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深夜食堂【しんやしょくどう】Season 2 [‘Midnight Dinner’] Vol. 3: episodes 5 to 7

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Vocab for episodes 5 to 7 of the TV series ‘深夜食堂【しんやしょくどう】Season 2’ [‘Midnight Dinner’]. This is volume 3/4. Vocab already listed in past volumes is not included. Check out the ‘Most Common Vocab’ set (Vol. 0) for a list of the most common terms throughout the series.



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から① from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity), since ② from (originator) ③ because ④ out of (constituent, part) ⑤ through (e.g. window, vestibule) ⑥ after, since (following te-form verb)
コップglass (i.e. drinking vessel), tumbler
マッチ① match (contest, lighting fires. etc.) ② to match with, to go well with
右 【みぎ】① right, right hand side ② afore-mentioned (esp. in vertical Japanese writing), foregoing, forgoing, above
下手 【へた】① unskillful, poor, awkward ② imprudent, untactful
花 【はな】① flower, blossom, bloom, petal ② blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms), cherry blossom ③ ikebana ④ Japanese playing cards ⑤ beauty ⑥ (the) best
会社 【かいしゃ】① company, corporation ② workplace
古い 【ふるい】old (not person), aged, ancient, antiquated, stale, threadbare, outmoded, obsolete article
口 【くち】① mouth ② opening, hole, gap, orifice ③ mouth (of a bottle), spout, nozzle, mouthpiece ④ gate, door, entrance, exit ⑤ speaking, speech, talk (i.e. gossip) ⑥ taste, palate ⑦ mouth (to feed) ⑧ opening (i.e. vacancy), available position ⑨ invitation, summons ⑩ kind, sort, type ⑪ opening (i.e. beginning) ⑫ counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), and swords
山 【やま】① mountain ② pile, heap ③ climax, critical point ④ speculated area covered by an examination
週間 【しゅうかん】week, weekly
書く 【かく】to write
小さい 【ちいさい】small, little, tiny
上 【うえ】① above, up, over ② top, summit ③ surface, on ④ before, previous ⑤ superiority, one's superior (i.e. one's elder) ⑥ on top of that, besides, what's more ⑦ upon (further inspection, etc.), based on (and occurring after) ⑧ matters concerning..., as concerns ... ⑨ since (i.e. "for that reason") ⑩ suffix indicating higher social standing
西 【にし】west
先週 【せんしゅう】last week, the week before
大学 【だいがく】① post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc. ② the Great Learning - one of the Four Books
男の子 【おとこのこ】boy, male child, baby boy
電気 【でんき】① electricity ② (electric) light
読む 【よむ】to read
入れる 【いれる】① to put in, to let in, to take in, to bring in, to insert, to set (a jewel, etc.) ② to admit, to accept, to employ, to hire ③ to accept, to comply, to grant, to adopt (a policy, etc.), to take (advice, etc.), to listen to, to pay attention to ④ to include ⑤ to pay (one's rent, etc.) ⑥ to cast (a vote) ⑦ to make (tea, coffee, etc.) ⑧ to turn on (a switch, etc.) ⑨ to send (a fax), to call
白い 【しろい】white
来年 【らいねん】next year
話す 【はなす】to speak
一人 【ひとり】one person
夏 【なつ】summer
家族 【かぞく】family, members of a family
寒い 【さむい】① cold (e.g. weather) ② dull, uninteresting, lame
兄弟 【きょうだい】siblings, brothers and sisters
月 【つき】① moon ② month
止まる 【とまる】① to stop, to halt ② to remain, to abide, to stay (in the one place) ③ to come to a halt ④ to be limited to
手紙 【てがみ】letter
春 【はる】① spring, springtime ② new year ③ prime (of one's life, etc.) ④ adolescence, puberty ⑤ sexuality
所 【ところ】① place, spot, scene, site ② address ③ district, area, locality ④ one's house ⑤ point ⑥ part ⑦ space, room ⑧ whereupon, as a result ⑨ (after present form of a verb) about to, on the verge of
少ない 【すくない】few, a little, scarce, insufficient, seldom
青い 【あおい】① blue, green ② pale ③ unripe, inexperienced
多い 【おおい】many, numerous
貸す 【かす】① to lend, to loan ② to rent out, to hire out
台所 【だいどころ】kitchen
大好き 【だいすき】loveable, very likeable, like very much
着る 【きる】① to wear (in modern Japanese, from the shoulders down), to put on ② to bear (guilt, etc.)
