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WaniKani Vocabulary 41-50

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WaniKani Vocabulary 41-50



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一 【いち】① one ② best in, the most (...) in (where an adjective follows)
後ろ 【うしろ】back, behind, rear
出す 【だす】① to take out, to get out ② to put out, to reveal, to show ③ to submit (e.g. thesis), to turn in ④ to publish, to make public ⑤ to send (e.g. letter) ⑥ to produce (a sound), to start (fire) ⑦ to serve (food) ⑧ to begin
電話 【でんわ】telephone
二 【に】two
四 【よん】four
十 【じゅう】10, ten
万 【まん】① 10,000, ten thousand ② myriads ③ everything, all
時 【じ】① hour, o'clock ② (specified) time, when ..., during ...
いるauxillary verb for continuing action or state
黒い 【くろい】① black ② dark ③ illicit, wicked, underground
歯 【は】tooth
歳 【さい】① -years-old ② ability, gift, talent, aptitude, genius
咲く 【さく】to bloom
若い 【わかい】young
辛い 【つらい】painful, bitter, heart-breaking
吹く 【ふく】① to blow (wind, etc.), to play a wind instrument ② to emit, to spout ③ to whistle
疲れる 【つかれる】① to get tired, to tire ② to be worn out (e.g. of well used objects)
封筒 【ふうとう】envelope
帽子 【ぼうし】hat, cap
磨く 【みがく】① to polish, to shine, to brush (e.g. teeth) ② to refine, to improve
涼しい 【すずしい】cool (of weather), refreshing
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
匹 【ひき】① counter for small animals ② counter for rolls of cloth (two han in size) ③ roll of cloth
椅子 【いす】① chair ② post, office, position
鍵 【かぎ】① key ② lock
誰 【だれ】who
貼る 【はる】to stick, to paste, to affix
箸 【はし】chopsticks
本棚 【ほんだな】bookshelves, bookshelf, bookcase
風邪 【かぜ】cold (illness), common cold
伯母 【おば】aunt (older than one's parent)
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
いつwhen, how soon
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)
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)
社会 【しゃかい】society, public
交通 【こうつう】communication, transportation, traffic, intercourse
点 【てん】① spot, mark ② point, dot ③ mark (e.g. in exam), score, points ④ counter for goods or items
様 【さま】① Mr, Mrs or Ms ② used (gen. in fixed expressions) to make words more polite ③ manner, kind, appearance
島 【とう】island (in placenames)
手袋 【てぶくろ】glove, mitten, mitt
柔道 【じゅうどう】judo
畳 【たたみ】tatami mat (Japanese straw floor coverings)
珍しい 【めずらしい】① unusual, rare, curious ② new, novel ③ fine (e.g. gift)
電灯 【でんとう】electric light
塗る 【ぬる】to paint, to plaster, to lacquer, to varnish, to spread, to smear
曇る 【くもる】to become cloudy, to become dim
泊まる 【とまる】① to stay at (e.g. hotel) ② to be docked, to be berthed, to be moored
髪 【かみ】hair (on the head)
踊る 【おどる】to dance (orig. a hopping dance)
踊り 【おどり】dance
包む 【つつむ】① to wrap up, to tuck in, to pack, to do up, to cover with, to dress in ② to conceal, to hide, to be engulfed in, to be enveloped by
舟 【ふね】① ship, boat, watercraft, vessel, steamship ② tank, tub, vat, trough ③ counter for boat-shaped containers (e.g. of sashimi)
柔らかい 【やわらかい】soft, tender, limp
お嬢さん 【おじょうさん】① daughter ② young lady
滑る 【すべる】① to glide, to slide (e.g. on skis), to slip ② to bomb (when telling a joke)
邪魔 【じゃま】hindrance, intrusion
趣味 【しゅみ】hobby, tastes, preference
駄目 【だめ】useless, no good, hopeless
棚 【たな】① shelf, shelves, ledge, rack ② trellis
丁寧 【ていねい】polite, courteous, careful, care, kind, close, thorough, conscientious
釣る 【つる】to fish
翻訳 【ほんやく】① translation ② de-encryption, deciphering ③ rendering
漫画 【まんが】comic, cartoon
揺れる 【ゆれる】to shake, to sway
包む 【くるむ】to wrap up, to tuck in, to pack, to do up, to cover with, to dress in
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)
しばらく① little while, short while, moment, instant ② a while, quite a time ③ it's been a long time
ぶつto hit (a person), to strike, to beat
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)
きつい① intense, severe, hard ② determined, forceful, formidable ③ strong ④ tight, close
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
室 【しつ】① room ② Chinese "Encampment" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
者 【しゃ】someone of that nature, someone doing that work
県 【けん】① prefecture (of Japan) ② county (of China)
石炭 【せきたん】coal
感 【かん】feeling, sensation, emotion, admiration, impression
色 【しょく】counter for colours
意識 【いしき】① consciousness ② awareness, sense ③ mano-vijnana (mental consciousness, cognizer of sensory information)
印刷 【いんさつ】printing
缶 【かん】can, tin
叫ぶ 【さけぶ】to shout, to cry
偶然 【ぐうぜん】(by) chance, unexpectedly, suddenly, accident, fortuity
掘る 【ほる】to dig, to excavate
賢い 【かしこい】wise, clever, smart
硬い 【かたい】① hard, solid, tough ② stiff, tight, wooden, unpolished (e.g. writing) ③ strong, firm (not viscous or easily moved) ④ safe, steady, honest, steadfast ⑤ obstinate, stubborn ⑥ bookish, formal, stuffy
航空 【こうくう】aviation, flying
荒れる 【あれる】to be stormy, to be rough, to lose one's temper
伺う 【うかがう】① to visit, to ask, to inquire, to hear, to be told ② to implore (a god for an oracle), to seek direction (from your superior) ③ to visit ④ to speak to (a large crowd at a theatre, etc.)
