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New Year, January in Japanese 🇯🇵

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New Year, January しょうがつ
How to say “New Year, January” in Japanese? “しょうがつ”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “しょうがつ” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on New Year, January in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember しょうがつ (shōgatsu):
– Break it into parts: "shō" can be associated with "sho" in "show", and "gatsu" sounds like "gatsu" in "Godzilla".
– Picture a New Year’s show featuring Godzilla to help you remember.

– しょうがつ (shōgatsu) refers specifically to the New Year period in Japan, which is a major holiday season.
– It particularly refers to the first three days of January, known as the San-ga-nichi 三が日, which are the most significant days of New Year celebrations.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– お正月 (おしょうがつ, oshōgatsu) – A more formal or respectful way to refer to the New Year.

Alternate meanings like slang:
– There are no significant slang meanings for しょうがつ (shōgatsu). It is strictly used in the context of New Year.

Examples of sentences:
– 今年の正月は家族と過ごしました。
– (ことしのしょうがつはかぞくとすごしました。)
– (Kotoshi no shōgatsu wa kazoku to sugoshimaa.)
– "I spent New Year’s with my family this year."
– 正月にたくさんのもちを食べます。
– (しょうがつにたくさんのもちをたべます。)
– (Shōgatsu ni takusan no mochi o tabemasu.)
– "We eat a lot of mochi during New Year."
– 日本の正月はとても伝統的です。
– (にほんのしょうがつはとてもでんとうてきです。)
– (Nihon no shōgatsu wa totemo dentōteki desu.)
– "Japanese New Year is very traditional."

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