Japanese Naptime Phrases – Phrase of the Day Calendar

Learning Japanese with your family? Here are six phrases in Japanese that you can use for naptime! Be sure to pick and choose which phrases work best for your family!

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MONDAY

お昼寝する時間だよ。

Ohirune suru jikandayo.

It’s time for your nap.

TUESDAY

このぬいぐるみ大好き。

Kono nuigurumi daisuki.

I love my stuffed animal.

WEDNESDAY

遊ぶのやめて、ちゃんと横になってて。

Asobuno yamete chanto yokoninattete.

Stop playing, and lie down please.

THURSDAY

小さな声で話してくれる?

Chiisana koede hanashitekureru?

Will you please whisper?

FRIDAY

赤ちゃん、やっと寝てくれた。

Akachan yatto netekureta.

The baby is finally asleep.

SATURDAY

よく眠れた?

Yoku nemureta?

Did you have a nice nap?

These phrases are from our phrasebook Use Japanese at Home, which is made by native Japanese speakers.

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