Let’s learn how to describe the weather in Japanese.

 

■ Tenki no tango ① / words related the weather ①

 1  てんき   tenki  weather
 2    てんきよほう   tenki yohoo  weather forcast  noun
 3  はれ   hare  sunny adjective
 4    くも   kumo  cloud noun
 5    あめ   ame  rain noun
 6    ゆき   yuki  snow noun
 7    かぜ   kaze  wind noun

 

■ Reibun / example sentences using words related to the weather.

 

①  tenki  wa  doo  desu  ka?    /  How is the weather?

②  tenki  wa  donna  kanji  desu  ka?  /  What’s the weather like?

③  kyoo  wa  tenki  ga  ii desu.  /   The weather is nice today.

④  kyoo  wa  hidoi  tenki  deshita.  /  The weather was terrible today.

⑤  kaze  ga  totemo  tsuyoi  desu.   /  It’s very windy.

⑥  ame  ga  hidoi  desu.  /   It’s raining hard. / raining terribly.

⑦  kyoo  wa  kumo  ga  takusan   ari-masu.  /  There are many clouds today.

 

■ 天気の単語② 動詞(てんきの たんご ② どうし)

words related the weather ② <verbs>

 

 8  ame  ga  furi-masu  ゆきが ふります  verb  to snow, it snows
 9  yuki  ga  furi-masu   あめが ふります  verb  to rain, it rains
 10  kaze  ga  fuki-masu   かぜが ふきます  verb  the wind blows
 11  ame  ga  yami-masu   あめが やみます  verb  it is going to stop raining. (stop snowing, the wind stop)
 12  hare-masu   はれます  verb  it will be find (sunny), it is going to be fune (sunny)
 13  kumori-masu   くもります  verb  it will become cloudy, it is going to be cloudy
 14  tenki  ga  yokunari-masu   てんきが よくなります  verb  the weather will be good
 15  taifuu  ga  ki-masu   たいふうが きます  verb  the typhoon will come / is coming

 

■ reibun 2  / Example sentences using words related to the weather.

 

① soto  wa  ame  ga  futte-imasu  ka?  /  Is it raining outside?

② ashita  wa  ame  ga  furi-masu.   /   It will rain tomorrow.

③ ame  ga  yami-mashita  kara,  dekake-mashoo!  /    Let’s go out the rain has stopped!

④ mite-kudasai,  yuki  ga  futte-imasu  yo. /   Oh look! It’s snowing outside.

⑤ tenkiyohoo  niyoruto ,  taifuu  ga  kite-imasu.  /  

       A typhoon is coming, according to the weather forcast.

⑥ ashita  wa  tenki  ga  yokunaru  deshoo!  /   The weather will be good tomorrow.