Hello: Kon-nichi-wa(standard Japanese) or Maido(=My-dough) (Osaka dialect)

Good-bye: Sayonara(standard Japanese)  or ona-mata(=Phone-eh-mutter)(Osaka dialect)

How are you?: Ogenki desu ka? (standard Japanese) or Mo-katte-makka or (More-cut-hay-mocker)

Thank you: Arigato, or Arigato gozaimas (more polite)(Standard Japanese)

O-kini(=Oh-kidney)(Osaka dialect) 

Please Dozo (=dough-zah)

Do you speak English  Eigo wo hanashi masu ka? (politer) or Eigo, wakaru? (=eigh-go, wah-kah-roo?)

What is it? Nan desu ka? (standard Japanese) or Nanya?(=None-yeah?)(Osaka dialect)

What is your name Onama-e wa nan desu ka? (politer) or Namae-oshiete(=Nah-mah-eh, oh-she-yeh-teh)

 

Where is the washroom? Otearai wa doko desu ka? or Toire. doko?(=Toy-reh, doe-ko?)

How much does it cost?  Ikura desu ka? (Standard Japanese) or Nambo? (=Numb-beau?)(Osaka dialect)

 

If some words sound familiar that could be because they’ve been creatively absorbed into Japanese. Make yourself feel like you’re well on your way to being fluent with these additions to your vocabulary:

Ho-teru – Hotel
Erebe-ta – Elevator
Basu – Bus
Fo-Ku – Fork
Kakute-ru – Cocktail
Aisukuri-mu – Ice cream

Another r couple of useful ones include:

Hai/iie - Yes/no
Sumimasen - I’m sorry/excuse me
Oishi - Delicious