How to Say Happy in Japanese: 11 Ways

A smiling happy Japanese woman with her arms crossed against a pink background

If you go to Japan, hopefully you will experience a lot of happy times during your visit!  But how would you express this happiness in Japanese conversations? The two most common ways to say ‘happy’ in Japanese are ureshii (嬉しい / うれしい) and shiawase (幸せ / しあわせ). Generally, ureshii describes that temporary feeling of joy … Read more