湿気 【しっけ】moisture, humidity, dampness
宿泊 【しゅくはく】lodging
床 【ゆか】① floor ② stage (for the narrator and the shamisen player) ③ dining platform built across a river
性 【せい】① nature (of a person) ② sex ③ gender ④ -ty (suffix indicating quality or condition), -ity, -ness
双子 【ふたご】twins, a twin
憎む 【にくむ】to hate, to detest
沈む 【しずむ】to sink, to feel depressed
塔 【とう】tower, pagoda
到着 【とうちゃく】arrival
泊める 【とめる】to give shelter to, to lodge
肌 【はだ】① skin ② body (in the context of intimate bodily contact) ③ surface, grain (e.g. of wood), texture ④ disposition, temperament, character, type
髪の毛 【かみのけ】hair (head)
包み 【つつみ】bundle, package, parcel, bale
綿 【めん】cotton
溶ける 【とける】to melt, to thaw, to fuse, to dissolve
涙 【なみだ】① tear, tears, lachrymal secretion ② sympathy
零す 【こぼす】① to spill ② to grumble
零下 【れいか】below zero, sub-zero
鈍い 【にぶい】dull (e.g. a knife), thickheaded, obtuse, slow, stupid
泊 【はく】counter for nights of a stay
論 【ろん】① argument, discussion, dispute, controversy, discourse, debate ② theory, doctrine ③ essay, treatise, comment
悪魔 【あくま】devil, demon, fiend, Satan, evil spirit
握る 【にぎる】to grasp, to seize, to mould sushi, to mold sushi
握手 【あくしゅ】handshake
慰める 【なぐさめる】to comfort, to console, to amuse
井戸 【いど】water well
一瞬 【いっしゅん】moment, instant
一斉 【いっせい】simultaneous, all at once
猿 【さる】① monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata) ② sly person ③ sliding wooden bolt (for holding a door or window shut) ④ clasp used to control the height of a pot-hook
殴る 【なぐる】to strike, to hit
穏やか 【おだやか】calm, gentle, quiet
価値 【かち】value, worth, merit
稼ぐ 【かせぐ】to earn income, to labor, to labour
蚊 【か】mosquito
芽 【め】sprout
垣根 【かきね】hedge
覚悟 【かくご】resolution, resignation, readiness, preparedness
刈る 【かる】to cut (hair), to mow (grass), to harvest, to clip, to shear, to reap, to trim, to prune
基礎 【きそ】foundation, basis
記憶 【きおく】① memory, recollection, remembrance ② storage
輝く 【かがやく】to shine, to glitter, to sparkle
儀式 【ぎしき】ceremony, rite, ritual, service
休憩 【きゅうけい】rest, break, recess, intermission
狂う 【くるう】① to go mad ② to get out of order, to go amiss
虎 【とら】① tiger (feline, Panthera tigris) ② trouble
貢献 【こうけん】contribution, services
克服 【こくふく】subjugation, conquest, victory
至る 【いたる】① to arrive at (e.g. a decision), to reach (a stage), to attain ② to lead to (a place), to get to
芝生 【しばふ】lawn
主義 【しゅぎ】doctrine, rule, principle
収穫 【しゅうかく】harvest, crop, ingathering
瞬間 【しゅんかん】moment, second, instant
書斎 【しょさい】a study, library
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
食卓 【しょくたく】dining table
信仰 【しんこう】(religious) faith, belief, creed
侵入 【しんにゅう】penetration, invasion, raid, aggression, trespass
唇 【くちびる】lips
誓う 【ちかう】to swear, to vow, to take an oath, to pledge
絶滅 【ぜつめつ】destruction, extinction
喪失 【そうしつ】loss, forfeit
相撲 【すもう】① sumo wrestling ② sumo wrestler, rikishi
霜 【しも】frost
眺める 【ながめる】to view, to gaze at
哲学 【てつがく】philosophy
徹底 【てってい】thoroughness, completeness, consistency
徹夜 【てつや】all night, all-night vigil, sleepless night
虹 【にじ】rainbow
範囲 【はんい】extent, scope, sphere, range, span
分析 【ぶんせき】analysis
塀 【へい】wall, fence
癖 【くせ】a habit (often a bad habit, i.e. vice), peculiarity
無駄 【むだ】futility, uselessness, pointlessness
矛盾 【むじゅん】contradiction, inconsistency
霧 【きり】fog, mist
銘々 【めいめい】each, individual
黙る 【だまる】to be silent
唯一 【ゆいいつ】only, sole, unique
翼 【つばさ】① wing ② Chinese "Wings" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
裸 【はだか】naked, nude, bare
嵐 【あらし】storm, tempest
礼儀 【れいぎ】manners, courtesy, etiquette
劣る 【おとる】to fall behind, to be inferior to
俺 【おれ】(masc) I, me (rough or arrogant-sounding first-person pronoun, formerly also used by women)
化粧 【けしょう】make-up, cosmetics
雷 【かみなり】thunder
丘 【おか】hill, height, knoll, rising ground
陰 【かげ】① shade, shadow ② other side, back, background
蓄える 【たくわえる】① to store, to lay in stock ② to have a beard, to grow a beard
故郷 【こきょう】home town, birthplace, old village, historic village, native place, one's old home
寧ろ 【むしろ】rather, better, instead
眺め 【ながめ】scene, view, prospect, outlook
近頃 【ちかごろ】lately, recently, nowadays
しかるto scold
かく① to scratch ② to perspire ③ to shovel, to paddle
謎 【なぞ】① riddle, puzzle, enigma, mystery ② enigmatic, mysterious
みょう① strange, unusual ② (something) superb, (something) excellent
ただ① ordinary, common, usual ② free of charge ③ unaffected, as is, safe ④ only, merely, just, simply ⑤ but, however, nevertheless
脇 【わき】① side, aside ② armpit ③ back-burner
あるa certain ..., some ...