鳥 【とり】① bird ② bird meat (esp. chicken meat), fowl, poultry
冬 【ふゆ】winter
働く 【はたらく】① to work, to labor, to labour ② to function, to operate, to be effective, to work (i.e. ... works), to come into play ③ to commit (e.g. a crime), to perpetrate, to do, to act, to practise, to practice ④ to be conjugated
家庭 【かてい】home, family, household
向こう 【むこう】① opposite side, other side, opposite direction ② over there, that way, far away, beyond ③ the other party, the other person ④ future (starting now)
宿題 【しゅくだい】homework
消す 【けす】① to erase, to delete, to cross out ② to turn off power ③ to extinguish, to put out
雪 【ゆき】snow
番号 【ばんごう】number, series of digits
遊ぶ 【あそぶ】① to play, to enjoy oneself, to have a good time ② to mess about (with alcohol, gambling, philandery, etc.) ③ to be idle, to do nothing, to be unused ④ to go to (for pleasure or for study) ⑤ (in baseball) to intentionally throw a ball to lower the batter's concentration
緑 【みどり】① green ② greenery (esp. fresh verdure)
奥さん 【おくさん】wife, your wife, his wife, married lady, madam
過ぎ 【すぎ】① past, after ② too (much), over (e.g. eating)
皆さん 【みなさん】all, everyone, everybody
覚える 【おぼえる】① to remember, to recollect, to memorize, to memorise ② to feel
甘い 【あまい】① sweet, delicious ② fragrant (smelling), sweet (music) ③ lightly salted ④ naive, overly optimistic, soft on, generous, indulgent, easy-going ⑤ half-hearted, not finished properly ⑥ tempting (e.g. words), promising
吸う 【すう】① to smoke, to breathe in, to inhale ② to suck, to sip, to slurp ③ to absorb, to soak up ④ to kiss
牛乳 【ぎゅうにゅう】(cow's) milk
降る 【ふる】to precipitate, to fall (e.g. rain)
座る 【すわる】① to sit, to squat ② to assume (a position) ③ to hold steady, to hold still
難しい 【むずかしい】difficult
猫 【ねこ】① cat ② shamisen ③ geisha ④ wheelbarrow ⑤ clay bed-warmer
薄い 【うすい】① thin ② pale, light ③ watery, dilute, sparse ④ weak (taste, etc.) ⑤ slim (probability, etc.), small
彼女 【かのじょ】① she, her ② girl friend, girlfriend, sweetheart
並ぶ 【ならぶ】① to line up, to stand in a line ② to rival, to match, to equal
忘れる 【わすれる】to forget, to leave carelessly, to be forgetful of, to forget about, to forget (an article)
塩 【しお】salt
段々 【だんだん】gradually, by degrees
砂糖 【さとう】sugar
撮る 【とる】to take (a photo), to make (a film)
沢山 【たくさん】many, a lot, much
風呂 【ふろ】① bath, bathtub ② bathroom, bathhouse ③ room for drying lacquerware ④ base (wooden joint connecting the blade of a hoe, spade, etc., to the handle)
嫌 【いや】disagreeable, detestable, unpleasant, reluctant
伯父 【おじ】uncle (older than one's parent)
あそこ① there (place physically distant from both speaker and listener), over there, that place, yonder ② that far (something psychologically distant from both speaker and listener), that much, that point
どれ① which (of three or more) ② whichever, any ③ well, now, let me see
それでは① well then ... ② in that situation, in which case
どうしてwhy?, for what reason, how, in what way, for what purpose, what for
① indicates possessive ② verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser) ③ substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases ④ indicates a confident conclusion ⑤ emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem) ⑥ indicates question (sentence end)
しかしhowever, but
つけるto turn on, to switch on, to light up
もう一度 【もういちど】once more, again
そろそろ① gradually, steadily, quietly, slowly ② soon, momentarily, before long, any time now
日本 【にっぽん】Japan
運転 【うんてん】operation, motion, driving
開く 【ひらく】① to open (e.g. a bank-account, festival, etc.) ② to spread out, to open up (flower bud, umbrella, etc.), to widen (gap, distance, width) ③ to hold, to give (party, conference, etc.)
