Japanese Word of the Day - bookshelf (noun)


20
Aug
2014

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本棚 (ほんだな) bookshelf (noun)

彼は本を片付けるために本棚を買った。
かれはほんをかたづけるためにほんだなをかった。
He bought a bookshelf to put his books on.

本棚は本で一杯だ。
ほんだなはほんでいっぱいだ。
The bookshelf is full of books.

本棚の本
ほんだなのほん
books on a bookshelf

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Japanese Word of the Day - cherry (noun)


19
Aug
2014

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サクランボ (サクランボ) cherry (noun)

さくらんぼが食べたいです。
さくらんぼがたべたいです。
I want to eat cherries.

サクランボを狩る
サクランボをかる
pick cherries

二粒のサクランボ
につぶのサクランボ
two cherries

くき付きの二粒のさくらんぼ
くきつきのにつぶのさくらんぼ
pair of cherries and stems

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Japanese Word of the Day - younger sister (noun)


18
Aug
2014

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妹 (いもうと) younger sister (noun)

妹はいつも着古した服を着なければならない。
いもうとはいつもきふるしたふくをきなければならない。
The younger sister always has to wear used clothes.

姉は妹を抱いている。
あねはいもうとをだいている。
The older sister is holding her younger sister.

可愛い妹
かわいいいもうと
sweet younger sister

姉と妹
あねといもうと
older sister and younger sister

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Aug
2014

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Japanese Word of the Day - classmate (noun)


17
Aug
2014

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同級生 (どうきゅうせい) classmate (noun)

サラは大学の時の同級生だ。
サラはだいがくのときのどうきゅうせいだ。
Sarah was my classmate at the university.

私の同級生のほとんどが同窓会に集まった。
わたしのどうきゅうせいのほとんどがどうそうかいにあつまった。
Most of my classmates returned for the class reunion.

同級生達がバスを待っている。
どうきゅうせいたちがバスをまっている。
The classmates are waiting for the bus.

その同級生達は友達だ。
そのどうきゅうせいたちはともだちだ。
The classmates are friends.

大学の同級生
だいがくのどうきゅうせい
fellow classmate

私の同級生達
わたしのどうきゅうせいたち
my fellow classmates

同級生
どうきゅうせい
fellow classmate

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Japanese Word of the Day - chef (noun)


16
Aug
2014

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シェフ (シェフ) chef (noun)

シェフが料理を用意している。
シェフがりょうりをよういしている。
The chef is preparing the dish.

シェフが料理をしています。
シェフがりょうりをしています。
The chef is making a meal.

シェフ長
シェフちょう
head chef

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Japanese Word of the Day - credit card (noun)


15
Aug
2014

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クレジットカード (クレジットカード) credit card (noun)

クレジットカードで料金を払って、チップは現金で払いなさい。
クレジットカードでりょうきんをはらって、チップはげんきんではらいなさい。
Pay the bill with a credit card and the tip with cash.

クレジットカードは使えますか。
クレジットカードはつかえますか。
Do you take credit cards?

クレジットカードで支払う
クレジットカードでしはらう
pay by credit card

クレジットカード番号
クレジットカードばんごう
credit card number

クレジットカードで買う
クレジットカードでかう
buy with a credit card

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Japanese Word of the Day - apartment (noun)


14
Aug
2014

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アパート (アパート) apartment (noun)

ひとつのアパートには複数の居住者がいる。
ひとつのアパートにはふくすうのきょじゅうしゃがいる。
An apartment building has multiple residents.

そのアパートの家賃はいくらですか?
そのアパートのやちんはいくらですか?
How much is the rent for the apartment?

私は、ニューヨークに小さいアパートを持っている。
わたしは、ニューヨークにちいさいアパートをもっている。
I have a small apartment in New York City.

三階建てのアパート
さんかいだてのアパート
three story apartment

町のアパート
まちのアパート
apartment in the city

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Japanese Word of the Day - sweat suit (noun)


13
Aug
2014

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ジャージ (ジャージ) sweat suit (noun)

女性はジャージを着ている。
じょせいはジャージをきている。
The woman is wearing a sweat suit.

重いジャージ
おもいジャージ
heavy sweat suit

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Japanese Word of the Day - carrot (noun)


12
Aug
2014

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人参 (にんじん) carrot (noun)

人参はとても一般的で、健康にもいい根野菜だ。
にんじんはとてもいっぱんてきで、けんこうにもいいこんやさいだ。
The carrot is a very popular and healthy root vegetable.

人参は、普通、オレンジ色です。
にんじんは、ふつう、オレンジいろです。
Carrots are usually orange in color.

ピーマン、ブロッコリー、ズッキーニ、ポロねぎ、にんじん、なす、レタスは、すべて野菜です。
ピーマン、ブロッコリー、ズッキーニ、ポロねぎ、にんじん、なす、レタスは、すべてやさいです。
Peppers, broccoli, zucchini, leeks, carrots, eggplants, and lettuce are all vegetables.

ニンジンジュース
ニンジンジュース
carrot juice

オレンジ色の人参
オレンジいろのにんじん
orange carrot

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