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深夜食堂【しんやしょくどう】Season 2 [‘Midnight Dinner’] Vol. 1: episode 1

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Vocab for episode 1 of the TV series ‘深夜食堂【しんやしょくどう】Season 2’ [‘Midnight Dinner’]. This is volume 1/4. Check out the ‘Most Common Vocab’ set (Vol. 0) for a list of the most common terms throughout the series.



440 entriesCreated by Public Domain — Last modified: 2016-11-03 13:55:26
お母さん 【おかあさん】mother
さん① Mr, Mrs, Miss or Ms ② honorific used with occupational titles
じゃ① then, well, so, well then ② combination of 'de' and 'wa' particles ③ plain copula
そう① so, really, seeming ② (after masu stem and adj-stem) appearing that, seeming that, looking like, having the appearance of
そんなsuch (about the actions of the listener, or about ideas expressed or understood by the listener), like that, that sort of
でも① but, however, still, yet, although, even though ② even, even if ③ or something
どうも① thanks ② much (thanks), very (sorry), quite (regret) ③ quite, really ④ somehow ⑤ no matter how hard one may try ⑥ greetings, hello, goodbye
どんなwhat, what kind of
はい① yes ② OK (used to get attention prior to an utterance), okay ③ giddy-up, giddap
もう① already, anymore ② soon, shortly ③ more, further, other, again ④ interjection used to strengthen expression of an emotion (often exasperation)
一 【いち】① one ② best in, the most (...) in (where an adjective follows)
どうぞ① please, kindly ② by all means
学校 【がっこう】school
休み 【やすみ】① rest, recess, respite ② vacation, holiday, absence, suspension ③ dormancy (of a silkworm prior to moulting)
見る 【みる】① to see, to look, to watch, to view, to observe ② to look over, to look on, to assess, to examine, to judge ③ to look after, to keep an eye on, to take care of ④ to view (e.g. flowers, movie) ⑤ (usu. after the -te form of a verb) to try
今 【いま】now, the present time, just now, soon, immediately, (one) more
時 【とき】① time, hour ② occasion, moment
時間 【じかん】① time ② hours
七 【なな】seven
手 【て】① hand, arm ② handle ③ hand, worker, help ④ trouble, care, effort ⑤ means, way, trick, move, technique, workmanship ⑥ hand, handwriting ⑦ kind, type, sort ⑧ one's hands, one's possession ⑨ ability to cope ⑩ hand (of cards) ⑪ direction
出る 【でる】① to go out, to exit, to leave ② to appear, to come forth, to be published ③ to answer (the phone or door)
食べる 【たべる】to eat
先 【さき】① previous, prior, former, some time ago, preceding ② point (e.g. pencil), tip, end, nozzle ③ head (of a line), front ④ ahead, the other side ⑤ the future, hereafter ⑥ destination ⑦ the other party
先生 【せんせい】① teacher, master, doctor ② with names of teachers, etc. as an honorific
前 【まえ】① ago, before (some event), previously, (minutes) to (the hour) ② in front (of), before (e.g. the house) ③ head (of a line), front (e.g. of a bus), fore part ④ in the presence of ⑤ helping, portion ⑥ privates, private parts
足 【あし】① foot ② leg ③ gait ④ pace
大人 【おとな】adult
男 【おとこ】man
中 【なか】① inside, in ② among, within ③ center (centre), middle ④ during, while
長い 【ながい】① long (distance) ② long (time), lengthy
電話 【でんわ】telephone
二 【に】two
入る 【はいる】① to enter ② to break into ③ to join, to enroll ④ to contain, to hold, to accommodate ⑤ to have (an income of)
本 【ほん】① book, volume ② main, head, this, our, present, real ③ counter for long cylindrical things
木 【き】tree, wood, timber
来る 【くる】① to come (spatially or temporally), to approach, to arrive ② to come back, to do ... and come back ③ to come to be, to become, to get, to grow, to continue ④ to come from, to be caused by, to derive from ⑤ to come to (i.e. "when it comes to spinach ...")
何 【なに】① what ② how many (some counter)
何 【なん】① what ② how many (some counter)
九 【く】nine
行く 【いく】① to go ② to proceed, to take place ③ to die, to pass away ④ to continue
今日 【きょう】today, this day
十 【じゅう】10, ten
人 【ひと】① man, person ② human being, mankind, people ③ character, personality ④ man of talent, true man ⑤ other people ⑥ adult
店 【みせ】store, shop, establishment
万 【まん】① 10,000, ten thousand ② myriads ③ everything, all
六 【ろく】six
言う 【いう】① to say ② to call (i.e. to give a name)
聞く 【きく】① to hear ② to listen (e.g. to music) ③ to ask, to enquire, to query
時々 【ときどき】sometimes, at times
話 【はなし】① talk, speech, chat, story, conversation ② discussions, negotiation, argument
分かる 【わかる】① to be understood, to be comprehended, to be grasped ② to become clear, to be known, to be discovered, to be realized, to be realised, to be found out
ですpolite copula in Japanese
時 【じ】① hour, o'clock ② (specified) time, when ..., during ...