起こす 【おこす】to raise, to cause, to wake someone
急行 【きゅうこう】① moving at high speed ② express (e.g. train that bypasses many stations)
見える 【みえる】① to be seen, to be in sight ② to look, to seem, to appear ③ to come
思い出す 【おもいだす】to recall, to remember
上手い 【うまい】① skillful, clever, expert, wise, successful ② delicious, appetizing, appetising ③ fortunate, splendid, promising
止める 【やめる】to end, to stop, to cease, to resign
小説 【しょうせつ】novel, (short) story
場合 【ばあい】case, situation
生きる 【いきる】to live, to exist
大学生 【だいがくせい】university student, college student
特に 【とくに】particularly, especially
別 【べつ】distinction, difference, different, another, particular, separate, extra, exception
夕飯 【ゆうはん】evening meal
見つける 【みつける】① to discover, to find (e.g. an error in a book), to come across, to detect ② to locate, to find (e.g. something missing), to find fault ③ to be used to seeing, to be familiar with
海岸 【かいがん】coast, beach
残る 【のこる】to remain, to be left
指 【ゆび】finger, toe, digit
拾う 【ひろう】to pick up, to find, to gather
焼ける 【やける】① to burn, to be roasted, to be heated, to be sunburnt, to fade (in the sun), to glow red (i.e. of the sky at sunset) ② to be jealous, to be envious
場所 【ばしょ】① place, location, spot, position ② room, space ③ basho (sumo wrestling tournament)
調べる 【しらべる】to examine, to investigate, to check up, to sense, to study, to inquire, to search
お土産 【おみやげ】present, souvenir
一杯 【いっぱい】① amount necessary to fill a container (e.g. a cupful, spoonful, etc.), a drink (i.e. an alcoholic beverage) ② full ③ one squid, octopus, crab, etc., one boat ④ fully, to capacity ⑤ a lot, much ⑥ all of ..., the entire ...
警察 【けいさつ】police
最後 【さいご】① last, end, conclusion ② (after -tara form or -ta form followed by "ga") no sooner than, right after (often having negative consequences)
似る 【にる】to resemble, to be similar
捨てる 【すてる】to throw away, to cast aside, to abandon, to resign, to break up with (someone)
女性 【じょせい】① woman, female ② feminine gender
折れる 【おれる】to break, to be folded, to give in, to turn (a corner)
恥ずかしい 【はずかしい】shy, ashamed, embarrassed
珍しい 【めずらしい】① unusual, rare, curious ② new, novel ③ fine (e.g. gift)
盗む 【ぬすむ】to steal
付く 【つく】① to be attached, to be connected with, to adhere, to stick, to cling ② to remain imprinted, to scar, to stain, to dye ③ to bear (fruit, interest, etc.) ④ to be acquired (of a habit, ability, etc.), to increase (of strength, etc.) ⑤ to take root ⑥ to accompany, to attend, to follow, to study with ⑦ to side with, to belong to ⑧ to possess, to haunt ⑨ to be lit, to be lighted ⑩ to be settled, to be resolved, to be decided ⑪ to be given (of a name, price, etc.) ⑫ to be sensed, to be perceived ⑬ to be lucky ⑭ (after -masu stems, onomatopoeic and mimetic words) to become (a state, condition, etc.)
