To Eat Something In Japanese | Learn Japanese With Me

Practice and learn Japanese with me in small easy steps as I share tips from my studies. I recently learned how to say to eat something in Japanese. I have found this to be fun and easy to practice in daily life. See phrases below.

My Japanese Study Notes:

Japanese Vocabulary


  • nanika | なにか

To eat

  • tabemasu | たべます

To not eat

  • tabemasen | たべません

To eat? (question form as in will you eat?)

  • tabemasuka | たべますか

Will you eat (in the invitation question form, as in will you eat with me?)

  • tabemasenka | たべませんか



I will eat something.

  • nanika tabemasu | なにか たべます

I will not eat something.

  • nanika tabemasen | なにか たべません 

Will you eat something?

  • nanika tabemasuka | なにか たべますか

Will you eat something (with me?)

  • nanika tabemasenka | なにか たべませんか 

How To Practice:

  1. Practice learning the difference between using tabemasenka (to invite to eat together) and tabemasuka (general question will you eat?).
  2. Before eating practice the phrase I will eat something.

More Study Notes And Practice Tips

The fastest way to learn Japanese using these tips is to replace English with Japanese in daily life little by little until it becomes easy. Allowing you to easily practice, even on days when you are most busy!

See the video of me practicing these phrases below.

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