① indicates location of action, at, in ② indicates time of action ③ indicates means of action, cause of effect, by ④ and then, so
日 【にち】① Sunday ② day (of the month) ③ counter for days
年 【ねん】① year (e.g. AD) ② counter for years
いるauxillary verb for continuing action or state
人 【にん】① counter for people ② (usu. in compound words) person
悪い 【わるい】① bad, poor, inferior ② evil, sinful ③ unprofitable, unbeneficial ④ at fault, to blame, in the wrong ⑤ sorry
引く 【ひく】① to pull ② to draw (attention, etc.), to attract (interest, etc.) ③ to draw back ④ to draw (a card) ⑤ to draw (plan, line, etc.) ⑥ to catch (cold) ⑦ to play (string instr.) ⑧ to look up (e.g. dictionary), to consult ⑨ to haul, to pull (vehicles) ⑩ to subtract ⑪ to ebb, to fade ⑫ to descend (from), to inherit (a characteristic) ⑬ to quote, to raise (as evidence) ⑭ to lay (a cable), to draw (a cable)
映画 【えいが】movie, film
会う 【あう】① to meet, to encounter ② to have an accident, to have a bad experience
顔 【かお】face (person)
帰る 【かえる】① to return, to come home, to go home, to go back ② (of a guest, customer, etc.) to leave ③ (of a baseball player rounding the bases) to get home
強い 【つよい】① strong, powerful, mighty, potent ② resistant, resilient, durable
兄さん 【にいさん】① older brother, elder brother ② brother (as older-brother figure in friendly and or work relationship) ③ (vocative) young man, buddy, fella, laddie
好き 【すき】liking, fondness, love
考える 【かんがえる】to consider, to think about
仕事 【しごと】① work, job, business, occupation, employment, vocation, task ② work
使う 【つかう】① to use (a thing, method, etc.), to make use of, to put to use ② to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.), to employ, to handle, to manage, to manipulate ③ to use (time, money, etc.), to spend, to consume ④ to use (language), to speak ⑤ to take (one's lunch), to circulate (bad money)
始まる 【はじまる】to begin
姉 【あね】older sister, elder sister
姉さん 【ねえさん】① elder sister ② (vocative) young lady ③ miss (referring to a waitress, etc.) ④ ma'am (used by geisha to refer to their superiors)
死ぬ 【しぬ】to die
私 【わたし】① I, me ② private affairs, personal matter, secrecy ③ selfishness
自分 【じぶん】① myself, yourself, oneself, himself, herself ② I, me
住む 【すむ】to live (of humans), to reside, to inhabit, to dwell, to abide
乗る 【のる】① to get on, to ride in, to board, to mount, to get up on ② to spread (paints), to be taken in ③ to share in, to join, to feel like doing, to be mentioned in, to be in harmony with ④ to appear (in print), to be recorded, to be found in (a dictionary)
食堂 【しょくどう】① dining room, dining hall, cafeteria, messroom ② restaurant, eatery, snack bar, diner
赤い 【あかい】① red ② Red (i.e. communist)
早い 【はやい】① fast, quick, hasty, brisk ② early (in the day, etc.), premature ③ (too) soon, not yet, (too) early ④ easy, simple, quick
待つ 【まつ】① to wait ② to await, to look forward to, to anticipate ③ (usu. in negative form) to depend on, to need
知る 【しる】to know, to understand, to be acquainted with, to feel
池 【いけ】pond
朝 【あさ】morning
度 【ど】① degree (angle, temperature, scale, etc.) ② counter for occurrences and times ③ strength (of alcohol)
同じ 【おなじ】① same, identical, equal, uniform, equivalent, similar, common (origin), changeless, alike ② (usu. part of a 'nara' conditional) anyway, anyhow, in either case
歩く 【あるく】to walk
妹 【いもうと】younger sister
夜 【よる】evening, night
明日 【あした】tomorrow
門 【もん】① gate ② branch of learning based on the teachings of a single master ③ (biological) division ④ counter for cannons
思う 【おもう】① to think, to consider, to believe ② to think (of doing), to plan (to do) ③ to judge, to assess, to regard ④ to imagine, to suppose, to dream ⑤ to expect, to look forward to ⑥ to feel, to desire, to want ⑦ to recall, to remember
終わる 【おわる】to finish, to end, to close
作る 【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.)
一番 【いちばん】① best, first, number one ② game, round, bout, fall, event (in a meet)
絵 【え】picture, drawing, painting, sketch
勤める 【つとめる】① to work (for), to be employed (at), to serve (in) ② to serve (as), to act (as), to fill (the position of), to play the role (of) ③ to conduct a religious service
取る 【とる】① to take, to pick up, to harvest, to earn, to choose ② to steal ③ to eat, to have (a meal) ④ to remove (one's glasses, etc.)
