How to Say “How many languages do you speak?” in Japanese

How do you say “How many languages do you speak?” in Japanese?

Today’s phrase is :

How many languages do you speak?


 nankakokugo shabereruno*

*We often pronounce “しゃべれるの shabereruno” like “しゃべれんの shaberenno” in casual conversation.

If you want to ask politely, you can say :


 nankakokugo shabererundesuka

  • How many languages = 何か国語 nankakokugo
  • do you speak? = しゃべれるの? shabereruno

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

How many languages

あなたは しゃべれるの?
do you speak?