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Town, city in Japanese 🇯🇵

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town, city まち
How to say “town, city” in Japanese? “まち”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “まち” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on town, city in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember the Japanese word:
– Think of “まち" (machi) as a "match" between smaller and larger populated areas, like how towns and cities can blend.
– Visualize a lively town where everyone is saying "ma-chi" as a greeting.

– "まち" (machi) generally refers to a town or city, but depending on the context, it can lean more towards one or the other.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– 街 (がい, gai): Often used to refer to an urban area, district, or street.
– 町 (ちょう, chou): Similar meaning, often part of a place name.

Alternate meanings like slang:
– As slang, "まち" (machi) doesn't have widely recognized alternate meanings.

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. ここは静かなまちです。
(Koko wa shizuka na machi desu.)
This is a quiet town.

2. 新しいまちに引っ越しました。
(Atarashii machi ni hikkoshimaa.)
I moved to a new city.

3. まちの中心に大きな公園があります。
(Machi no chūshin ni ōkina kōen ga arimasu.)
There is a big park in the center of the town.

4. まちは昨日からお祭りです。
(Machi wa kinō kara omatsuri desu.)
The town has had a festival since yesterday.

5. そのまちは観光客で賑わっています。
(Sono machi wa kankōkyaku de nigiwatteimasu.)
That city is bustling with tourists.

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