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Daily Japanese #326

2013, November 30 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

超絶 (ちょうぜつ/chouzetsu)

-transcendence; excellence; superiority

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歌合戦 (うたがっせん/utagassen)

-singing matches

Word of the day EXX:

民謡 (みんよう/minyou)

-folk song; popular song

…The performers for NHK’s 64th annual Kouhaku Utagassen have been announced. Surprising thing is that the song Linked Horizon from Shingeki no Kyojin will be featuring.

http://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20131125-00000091-spnannex-ent

Daily Japanese #325

2013, November 29 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

番頭 (ばんとう/bantou)

-head clerk
-not often used word anymore

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大時代 (おおじだい/oojidai)

-old-fashioned; antiquated; anachronistic

Word of the day EXX:

綿衣 (わたぎぬ/wataginu)

-garment padded with cotton

…Top 31 ranking of what foreigners enjoy from Japanese convenience stores. Most of them seem like your standard snacks too.

http://youpouch.com/2013/11/21/143622/

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Daily Japanese #324

2013, November 28 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

被災 (ひさい/hisai)

-being a victim of (some disaster); suffering from

Word of the day EX:

握り飯 (にぎりめし/nigirimeshi)

-rice ball

Word of the day EXX:

二業地 (にぎょうち/nigyouchi)

-entertainment quarters (food and geisha)

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Daily Japanese #323

2013, November 27 Leave a comment

Daily Japanese #323

露出 (ろしゅつ/roshutsu)

-exposure; disclosure
-photographic exposure

Word of the day EX:

温存 (おんぞん/onzon)

-preserve; retain
-ie. 力を温存して、後は化け物ですから

Word of the day EXX:

黄金 (こがね/kogane)

-gold

…There are just days where you watch these random things. A video talking about what an affiliate is and the differences between 与沢塾 and K塾

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Daily Japanese #322

2013, November 26 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

御用 (ごよう/goyou)

-your order; your business; official business

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工房 (こうぼう/koubou)

-workshop; studio

Word of the day EXX:

攻防 (こうぼう/koubou)

-offence and defence

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2013, November 25 Leave a comment

Daily Japanese #321

Word of the day:

脱法 (だっぽう/dappou)

-evasion of the law; circumvention of the law

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熱烈 (ねつれつ/netsuretsu)

-ardent; passionate; vehement

Word of the day EXX:

失声症 (しっせいしょう/shisseishou)

-aphonia (loss of speech due to damage to the larynx)

…A group of restaurants under Nidaime Tsujida, seem super delicious and want to go!

http://www.nidaime-tsujita.co.jp/

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Daily Japanese #320

2013, November 24 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

鵜呑み (うのみ/unomi)

-swallowing (food term, story)

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金談 (きんだん/kindan)

-discussion about money; loan request

Word of the day EXX:

禊 (みそぎ/misogi)

-purification ceremony

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