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西の魔女が死んだ -the witch of the west is dead-

Vocabulary from 西の魔女が死んだ by 梨木香歩


224 entriesCreated by Isabelle S. — Last modified: 2012-01-23 10:48:56
午後 【ごご】afternoon, p.m.
机 【つくえ】desk
本棚 【ほんだな】bookshelves, bookshelf, bookcase
伯母 【おば】aunt (older than one's parent)
草 【くさ】grass
ざっとroughly, in round numbers
去る 【さる】① to leave, to go away ② to pass, to elapse ③ to be distant ④ to send away, to drive off, to divorce ⑤ (after a -masu stem, esp. of a suru verb) ... completely ⑥ last ... (e.g. "last April")
土地 【とち】plot of land, lot, soil
動作 【どうさ】action, movements, motions, bearing, behaviour, behavior, execution, actuation, operation, manners
話題 【わだい】topic, subject
決心 【けっしん】determination, resolution
上等 【じょうとう】superiority, first-class, very good
植物 【しょくぶつ】plant, vegetation
組む 【くむ】① to cross (legs or arms), to link (arms) ② to put together, to construct, to assemble, to produce (e.g. TV program) ③ to braid, to plait ④ to grapple, to wrestle ⑤ to unite, to link up, to form an alliance ⑥ to set (e.g. type) ⑦ to issue (e.g. money order)
相当 【そうとう】① befitting, becoming, worthy of, proportionate, in keeping with, suitable ② considerable, substantial ③ to be worthy of, to be proportionate to ④ to correspond to (in meaning, function, etc.), to be equivalent ⑤ extremely, considerably
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)
道路 【どうろ】road, highway
防ぐ 【ふせぐ】to defend (against), to protect, to prevent
幸運 【こううん】good luck, fortune
解決 【かいけつ】settlement, solution, resolution
感覚 【かんかく】sense, sensation, feeling, intuition
含む 【ふくむ】① to contain, to comprise, to have, to hold, to include, to embrace ② to hold in the mouth ③ to bear in mind, to understand, to harbor (grudge, etc.), to harbour ④ to express (emotion, etc.), to imply
光景 【こうけい】scene, spectacle
腰 【こし】① back, lower back, waist, hips, lumbar region ② body (of hair, noodle, paper, etc.), resilience, spring
支配 【しはい】rule, control, direction
事務 【じむ】business, office work
湿気 【しっけ】moisture, humidity, dampness
床 【ゆか】① floor ② stage (for the narrator and the shamisen player) ③ dining platform built across a river
神経 【しんけい】nerve, sensitivity
成長 【せいちょう】growth, grow to adulthood
精神 【せいしん】mind, soul, heart, spirit, intention
底 【そこ】bottom, sole
程度 【ていど】degree, amount, grade, standard, of the order of (following a number)
泥 【どろ】mud
爆発 【ばくはつ】explosion, detonation, eruption
不思議 【ふしぎ】wonder, miracle, strange, mystery, marvel, curiosity
悪魔 【あくま】devil, demon, fiend, Satan, evil spirit
意志 【いし】will, volition, intention, intent, determination
慰める 【なぐさめる】to comfort, to console, to amuse
穏やか 【おだやか】calm, gentle, quiet
覚悟 【かくご】resolution, resignation, readiness, preparedness
基礎 【きそ】foundation, basis
既に 【すでに】already, too late
機嫌 【きげん】humour, humor, temper, mood
慌てる 【あわてる】① to become confused (disconcerted, disorganized, disorganised), to be flustered, to panic ② to be in a hurry, to rush
修理 【しゅうり】repairing, mending, servicing
障害 【しょうがい】① obstacle, impediment, hindrance, difficulty, barrier ② handicap, impairment, disability, disorder, malfunction
食器 【しょっき】tableware
睡眠 【すいみん】sleep
整理 【せいり】sorting, arrangement, organization, putting in order, adjustment, regulation, liquidation
徹底 【てってい】thoroughness, completeness, consistency
独特 【どくとく】peculiarity, uniqueness, characteristic
納得 【なっとく】consent, assent, understanding, agreement, comprehension, grasp
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)
唯一 【ゆいいつ】only, sole, unique
端 【はし】end (e.g. of street), edge, tip, margin, point
覆う 【おおう】to cover, to hide, to conceal, to wrap, to disguise
丘 【おか】hill, height, knoll, rising ground
刺激 【しげき】stimulus, impetus, incentive, encouragement, motivation, provocation
絞る 【しぼる】to press, to wring, to squeeze, to narrow (down), to whittle (down), to tighten
やがてbefore long, soon, at length
膝 【ひざ】knee, lap
