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Daily Japanese #337

2013, December 11 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

帝展 (ていてん/teiten)

-Imperial Academy art exhibition

Word of the day EX:

三礼 (みれい/mirei)

-adoration which is performed three times or repeatedly; act of worship which is performed three times or repeatedly

Word of the day EXX:

仮性 (かせい/kasei)

-false (symptoms)

…What’s the point of them changing their name to include the years and changing it every year? I think just straight Morning Musume is fine…

http://www.oricon.co.jp/news/2031706/full/

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Daily Japanese #215

2013, August 9 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

毛皮 (けがわ/kegawa)

-fur

Word of the day EX:

子孫 (しそん/shison)

-descendant; offspring

Word of the day EXX:

元来 (がんらい/ganrai)

-originally; essentially; logically; primarily

…わー いつも楽しく読む~

http://blog.nogizaka46.com/kenkyusei/2013/07/013301.php

Daily Japanese #191

2013, July 16 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

ややこしい (ややこしい/yayakoshii)

-puzzling; tangled; complicated; complex

Word of the day EX:

上等 (じょうとう/joutou)

-superiority; first-class
-(that’s) just fine!; bring it on!

Word of the day EXX:

お持て成し (おもてなし/omotenashi)

-hospitality; entertainment; service

…乃木坂46のあーちゃんの初めてブログ「今日は飛行機の話しません」

http://blog.nogizaka46.com/kenkyusei/2013/07/012796.php

Daily Japanese #165

2013, June 21 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

構成 (こうせい/kousei)

-reform; reformation; innovation

Word of the day EX:

提供 (ていきょう/teikyou)

-offer; tender
-programme sponsoring
-furnishing

Word of the day EXX:

優生学 (ゆうせいがく/yuuseigaku)

-eugenics

…My oshi graduating 22nd August ;_; An article on Akimoto Sayaka, and her future.

http://japan.techinsight.jp/2013/06/14tomoko22.html

Daily Japanese #163

2013, June 19 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

手当たり次第 (てあたりしだい/teatari shidai)

-using anything one can lay one’s hands on; haphazardly; indiscriminately

Word of the day EX:

謙虚 (けんきょ/kenkyo)

-modesty; humility

Word of the day EXX:

専門職 (せんもんしょく/senmonshoku)

-profession

…They’re all jelly over Sashihara being first.

http://npn.co.jp/article/detail/37504858/

Daily Japanese #150

2013, June 6 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

インチキ (いんちき/inchiki)

-cheating; fake; bogus
-traveling seller of trinkets, magic tricks, etc.

Word of the day EX:

暗示 (あんじ/anji)

-hint; suggestion

Word of the day EXX:

無差別通り魔 (むさべつとおりま/musabetsu toorima)

-indiscriminate random attack

…Well this result was not surprising at all. With the final count in 2 days, it’ll be interesting to see how the placements change.

http://mainichi.jp/mantan/news/20130531dyo00m200054000c.html

Daily Japanese #95

2013, April 13 Leave a comment

Yojijukugo of the day:

二束三文 (にそくさんもん/nisokusanmon)

-even if the quantity is a lot, the price is abnormally low, therefore the value is low.

Onomatopoeia of the day:

くよくよ

-to be distressed over a trivial matter

Word of the day EX:

専守防衛 (せんしゅぼうえい/senshubouei)

-non-aggressive defence policy

…Probably one of my favourite AKB48 songs part of the Seishun Girls set list for Team K. This particular performance is spectacular. SAYAKAAAA