How to avoid problems No.1
some Japanese words you ought to understand in order to avoid
conflicts with other people.
inappropriate words, and are seldom used, but when spoken, be aware
of your surroundings.
told you “Damare” or “Urusai” before? These are rude
words for ‘Please be quiet.
” That person
must have been extremely angry, because you were unknowingly talking
too loudly (whether it was with your family, fellow countrymen,
etc.) on public transportation.
someone tells you these words, it would be wise to stop talking or
lower your voice, and if possible, leave the scene immediately to
avoid further problems.
talking on cell phones are not permitted on trains. In Japan, it is
part of the culture not to converse in loud voices in public.
someone tells you “Damare” or “Urusai”, you should
curtail your conversation.
are hosting a party in the evening, keep in mind that it could be
quite loud to neighboring people.
in Japan are close together, so when it gets past 8pm, lower your
voices, and by 10, you should wrap up the party.