枕 【まくら】① pillow, bolster ② introduction (e.g. to a rakugo story), lead-in
脇 【わき】① side, aside ② armpit ③ back-burner
籠 【かご】basket, cage
下品 【げひん】vulgarity, meanness, indecency, coarseness
心理 【しんり】mentality
外部 【がいぶ】① the outside ② external
教わる 【おそわる】to be taught
交流 【こうりゅう】① intercourse, (cultural) exchange, intermingling ② alternating current, AC
口実 【こうじつ】excuse, pretext
勢い 【いきおい】① force, vigor, vigour, energy, spirit, life ② influence, authority, power, might ③ impetus, momentum, course (of events) ④ naturally, necessarily
正面 【しょうめん】front, frontage, facade, main
早速 【さっそく】at once, immediately, without delay, promptly
直後 【ちょくご】immediately following
電流 【でんりゅう】electric current
湯気 【ゆげ】steam, vapour, vapor
畑 【はたけ】① field (for fruits, vegetables, etc.), cultivated land, vegetable plot, kitchen garden, plantation ② field (of specialization), sphere, area
方角 【ほうがく】direction, way, compass point
両側 【りょうがわ】both sides
灰色 【はいいろ】grey, gray, ashen
寄せる 【よせる】① to come near, to let someone approach ② to collect, to gather, to receive ③ to add ④ to put aside
固まる 【かたまる】① to harden, to solidify ② to become firm, to become certain ③ to gather (together), to assemble, to huddle together
清掃 【せいそう】cleaning
頂点 【ちょうてん】top, summit
北極 【ほっきょく】① North Pole ② the Arctic
翌日 【よくじつ】next day
日差し 【ひざし】sunlight, rays of the sun
人差し指 【ひとさしゆび】index finger
後悔 【こうかい】regret, repentance
裁縫 【さいほう】sewing
姿勢 【しせい】attitude, posture
受話器 【じゅわき】(telephone) receiver
妥当 【だとう】valid, proper, right, appropriate
透明 【とうめい】transparency, cleanness
瞳 【ひとみ】① pupil (of eye) ② eye
雑巾 【ぞうきん】house-cloth, dust cloth
一見 【いっけん】① look, glimpse, glance ② to glance, to glimpse ③ apparently, seemingly
残酷 【ざんこく】cruelty, harshness
使い道 【つかいみち】a use, purpose to which something is put
梢 【こずえ】treetop, tip of a branch
身近 【みぢか】near oneself, close to one, familiar
辛抱 【しんぼう】patience, endurance
成果 【せいか】results, fruits
生まれつき 【うまれつき】by nature, by birth, native
先天的 【せんてんてき】a priori, inborn, innate, inherent, congenital, hereditary
宣言 【せんげん】declaration, proclamation, announcement
促す 【うながす】to urge, to press, to prompt, to suggest, to demand, to stimulate, to quicken, to incite, to invite (attention to)
体験 【たいけん】personal experience
台無し 【だいなし】mess, spoiled, spoilt, (come to) nothing
展望 【てんぼう】view, outlook, prospect
転校 【てんこう】change schools
動揺 【どうよう】disturbance, unrest, shaking, trembling, pitching, rolling, oscillation, agitation, excitement, commotion
漠然 【ばくぜん】obscure, vague, equivocal
発言 【はつげん】utterance, speech, proposal
悲鳴 【ひめい】shriek, scream
避難 【ひなん】taking refuge, finding shelter, evacuation, escape
負担 【ふたん】burden, charge, responsibility
沸騰 【ふっとう】boiling, seething
弁解 【べんかい】justification, rationalization, pretext, explanation, exculpation, defence, defense, excuse
舗装 【ほそう】pavement, road surface
明瞭 【めいりょう】clarity, clearness
励ます 【はげます】to encourage, to cheer, to raise (the voice)
練る 【ねる】① to knead, to work over ② to polish up (e.g. a plan) ③ to drill, to train
駆ける 【かける】① to soar, to fly ② to run, to dash
箇所 【かしょ】passage, place, point, part
微か 【かすか】faint, dim, weak, indistinct, hazy, poor, wretched
堂々 【どうどう】① magnificent, grand, impressive, dignified, majestic, imposing, stately ② fair, square, open ③ grandly, boldly, confidently ④ fairly, squarely ⑤ unreservedly, without apology, without hesitation
粥 【かゆ】thin rice porridge, watery cooked rice, rice gruel
日頃 【ひごろ】normally, habitually
微塵 【みじん】particle, atom
呟く 【つぶやく】to mutter, to murmur
瞑る 【つぶる】to close the eyes
下見 【したみ】preview, preliminary inspection, siding (on a house)
五分五分 【ごぶごぶ】as likely as not, 50-50, even match, tie
後生 【ごしょう】afterlife
長年 【ながねん】long time, many years
うようよin swarms, crawling with
仕業 【しわざ】act, action, deed
思いっきり 【おもいっきり】with all one's strength, with all one's heart, resignation, resolution
小道 【こみち】path, lane
前方 【ぜんぽう】forward, frontward
早起き 【はやおき】early rising
野犬 【やけん】stray dog, ownerless dog