かなりconsiderably, fairly, quite
せいcause, reason, fault
あらoh, ah
おやoh!, oh?, my!
畑 【はたけ】① field (for fruits, vegetables, etc.), cultivated land, vegetable plot, kitchen garden, plantation ② field (of specialization), sphere, area
起床 【きしょう】rising, getting out of bed
荒い 【あらい】rough, rude, wild
鉱物 【こうぶつ】mineral
国籍 【こくせき】nationality
刷る 【する】① to print ② to color or pattern fabric using a wooden mold
湿る 【しめる】to be wet, to become wet, to be damp
水滴 【すいてき】drop of water
憎い 【にくい】① hateful, abominable, poor-looking, detestable ② (with irony) lovely, lovable, wonderful, etc.
憎らしい 【にくらしい】odious, hateful
通信 【つうしん】correspondence, communication, transmission, news, signal
破片 【はへん】fragment, splinter, broken piece
薄める 【うすめる】to dilute, to water down
溶かす 【とかす】to melt, to dissolve
溶岩 【ようがん】lava
粒 【つぶ】grain, bead
涼む 【すずむ】to cool oneself, to cool off, to enjoy evening cool
浴衣 【ゆかた】yukata (light cotton kimono worn in the summer or used as a bathrobe)
炭鉱 【たんこう】coal mine, coal pit
哀れ 【あわれ】① pity, sorrow, grief, misery, compassion, pathos ② pitiable, pitiful, pathetic, miserable ③ alack, alas
威張る 【いばる】to be proud, to swagger
下駄 【げた】geta (Japanese footwear), wooden clogs
嫁 【よめ】① wife, bride ② (one's) daughter-in-law
隔てる 【へだてる】to be shut out, to separate, to isolate
裂く 【さく】① to tear, to rip up ② to cut up, to cleave, to cut open (esp. the abdomen) ③ to forcibly separate (i.e. two lovers) ④ to spare (time, money, etc.), to use part of something
括弧 【かっこ】parenthesis, brackets
勘 【かん】perception, intuition, the sixth sense
勘違い 【かんちがい】misunderstanding, wrong guess
間隔 【かんかく】space, interval, SPC
飢える 【うえる】to starve, to thirst, to be hungry
興奮 【こうふん】excitement, stimulation, agitation, arousal
仰ぐ 【あおぐ】① to look up (at) ② to look up (to), to respect, to revere ③ to ask for, to seek ④ to turn to someone, to depend on ⑤ to drink, to take
堅い 【かたい】① hard, solid, tough ② stiff, tight, wooden, unpolished (e.g. writing) ③ strong, firm (not viscous or easily moved) ④ safe, steady, honest, steadfast ⑤ obstinate, stubborn ⑥ bookish, formal, stuffy
賢明 【けんめい】wisdom, intelligence, prudence
戸棚 【とだな】cupboard, locker, closet, wardrobe
娯楽 【ごらく】pleasure, amusement
後悔 【こうかい】regret, repentance
碁 【ご】Go (board game of capturing territory)
拘置 【こうち】detention, confinement, arrest
綱 【つな】① rope ② sumo grand champion's braided belt
恨む 【うらむ】① to resent, to curse, to feel bitter, to blame, to bear a grudge ② to regret
砕く 【くだく】to break, to smash
紙幣 【しへい】paper money, notes, bills
紫 【むらさき】① purple, violet ② Lithospermum erythrorhizon (species of gromwell) ③ type of soy sauce
斜め 【ななめ】① slanting, tilted, sloping, diagonal, oblique ② unusual, slanted (view of the world), bad (mood)
煮る 【にる】to boil, to cook
車掌 【しゃしょう】(train) conductor
焦がす 【こがす】to burn, to scorch, to singe, to char
焦げる 【こげる】to burn, to be burned
焦点 【しょうてん】focus (e.g. photographic), focal point
鐘 【かね】bell (often a large hanging bell), chime
炊事 【すいじ】cooking, culinary arts
澄む 【すむ】to clear (e.g. weather), to become transparent
西暦 【せいれき】Christian Era, CE, anno domini, AD
扇子 【せんす】folding fan
扇風機 【せんぷうき】electric fan
爽やか 【さわやか】fresh, refreshing, invigorating, clear, fluent, eloquent
