Yoshida Akari, Yamamoto Sayaka

Osaka dialect versus Standard Japanese explained

Yoshida Akari and Yamamoto Sayaka explain the difference between Osaka dialect and standard Japanese, in this succinct video.

Listen very carefully, or you might miss it! This is probably the one of the simplest ways at deciphering the difference between salutations / greetings in Osaka’s colorful dialect, as opposed to standard Japanese commonly used in Tokyo.

Author: jerry

Sometimes editor. Sometimes translator. Mostly a proofreader. I like Japan and things.

  • Jack

    Very interesting. I always wondered what was the thing with the Osaka dialect.

    • Yes, very easy to understand too! 😀