変 【へん】① strange, odd, peculiar, weird, curious, queer, eccentric, funny, suspicious, fishy ② unexpected ③ change ④ incident, disturbance, disaster, accident ⑤ flat (music)
変える 【かえる】to change, to alter, to vary, to convert, to revise, to amend, to transform
格好 【かっこう】① shape, form, posture, appearance, manner ② suitability, moderateness (in price)
怖い 【こわい】① scary, frightening, eerie, dreadful ② (I'm) afraid
嘘 【うそ】lie, falsehood, incorrect fact
噛む 【かむ】① to bite, to chew, to gnaw ② to fumble or falter with one's words
絹 【きぬ】silk
是非 【ぜひ】① certainly, without fail ② right and wrong, pros and cons
寂しい 【さびしい】lonely, lonesome, solitary, desolate
きっとsurely, undoubtedly, almost certainly, most likely (e.g. 90 percent)
それにbesides, moreover
おかしいstrange, funny, amusing, ridiculous
しばらく① little while, short while, moment, instant ② a while, quite a time ③ it's been a long time
しまうto finish, to close, to do something completely, to put away, to put an end to
つもり① intention, plan ② conviction, belief
はず① expectation that something took place, will take place or was in some state, it should be so, bound to be, expected to be, must be ② nock (of a bow) ③ nock (of an arrow) ④ nock-shaped grip (between thumb and forefinger) (Sumo)
まま① as it is, as one likes, because, as ② condition, state
ひどいcruel, awful, severe, very bad, serious, terrible, heavy, violent
間違う 【まちがう】to make a mistake, to be incorrect, to be mistaken
ちゃんとperfectly, properly, exactly
ただ今 【ただいま】① Here I am, I'm home! ② presently, right away, right now, just now
あんなにto that extent, to that degree
会員 【かいいん】member, the membership
作品 【さくひん】work (e.g. book, film, composition, etc.), opus, performance, production
地 【ち】① earth, ground, land, soil ② place ③ territory ④ bottom (of a package, book, etc.) ⑤ earth (one of the five elements)
発見 【はっけん】discovery, detection, finding
父親 【ちちおや】father
風 【ふう】① method, manner, way, style ② appearance, air ③ tendency ④ folk song (genre of the Shi Jing) ⑤ wind (one of the five elements)
別れ 【わかれ】parting, separation, farewell, (lateral) branch, fork, offshoot, division, section
旅 【たび】travel, trip, journey
一家 【いっか】a house, a home, a family, a household, one's family, one's folks, a style
育つ 【そだつ】to be raised (e.g. child), to be brought up, to grow (up)
羽 【はね】① feather, plume, wing ② blade (fan, propeller, etc.)
加える 【くわえる】to append, to sum up, to add (up), to include, to increase, to inflict
回す 【まわす】① to turn, to rotate, to gyrate ② to circulate, to send around ③ to surround ④ to put something to a new use (e.g. leftovers) ⑤ (after the -masu stem of a verb) ... around (i.e. to chase someone around) ⑥ to dial (e.g. telephone number)
確かめる 【たしかめる】to ascertain, to check, to make sure
欠ける 【かける】① to be chipped, to be damaged, to be broken ② to be lacking, to be missing ③ to be insufficient, to be short, to be deficient, to be negligent toward ④ (of the moon) to wane, to go into eclipse
幸福 【こうふく】happiness, blessedness
試し 【ためし】trial, test
自身 【じしん】by oneself, personally
式 【しき】① equation, formula, expression ② ceremony ③ style
実 【み】① fruit, nut ② seed ③ (in broth) pieces of meat, vegetable, etc. ④ content, substance
実は 【じつは】as a matter of fact, by the way, to tell you the truth, to be honest, frankly
取り消す 【とりけす】to cancel, to revoke
商売 【しょうばい】trade, business, commerce, transaction, occupation
進める 【すすめる】to advance, to promote, to hasten
波 【なみ】wave
夜明け 【よあけ】dawn, daybreak
流す 【ながす】① to drain, to pour, to spill, to shed (blood, tears) ② to wash away ③ to distribute (e.g. electricity over wires, music over a PA system, etc.), to circulate, to broadcast, to beam ④ to cruise (e.g. taxi) ⑤ to float, to set adrift
幸せ 【しあわせ】happiness, good fortune, luck, blessing
引き受ける 【ひきうける】① to be responsible for ② to take over, to take up ③ to guarantee, to undertake ④ to contract (a disease)
他 【た】other (esp. people and abstract matters)
愛 【あい】love, affection
一層 【いっそう】① much more, still more, all the more, (would) rather, sooner, might as well ② single layer (or storey, etc.)
鋭い 【するどい】pointed, sharp
演技 【えんぎ】acting, performance
完成 【かんせい】① complete, completion ② perfection, accomplishment
缶 【かん】can, tin
現在 【げんざい】now, current, present, present time, as of
限界 【げんかい】limit, bound
最低 【さいてい】① least, lowest, worst ② nasty, disgusting, horrible, yuck!
