzukimasu.
Demo, ame wa furanai deshoo.

Practice Each Sentence

1. Getsu-yoobi wa asa kara ame ga furimasu.

getsu-yoobi Monday, asa morning, -kara from
ame ga furimasu to rain, furimasu to fall (rain, snow)

2. Ame wa hayakereba hiru-sugi ni, osokutemo yuugata madeni yamu deshoo.

ame rain
hayakereba [time] ni, osokutemo [time] madeni by [time] at the earliest or by [time] at the latest
hayakereba ba conditional form of hayai; early, soon
osokute te form of osoi; late, -te mo even, even if
hiru-sugi early afternoon, after noon, -ni specific time marker; at, on, in
yuugata late afternoon, early evening, -madeni by (time), no later than
yamu root form of yamimasu; stop (rain, wind, noise, etc.)
-deshoo expressing conjecture; should be, must be

3. Mata, getsu-yoobi no saikoo-kion wa 9-do gurai.

mata also, getsu-yoobi Monday
saikoo-kion highest temperature, saikoo highest, maximum, kion (atmospheric) temperature
-do degrees (celsius), -gurai about, approximately

4. Totemo samuku naru deshoo.

totemo very, samuku ku form of samui; cold
naru root form of narimasu; become, come to, turn to, -deshoo should be, must be

5. Yama no hoo de wa asa Yuki ga furu kamo shiremasen.

yama no hoo mountain area, yama mountain, hoo direction, area
asa morning, yuki ga furimasu to snow, furu root form of furimasu; fall (rain, snow)
-kamo shiremasen expressing possibility; possibly, could be, probably, maybe

6. Demo, ka-yoobi to sui-yoobi wa ii tenki ni narimasu.

demo however, but, ka-yoobi Tuesday, sui-yoobi Wednesday
ii tenki nice weather, fine day, beautiful day, tenki weather
narimasu to become, come to, turn to

7. Saikoo-kion wa 16-do made agatte, atatakaku naru deshoo.

saikoo-kion highest temperature, -do degrees (celsius), -made till, until, to
agatte te form of agarimasu; go up, rise, atatakaku ku form of atatakai; warm
naru root form of narimasu; become, come to, turn to, -deshoo should be, must be

8. Moku-yoobi kara do-yoobi ni kakete, Kumo ga ooi tenki ga tsuzukimasu.

moku-yoobi Thursday, do-yoobi Saturday, [A] kara [B] ni kakete from A to B
kumo ga ooi tenki cloudy weather
kumo clouds, -ga ooi there are many, has many, tenki weather
tsuzukimasu to continue, last, go on, keep on

9. Demo, ame wa furanai deshoo.

demo however, but
ame rain, furanai nai form of furimasu; does not rain
-deshoo should be, must be

Functional patterns used in the sentences (Chapter numbers are from Building Up Conversation)

hayakereba
ba form ; -ba,:ba conditional form; If

Level 2 Chapter 15

osokute mo
te form + mo, (-temo / -demo):even, even if

Level 2 Chapter 8

yamu deshoo / samuku naru deshoo / atatakaku naru deshoo / ame wa furanai deshoo
plain form + deshoo:must be, should be, will be

Level 3 Chapter 1

samuku naru deshoo / atatakaku naru deshoo / ii tenki ni narimasu
-ku narimasu / -ni narimasu:become, come to, get, turn into

Level 2 Chapter 9

yuki ga furu kamo shiremasen
plain form + kamo shiremasen:expressing possibility; possibly, probably, could be, may be

Level 2 Chapter 8

16-do made agatte
te form -te / -kute / -de:used as a conjunction "and"

Level 2 Chapter 6

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