あう① to meet, to encounter ② to have an accident, to have a bad experience
滝 【たき】waterfall
淡水 【たんすい】fresh water
瞳 【ひとみ】① pupil (of eye) ② eye
鉢 【はち】① bowl, pot, basin ② flowerpot ③ crown, brainpan
包丁 【ほうちょう】kitchen knife, carving knife
泡 【あわ】bubble, foam, froth, head on beer
摩擦 【まさつ】friction, rubbing, rubdown, chafe
要旨 【ようし】point, essentials, gist, summary, fundamentals
寮 【りょう】hostel, dormitory
朗らか 【ほがらか】brightness, cheerfulness, melodious
牧場 【ぼくじょう】① farm (livestock), ranch (US), station (Aus, NZ) ② pasture land, meadow, grazing land
塊 【かたまり】lump, mass, bundle, clump, clod, cluster
悔しい 【くやしい】regrettable, mortifying, vexing
炊く 【たく】to cook (esp. grain, pulses, etc., such as rice or beans), to boil
手帳 【てちょう】① notebook, memo pad ② certificate ③ identification card
潜る 【もぐる】① to dive (into or under water) ② to get under, to get into, to get in, to creep into, to crawl under, to bury oneself, to burrow into, to dig oneself into, to snuggle under ③ to hide oneself (esp. from the government), to conceal oneself, to go underground
よる① to be due to, to be caused by ② to depend on, to turn on ③ to be based on, to come from
隙間 【すきま】crevice, crack, gap, opening
謙遜 【けんそん】humble, humility, modesty
こするto rub, to scrub
雑巾 【ぞうきん】house-cloth, dust cloth
芯 【しん】① wick, marrow, staple (for stapler), (pencil) lead, stuffing, pith ② core, heart, centre, center
謎々 【なぞなぞ】riddle, puzzle, enigma
なるto bear fruit
はるto do
雇用 【こよう】employment (long term), hire
悪 【あく】evil, wickedness
一括 【いっかつ】all together, batch, one lump, one bundle, summing up
陰気 【いんき】gloom, melancholy
運搬 【うんぱん】transport, carriage
縁談 【えんだん】marriage proposal, engagement
横綱 【よこづな】yokozuna (sumo grand champion)
家畜 【かちく】domestic animals, livestock, cattle
貨幣 【かへい】money, currency, coinage
改訂 【かいてい】revision
開拓 【かいたく】① reclamation (of wasteland), cultivation ② pioneering, pathfinding, trail-blazing
概念 【がいねん】general idea, concept, notion
勘弁 【かんべん】pardon, forgiveness, forbearance
耐える 【たえる】① to bear, to stand, to endure, to put up with ② to support, to withstand, to resist, to brave ③ to be fit for, to be equal to
軌道 【きどう】① orbit, trajectory ② railroad track
偽造 【ぎぞう】forgery, falsification, fabrication, counterfeiting
欺く 【あざむく】to deceive, to delude, to trick, to fool
脚本 【きゃくほん】script, screenplay, scenario
距離 【きょり】distance, range
叫び 【さけび】shout, scream, outcry
脅す 【おどす】to threaten, to menace
脅迫 【きょうはく】threat, menace, coercion, terrorism
郷里 【きょうり】birth-place, home town
群がる 【むらがる】to swarm, to gather
軍艦 【ぐんかん】warship, battleship
携帯 【けいたい】something carried (in the hand), handheld
権威 【けんい】authority, power, influence
原子 【げんし】atom
原爆 【げんばく】atomic bomb, A-bomb
戸籍 【こせき】census, family register
誇る 【ほこる】to boast of, to be proud of
誇張 【こちょう】exaggeration
悟る 【さとる】① to understand, to comprehend, to realize, to perceive, to sense, to discern ② to attain enlightenment
碁盤 【ごばん】Go board
巧妙 【こうみょう】ingenious, skillful, clever, deft
控える 【ひかえる】① to be temperate in, to restrain oneself from excessive ... ② to make notes ③ to hold back ④ to be in preparation for, to be in waiting for ⑤ to be soon, to be in the offing ⑥ to be in a close relationship (e.g. as a backer, etc.)
