Japanese Word of the Day - soda (noun)


1
Oct
2014

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炭酸飲料 (たんさんいんりょう) soda (noun)

ルートビアは一番好きな炭酸飲料だ。
ルートビアはいちばんすきなたんさんいんりょうだ。
Root beer is my favorite kind of soda.

冷たい炭酸飲料
つめたいたんさんいんりょう
cold soda

氷入りの炭酸飲料
こおりいりのたんさんいんりょう
soda with ice

缶の炭酸飲料
かんのたんさんいんりょう
can of soda

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Oct
2014

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Japanese Word of the Day - zebra (noun)


30
Sep
2014

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シマウマ (シマウマ) zebra (noun)

シマウマたちが、互いに首を擦りあっている。
シマウマたちが、たがいにくびをすりあっている。
The zebras are rubbing their necks.

白黒の縞模様のシマウマ
しろくろのしまもようのシマウマ
black and white striped zebra

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Japanese Word of the Day - turkey (noun)


29
Sep
2014

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七面鳥 (しちめんちょう) turkey (noun)

野生の七面鳥は、北アメリカが生まれです。
やせいのしちめんちょうは、きたアメリカがうまれです。
The wild turkey is native to North America.

野生の七面鳥
やせいのしちめんちょう
wild turkey

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Japanese Word of the Day - musical (noun)


28
Sep
2014

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ミュージカル (ミュージカル) musical (noun)

ミュージカルは、歌にのせて物語を展開する。
ミュージカルは、うたにのせてものがたりをてんかいする。
A musical can tell a story with songs.

その女性は、ミュージカルで演技をしている。
そのじょせいは、ミュージカルでえんぎをしている。
The woman is preforming in a musical.

コメディミュージカル
コメディミュージカル
musical comedy

ミュージカルの上演
ミュージカルのじょうえん
musical performance

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Japanese Word of the Day - South America (noun)


27
Sep
2014

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南アメリカ (みなみアメリカ) South America (noun)

南アメリカ大陸には十二の国がある。
みなみアメリカたいりくにはじゅうにのくにがある。
There are twelve countries on the continent of South America.

南アメリカは大陸だ。
みなみアメリカはたいりくだ。
South America is a continent.

南アメリカ大陸
みなみアメリカたいりく
continent of South America

南アメリカ中部
みなみアメリカちゅうぶ
central South America

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Japanese Word of the Day - kitchen (noun)


26
Sep
2014

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台所 (だいどころ) kitchen (noun)

その女性は台所を片付けている。
そのじょせいはだいどころをかたづけている。
The woman is tidying up the kitchen.

私は台所をきれいにしました。
わたしはだいどころをきれいにしました。
I cleaned up the kitchen.

台所用具と戸棚
だいどころようぐととだな
kitchen appliances and cabinets

台所の片付け
だいどころのかたづけ
tidying up the kitchen

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Japanese Word of the Day - wolf (noun)


25
Sep
2014

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狼 (おおかみ) wolf (noun)

狼が吠えている。
おおかみがほえている。
The wolf is howling.

灰色の狼が、牧草地でエサを狩っている。
はいいろのおおかみが、ぼくそうちでエサをかっている。
The gray wolf is foraging for food in the meadow.

灰色の狼
はいいろのおおかみ
gray wolf

吠えている狼
ほえているおおかみ
howling wolf

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Japanese Word of the Day - airplane (noun)


24
Sep
2014

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飛行機 (ひこうき) airplane (noun)

私たちは、離陸するまで二時間、飛行機の中で座っていた。
わたしたちは、りりくするまでにじかん、ひこうきのなかですわっていた。
We sat on the airplane for two hours before it took off.

ライト兄弟は、百年以上前に、初めて飛行機を飛ばした。
ライトきょうだいは、ひゃくねんいじょうまえに、はじめてひこうきをとばした。
The Wright Brothers flew the first airplane over 100 years ago.

飛行機が空を飛んでいる。
ひこうきがそらをとんでいる。
The airplane is flying in the sky.

ジェット飛行機
ジェットひこうき
jet airplane

飛行機のパイロット
ひこうきのパイロット
airplane pilot

飛んでいる飛行機
とんでいるひこうき
flying plane

自家用飛行機
じかようひこうき
private airplane

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Japanese Word of the Day - water (noun)


23
Sep
2014

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水 (みず) water (noun)

女の人が水を飲んでいる。
おんなのひとがみずをのんでいる。
The woman is drinking water.

水をもらえますか。
みずをもらえますか。
Can I have some water, please?

男性は、ボトルで水を飲んでいる。
だんせいは、ボトルでみずをのんでいる。
The man is drinking from the water bottle.

水を飲む
みずをのむ
drink water

グラスに入ったお水
グラスにはいったおみず
glass of water

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