旅人 【たびびと】traveller, traveler, wayfarer, tourist
生業 【せいぎょう】occupation, livelihood, calling
一回り 【ひとまわり】① one turn, one round ② (a) size ③ to go around, to make a circuit, to take a turn
逆上 【ぎゃくじょう】frenzy, distraction
試練 【しれん】test, trial, probation, ordeal, tribulation
前向き 【まえむき】facing forward, front-facing, forward-looking, positive, proactive
畑 【はた】① field (for fruits, vegetables, etc.), cultivated land, vegetable plot, kitchen garden, plantation ② field (of specialization), sphere, area
流出 【りゅうしゅつ】① discharge, outward flow, efflux, effluence ② leak of (private) information or pictures
草木 【くさき】plants, vegetation
草木 【そうもく】plants, vegetation
常 【つね】usual state of things
奥歯 【おくば】molars, back teeth
疑い 【うたがい】doubt, question, uncertainty, skepticism, scepticism, suspicion, distrust
軽薄 【けいはく】frivolous, superficial
後片付け 【あとかたづけ】tidying up, cleaning, clearing away, putting in order
根性 【こんじょう】will-power, guts, temper, nature, spirit
雑草 【ざっそう】weed
自業自得 【じごうじとく】paying for one's mistakes, getting one's just deserts, suffering the consequences (of one's own actions), reap what you sow
収拾 【しゅうしゅう】control, settling, coping
寝付く 【ねつく】① to go to bed, to go to sleep, to fall asleep ② to be laid up (with a cold), to be ill in bed
窓際 【まどぎわ】(at the) window
憎悪 【ぞうお】hatred
反論 【はんろん】objection, refutation, rebuttal
悲痛 【ひつう】bitterness, pathos
片目 【かため】one eye
無責任 【むせきにん】irresponsibility
裏庭 【うらにわ】rear garden, back yard
割り 【わり】① rate, ratio, proportion, percentage ② profit ③ assignment ④ 10%, unit of ten percent ⑤ sumo match, schedule of sumo matches ⑥ diluted with (of drinks), mixed with
早寝 【はやね】go to bed early
無神経 【むしんけい】insensibility, thick-skinned
居心地 【いごこち】comfort
威嚇 【いかく】① menace, threat, intimidation ② to threaten, to intimidate
横柄 【おうへい】arrogance, haughtiness, insolence
果敢 【かかん】resolute, determined, bold
会釈 【えしゃく】nod, salutation, greeting, recognition, bow
感嘆 【かんたん】admiration, wonder
管轄 【かんかつ】jurisdiction, control
仰天 【ぎょうてん】being amazed, being horrified, being taken aback
金網 【かなあみ】wire netting, wire mesh, wire screen
屈辱 【くつじょく】disgrace, humiliation
欠如 【けつじょ】lack, privation, deficiency
嫌悪 【けんお】disgust, hate, repugnance
座禅 【ざぜん】zazen (seated Zen meditation, usu. in a cross-legged position)
充満 【じゅうまん】being filled with, teeming with, pregnant with
遂行 【すいこう】accomplishment, execution
聖域 【せいいき】sacred precincts, sanctuary, consecrated ground
粗野 【そや】rustic, rude, vulgar, rough
即座 【そくざ】immediate, right there on the spot, impromptu
沢 【さわ】① swamp, marsh ② mountain stream, valley, dale
脱皮 【だっぴ】shedding, molting, emergence
鍛練 【たんれん】tempering, forging, hardening, disciplining, training
断末魔 【だんまつま】death agony
敵対 【てきたい】hostility, antagonism, opposition
洞 【ほら】cave, den, grotto
派閥 【はばつ】clique, faction
卑劣 【ひれつ】mean, foul play, cowardly, base
繭 【まゆ】cocoon
無惨 【むざん】cruelty, atrocity, cold-bloodedness, tragedy, misery
悠長 【ゆうちょう】① leisurely, slow, deliberate, easygoing ② conspicuous, exceeding, deliberate
抑揚 【よくよう】intonation, accent, modulation, inflection
はす① sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera), Indian lotus, lotus ② rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
腕立て伏せ 【うでたてふせ】push-up (exercise)
修行 【しゅぎょう】pursuit of knowledge, studying, learning, training, ascetic practice, ascetic practise, discipline
妄想 【もうそう】wild idea, delusion
切り株 【きりかぶ】stump, stubble
雌鳥 【めんどり】female bird, hen
樫 【かし】evergreen oak
蟻 【あり】ant
荒唐無稽 【こうとうむけい】absurdity, nonsense, preposterous
挫折 【ざせつ】frustration, setback, discouragement
呪文 【じゅもん】spell, charm, incantation, magic word
脱臼 【だっきゅう】dislocation
辺鄙 【へんぴ】hard to reach place, remote place
鱗 【うろこ】① scale (of fish) ② serif (on kana or kanji (e.g. in Mincho font))
朦朧 【もうろう】dim, hazy, vague, indistinct, ambiguous, faint, obscure
瞑想 【めいそう】meditation, contemplation
蚯蚓 【みみず】earthworm
藪 【やぶ】thicket, bush, grove, scrub
枕元 【まくらもと】near one's pillow, at one's bedside