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Daily Japanese #236

2013, August 31 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

秋分 (しゅうぶん/shuubun)

-autumnal equinox; autumn equinox

Word of the day EX:

春分 (しゅんぶん/shunbun)

-vernal equinox

Word of the day EXX:

義理 (ぎり/giri)

-sense of duty; justice

…君住む街へ by オフコース

Daily Japanese #235

2013, August 30 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

敷金 (しききん/shikikin)

-deposit; key money; security deposit

Word of the day EX:

重役 (じゅうやく/juuyaku)

-executive

Word of the day EXX:

春夏秋冬 (しゅんかしゅうとう/shunkashuutou)

-four seasons; all year round

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Daily Japanese #234

2013, August 28 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

強盗 (ごうとう/goutou)

-robbery; burglary

Word of the day EX:

乞食 (こじき/kojiki)

-beggar

Word of the day EXX:

明々後日 (しあさって/shiasatte)

-three days from today

…Jupiter by Hirahara Ayaka

Daily Japanese #233

2013, August 27 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

群集 (ぐんしゅう/gunshuu)

-crowd

Word of the day EX:

群衆 (ぐんしゅう/gunshuu)

-the masses; multitude

Word of the day EXX:

生まれつき (うまれつき/umaretsuki)

-by birth; by nature

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Daily Japanese #232

2013, August 26 Leave a comment

Daily Japanese #232

Word of the day:

稲 (いね/ine)

-rice plant

Word of the day EX:

覆う (おおう/oou)

-to cover; hide

Word of the day EXX:

犠牲 (ぎせい/gisei)

-victim; sacrifice; scapegoat

…こなぁーゆき ねえー 心まで白く 染められたなら

Daily Japanese #231

2013, August 25 Leave a comment

Daily JaWord of the day:

姓名 (せいめい/seimei)

-full name

Word of the day EX:

故郷 (こきょう/kokyou)

-hometown; birthplace

Word of the day EXX:

居眠り (いねむり/inemuri)

-doze; nap

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Daily Japanese #230

2013, August 24 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

気絶 (きぜつ/kizetsu)

-fainting

Word of the day EX:

甘やかす (あまやかす/amayakasu)

-to be indulgent to; spoil

Word of the day EXX:

括弧 (かっこ/kakko)

-parentheses; brackets

…For the past few days I’ve been listening through a playlist of great classic Japanese songs. Here’s one of them by 小田和正(オフコース).