材料 【ざいりょう】ingredients, material
週末 【しゅうまつ】weekend
女優 【じょゆう】actress
笑い 【わらい】① laugh, laughter ② smile ③ sneer
積む 【つむ】to pile up, to stack, to load (car, ship, etc.), to pack
責める 【せめる】to condemn, to blame, to criticize, to criticise
地位 【ちい】(social) position, status
認める 【みとめる】① to recognize, to recognise, to appreciate ② to observe, to notice ③ to admit, to approve
燃える 【もえる】to burn, to get fired up
抜ける 【ぬける】① to come out, to fall out, to be omitted, to be missing, to escape ② to exit (a program loop)
粉 【こな】flour, meal, powder
変更 【へんこう】change, modification, alteration, revision, amendment
面接 【めんせつ】interview
勇気 【ゆうき】courage, bravery, valour, valor, nerve, boldness
連続 【れんぞく】serial, consecutive, continuity, occurring in succession, continuing
気付く 【きづく】to notice, to recognize, to recognise, to become aware of, to perceive, to realize, to realise
捜す 【さがす】to search (for something lost), to seek (a suspect in a crime)
偶々 【たまたま】casually, unexpectedly, accidentally, by chance
飛び込む 【とびこむ】to jump in, to leap in, to plunge into, to dive
雇う 【やとう】① to employ ② to hire, to charter
稲 【いね】rice-plant
沖 【おき】open sea
監督 【かんとく】① supervision, control, superintendence, direction ② director, superintendent, supervisor, coach, foreman, manager, overseer, controller, boss
教授 【きょうじゅ】① professor ② teaching, instruction
契約 【けいやく】contract, compact, agreement
健康 【けんこう】health, sound, wholesome
飼う 【かう】to keep, to raise, to feed
就職 【しゅうしょく】finding employment, inauguration
証明 【しょうめい】proof, verification
専攻 【せんこう】major subject, special study
提出 【ていしゅつ】① to present, to submit (e.g. a report or a thesis), to hand in, to file, to turn in ② presentation, submission, filing
豆 【まめ】① legume (esp. edible legumes or their seeds, such as beans, peas, pulses, etc.), beans, peas ② soya bean (soybean), soy (Glycine max) ③ miniature, tiny ④ child
評判 【ひょうばん】① fame, reputation, popularity ② rumour (rumor), talk
文句 【もんく】① phrase ② complaint
敵 【てき】① opponent, rival, adversary ② menace, danger, threat, enemy
影 【かげ】① shadow, silhouette ② reflection, image ③ presence, sign ④ light (stars, moon)
砂漠 【さばく】desert
故郷 【こきょう】home town, birthplace, old village, historic village, native place, one's old home
保証 【ほしょう】guarantee, security, assurance, pledge, warranty
褒める 【ほめる】to praise, to admire, to speak well
それともor, or else
ついに① finally, at last ② (with neg) in the end
羨ましい 【うらやましい】① envious (feeling, etc.), jealous ② enviable (position, etc.)
かく① to scratch ② to perspire ③ to shovel, to paddle
誰か 【だれか】someone, somebody
掴む 【つかむ】to seize, to catch, to grasp, to grip, to grab, to hold, to catch hold of, to lay one's hands on
とにかくanyhow, at any rate, anyway, somehow or other, generally speaking, in any case
あらoh, ah
小学生 【しょうがくせい】elementary school student, primary school student, grade school student
中年 【ちゅうねん】middle-age, middle age, midlife, one's middle years
何となく 【なんとなく】somehow or other, for some reason or another
死体 【したい】dead body, corpse, cadaver
重ねる 【かさねる】to pile up, to put something on another, to heap up, to add, to repeat
名字 【みょうじ】surname, family name
教わる 【おそわる】to be taught
心当たり 【こころあたり】having some knowledge of, happening to know
線路 【せんろ】line, track, roadbed
温める 【あたためる】to warm, to heat
可 【か】passable, acceptable, tolerable, fair
缶詰 【かんづめ】packing (in cans), canning, canned goods, tin can
期限 【きげん】① term, period, time frame ② time limit, deadline, cutoff (date)
散らす 【ちらす】to scatter, to disperse, to distribute
いただきますexpression of gratitude before meals
着替える 【きがえる】to change one's clothes
造る 【つくる】① to make, to produce, to manufacture, to build, to construct ② to prepare (food), to brew (alcohol) ③ to raise, to grow, to cultivate, to train ④ to till ⑤ to draw up (a document), to make out, to prepare, to write ⑥ to create (an artistic work, etc.), to compose ⑦ to coin (a phrase), to organize, to organise, to establish, to found ⑧ to have (a child) ⑨ to make up (one's face, etc.) ⑩ to fabricate (an excuse, etc.) ⑪ to form (a line, etc.) ⑫ to set (a record) ⑬ to commit (a sin, etc.)