本当 【ほんとう】truth, reality
面白い 【おもしろい】interesting, amusing
お腹 【おなか】stomach
一緒 【いっしょ】① together ② at the same time ③ same, identical
皆 【みんな】① all, everyone, everybody ② everything
ほかother (esp. places and things), the rest
結構 【けっこう】① splendid, nice, wonderful, delicious, sweet ② sufficient, fine (in the sense of "I'm fine"), (by implication) no thank you ③ well enough, OK, tolerable ④ reasonably, fairly, tolerably
結婚 【けっこん】marriage
個 【こ】① counter for articles ② counter for military units ③ individual
子供 【こども】child, children
初めて 【はじめて】① for the first time ② only after ... is it ..., only when ... do you ...
置く 【おく】① to put, to place ② to leave (behind) ③ to do something in advance (usu. following te-form verb)
痛い 【いたい】① painful, sore ② exceeding
晩 【ばん】① evening ② counter for nights
彼 【かれ】① he, him ② boyfriend
欲しい 【ほしい】① wanted, wished for, in need of, desired ② (after the -te form of a verb) I want (you) to
頼む 【たのむ】① to request, to beg, to ask ② to call, to order, to reserve ③ to entrust to ④ to rely on
居る 【いる】① to be (of animate objects), to exist ② to stay ③ (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)
ころ① (approximate) time, around, about, toward ② suitable time (or condition) ③ time of year, season
ごろ① (approximate) time, around, about, toward ② suitable time (or condition) ③ time of year, season
ありがとうThank you
良く 【よく】① nicely, properly, well, skillfully ② frequently, often
達 【たち】pluralizing suffix (esp. for people & animals; formerly honorific)
大丈夫 【だいじょうぶ】safe, all right, OK, okay
誰 【だれ】who
弁当 【べんとう】bento (Japanese box lunch)
僕 【ぼく】① I, me ② you (used addressing young children) ③ manservant
立派 【りっぱ】splendid, fine, handsome, elegant, imposing, prominent, legal, legitimate
暇 【ひま】① spare time, free time, leisure ② time off, day off, vacation, holiday, leave ③ quitting (one's job), firing someone, divorcing (one's spouse) ④ (of one's time) free, (of one's business) slow ⑤ leaving, departing
良い 【よい】① good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable ② sufficient (can be used to turn down an offer), ready, prepared ③ profitable (e.g. deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial ④ OK
あのthat (someone or something distant from both speaker and listener, or situation unfamiliar to both speaker and listener)
こちら① this way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker), this direction ② here (place close to the speaker or where the speaker is) ③ this one (something physically close to the speaker) ④ I, me ⑤ this person (someone physically close to the speaker and of equal or higher status)
こっち① this way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker), this direction ② here (place close to the speaker or where the speaker is) ③ this one (something physically close to the speaker) ④ I, me ⑤ this person (someone physically close to the speaker and of equal or higher status)
その① that (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener), the ② um..., er..., uh...
それ① that (indicating an item or person near the listener, the action of the listener, or something on their mind), it ② that time, then
どうhow, in what way, how about
やる① to do ② to have sexual intercourse ③ to kill ④ to give (to inferiors, animals, etc.) ⑤ to do for (inferiors) ⑥ to send (e.g. somebody somewhere), to dispatch (e.g. letter) (despatch) ⑦ to move (something to), to row (a boat) ⑧ (used in place of other verb) to have (eat, drink, smoke), to study, to run or operate (a restaurant)
する① to do ② to cause to become, to make (into), to turn (into) ③ to serve as, to act as, to work as ④ to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.) ⑤ to judge as being, to view as being, to think of as, to treat as, to use as ⑥ to decide on, to choose ⑦ to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.) ⑧ to be (in a state, condition, etc.) ⑨ to be worth, to cost ⑩ to pass (of time), to elapse ⑪ verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs") ⑫ creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go") ⑬ to be just about to, to be just starting to, to try to, to attempt to
ちょっと① just a minute, short time, just a little ② somewhat, easily, readily, rather ③ (before a verb in negative form) (will not) easily ④ hey!
いつwhen, how soon
いつも① always, usually, every time ② never (with neg. verb)
くれるto give, to let one have, to do for one, to be given
ここ① here (place physically close to the speaker, place pointed by the speaker while explaining), this place ② these last (followed by a duration noun and a past sentence: time period before the present time of the speaker) ③ these next ... (followed by a duration noun and a non past sentence: time period after the present time of the speaker), the next ...