荒らす 【あらす】① to lay waste, to devastate, to damage ② to invade, to break into
鉱業 【こうぎょう】mining industry
鉱山 【こうざん】mine (ore)
香辛料 【こうしんりょう】spices
根拠 【こんきょ】basis, foundation
詐欺 【さぎ】fraud, swindle, graft
細菌 【さいきん】bacillus, bacterium, germ
山岳 【さんがく】mountains
諮る 【はかる】to consult with, to discuss, to confer
侍 【さむらい】warrior (esp. of military retainers of daimyos in the Edo period), samurai
軸 【じく】axis, stem, shaft, axle
芝 【しば】lawn, sod, turf
斜面 【しゃめん】slope, slanting surface, bevel
狩り 【かり】hunting
趣 【おもむき】① meaning, tenor, gist ② effect, influence ③ appearance, aspect ④ taste ⑤ grace, charm, refinement
襲う 【おそう】① to attack, to assail, to make an assault, to strike, to hunt down ② to succeed (someone in a post, role, etc.) ③ to make a sudden visit
襲撃 【しゅうげき】attack, charge, raid
塾 【じゅく】coaching school, cramming school, juku
潤う 【うるおう】to be moist, to be damp, to get wet, to profit by, to be watered, to receive benefits, to favor, to favour, to charm, to steepen
盾 【たて】shield, buckler, escutcheon, pretext
沼 【ぬま】swamp, bog, pond, lake
焦る 【あせる】to be in a hurry, to be impatient
証拠 【しょうこ】evidence, proof
嬢 【じょう】① unmarried woman ② (after a name) Miss ③ (after a line of work) -ess, -ette
色彩 【しきさい】colour, color, hue, tints
侵す 【おかす】to invade, to raid, to trespass, to violate, to intrude on
真珠 【しんじゅ】pearl
辛抱 【しんぼう】patience, endurance
人柄 【ひとがら】personality, character, personal appearance, gentility
刃 【は】edge (of a knife or sword)
尽きる 【つきる】to be used up, to be run out, to be exhausted, to be consumed, to come to an end
迅速 【じんそく】quick, fast, rapid, swift, prompt, streamlined, expedited, expeditious
衰える 【おとろえる】to become weak, to decline, to wear, to abate, to decay, to wither, to waste away
澄ます 【すます】to clear, to make clear, to be unruffled, to look unconcerned, to look demure, to look prim, to put on airs
征服 【せいふく】conquest, subjugation, overcoming
生き甲斐 【いきがい】something one lives for, purpose in life, raison d'etre
生涯 【しょうがい】one's lifetime (i.e. one's existence until death), one's career
誠実 【せいじつ】sincere, honest, faithful
潜水 【せんすい】diving
措置 【そち】measure, measures, step
阻む 【はばむ】to keep someone from doing, to stop, to prevent, to check, to hinder, to obstruct, to oppose, to thwart
阻止 【そし】obstruction, check, hindrance, prevention, interdiction
壮大 【そうだい】magnificent, grand, majestic, splendid
憎しみ 【にくしみ】hatred
大概 【たいがい】① in general, almost all ② mainly, mostly, most likely ③ moderately, suitably
担架 【たんか】stretcher, litter
炭素 【たんそ】carbon (C)
鍛える 【きたえる】to forge, to drill, to temper, to train, to discipline
団扇 【うちわ】fan
壇 【だん】platform, podium, rostrum
畜産 【ちくさん】animal husbandry
畜生 【ちくしょう】① beast (i.e. any animal other than man) ② person reborn into the animal realm ③ brute (i.e. a contemptible human being) ④ son of a bitch, for Christ's sake, damn it
中枢 【ちゅうすう】centre, center, pivot, mainstay, nucleus, backbone, central figure, pillar, key man
抽選 【ちゅうせん】lottery, raffle, drawing (of lots)
懲りる 【こりる】to learn by experience, to be disgusted with
挑む 【いどむ】① to challenge, to throw down the gauntlet, to contend for, to tackle ② to pressure someone for sex, to woo, to make love to
挑戦 【ちょうせん】challenge, defiance
潮 【しお】① tide, current ② salt water ③ opportunity
沈める 【しずめる】to sink, to submerge
沈黙 【ちんもく】silence, reticence
墜落 【ついらく】falling, crashing
堤防 【ていぼう】bank, weir
訂正 【ていせい】correction, revision, amendment
天井 【てんじょう】ceiling, ceiling price
斗 【と】① square bearing block (at the top of a pillar) ② Chinese "Dipper" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
土俵 【どひょう】① arena, esp. in sumo ② forum (e.g. for discussion) ③ sandbag, gabion
逃れる 【のがれる】to escape
陶器 【とうき】pottery, ceramics
動揺 【どうよう】disturbance, unrest, shaking, trembling, pitching, rolling, oscillation, agitation, excitement, commotion
胴 【どう】① trunk, torso, body, abdomen, waist ② plastron (in kendo), touching the plastron (kimari-te in kendo) ③ frame (of a drum, etc.), sound box (of a shamisen, etc.), hull (of a ship)
突如 【とつじょ】suddenly, all of a sudden
鈍感 【どんかん】thickheadedness, stolidity, insensitivity
粘る 【ねばる】to be sticky, to be adhesive, to persevere, to persist, to stick to
把握 【はあく】grasp, catch, understanding
廃棄 【はいき】annulment, disposal, abandon, scrap, discarding, repeal
排水 【はいすい】drainage
発掘 【はっくつ】① excavation, exhumation ② discovery (e.g. new talent)
班 【はん】group, party, section (mil)
扉 【とびら】① door, gate, opening ② title page
疲労 【ひろう】fatigue, weariness
漂う 【ただよう】to drift about, to float, to hang in air
不吉 【ふきつ】ominous, sinister, bad luck, ill omen, inauspiciousness
封 【ふう】seal
封建 【ほうけん】feudalistic
福祉 【ふくし】welfare, well-being, social welfare, social security, social service
覆面 【ふくめん】mask, veil, disguise
分裂 【ぶんれつ】split, division, break up
紛らわしい 【まぎらわしい】confusing, misleading, equivocal, ambiguous
紛れる 【まぎれる】to be diverted, to slip into
柄 【え】① handle, grip ② stalk (of a mushroom, leaf, etc.)
穂 【ほ】① ear (of plant), head (of plant) ② point, tip ③ scion (in grafting), cion
峰 【みね】peak, ridge
放棄 【ほうき】abandonment, renunciation, resignation, abdication (responsibility, right)
法廷 【ほうてい】courtroom
牧師 【ぼくし】pastor, minister, clergyman, reverend
麻 【あさ】flax, linen, hemp
名簿 【めいぼ】register of names
明瞭 【めいりょう】clarity, clearness
明朗 【めいろう】bright, clear, cheerful
滅亡 【めつぼう】downfall, ruin, collapse, destruction
模範 【もはん】exemplar, exemplification, exemplum, model, example
幽霊 【ゆうれい】ghost, specter, spectre, apparition, phantom
揺さぶる 【ゆさぶる】to shake, to jolt, to rock, to swing
裸足 【はだし】① barefoot ② superior to (a professional)
利潤 【りじゅん】profit, returns
露骨 【ろこつ】① frank, blunt, plain, outspoken ② conspicuous, open ③ broad, suggestive, lewd
老衰 【ろうすい】senility, senile decay, infirmity (through age)
円滑 【えんかつ】smooth, undisturbed, uninterrupted, harmonious
偽物 【にせもの】spurious article, forgery, counterfeit, imitation, sham
溝 【みぞ】ditch, drain, gutter, gap
魂 【たましい】soul, spirit
瞬き 【まばたき】wink, twinkling (of stars), flicker (of light), blink (of light)
掌 【てのひら】the palm (of one's hand)
誠 【まこと】① truth, reality ② sincerity, honesty, integrity, fidelity
花壇 【かだん】flower bed
心 【しん】① heart, mind ② spirit, vitality, inner strength ③ Chinese "Heart" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
擦る 【する】① to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass) ② to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)
擦れる 【すれる】to rub, to chafe, to wear, to become sophisticated
貯蓄 【ちょちく】savings
徹する 【てっする】to sink in, to penetrate, to devote oneself, to believe in, to go through, to do intently and exclusively
暴露 【ばくろ】disclosure, exposure, revelation
滅びる 【ほろびる】to be ruined, to go under, to perish, to be destroyed
滅ぼす 【ほろぼす】to destroy, to overthrow, to wreck, to ruin
麻酔 【ますい】anaesthesia, anesthesia
見逃す 【みのがす】to miss, to overlook, to leave at large
民俗 【みんぞく】folk customs, folkways, ethnic customs
隔週 【かくしゅう】every other week
扇ぐ 【あおぐ】① to fan ② to incite, to instigate
闇 【やみ】darkness, the dark, black-marketeering, dark, shady, illegal
崖 【がけ】cliff
かつyet, moreover, and
ちょうsuper-, ultra-, hyper-, very, really (conversational)
賭ける 【かける】to wager, to bet, to risk, to stake, to gamble
年頃 【としごろ】① approximate age, apparent age ② marriageable age (esp. of a woman), age of independence, age of adulthood ③ (after modifying phrase) appropriate age (to ...), old enough (to ...)
むらunevenness, inconsistency, erraticness, irregularity
布巾 【ふきん】tea-towel, dish cloth
蜂蜜 【はちみつ】honey
鬱陶しい 【うっとうしい】① gloomy (e.g. mood), depressing ② heavy (weather), cloudy ③ irritating, troublesome
くじlottery, lot
くぐる① to drive, to pass through, to pass under ② to evade, to hide ③ to survive
つい① just (now) ② quite (near) ③ unintentionally, unconsciously, by mistake, against one's better judgement (judgment)
つばさextra-high-speed Touhoku-line Shinkansen
ほらlook!, look out!, look at me!
ラップ① lap ② wrap ③ cling film ④ rap
エッフェル塔Eiffel Tower
ふん① hmm, well ..., humph, huh, pshaw, pish ② roughly, harshly, violently
かむto blow (one's nose)
高 【だか】quantity, amount, volume, number, amount of money
ばあちゃんgranny, grandma, gran, female senior-citizen (familiar form of address)
かいmarks yes-no question
ぽいtossing something out, throwing something away
だい① marks wh-question (what, where, who) ② strengthens one's judgment or conclusion
なる① who is called, that is called ② that is
おば(used with suffix -san or -sama) endearing term for unrelated older woman, (with suffix -san) term used by a child to address unrelated adult female
どん① very, totally ② polite suffix used after a person's name (often of an apprentice; used much more broadly in southern Kyushu) ③ bang (e.g. of large drum, signal pistol, etc.), with a thud, sound when slamming something down
下 【か】under (being in said condition or environment)
ふむhmm, I see, hrm
えっHuh?, What's up?
