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Daily Japanese #477

2014, April 29 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

偏向 (へんこう/henkou)

-tendency; inclination

Word of the day EX:

喉頭 (こうとう/koutou)

-larynx

Word of the day EXX:

咽頭 (いんとう/intou)

-pharynx

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Daily Japanese #476

2014, April 29 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

審理 (しんり/shinri)

-trial

Word of the day EX:

晴らす (はらす/harasu)

-to dispel; to clear away
-to refresh (oneself)

Word of the day EXX:

浅瀬 (あさせ/asase)

-shoal; shallows; sand bar; ford

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Daily Japanese #475

2014, April 28 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

迫害 (はくがい/hakugai)

-persecution

Word of the day EX:

博愛 (はくあい/hakuai)

-charity; benevolence; philanthropy
-brotherly love; love of the fellow man

Yojijukugo of the day

亀毛兎角 (きもうとかく/kimoutokaku)

-この世にありえないもの
-実在するはずがない物事のたとえ
-something which should not exist in the world

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Daily Japanese #474

2014, April 26 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

古巣 (ふるす/furusu)

-old haunts; former home

Word of the day EX:

民間 (みんかん/minkan)

-private; civilian; civil
-popular; folk; unofficial

Phrase of the day:

比較 (ひかく/hikaku)

-comparison

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Daily Japanese #472

2014, April 26 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

予鈴 (よれい/yorei)

-bell signalling that work, class, etc. will formally begin shortly; first bell; warning bell

Word of the day EX:

打開 (だかい/dakai)

-break in the deadlock; achieve a breakthrough

Phrase of the day:

採集 (さいしゅう/saishuu)

-collecting; gathering

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Daily Japanese #471

2014, April 24 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

中毒 (ちゅうどく/chuudoku)

-poisoning
-(noun suffix) addiction
-eg. 麻薬中毒 (まやくちゅうどく/mayaku chudoku) drug addiction

Word of the day EX:

陰険 (いんけん/inken)

-tricky; wily; treacherous

Phrase of the day:

苦肉の策 (くにくのさく/kuniku no saku)

-last resort; desperate measure taken under pressure of necessity

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Daily Japanese #470

2014, April 24 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

光輝 (こうき/kouki)

-brightness; splendour

Word of the day EX:

妨害 (ぼうがい/bougai)

-disturbance; obstruction; hindrance

Word of the day EXX:

憲法 (けんぽう/kenpou)

-constitution

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