ある① to be (usu. of inanimate objects), to exist, to live ② to have ③ to be located ④ to be equipped with ⑤ to happen, to come about
ことthing, matter, fact, circumstances, business, reason, experience
なる① to become, to get, to grow, to be, to reach, to attain ② to result in, to prove to be ③ to consist of, to be composed of ④ to succeed, to be complete ⑤ to change into, to be exchanged for ⑥ to play a role ⑦ to be promoted (shogi)
またagain, and, also, still (doing something)
まだ① as yet, hitherto, still ② not yet (with negative verb)
どこ① where, what place ② how much (long, far), what extent
このthis (something or someone close to the speaker (including the speaker), or ideas expressed by the speaker)
よう① (usu. after the -masu stem of a verb) appearing ..., looking ... ② (usu. after the -masu stem of a verb) way to ..., method of ...ing ③ (usu. after a noun) form, style, design ④ (usu. after a noun) like, similar to ⑤ thing (thought or spoken)
そこ① there (place relatively near listener) ② there (place just mentioned), that place ③ then (of some incident just spoken of), that (of point just raised)
これ① this (indicating an item near the speaker, the action of the speaker, or the current topic) ② this person (usu. indicating someone in one's in-group) ③ now
いらっしゃる① to come, to go, to be (somewhere) ② (after a -te form, or the particle "de") is (doing), are (doing)
うん① yeah, uh huh ② some (at the start of a number in place of a digit)
けどbut, however, although
だからso, therefore
ちゃんsuffix for familiar person
やっとat last, at length
上がる 【あがる】① to rise, to go up, to come up, to ascend, to be raised ② to enter (esp. from outdoors), to come in, to go in ③ to enter (a school), to advance to the next grade ④ to get out (of water), to come ashore ⑤ to increase ⑥ to improve, to make progress ⑦ to be promoted, to advance ⑧ to be made (of profit, etc.) ⑨ to occur (esp. of a favourable result) ⑩ to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.) ⑪ to be finished, to be done, to be over ⑫ (of rain) to stop, to lift ⑬ to stop (working properly), to cut out, to give out, to die ⑭ to win (in a card game, etc.) ⑮ to be arrested ⑯ to turn up (of evidence, etc.) ⑰ to be deep fried ⑱ to be spoken loudly ⑲ to get stage fright ⑳ to be offered (to the gods, etc.) ○ to go, to visit ○ to eat, to drink ○ to be listed (as a candidate) ○ to serve (in one's master's home) ○ (in Kyoto) to go north ○ (after the -masu stem of a verb) indicates completion
家 【うち】① house, home (one's own) ② (one's) family, (one's) household
会 【かい】① meeting, assembly, party ② association, club
楽しみ 【たのしみ】① enjoyment, pleasure, diversion, amusement, hobby ② anticipation, looking forward to
気 【き】① spirit, mind, heart ② nature, disposition ③ motivation, intention ④ mood, feelings ⑤ atmosphere, essence
急ぐ 【いそぐ】to hurry, to rush, to hasten, to make something happen sooner
高校 【こうこう】senior high school
高校生 【こうこうせい】senior high school student
今度 【こんど】now, this time, next time, another time
子 【こ】① child ② young (animal) ③ young woman, young geisha ④ offshoot ⑤ interest ⑥ new shares ⑦ (after a noun or -masu stem) -er (often of young women)
世界 【せかい】the world, society, the universe
大事 【だいじ】important, valuable, serious matter
日 【ひ】① day, days ② sun, sunshine, sunlight ③ case (esp. unfortunate), event
入院 【にゅういん】hospitalization, hospitalisation
用 【よう】① task, business ② use, duty, service ③ call of nature, excretion
空く 【あく】① to be empty ② to be vacant, to be available, to be free
気持ち 【きもち】feeling, sensation, mood
仕方 【しかた】way, method, means, resource, course
見つかる 【みつかる】to be found, to be discovered
客 【きゃく】① guest, visitor ② customer, client, shopper, spectator, audience, tourist, sightseer, passenger
泣く 【なく】to cry, to weep, to sob, to howl
君 【くん】Mr (junior), master, boy
形 【かたち】① form, shape, figure ② visage
決める 【きめる】to decide
受ける 【うける】① to receive, to accept, to get, to inherit ② to catch (e.g. a ball), to parry (e.g. a blow), to take (lesson, test, damage), to sustain (damage), to incur (loss) ③ to become popular, to be well-received, to go down well
深い 【ふかい】deep, profound, thick, close
昔 【むかし】olden days, former
全然 【ぜんぜん】① not at all (with neg. verb) ② wholly, entirely, completely
様 【さま】① Mr, Mrs or Ms ② used (gen. in fixed expressions) to make words more polite ③ manner, kind, appearance
理由 【りゆう】reason, pretext, motive
決まる 【きまる】① to be decided, to be settled ② to look good in (clothes)
喜ぶ 【よろこぶ】① to be delighted, to be glad, to be pleased ② to congratulate ③ to gratefully accept
寄る 【よる】to visit, to drop in, to approach
隅 【すみ】corner, nook, recess
