Home > Japanese > Daily Japanese #384

Daily Japanese #384

Daily Japanese #384Word of the day:

極道 (ごくどう/gokudou)

-wicked; evil; profligate; immoral; wickedness; evildoing
-organized crime; yakuza; underworld

Word of the day EX:

右翼 (うよく/uyoku)

-right-wing; right wing
-right field (e.g. in sport)

Word of the day EXX:

街宣車 (がいせんしゃ/gaisensha)

-propaganda truck

…Well it’s quite obvious where today’s words come from. Uyoku (the right wing) in Japan are usually synonymous with the Yakuza, though there are subtle differences.

Advertisements
Categories: Japanese Tags: , ,
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: