Japanese Word of the Day - thick (phrase)


23
Apr
2014

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太った (ふとった) thick (phrase)

彼は背が高くて、太っている。
かれはせがたかくて、ふとっている。
He’s tall and thick.

太った体
ふとったからだ
thick body

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Japanese Word of the Day - beef (noun)


22
Apr
2014

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牛肉 (ぎゅうにく) beef (noun)

この牛肉は、とてもおいしい。
このぎゅうにくは、とてもおいしい。
This beef is very delicious.

牛肉用に育てられる牛もいるし、牛乳用に育てられる牛もいる。
ぎゅうにくようにそだてられるうしもいるし、ぎゅうにゅうようにそだてられるうしもいる。
Some cows are raised for their beef and some for milk.

今夜は牛肉にしますか、鳥肉にしますか?
こんやはぎゅうにくにしますか、とりにくにしますか?
Tonight’s choices are beef or chicken.

一切れの牛肉
ひときれのぎゅうにく
piece of beef

牛肉のパテ
ぎゅうにくのパテ
beef patties

おいしい牛肉
おいしいぎゅうにく
flavorful beef

牛肉のステーキ
ぎゅうにくのステーキ
beef steak

メイン料理の牛肉
メインりょうりのぎゅうにく
beef for the main course

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Japanese Word of the Day - nightstand (noun)


21
Apr
2014

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ナイトテーブル (ナイトテーブル) nightstand (noun)

ナイトテーブルの上に妻の写真を置いています。
ナイトテーブルのうえにつまのしゃしんをおいています。
I keep a picture of my wife on my nightstand.

ナイトテーブルの照明
ナイトテーブルのしょうめい
nightstand lamp

木製のナイトテーブル
もくせいのナイトテーブル
wooden nightstand

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21
Apr
2014

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Japanese Word of the Day - businessman (noun)


20
Apr
2014

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ビジネスマン (ビジネスマン) businessman (noun)

そのビジネスマンはとてもくつろいでいる。
そのビジネスマンはとてもくつろいでいる。
The businessman is very relaxed.

緊張したビジネスマンが面接を待っている。
きんちょうしたビジネスマンがめんせつをまっている。
The nervous businessman is waiting for the interview.

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Japanese Word of the Day - long-sleeved (noun)


19
Apr
2014

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長袖 (ながそで) long-sleeved (noun)

寒い日には、長袖のシャツがいい。
さむいひには、ながそでのシャツがいい。
Long-sleeved shirts are good for cold weather.

長袖シャツ
ながそでシャツ
long-sleeved shirt

白の長袖シャツ
しろのながそでシャツ
white, long-sleeved shirt

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Japanese Word of the Day - juice (noun)


18
Apr
2014

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ジュース (ジュース) juice (noun)

私達は毎日新鮮で絞りたてのフルーツと野菜のジュースを楽しむ。
わたしたちはまいにちしんせんでしぼりたてのフルーツとやさいのジュースをたのしむ。
We enjoy freshly squeezed fruit and vegetable juice every day.

私は朝食にオレンジジュースを飲み、昼食にはりんごジュースを飲みます。
わたしはちょうしょくにオレンジジュースをのみ、ちゅうしょくにはりんごジュースをのみます。
I drink orange juice with breakfast and apple juice with lunch.

アップルジュース、オレンジジュース、そしてグレープジュース
アップルジュース、オレンジジュース、そしてグレープジュース
apple juice, orange juice, and grape juice

絞りたてのジュース
しぼりたてのジュース
fresh squeezed juice

100%のジュース
ひゃくパーセントのジュース
100% juice

ミックスフルーツジュース
ミックスフルーツジュース
blended fruit juice

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Japanese Word of the Day - gasoline (noun)


17
Apr
2014

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ガソリン (ガソリン) gasoline (noun)

ガソリンの値段が上がっています。
ガソリンのねだんがあがっています。
The price of gasoline is rising.

男の人がガソリンを入れています。
おとこのひとがガソリンをいれています。
The man is pumping gasoline.

ガソリンスタンド
ガソリンスタンド
petrol station

ガソリンを入れる
ガソリンをいれる
pump gasoline

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Japanese Word of the Day - fire (noun)


16
Apr
2014

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火事 (かじ) fire (noun)

消防士達が、ハシゴに登って、火事と格闘している。
しょうぼうしたちが、ハシゴにのぼって、かじとかくとうしている。
The fire fighters are fighting the fire on the ladder.

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Japanese Word of the Day - bee (noun)


15
Apr
2014

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はち (はち) bee (noun)

はちが黄色い花の受粉をしている。
はちがきいろいはなのじゅふんをしている。
The bee is pollinating the yellow flower.

ミツバチ
ミツバチ
honeybee

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