失礼 【しつれい】① discourtesy, impoliteness ② Excuse me, Goodbye ③ to leave ④ to be rude
笑う 【わらう】① to laugh ② to smile ③ to sneer, to ridicule
必ず 【かならず】always, without exception, necessarily, certainly, without fail, positively, invariably
変わる 【かわる】to change, to be transformed, to vary, to be revised, to be different, to move location
戻る 【もどる】to turn back, to return, to go back, to recover, to rebound
踊る 【おどる】to dance (orig. a hopping dance)
連れる 【つれる】to lead, to take (a person)
腕 【うで】① arm ② skill
探す 【さがす】to search (for something desired, needed), to look for
捕まえる 【つかまえる】to catch, to arrest, to seize
周り 【まわり】① circumference, perimeter, edge ② surroundings, locality, neighborhood ③ rotation, circulation
見舞い 【みまい】① visiting ill or distressed people, writing get-well letters ② get-well gifts, get-well letters ③ expression of sympathy, expression of concern, enquiry, inquiry
背 【せ】① back, spine ② reverse, rear side ③ height ④ ridge (of a mountain)
為 【ため】① good, advantage, benefit, welfare ② sake, purpose, objective, aim ③ consequence, result, effect ④ affecting, regarding, concerning
宜しい 【よろしい】good, OK, all right, fine, very well, will do, may, can
喧嘩 【けんか】quarrel, brawl, fight, squabble, scuffle
邪魔 【じゃま】hindrance, intrusion
味噌 【みそ】① miso, bean paste ② key (main) point
ご馳走 【ごちそう】① feast, treating (someone) ② to treat (someone, e.g. to a meal)
こう① in this way (used for something or someone close to the speaker, including the speaker himself, or for the opinions of the speaker), thus, such ② uh... (interjection used as a verbal pause)
やっぱりalso, as I thought, still, in spite of, absolutely, of course
わけconclusion from reasoning, judgement or calculation based on something read or heard, reason, cause, meaning, circumstances, situation
もうすぐvery soon
お前 【おまえ】① you (masc) (formerly honorific, now sometimes derog. term referring to an equal or inferior) ② presence (of a god, nobleman, etc.)
まあyou might say, Oh!, Wow!, Well!
やって来る 【やってくる】to come along, to come around, to turn up
何か 【なにか】something
金 【きん】① gold, golden (color), metaphor for (most) valuable, gold (medal, cup) ② money (written before an amount) ③ Friday ④ metal (fourth of the five elements) ⑤ Jin (dynasty of China; 1115-1234 CE) ⑥ gold general (shogi) ⑦ karat, carat
今日は 【こんにちは】hello, good day (daytime greeting)
人間 【にんげん】① human being, man, person ② character (of a person)
友 【とも】friend, companion, pal
食う 【くう】① to eat ② to live, to make a living, to survive ③ to bite, to sting (as insects do) ④ to tease, to torment, to taunt, to make light of, to make fun of ⑤ to encroach on, to eat into, to consume ⑥ to defeat a superior, to threaten a position ⑦ to consume time and-or resources ⑧ to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time
何で 【なんで】① why?, what for? ② how?, by what means?
そんなにso much, so, like that
① (sentence end) indicates emphasis, agreement, request for confirmation, etc., is it so ② hey, come on
運 【うん】fortune, luck
牛 【うし】① cattle, cow, ox, oxen ② beef ③ Chinese "Ox" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
持ち上げる 【もちあげる】to raise, to lift up, to flatter
手入れ 【ていれ】① repairs, maintenance, tending, trimming, grooming ② crackdown, (police) raid
世の中 【よのなか】society, the world, the times
地方 【ちほう】① area, locality, district, region, province ② countryside, rural area ③ coast (esp. as seen from the water) ④ person singing ballads in Noh, person in charge of music in a Japanese dance performance
売れる 【うれる】① to sell (well) ② to be well known, to be popular, to be famous
立場 【たちば】standpoint, position, situation
者 【しゃ】someone of that nature, someone doing that work
元 【もと】former, ex-
営業 【えいぎょう】business, trade, sales, operations
感じ 【かんじ】feeling, sense, impression
県 【けん】① prefecture (of Japan) ② county (of China)
語る 【かたる】to talk, to tell, to recite
才能 【さいのう】talent, ability
守る 【まもる】① to protect, to guard, to defend ② to keep (i.e. a promise), to abide (by the rules), to observe, to obey, to follow
出身 【しゅっしん】① person's origin (town, city, country, etc.) ② institution from which one graduated ③ director in charge of employee relations
選手 【せんしゅ】player (in game), team member
相手 【あいて】① companion, partner, company ② other party, addressee ③ opponent (sports, etc.)
断る 【ことわる】① to refuse, to reject, to dismiss, to turn down, to decline ② to inform, to give notice, to tell in advance ③ to ask leave, to excuse oneself (from)
追う 【おう】① to chase, to run after, to pursue ② to follow (i.e. a set order, a trend) ③ to drive out, to oust, to expel ④ to drive (i.e. a herd) ⑤ (in passive voice) to be pressed (for time, etc.)
