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Daily Japanese #296

2013, October 31 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

罰当たり (ばちあたり/bachiatari)

-damned; cursed; accursed

Word of the day EX:

跡継ぎ (あとつぎ/atotsugi)

-heir; successor

Word of the day EXX:

清流 (せいりゅう/seiryuu)

-clear stream

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Daily Japanese #295

2013, October 30 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

改名 (かいめい/kaimei)

-name change

Word of the day EX:

廉潔 (れんけつ/renketsu)

-honest; incorruptible; integrity

Word of the day EXX:

遮光 (しゃこう/shakou)

-shade; darken
-curtain

…Since I haven’t introduced any food recently, here’s a fairly well known ramen place called ラーメン二郎 which is known for their huge portions. Most people can only finish half the amount of a small size, and even then you can ask for how much vegetables to go on top. Definitely going to be a must eat.

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Daily Japanese #294

2013, October 29 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

屈辱 (くつじょく/kutsujoku)

-disgrace; humiliation

Word of the day EX:

ミイラ (みいら/miira)

-mummy

Word of the day EXX:

塔 (とう/tou)

-tower; steeple; spire
-pagoda; dagoba

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Daily Japanese #293

2013, October 28 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

畝 (うね/une)

-ridge; rib

Word of the day EX:

足下 (そっか/sokka)

-at one’s feet; underfoot; one’s step (as in “watch your step”
-pace; step
-you; thou (pronoun)

Word of the day EXX:

図工 (ずこう/zukou)

-drawing and manual arts

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Daily Japanese #292

2013, October 27 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

微笑む (ほほえむ/hohoemu)

-to smile

Word of the day EX:

線形補間 (せんけいほかん/senkei hokan)

-linear interpolation

Word of the day EXX:

年功 (ねんこう/nenkou)

-long service

…A survivor’s Guide to Discourse in the Internet Age, TEDx talk by Patrick Klepek of Giantbomb.

Daily Japanese #291

2013, October 26 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

日の出 (ひので/hinode)

-sunrise

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朗らか (ほがらか/hogaraka)

-cheerful; bright
-brightness; cheerfulness; melodious

Word of the day EXX:

身なり (みなり/minari)

-dress; one’s appearance; personal appearance

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Daily Japanese #290

2013, October 25 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

開花 (かいか/kaika)

-flowers budding; blooming; flowering
-showing results; becoming popular; blooming

Word of the day EX:

戒め (いましめ/imashime)

-caution; admonition; warning; lesson
-prohibition; ban; commandment; precept
-punishment

Word of the day EXX:

名産 (めいさん/meisan)

-noted product; local specialty

…The munchies series this time with the owners of Whoopi Gold Burger in Shibuya.