えんこ① squatting, sitting ② breaking down, stopping (e.g. of car engine)
たて① central, main, head, chief ② just (done), freshly (baked), indicates activity only just occurred ③ counter for consecutive losses
田畑 【たはた】fields (of rice and other crops)
麦畑 【むぎばたけ】wheat field, barley field, cornfield
ぶつ① stock, products ② stolen goods, loot, spoils
悪賢い 【わるがしこい】cunning, crafty, wily, sly
衣 【ころも】① clothes, garment ② gown, robe ③ coating (e.g. glaze, batter, icing)
温床 【おんしょう】hotbed, breeding ground
辛子 【からし】mustard
開封 【かいふう】unsealed letter, breaking the seal
管制塔 【かんせいとう】control tower
叫び声 【さけびごえ】shout, yell, scream
金髪 【きんぱつ】blond hair
空き缶 【あきかん】empty can
賢人 【けんじん】wise man
硬直 【こうちょく】stiffening, rigidity, rigor, stiffness, ossification, petrification
荒波 【あらなみ】stormy seas, raging waves
最新 【さいしん】latest, newest, late-breaking (news)
歳月 【さいげつ】time, years
歳入 【さいにゅう】annual revenue or income
歳暮 【せいぼ】end of the year, year-end gift
湿地 【しっち】wetland, wetlands
柔和 【にゅうわ】gentleness, mildness, meekness
寝床 【ねどこ】bed, berth, crib, cot, kip
吹き込む 【ふきこむ】① to blow into, to breathe into ② to inspire, to indoctrinate ③ to record (music, video, etc.)
吹き飛ばす 【ふきとばす】① to blow away, to blow off, to blow up ② to dispel, to drive away ③ to talk big
清涼 【せいりょう】cool, refreshing
絶叫 【ぜっきょう】exclamation, scream, shout
珍 【ちん】rare, curious, strange
珍味 【ちんみ】delicacy
滴る 【したたる】to drip, to drop, to trickle
点滴 【てんてき】① raindrops, falling drop of water ② intravenous drip
塗装 【とそう】coating, painting
塗布 【とふ】① application (of ointment) ② coating
塗料 【とりょう】paints, painting material
歳 【とし】① year ② age
髪型 【かみがた】hairdo
病床 【びょうしょう】sickbed
封書 【ふうしょ】sealed letter
包囲 【ほうい】siege, encirclement, envelopment
埋もれる 【うもれる】to be buried, to be covered, to be hidden
またagain, and, also, still (doing something)
粒子 【りゅうし】particle, grain
零 【れい】zero, nought
愛憎 【あいぞう】love and hate, likes and dislikes
灯り 【あかり】① light, illumination, glow, gleam ② lamp, light
荒々しい 【あらあらしい】desolate, rough, wild, rude, harsh, gruff, violent
埋め合わせる 【うめあわせる】to make amends, to compensate for, to make up for
返り咲き 【かえりざき】comeback (e.g. in business), second bloom, reflowering, reflorescence
かなりconsiderably, fairly, quite
肌触り 【はだざわり】the touch of, feel of, texture
吹き出す 【ふきだす】to blow (smoke, etc.)
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
磨き 【みがき】polish, improvement, burnishing
御手洗 【みたらし】font of purifying water placed at the entrance of a shrine
泊まり 【とまり】stay, stopover, anchorage, night duty
たまoccasional, rare
おにぎりrice ball (often triangular, sometimes with a filling and wrapped in nori)
お陰 【おかげ】(your) backing, assistance, thanks or owing to
お盆 【おぼん】O-Bon, Bon Festival, Lantern Festival, Festival of the Dead
握り 【にぎり】grip, handle
握力 【あくりょく】grip (of hand)
安泰 【あんたい】peace, security, tranquility, tranquillity
伊達 【だて】① elegance, dandyism, sophistication, having style ② affectation, showing off, putting on an air, appearances, just for show
囲碁 【いご】Go (board game of capturing territory)
威厳 【いげん】dignity, majesty, solemnity, gravity
慰安 【いあん】solace, relaxation
引き裂く 【ひきさく】to tear up, to tear off, to split
陰謀 【いんぼう】plot intrigue, conspiracy
右翼 【うよく】① right-wing ② right field (e.g. in sport), right flank, right wing
液晶 【えきしょう】liquid crystal
猿真似 【さるまね】indiscriminate imitation (lit: monkey imitator), monkey see, monkey do, blind follower
縁起 【えんぎ】① omen ② origin, causation
遠征 【えんせい】① expedition, campaign, (performer's) tour ② away series (baseball)
殴打 【おうだ】hit, strike, blow
王妃 【おうひ】queen
穏当 【おんとう】proper, reasonable, right
嫁ぐ 【とつぐ】to marry
果樹 【かじゅ】fruit tree
火鉢 【ひばち】brazier
稼ぎ 【かせぎ】earnings
解析 【かいせき】① analysis, analytical study ② parsing, parse
壊滅 【かいめつ】destruction, annihilation, devastation, catastrophe
あく① lye ② harsh taste ③ scum (formed when cooking some foods) ④ (excessive) strength of will
概算 【がいさん】approximation, rough estimate
概要 【がいよう】outline, summary, abridgment, synopsis
街灯 【がいとう】street light
垣 【かき】fence