的 【てき】-like, typical
当たり前 【あたりまえ】① natural, reasonable, obvious ② usual, common, ordinary
馬 【うま】① horse ② promoted bishop (shogi)
部 【ぶ】① department (in an organization), division, bureau ② club ③ part, component, element ④ category ⑤ counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
辺り 【あたり】① on the bank of, by the side of (e.g. a river, pond) ② (in the) neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity, nearby
野球 【やきゅう】baseball
流行る 【はやる】① to be popular, to come into fashion ② to be prevalent, to spread widely (e.g. disease), to be endemic ③ to flourish, to thrive
残す 【のこす】to leave (behind, over), to bequeath, to save, to reserve
回り 【まわり】① circumference, perimeter, edge ② surroundings, locality, neighborhood ③ rotation, circulation
向かい 【むかい】facing, opposite, across the street, other side
両 【りょう】① both (e.g. both shoulders, etc.) ② ryo (obsolete unit of currency) ③ 41-42 g (one sixteenth of a kin) ④ 2 tan (measure of fabric size) ⑤ counter for carriages (e.g. in a train)
間違い 【まちがい】mistake
関心 【かんしん】concern, interest
疑う 【うたがう】to doubt, to distrust, to be suspicious of, to suspect
胸 【むね】breast, chest
劇場 【げきじょう】theatre, theater, playhouse
公務員 【こうむいん】government worker, public (civil) servant
差 【さ】difference, variation
最終 【さいしゅう】last, final, closing
済みません 【すみません】sorry, excuse me, thank you
死亡 【しぼう】death, mortality
出席 【しゅっせき】① attendance, presence, appearance ② to attend, to be present, to appear
性格 【せいかく】character, personality
相変わらず 【あいかわらず】as ever, as usual, the same
突然 【とつぜん】abrupt, sudden, unexpected, all at once
濃い 【こい】① deep (colour), dark ② strong (flavour, smell, etc.) ③ thick (consistency), dense ④ strong (possibility, etc.) ⑤ thick (i.e. "as thick as thieves"), close, deep (love, etc.)
不思議 【ふしぎ】wonder, miracle, strange, mystery, marvel, curiosity
両替 【りょうがえ】change, money exchange
零す 【こぼす】① to spill ② to grumble
付き合う 【つきあう】① to associate with, to keep company with, to go out with, to go steady with, to get on with ② to go along with, to follow someone's lead, to accompany someone, to compromise
懐かしい 【なつかしい】dear, desired, missed
街 【がい】.. street, .. quarter, .. district
勘定 【かんじょう】calculation, counting, consideration, reckoning, settlement of an account, allowance
刑事 【けいじ】① (police) detective ② criminal matter
揚げる 【あげる】① to deep-fry ② to raise, to elevate ③ to fly (a kite, etc.), to launch (fireworks, etc.), to surface (a submarine, etc.) ④ to land (a boat) ⑤ to increase (price, quality, status, etc.) ⑥ to earn (something desirable) ⑦ (of the tide) to come in
冗談 【じょうだん】jest, joke
申し訳 【もうしわけ】apology, excuse
素敵 【すてき】lovely, dreamy, beautiful, great, fantastic, superb, cool, capital
張る 【はる】① to stick, to paste, to affix ② to stretch, to spread, to strain, to tighten ③ to form (e.g. ice on a pond) ④ to fill, to swell ⑤ to stick out, to put, to slap ⑥ to be expensive
やつ① (derog) fellow, guy, chap ② thing, object ③ (derogatory or familiar) he, she, him, her
敷く 【しく】① to spread out, to lay out ② to take a position ③ to impose widely (e.g. over a city)
癖 【くせ】a habit (often a bad habit, i.e. vice), peculiarity
銘々 【めいめい】each, individual
黙る 【だまる】to be silent
誘う 【さそう】① to invite, to ask, to call (for) ② to tempt, to lure, to induce
俺 【おれ】(masc) I, me (rough or arrogant-sounding first-person pronoun, formerly also used by women)
馬鹿 【ばか】① fool, idiot, trivial matter, folly, absurdity ② foolish, stupid, dull, absurd, ridiculous
途端 【とたん】just (now, at the moment, etc.)
ごちそうさま① word used after one has been treated (esp. used after a meal) ② used after hearing something lovey-dovey
おめでとうcongratulations!, an auspicious occasion!
私 【あたし】I, me
まさかby no means, never!, well, I never!, you don't say!
あいにくunfortunately, Sorry, but ...
