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Daily Japanese #421

2014, March 5 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

断続 (だんぞく/danzoku)

-intermittent

Word of the day EX:

腹鼓 (はらつづみ/haratsudumi)

-drumming on one’s belly; having one’s fill

Word of the day EXX:

祓殿 (はらえどの/haraedono)

-purification hall of a Shinto shrine

…CLOUDY WITH INTERMITTENT RAIN by 綾倉 盟 from Alstroemeria Records released with the album DECADE OF EXPOSE on 2013.12.30 (C85)

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Daily Japanese #417

2014, March 2 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

偏差 (へんさ/hensa)

-deflection; deviation; variation

Word of the day EX:

群れ (むれ/mure)

-group; crowd; flock; herd; bevy; school; swarm; cluster (of stars); clump; pack (of dogs)

Word of the day EXX:

邪悪 (じゃあく/jaaku)

-wicked; evil

…Classic Youtube debating whether Marasy is a guy or girl. Though it is a really awesome arrange for piano.

Daily Japanese #379

2014, January 22 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

語派 (ごは/goha)

-branch of languages

Word of the day EX:

まにまに (manimani)

-at the mercy of (e.g. the wind); as one is told (by)

Phrase of the day:

自発 (じはつ/jihatsu)

-spontaneous

…Another track off Reproduction (C85) by ESQUARIA. 寒椿 ~ Kantsubaki

Daily Japanese #376

2014, January 19 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

根気 (こんき/konki)

-patience; perseverance; persistence; tenacity; energy

Word of the day EX:

稲架 (はせ/hase)

-drying rice on a rack; rack for drying rice

Phrase of the day:

のけ者 (のけもの/nokemono)

-outcast; odd man out; pariah

…The track that I have just been constantly listening to recently. 想逢 by ESQUARIA from the album Reproduction (C85)

Daily Japanese #370

2014, January 13 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

神前結婚 (しんぜんけっこん/shinzenkekkon)

-Shinto wedding

Word of the day EX:

肝 (きも/kimo)

-liver; innards
-courage; spirit; pluck; guts

Word of the day EXX:

味覚障害 (みかくしょうがい/mikaku shougai)

-disorder of taste

…Probably the greatest part of the Kouhaku, Kuren no Yamiya.

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 #346

2013, December 20 Leave a comment

Word of the day:

武装 (ぶそう/busou)

-arms; armament; armed

Word of the day EX:

艦隊 (かんたい/kantai)

-(naval) fleet; armada

Word of the day EXX:

名探偵 (めいたんてい/meitantei)

-great detective

…The hottest thing to have come around since Puzzle and Dragon (well… probably not), Kantai Collection.