Lesson18:~だい /~dai/ (for casual questions)

Lesson18:~だい /~dai/ (for casual questions)



Audio

Dialog

男:どこに行くんだい?
女:コンビニよ。
男:こんなに遅くに?
女:ちょっとお腹がへってね。
男:怪しいな。
女:なによ。

M:Doko ni ikundai?
F:Konbini yo.
M:Konnani osoku ni?
F:Chotto onaga ga hette ne.
M:Ayashii na.
F:Nani yo.

M:Where are you going to?
F:To convenience store.
M:It is so late now.
F:I’m little hungry
M:Something’s fishy..
F:You say what?

Grammar explaination

You can use ~だい when you want to say “? (for casual questions) .”

■The patterns is below:

Noun + な+ん+だい
い adjective+ん+だい
な adjective + な+ん+だい
Verb: Casual+ん+だい

Example sentences

何をするんだい? Nani wo surun dai?
What are you doing?

あなたはいつ帰るんだい? Anata wa itsu kaerun dai?
When will you come back?

誰(なん)だい。 Dare(nan) dai.
Who is it ?

Vocabularies

コンビニ konbini(convenience store)

お腹がへる onaka ga heru(to be hungry)

怪しい ayashii(suspicious)

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