Japanese Word of the Day - blackboard (noun)


22
Jul
2014

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黒板 (こくばん) blackboard (noun)

授業の後、残って黒板を消してくれますか?
じゅぎょうのあと、のこってこくばんをけしてくれますか?
After class I want you to stay and erase the blackboards.

黒板を消しなさい。
こくばんをけしなさい。
Erase the blackboard.

教室の黒板
きょうしつのこくばん
classroom blackboard

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22
Jul
2014

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Japanese Word of the Day - magazine (noun)


21
Jul
2014

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雑誌 (ざっし) magazine (noun)

女性は雑誌を読んでいる。
じょせいはざっしをよんでいる。
The woman is reading a magazine.

雑誌を読む
ざっしをよむ
read a magazine

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Japanese Word of the Day - dark (i-adjective)


20
Jul
2014

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暗い (くらい) dark (i-adjective)

外は暗いです。
そとはくらいです。
It’s dark outside.

暗い地下室
くらいちかしつ
dark basement

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Japanese Word of the Day - tour guide (noun)


19
Jul
2014

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ツアーガイド (ツアーガイド) tour guide (noun)

ツアーガイドが団体客を案内している。
ツアーガイドがだんたいきゃくをあんないしている。
The tour guide is conducting a tour.

ツアーガイドは、あなたの旅行を楽しくする興味深い情報を知っているだろう。
ツアーガイドは、あなたのりょこうをたのしくするきょうみぶかいじょうほうをしっているだろう。
A tour guide will know interesting information that will help you enjoy the trip.

知識の豊富なツアーガイド
ちしきのほうふなツアーガイド
knowledgeable tour guide

ツアーガイドを雇う
ツアーガイドをやとう
hire a tour guide

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Japanese Word of the Day - hurricane (noun)


18
Jul
2014

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ハリケーン (ハリケーン) hurricane (noun)

現代のレーダー機器のおかげでハリケーンの位置を正確に追跡することが出来る。
げんだいのレーダーききのおかげでハリケーンのいちをせいかくについせきすることができる。
Modern radar equipment allows us to precisely track a hurricane.

衛星がハリケーンの画像をとらえた。海上でハリケーンが発生した。
えいせいがハリケーンのがぞうをとらえた。かいじょうでハリケーンがはっせいした。
The satellite has captured a picture of a hurricane. A hurricane has formed over the ocean.

ハリケーンが、海から吹き込んできている。
ハリケーンが、うみからふきこんできている。
The hurricane is blowing in from the sea.

ハリケーン級の風
ハリケーンきゅうのかぜ
hurricane force winds

巨大ハリケーン
きょだいハリケーン
massive hurricane

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Japanese Word of the Day - skiing (noun)


17
Jul
2014

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スキー (スキー) skiing (noun)

スキーで坂を滑るときは必ずセーフティヘルメットをしなさい。
スキーでさかをすべるときはかならずセーフティヘルメットをしなさい。
Always wear a safety helmet while down hill skiing.

スキーヤーがスキーをしています。
スキーヤーがスキーをしています。
The skier is skiing.

男性と女性がクロスカントリースキーをしています。
だんせいとじょせいがクロスカントリースキーをしています。
The man and woman are cross country skiing.

スキー滑降競技
スキーかっこうきょうぎ
down hill skiing

クロスカントリースキー
クロスカントリースキー
cross country skiing

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Japanese Word of the Day - vacuum (phrase)


16
Jul
2014

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掃除機をかける (そうじきをかける) vacuum (phrase)

毎週火曜の朝は、家政婦が掃除機をかけます。
まいしゅうかようのあさは、かせいふがそうじきをかけます。
Every Tuesday morning the housekeeper vacuums.

カーペットに掃除機をかけています。
カーペットにそうじきをかけています。
A person is vacuuming the carpet.

主婦がカーペットに掃除機をかけている。
しゅふがカーペットにそうじきをかけている。
The homemaker is vacuuming the carpet.

主婦がカーペットに掃除機をかける。
しゅふがカーペットにそうじきをかける。
The homemaker vacuums the carpet.

主婦がカーペットに掃除機をかけた。
しゅふがカーペットにそうじきをかけた。
The homemaker vacuumed the carpet.

カーペットに掃除機をかける
カーペットにそうじきをかける
vacuum a carpet

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Japanese Word of the Day - travel (verb)


15
Jul
2014

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旅行する (りょこうする) travel (verb)

その男の人は、旅行に行くところだ。
そのおとこのひとは、りょこうにいくところだ。
The man is going to travel.

卒業後、一年かけて世界を旅行するつもりだ。
そつぎょうご、いちねんかけてせかいをりょこうするつもりだ。
After I graduate, I will travel the world for one year.

荷物を持って旅行する
にもつをもってりょこうする
travel with luggage

観光バスで旅行する
かんこうバスでりょこうする
travel by tour bus

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Japanese Word of the Day - runny nose (noun)


14
Jul
2014

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鼻水 (はなみず) runny nose (noun)

赤ちゃんは鼻水がたれている。
あかちゃんははなみずがたれている。
The baby has a runny nose.

鼻水が出ている
はなみずがでている
have a runny nose

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