How to Say “Have you read this book?” in Japanese

How do you say “Have you read this book?” in Japanese?

Today’s phrase is :

Have you read this book?


 konohon yondakoto aru

If you want to ask politely, you can say :


 konohon yondakoto arimasuka

  • Have you read …? = あなたは … 読んだことある? anatawa … yondakoto aru
  • this book = この本 kono hon

We do not usually say “あなたは anatawa (= you)” in everyday conversation.

this book

あなたは 読んだことある?
have you read?