VIDEO| Speakin’ Japanese lesson: The wind is getting stronger

VIDEO| Speakin’ Japanese lesson: The wind is getting stronger

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Japan

In Japan (especially in the mainlands of Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku), September and October are known as months with many typhoons. In previous years, I remember many typhoons hit the country and cause serious damage, so watch out for high winds and heavy rains characteristic of this season.

Today’s Japanese phrase is:
"Kazega tsuyoku nattekimashita" = The wind is picking up.
("kaze" = wind, "tsuyoku" = strong, ".. ga .. nattekimashita" = becomes more and more..)

You can use "ame" (rain) instead of "kaze" (wind) in this phrase.

"Amega tsuyoku nattekimashita." = The rain is getting heavier.

You can use these phrases particularly in these typhoon months.

Again, be careful and stay safe!

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