そのままwithout change, as it is (i.e. now)
それでもbut (still), and yet, nevertheless, even so, notwithstanding
ただ① ordinary, common, usual ② free of charge ③ unaffected, as is, safe ④ only, merely, just, simply ⑤ but, however, nevertheless
埃 【ほこり】dust
いやno, nay, well
匂い 【におい】① odour, odor, scent, smell, stench ② aura, whiff, smacks of ..., sense, flavour, flavor
せいcause, reason, fault
人々 【ひとびと】each person, people, men, human, everybody
がる① to feel (on adj-stem to represent a third party's apparent emotion) ② to behave as if one were
小 【しょう】① smallness, small item ② short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days) ③ elementary school ④ younger or inferior (of two items or people with the same name)
出場 【しゅつじょう】(stage) appearance, participation, performance
校 【こう】① school ② proof (of a book, document, etc.), counter for proofs
深夜 【しんや】late at night
公務 【こうむ】official business, public business
照る 【てる】to shine
超える 【こえる】① to cross over, to cross, to pass through, to pass over (out of) ② to exceed
家 【か】-ist (used after a noun indicating someone's occupation, pursuits, disposition, etc.), -er
恨む 【うらむ】① to resent, to curse, to feel bitter, to blame, to bear a grudge ② to regret
新幹線 【しんかんせん】bullet train (very high speed), Shinkansen
鈴 【すず】bell (often globular)
丼 【どんぶり】① porcelain bowl ② bowl of rice with food on top
でかいhuge, gargantuan
ひょっとpossibly, accidentally
着 【ぎ】clothes, outfit, uniform, gi
床 【とこ】① bed, bedding ② sickbed ③ alcove ④ riverbed ⑤ seedbed ⑥ straw "core" of a tatami mat ⑦ floor
引きずる 【ひきずる】① to drag along, to pull ② to force someone along ③ to prolong, to drag out ④ to influence strongly, to seduce
給仕 【きゅうじ】office boy (girl), page, waiter
拒否 【きょひ】denial, veto, rejection, refusal
嫌らしい 【いやらしい】unpleasant, disgusting, repulsive, detestable, disagreeable, indecent, lewd, dirty, lascivious
告白 【こくはく】① confession, acknowledgement, acknowledgment ② profession of love ③ confession of sins (e.g. the confessional)
再発 【さいはつ】return, relapse, reoccurrence
指揮 【しき】command, direction
施す 【ほどこす】to donate, to give, to conduct, to apply, to perform
辞退 【じたい】declining, refusal, nonacceptance, turning down, withdrawal (e.g. candidacy), pulling out (e.g. race), excusing oneself
焦る 【あせる】to be in a hurry, to be impatient
新人 【しんじん】① new face, newcomer ② modern humans (from Cro-Magnon man onwards)
親父 【おやじ】one's father, old man, one's boss
制裁 【せいさい】restraint, sanctions, punishment
地元 【じもと】① home area, home town ② local
調和 【ちょうわ】harmony
天 【てん】① sky ② heaven ③ svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth) ④ deva (divine being of Buddhism)
柄 【え】① handle, grip ② stalk (of a mushroom, leaf, etc.)
妨害 【ぼうがい】disturbance, obstruction, hindrance, jamming, interference
目付き 【めつき】look, expression of the eyes, eyes
予想 【よそう】expectation, anticipation, prediction, forecast, conjecture
絡む 【からむ】① to entangle, to entwine ② to pick a quarrel, to find fault ③ to be involved with, to be influenced by, to develop a connection with
行ける 【いける】to look (taste, etc.) good
今更 【いまさら】now (after such a long time), at this late hour (i.e. it is too late for something)
叩く 【はたく】① to strike, to clap, to dust, to beat ② to play drums ③ to abuse, to flame (e.g. on the Internet), to insult ④ to use up money
庇う 【かばう】to protect someone, to take under one's wing, to plead for, to stick up for, to cover up for someone
わざわざexpressly, specially, doing something especially rather than incidentally
ぐらぐらloose, irregular movement, lolling, indecisiveness
その後 【そのご】after that, afterwards, thereafter
チンピラ(young) hoodlum, small-time yakuza, delinquent boy, delinquent girl, hooligan, punk
ほらlook!, look out!, look at me!
らっしゃるto be, to come, to go
センターcentre, center
デートdate, go on a date
ナンバーワンnumber one
マスター① to master, to learn ② proprietor, manager, bar-owner ③ master (e.g. arts, science)
リーダー① leader ② reader
後先 【あとさき】front and rear, before and after, both ends, beginning and end, order, consequences, context
今 【こん】① the current ..., this ② today's ...