やっ付ける 【やっつける】to beat, to attack (an enemy), to do away with, to finish off
破く 【やぶく】to tear, to violate, to defeat, to smash, to destroy
一応 【いちおう】once, tentatively, in outline, for the time being, just in case
勘 【かん】perception, intuition, the sixth sense
紺 【こん】navy blue, deep blue
焦げる 【こげる】to burn, to be burned
創作 【そうさく】production, literary creation, work
張り切る 【はりきる】to be in high spirits, to be full of vigor (vigour), to be enthusiastic, to be eager, to stretch to breaking point
漬ける 【つける】① to soak, to seep, to dip in ② to pickle
別荘 【べっそう】holiday house, villa
本気 【ほんき】seriousness, truth, sanctity
悔しい 【くやしい】regrettable, mortifying, vexing
締め切り 【しめきり】closing, cut-off, end, deadline, Closed, No Entrance
載せる 【のせる】to load (luggage), to carry, to take on board
糊 【のり】paste, glue, starch
煎る 【いる】to parch, to fry, to fire, to broil, to roast, to boil down (in oil)
頂戴 【ちょうだい】① receiving, reception, getting, being given ② eating, drinking, having ③ (also used after -te forms) please, please do for me
爪 【つめ】① nail (e.g. fingernail, toenail), claw, talon, hoof ② plectrum, pick ③ hook, clasp
匂う 【におう】① to be fragrant, to smell (good) ② to stink, to smell (bad) ③ to glow, to be bright
蘇る 【よみがえる】① to be resurrected, to be resuscitated, to be rehabilitated, to be revived, to be refreshed, to be restored ② to be recalled (e.g. memories), to be brought back
紙屑 【かみくず】wastepaper, paper scraps, paper waste
生ける 【いける】① to arrange (flowers), to plant ② living, live
仕上げ 【しあげ】end, finishing touches, being finished
引き取る 【ひきとる】to take charge of, to take over, to retire to a private place
周 【しゅう】① Zhou (dynasty of China), Chou ② (geometric) perimeter ③ counter for laps or circuits
悪 【あく】evil, wickedness
映像 【えいぞう】reflection, image, picture (e.g. on a television), shot, clip
縁 【えん】① fate, destiny (esp. as a mysterious force that binds two people together) ② relationship (e.g. between two people), bond, link, connection ③ family ties, affinity ④ opportunity, chance (to meet someone and start a relationship) ⑤ pratyaya (indirect conditions, as opposed to direct causes) ⑥ narrow open-air veranda
下心 【したごころ】① secret intention, ulterior motive ② kanji "heart" radical at bottom
家出 【いえで】running away from home, leaving home
我 【われ】① I, me ② oneself
掛け 【かけ】① credit ② partially, half
脚本 【きゃくほん】script, screenplay, scenario
恐れ入る 【おそれいる】① to be sorry, to feel small ② to be grateful ③ to be amazed, to be filled with awe, to be surprised ④ to be disconcerted, to be embarrassed
権力 【けんりょく】(political) power, authority, influence
混同 【こんどう】confusion, mixing, merger
栽培 【さいばい】cultivation
作戦 【さくせん】① tactics, strategy ② military or naval operations
参照 【さんしょう】reference, bibliographical reference, consultation, browsing (e.g. when selecting a file to upload on a computer), checking out
自主 【じしゅ】independence, autonomy
主 【しゅ】① (one's) master ② Lord (Christian ref. to Jesus or God) ③ the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
主演 【しゅえん】starring, playing the leading part
主人公 【しゅじんこう】① protagonist, main character, hero(ine) (of a story) ② head of household
取材 【しゅざい】collecting data (e.g. for a newspaper article), covering an event
心中 【しんじゅう】double suicide, lovers suicide
切実 【せつじつ】compelling, serious, severe, acute, earnest, pressing, urgent
先代 【せんだい】family predecessor, previous age, previous generation
懲りる 【こりる】to learn by experience, to be disgusted with
逃げ出す 【にげだす】to run away, to escape from
同い年 【おないどし】of the same age
妊娠 【にんしん】conception, pregnancy
粘る 【ねばる】to be sticky, to be adhesive, to persevere, to persist, to stick to
