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Daily Japanese #534

2014, June 30 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

童話 (どうわ/douwa)

-children’s story

Word of the day EX:

壁画 (へきが/hekiga)

-mural

Word of the day EXX:

著作権 (ちょさくけん/chosakuken)

-copyright

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Daily Japanese #533

2014, June 29 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

寡占市場 (かせんいちば/kasenichiba)

-oligopolistic market

Word of the day EX:

独占 (どくせん/dokusen)

-monopolize

Word of the day EXX:

故郷 (こきょう/kokyou)

-hometown

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Daily Japanese #532

2014, June 29 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

掲げる (かかげる/kakageru)

-hoist (a flag); hand out (sign)

Word of the day EX:

包容力 (ほうようりょく/houyouryoku)

-broad mindedness; tolreance

Word of the day EXX:

少年老い易く学成り難し (しょうねんおいやすくがくなりがたし/shounen oiyasuku gakunarigatashi)

-lit. Youthful years pass quickly before one accomplishes much learning
-If you don’t study hard while you still have the time, it’ll be too late before you know it.

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Daily Japanese #531

2014, June 29 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

素朴 (そぼく/soboku)

-simplicity; artlessness; naivete

Word of the day EX:

推定 (すいてい/suitei)

-estimate; presume

Word of the day EXX:

推し量る (おしはかる/oshihakaru)

-guess; conjecture

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Daily Japanese #530

2014, June 29 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

拒む (こばむ/kobamu)

-refuse; decline

Word of the day EX:

賛否 (さんぴ/sanpi)

-approval or disapproval

Word of the day EXX:

否めない (いなめない/inamenai)

-undeniable
-as featured in あまちゃん

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Daily Japanese #529

2014, June 26 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

補充 (ほじゅう/hojuu)

-fill a vacancy; replenish

Word of the day EX:

佐幕 (さばく/sabaku)

-adherence to the shogunate

Word of the day EXX:

臣民 (しんみん/shinmin)

-(royal) subjects

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Daily Japanese #528

2014, June 26 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

比較 (ひかく/hikaku)

-comparison

Word of the day EX:

色紙 (しきし/shikishi)

-square fancy cardboard, used for autographs, poetry, etc.

Word of the day EXX:

指揮者 (しきしゃ/shikisha)

-(musical) conductor

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