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


23
May
2015

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まずい (まずい) disgusting (i-adjective)

その男性は、不味そうなスナックを食べている。
そのだんせいは、まずそうなスナックをたべている。
The man is eating a disgusting snack.

その赤ちゃんは、まずい食べ物を与えられて、嬉しそうではない。
そのあかちゃんは、まずいたべものをあたえられて、うれしそうではない。
The baby is being fed disgusting food, and he is not happy.

まずい食べ物
まずいたべもの
disgusting food

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Japanese Word of the Day - medical doctor (noun)


22
May
2015

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医者 (いしゃ) medical doctor (noun)

もし気分が悪くなったら、医者に行きなさい。
もしきぶんがわるくなったら、いしゃにいきなさい。
If you get sick go to the doctor.

一日一個のりんごを食べれば、医者は要らない。
いちにちいっこのりんごをたべれば、いしゃはいらない。
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.

わたしは医者です。
わたしはいしゃです。
I am a doctor.

お医者さん
おいしゃさん
medical doctor

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Japanese Word of the Day - peacock (noun)


21
May
2015

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クジャク (クジャク) peacock (noun)

クジャクが、向きを変えている。
クジャクが、むきをかえている。
The peacock is turning.

クジャクの羽は美しいです。
クジャクのはねはうつくしいです。
The peacock’s feathers are beautiful.

うちわのように広がった尾をしたクジャク
うちわのようにひろがったおをしたクジャク
peacock with fanned tail

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Japanese Word of the Day - student (noun)


20
May
2015

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生徒 (せいと) student (noun)

私は全く良い生徒ではなかったが、それでも学校で習った事はたくさんある。
わたしはまったくよいせいとではなかったが、それでもがっこうでならったことはたくさんある。
I was never a great student, but I still learned a lot in school.

女子生徒
じょしせいと
female student

良い生徒
よいせいと
good student

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Japanese Word of the Day - nervous (verb)


19
May
2015

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緊張する (きんちょうする) nervous (verb)

緊張した会社員が面接を待っている。
きんちょうしたかいしゃいんがめんせつをまっている。
The nervous businessman is waiting for the interview.

ひどく緊張した
ひどくきんちょうした
extremely nervous

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Japanese Word of the Day - entrée (noun)


18
May
2015

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メイン料理 (メインりょうり) entrée (noun)

今夜のメイン料理は、焼き魚です。
こんやのメインりょうりは、やきざかなです。
Tonight’s main course is grilled fish.

メイン料理は牛肉と野菜です。
メインりょうりはぎゅうにくとやさいです。
The main course is beef and vegetables.

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18
May
2015

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Japanese Word of the Day - medicine (noun)


17
May
2015

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薬 (くすり) medicine (noun)

医者は、胃痛の薬を出してくれました。
いしゃは、いつうのくすりをだしてくれました。
The doctor gave me medicine for my stomach pain.

薬を飲むときは水をコップ一杯飲むようにしなさい。
くすりをのむときはみずをコップいっぱいのむようにしなさい。
Make sure to drink a glass of water with your medicine.

その患者は点滴を通して薬を摂取している。
そのかんじゃはてんてきをとおしてくすりをせっしゅしている。
The patient is getting medicine through an IV (intraveous line).

処方箋の薬
しょほうせんのくすり
prescription medicine

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Japanese Word of the Day - push (verb)


16
May
2015

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押す (おす) push (verb)

会社員がボタンを押した。
かいしゃいんがボタンをおした。
The office worker pushed the button.

会社員がボタンを押している。
かいしゃいんがボタンをおしている。
The office worker is pressing the button.

会社員がボタンを押す。
かいしゃいんがボタンをおす。
The office worker pushes the button.

男性が車を押している。
だんせいがくるまをおしている。
The man is pushing the car.

ボタンを押す
ボタンをおす
press a button

車を押す
くるまをおす
push a car

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Japanese Word of the Day - call (verb)


15
May
2015

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電話する (でんわする) call (verb)

お母さんが娘に電話した。
おかあさんがむすめにでんわした。
The mother called her daughter.

お母さんが娘に電話する。
おかあさんがむすめにでんわする。
The mother calls her daughter.

お母さんが娘に電話している。
おかあさんがむすめにでんわしている。
The mother is calling her daughter.

もう電話しないで!
もうでんわしないで!
Don’t call me again.

電話して。
でんわして。
Call me.

女性が電話をしている。
じょせいがでんわをしている。
The woman is making a call on the telephone.

娘に電話する
むすめにでんわする
call one’s daughter

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