“How are you?” is used in everyday conversation in English. You may wonder how we say it in Japanese.
Today, I am going to share the Japanese phrases which means “how are you?”
When you want to say “how are you?” in Japanese, you can say:
If I literally translate it into English, it should be “Are you good?”
In a casual conversation, you can also say:
Or when you have to be very polite, you might want to say:
I think these phrases are most commonly used in Japanese conversation. Alternatively, you can say it like this.
Chooshi wa doodesuka？
Or you can casually say,
Chooshi wa doo？
調子（ちょうし）means “state / condition”. So, “調子はどうですか？” is more like “how are you?” than “元気ですか？”, but “調子はどうですか？” often sounds more casual than “元気ですか？”