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What, Who, When, Where, Which

Welcome to the 5 Ws page – what, who, when, where, which of the two,  Click on the English to link to a video of the phrase.
What, Who, When, Where, Which, Which of Two
English Romaji Japanese
What
what nani
なに
something nanika
なにか
何か
everything minna, minasubete, zenbu
みんな、みなすべて、ぜんぶ
みんな、みなすべて、ぜんぶ
nothing nanimo
なにも
何も
anything, and everything, whatever nandemo
なんでも
何でも
Who
who dare
だれ
だれ
someone dareka
だれか
だれか
everyone minna, mina, minasan
みんな、みな、みなさん
みんな、みな、みなさん
no one daremo, danatamo
だれも、だなたも
だれも、だなたも
anyone, whoever daredemo
だれでも
だれでも
When
when itsu
いつ
いつ
sometime itsuka
いつか
いつか
always, all the time itsumo
いつも
いつも
never itsumo
いつも
いつも
anytime, whenever itsumodemo
いつもでも
いつもでも
Where
where doko
どこ
どこ
somewhere dokoka
どこか
どこか
everywhere dokomo
どこも
どこも
nowhere dokomo
どこも
どこも
anywhere, where ever dokodemo
どけでも
どこでも
Which
which dore
どれ
どれ
one of them doreka
どれか
どれか
every one, everything, all of them doremo
どれも
どれも
none of them doremo
どれも
どれも
any of them, whichever one doredemo
どれでも
どれでも
Which of the Two
which dochira
どちら
どちら
either of two dochiraka
どちらか
どちらか
both of them dochiramo
どちらも
どちらも
neither of them dochireamo どちらも
either of them, whichever of the two dochirademo
どちらでも
どちらでも