悩み 【なやみ】trouble, troubles, worry, distress, sorrows, anguish, agony, problem
幽霊 【ゆうれい】ghost, specter, spectre, apparition, phantom
有機 【ゆうき】organic
濫用 【らんよう】abuse, misuse, misappropriation, using to excess
駆ける 【かける】① to soar, to fly ② to run, to dash
著 【ちょ】① work, book ② (a book) by ③ obvious, striking
被 【ひ】indicates the target of an activity
もしかしてperhaps, possibly
引っ掻く 【ひっかく】to scratch, to claw
嘘つき 【うそつき】liar (sometimes said with not much seriousness), fibber
耽る 【ふける】① to indulge in, to give oneself up to, to be obsessed by ② to be engrossed in, to be lost in, to be absorbed in
微塵 【みじん】particle, atom
揉める 【もめる】to disagree, to dispute
とりあえずat once, first of all, for the time being, for now
クラブ① club (e.g. golf, tennis) ② clubs (card suit) ③ crab
グリーンピース① green peas ② Greenpeace
シルクロードSilk Road
スポット① spot ② spot advertisement, spot advertising ③ spot news ④ spotlight
セクハラsexual harassment
ドラマ① drama ② TV drama, teledrama, play
ヒットhit, success, safe hit (baseball), being a hit
ファン① fan ② fun
ホーム① platform ② home
ライター① lighter ② writer
ルー① roux (mixture of butter and flour used to make sauces), sauce made from such a mixture ② (Japanese) curry powder, curry sauce made from this powder
レポートreport, paper
見くびる 【みくびる】to underrate, to belittle, to look down on, to despise
後 【のち】① later, afterwards, since ② future ③ after one's death
三月 【さんがつ】March
書き出す 【かきだす】to begin to write, to write out, to export (file), to extract
女 【じょ】① woman, girl, daughter ② Chinese "Girl" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
上げ 【あげ】rise in price, making a tuck
中国 【ちゅうごく】① China ② South-west most region of Honshu, middle of a country, the Hiroshima area
長年 【ながねん】long time, many years
入り 【いり】① entering ② setting (of the sun) ③ containing, content, audience ④ income ⑤ beginning
入れ 【いれ】container, receptacle
父母 【ちちはは】father and mother, parents
前金 【まえきん】advance payment
半日 【はんにち】half day
半年 【はんとし】half year
生々しい 【なまなましい】lively, green, fresh, raw
ふん① hmm, well ..., humph, huh, pshaw, pish ② roughly, harshly, violently
パイン① pine ② pineapple
でないとwithout, but if
ふとしたimpulsive, unexpected, accidental, casual, inadvertent, on a whim
じゃうto do something completely
へえoh, yes?, really?
こう言う 【こういう】such, like this
後ろ足 【うしろあし】hind foot, hind-legs
行き着く 【ゆきつく】to arrive at, to end up
ほくろdark mole, facial mole, beauty spot
仕入れ 【しいれ】stocking, buying up
自家 【じか】own, personal, autologous
社員 【しゃいん】① company employee ② company stockholders (esp. in legal contexts), members of a corporation
西口 【にしぐち】west entrance
大急ぎ 【おおいそぎ】urgent, pressing
冬休み 【ふゆやすみ】winter vacation
悪口 【わるぐち】abuse, insult, slander, evil speaking
手のひら 【てのひら】the palm (of one's hand)
切り出す 【きりだす】to quarry, to cut (timber), to cut and carry off, to begin to talk, to break the ice, to broach, to bring down
朝飯 【あさめし】breakfast
店 【てん】-store, -shop
手作り 【てづくり】handmade, homegrown, hand-crafted, homemade
目茶目茶 【めちゃめちゃ】① disorderly, messy, ruined ② absurd, unreasonable, excessive, rash
売れっ子 【うれっこ】favorite, favourite, popular person
道 【どう】① road ② way ③ Buddhist teachings ④ Taoism ⑤ modern administrative region of Japan (Hokkaido) ⑥ historical administrative region of Japan (Tokaido, Tosando, etc.) ⑦ province (Tang-era administrative region of China) ⑧ province (modern administrative region of Korea)
玉ねぎ 【たまねぎ】onion (edible plant, Allium cepa)
美味い 【うまい】① skillful, clever, expert, wise, successful ② delicious, appetizing, appetising ③ fortunate, splendid, promising
書き直す 【かきなおす】to write out, to make a fair copy, to rewrite
女神 【めがみ】goddess
