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Daily Japanese #207

2013, July 31 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

歯軋り (はぎしり/hagishiri)

-involuntary nocturnal tooth grinding; bruxism
-grinding one’s teeth out of anger or vexation

Word of the day EX:

自称 (じしょう/jishou)

-self-styled; would-be; calling oneself

Word of the day EXX:

派手 (はで/hade)

-showy; loud; flashy; gaudy

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Daily Japanese #205

2013, July 30 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

公害 (こうがい/kougai)

-pollution; contamination

Word of the day EX:

一辺倒 (いっぺんとう/ippentou)

-complete devotion to one side

Word of the day EXX:

毒味 (どくみ/dokumi)

-poison tasting; foretaste

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Daily Japanese #204

2013, July 29 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

自衛隊 (じえいたい/jieitai)

-self-defence force

Word of the day EX:

吸収 (きゅうしゅう/kyuushuu)

-absorption; merger; suction

Word of the day EXX:

あらかじめ (arakajime)

-in advance

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Daily Japanese #203

2013, July 28 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

乾燥 (かんそう/kansou)

-dryness; aridity; insipidity; dehydration; desiccation

Word of the day EX:

神経 (しんけい/shinkei)

-sensitivity; nerves

Word of the day EXX:

討伐 (とうばつ/toubatsu)

-subjugation; suppression

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Daily Japanese #202

2013, July 27 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

金融 (きんゆう/kinnyuu)

-financing; credit transacting; loaning of money; circulation of money

Word of the day EX:

羽衣 (はごろも/hagoromo)

-angel’s raiment; robe of feathers
-wings of birds or insects; plumage of birds

Word of the day EXX:

人権 (じんけん/jinken)

-human rights; civil liberties

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Daily Japanese #201

2013, July 26 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

申請 (しんせい/shinsei)

-application; request; petition

Word of the day EX:

推薦 (すいせん/suisen)

-recommendation; nomination

Word of the day EXX:

遺棄 (いき/iki)

-abandonment; desertion; relinquishment

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Daily Japanese #200

2013, July 25 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

焦点 (しょうてん/shouten)

-focus, focal point

Word of the day EX:

深刻 (しんこく/shinkoku)

-serious; grave

Word of the day EXX:

心外 (しんがい/shingai)

-regrettable; vexing; upsetting
-unthinkable; wholly unexpected

…今日は特に面白いことはないので、普通の投稿や (笑) でもせっかく200回だから、これどうぞ

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