今時 【いまどき】present day, today, recently, these days, nowadays, at this hour
出来 【でき】① workmanship, craftsmanship, execution, finish ② grades, results, score, record ③ quality (e.g. of a crop) ④ dealings, transactions
アッoh, ah
ちゃうto do something completely
かいmarks yes-no question
うろちょろloitering, hanging around, wandering around
っぽい-ish, -like
ああlike that (used for something or someone distant from both speaker and listener), so
ちまうto do something completely;
れる① auxiliary verb indicating passive voice (inc. the "suffering passive") ② auxiliary verb indicating the potential form ③ auxiliary verb indicating spontaneous occurrence ④ auxiliary verb used as an honorific for others' actions
言える 【いえる】to be possible to say, to be able to say
ヤクザ① professional gambler or ruffian (esp. a member of the Japanese mafia), yakuza (member) ② uselessness, purposelessness
カットcut, cutting
パー① par ② paper (in rock-paper-scissors game) ③ apiece, each ④ percent
そう言う 【そういう】such, like that, that sort of, very
族 【ぞく】① tribe, clan, band ② (taxonomical) tribe ③ group (of the periodic table)
東京 【とうきょう】Tokyo (current capital of Japan)
本朝 【ほんちょう】this land, our country, Imperial Court
野犬 【やけん】stray dog, ownerless dog
多々 【たた】very much, very many, more and more
お待ち 【おまち】waiting, waiting time
もう少し 【もうすこし】a bit more, a bit longer
家路 【いえじ】the road home
強打者 【きょうだしゃ】slugger (baseball), heavy hitter
九州 【きゅうしゅう】Kyushu (southernmost of the four main islands of Japan)
区役所 【くやくしょ】ward office, council (regional)
当分 【とうぶん】for the present, currently, presently, at this time, for the next while
反 【たん】① variable measure of fabric (28.8 cm in width), for kimonos: at least 10 m in length, for haori: at least 7.27 m in length, for other clothes: at least 6.06 m in length ② 300 tsubo (991.74 meters square, 0.24506 acres) ③ six ken (10.91 m)
名門 【めいもん】noted family, noble family
予選 【よせん】nomination, primary, preliminary contest
夜中 【やちゅう】during the night, at night
一刻 【いっこく】① minute, moment, an instant ② stubborn, hot-headed
寄り道 【よりみち】dropping in on the way, breaking one's journey, making a stopover, going out of one's way
選抜 【せんばつ】selection, choice, picking out
同好 【どうこう】similar tastes
補欠 【ほけつ】① filling a vacancy, supplementation ② substitute, deputy, alternate, spare
労 【ろう】labor, labour, toil, trouble, pains, work, effort, striving
払い 【はらい】① payment, bill, account ② sweeping, clearing away ③ sweeping stroke (e.g. when writing kanji)
回戦 【かいせん】match, game
茅 【かや】hay, various gramineous grasses (e.g. eularies), plants used for thatching
嫌がらせ 【いやがらせ】harassment, pestering
個展 【こてん】one-man exhibition, one-woman exhibition
お節介 【おせっかい】meddling, meddlesomeness, nosiness, interference, officiousness
執行 【しっこう】① enforcement, performance, execution, exercise, service ② pursuit of knowledge, studying, learning, training, ascetic practice (practise), discipline
寿 【ことぶき】congratulations!, long life!
昭和 【しょうわ】Showa era (1926.12.25-1989.1.7)
壮麗 【そうれい】splendour, splendor, pompousness, magnificence
同級生 【どうきゅうせい】classmate, classmates
とるto take, to catch (fish), to capture
めちゃくちゃ① absurd, unreasonable, nonsensical, preposterous, incoherent ② extreme, senseless, reckless, wanton ③ disorder, confusion, mess, wreck
野郎 【やろう】rascal
いく① to go ② to proceed, to take place ③ to die, to pass away ④ to continue
よい① good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable ② sufficient (can be used to turn down an offer), ready, prepared ③ profitable (e.g. deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial ④ OK
いい① good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable ② sufficient (can be used to turn down an offer), ready, prepared ③ profitable (e.g. deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial ④ OK
竜 【りゅう】① dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon) ② naga (semidivine human-cobra chimera in Indian mythology) ③ promoted rook (shogi)
特価 【とっか】special price, bargain price
あんたyou (familiar form of anata)
おらfirst person pronoun (usually male)
甲子園 【こうしえん】Koshien (location of Koshien Stadium, where the Japan National High School Baseball Tournament is held)
たまるto bear (often adds emphasis), to endure
寓意 【ぐうい】hidden meaning, symbolism, moral
惚れる 【ほれる】to fall in love, to be in love, to be charmed with, to lose one's heart to
肴 【さかな】① appetizer or snack served with drinks ② performance to liven up a bar, conversation to liven up a party
乳癌 【にゅうがん】breast cancer
ほとんどmostly, almost
韲える 【あえる】to dress vegetables (salad)
こいつthis fellow, this guy, this person
福岡 【ふくおか】Fukuoka (city)
ない① not (verb-negating suffix; may indicate question or invitation with rising intonation) ② emphatic suffix (used after the root of an adjective)
られる① auxiliary verb indicating passive voice (inc. the "suffering passive") ② auxiliary verb indicating the potential form ③ auxiliary verb indicating spontaneous occurrence ④ auxiliary verb used as an honorific for others' actions