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Daily Japanese #357

2013, December 31 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

胸焼け (むねやけ/muneyake)

-heartburn; sour stomach

Word of the day EX:

御大 (おんたい/ontai)

-boss; governor

Word of the day EXX:

盞 (うき/uki)

-sake cup; cup for alcoholic beverages

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Daily Japanese #356

2013, December 30 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

旦那 (だんな/danna)

-master (of a house, shop etc.)
-husband (informal)
-word used to address a male patron, customer, or a person of high status (sir, boss, master, governor)
-alms; alms giver (Buddhist term)

Word of the day EX:

くつろげる (kutsurogeru)

-to loose; to ease; to relax

Phrase of the day:

お掛けください (おかけください/okakekudasai)

-please sit down; please have a seat
-from 腰を掛け

…Happy Holidays everyone! Have this song!

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Daily Japanese #355

2013, December 29 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

寸秒 (すんびょう/sunbyou)

-a moment

Word of the day EX:

寸前 (すんぜん/sunzen)

-on the verge; on the brink; just in front of; just before

Word of the day EXX:

羽衣 (うい/ui)

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

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Daily Japanese #354

2013, December 28 Leave a comment

DaiWord of the day:

円卓会議 (えんたくかいぎ/entakukaigi)

-round table conference; roundtable; round-table meeting

Word of the day EX:

足し算 (たしざん/tashizan)

-addition

Word of the day EXX:

親和 (うぃんわ/shinwa)

-friendship; fellowship

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Daily Japanese #353

2013, December 27 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

共同研究 (きょうどうけんきゅう/kyoudoukenkyuu)

-collaborative research

Word of the day EX:

切要 (せつよう/setsuyou)

-essential; vital

Word of the day EXX:

文化圏 (ぶんかけん/bunkaken)

-cultural sphere

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Daily Japanese #352

2013, December 26 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

櫓 (やぐら/yagura)

-turret; watchtower
-high wooden stage; scaffolding
-wooden frame (of a kotatsu)
-weapons storehouse (archaism)

Word of the day EX:

堀 (ほり/hori)

-moat; fosse
-canal; ditch

Word of the day EXX:

ぱりぱり (paripari)

-crispy
-first-class

…The place is called Yaguratei and their special menu item is a very spicy ramen aptly named “宇宙一辛いらーめん”

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Daily Japanese #351

2013, December 25 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

記号 (きごう/kigou)

-symbol; code; sign; notation

Word of the day EX:

ト書き (とがき/togaki)

-stage directions

Word of the day EXX:

包含 (ほうがん/hougan)

-inclusion; comprehension; implication
-(suru verb) to include; to comprise; to contain; to implicate

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