乗り 【のり】① riding, ride ② spread (of paints) ③ (two)-seater ④ mood (as in to pick up on and join in with someone's mood)
新型 【しんがた】new style, new model
深み 【ふかみ】depth, deep place
前向き 【まえむき】facing forward, front-facing, forward-looking, positive, proactive
都内 【とない】metropolitan area
当たり 【あたり】hit, success, reaching the mark, per ..., vicinity, neighborhood, neighbourhood
内定 【ないてい】unofficial offer, tentative decision
有数 【ゆうすう】prominent, leading
録画 【ろくが】(video) recording
和風 【わふう】Japanese style
遊ばす 【あそばす】① to let one play, to leave idle ② to do
書き直し 【かきなおし】rewriting, rewrite, fair copy
違和感 【いわかん】① uncomfortable feeling, feeling out of place, sense of discomfort ② malaise, physical unease
かなう① to come true (wish) ② to be suited ③ to match (implies competition), to rival, to bear (e.g. I can't bear the heat)
空き缶 【あきかん】empty can
口説く 【くどく】① to persuade, to coax, to solicit ② to seduce, to make advances, to make a play, to make a pass, to put the moves on, to come on to, to hit on, to court, to woo, to romance
最悪 【さいあく】the worst
市販 【しはん】① selling on the market (in the marketplace, in stores, etc.), making something commercially available ② commercial (e.g. software), over-the-counter, off-the-shelf, store-bought
誌 【し】magazine
自信 【じしん】self-confidence
週刊 【しゅうかん】published weekly
小麦粉 【こむぎこ】wheat flour
賞味 【しょうみ】relish, gusto, appreciation
職権 【しょっけん】authority, commission
石段 【いしだん】(flight of) stone steps
追い詰める 【おいつめる】to corner, to drive to the wall, to run down, to track down, to chase after
年末 【ねんまつ】end-of-year
白菜 【はくさい】Chinese cabbage (Brassica campestris var. amplexicaulis), white rape, bok choy, pak choi
副業 【ふくぎょう】side job, sideline, subsidiary business
変る 【かわる】to change, to be transformed, to vary, to be revised, to be different, to move location
片手 【かたて】one hand
冷え性 【ひえしょう】sensitivity to cold
愛想 【あいそ】civility, courtesy, compliments, sociability, graces
肌寒い 【はださむい】chilly, unpleasantly cold
相性 【あいしょう】affinity, compatibility
熱々 【あつあつ】① piping hot ② passionately in love
子猫 【こねこ】kitten
各々 【それぞれ】each, every, either, respectively, severally
甘味 【あまみ】sweetness, sugary taste
甘み 【うまみ】sweetness, sugary taste
諸悪 【しょあく】every (kind of) evil or crime
もしかif, in case
お陰 【おかげ】(your) backing, assistance, thanks or owing to
どういうsomehow, how, in what way, why, what kind of
異端 【いたん】heresy
遺体 【いたい】corpse, remains
芋 【いも】① tuber, taro, potato ② yokel, bumpkin
泣き 【なき】weeping, lamenting
凝縮 【ぎょうしゅく】① condensation ② to condense (steam, ideas, emotions, etc.)
血筋 【ちすじ】lineage, stock, strain, blood relationship
鷹 【たか】falcon (Falconidae family), hawk
漬物 【つけもの】tsukemono (Japanese pickled vegetables)
特製 【とくせい】special make, deluxe
不倫 【ふりん】adultery, immorality, impropriety
保 【ほ】guarantee
密告 【みっこく】secret information, betrayal, inform on
拍子 【ひょうし】① (musical) time, tempo, beat, rhythm ② the moment, the instance, chance
揺る 【ゆる】to shake, to jolt, to rock (cradle), to swing
盛りつける 【もりつける】to dish up
楓 【かえで】maple (tree) (Acer spp.)
すみれviolet (any flower of genus Viola, esp. the Fuji dawn, Viola mandshurica)
漬け 【づけ】① pickled (something) ② being badly influenced by, being addicted to
即 【そく】① instantly, immediately, at once ② that is (to say), namely
あぶhorsefly, gadfly
蟹 【かに】crab
咬む 【かむ】① to bite, to chew, to gnaw ② to fumble or falter with one's words
瓦礫 【がれき】rubble
ちょうどjust, right, exactly
熱燗 【あつかん】hot sake
復讐 【ふくしゅう】revenge
曰く 【いわく】① pretext, history, past, story ② according to ..., ... says
昆布 【こんぶ】kombu (any kelp of genus Laminaria) (konbu), devil's apron
岡 【おか】hill, height, knoll, rising ground
鉾 【ほこ】① long-handled Chinese spear, lance, pike ② weapon, arms ③ grip of a bow