核分裂 【かくぶんれつ】① nuclear fission ② karyokinesis (division of a cell nucleus during mitosis or meiosis)
隔月 【かくげつ】every second month, every other month
隔離 【かくり】isolation, segregation, separation, quarantine
括る 【くくる】① to tie up, to tie together, to bundle, to fasten ② to hang (oneself) ③ to summarize (e.g. information)
刈り取る 【かりとる】to mow, to reap, to harvest
干潟 【ひがた】tidal flat, tideland
感銘 【かんめい】deep impression
肝 【きも】① liver, innards ② courage, spirit, pluck, guts
肝炎 【かんえん】hepatitis
肝臓 【かんぞう】liver
艦 【かん】warship
艦船 【かんせん】(ocean) vessels, warship
艦隊 【かんたい】(naval) fleet, armada
奇襲 【きしゅう】surprise attack
気概 【きがい】strong spirit
記帳 【きちょう】registry, entry, book-keeping, signature
軌跡 【きせき】① locus ② wagon tracks
輝き 【かがやき】radiance
飢える 【かつえる】to starve, to thirst, to be hungry
飢餓 【きが】hunger, starvation
騎士 【きし】knight
騎手 【きしゅ】horseman, rider
騎馬 【きば】horse-riding
偽 【にせ】imitation, fake, phony, counterfeit, forged, bogus, sham
偽る 【いつわる】to lie, to cheat, to falsify, to deceive, to pretend
逆襲 【ぎゃくしゅう】counterattack
宮廷 【きゅうてい】imperial court, royal court
旧暦 【きゅうれき】Japan's old (lunisolar) calendar
拠点 【きょてん】position, location, base, point
魚雷 【ぎょらい】torpedo
狂気 【きょうき】madness
仰天 【ぎょうてん】being amazed, being horrified, being taken aback
近距離 【きんきょり】short distance
駆け回る 【かけまわる】to run around, to bustle about
駆け込む 【かけこむ】to rush in (at the last minute), to stampede
駒 【こま】① piece (in shogi, chess, etc.) ② bridge (of a violin, etc.)
空襲 【くうしゅう】air-raid
空洞 【くうどう】cave, hollow, cavity
屈辱 【くつじょく】disgrace, humiliation
くりJapanese chestnut (Castanea crenata)
桑 【くわ】mulberry (tree)
ほたるfirefly (Luciola cruciata), lightning bug, glowworm
警鐘 【けいしょう】alarm bell, fire bell
撃墜 【げきつい】shooting down (aircraft)
欠如 【けつじょ】lack, privation, deficiency
決裂 【けつれつ】breakdown, rupture
拳骨 【げんこつ】fist
拳銃 【けんじゅう】pistol, handgun, revolver
検疫 【けんえき】quarantine, medical inspection
原潜 【げんせん】nuclear submarine
幻滅 【げんめつ】disillusionment
古墳 【こふん】ancient (mound) tomb
ごめんyour pardon, declining (something), dismissal, permission
口笛 【くちぶえ】whistle
口癖 【くちぐせ】way of saying, favorite phrase, favourite phrase
甲斐 【かい】effect, result, worth, use, avail
甲斐性 【かいしょう】resourcefulness, ability
皇后 【こうごう】(Japanese) empress, queen
皇太子 【こうたいし】crown prince
皇帝 【こうてい】emperor
綱引き 【つなひき】① tug of war ② forward puller (of a rickshaw)
剛健 【ごうけん】vigour, vigor, virility, health, sturdiness
克明 【こくめい】detailed, elaborate, faithfulness, diligence, conscientiousness
黒潮 【くろしお】Japan Current, Kuroshio Current
懇意 【こんい】kindness, intimacy, friendship
懇親 【こんしん】friendship, intimacy
懇談 【こんだん】informal talk
懇話 【こんわ】friendly (familiar) chat (talk)
左翼 【さよく】left-wing
彩る 【いろどる】to colour, to color, to paint, to make up
斎場 【さいじょう】funeral hall
擦る 【かする】to touch lightly, to take a percentage (from)
殺菌 【さっきん】sterilization, sterilisation, disinfection
暫定 【ざんてい】tentative, temporary
思い遣り 【おもいやり】consideration, sympathy
旨 【むね】① center (centre), pillar, principle ② purport, gist, drift, meaning
紫外線 【しがいせん】ultra-violet rays
紫色 【むらさきいろ】violet
至上 【しじょう】supremacy
諮問 【しもん】question, enquiry, inquiry
滋養 【じよう】nourishment
自炊 【じすい】① cooking for oneself ② scanning a book or manga to create an ebook
煮物 【にもの】food cooked by boiling or stewing
蛇 【へび】① snake ② serpent, large snake
邪 【よこしま】wicked, evil
手堅い 【てがたい】steady, firm, solid, secure
狩人 【かりゅうど】hunter
首班 【しゅはん】head, leader, Prime Minister
樹皮 【じゅひ】(tree) bark
充電 【じゅうでん】① charging (electrically) ② electrification
祝儀 【しゅうぎ】congratulations, celebration, congratulatory gift, tip
瞬く 【またたく】① to twinkle (e.g. stars), to flicker, to waver ② to blink (one's eyes), to wink
瞬時 【しゅんじ】moment, instant
書架 【しょか】bookshelf, bookcase
少佐 【しょうさ】major, lieutenant commander, wing commander
掌握 【しょうあく】grasping, seizing, holding
沼地 【ぬまち】marshland, wetland, swampland
焦り 【あせり】impatience
植樹 【しょくじゅ】tree-planting
侵害 【しんがい】infringement, violation, trespass, impairment
侵食 【しんしょく】encroachment, erosion, corrosion
新芽 【しんめ】sprout, bud, shoot
浸る 【ひたる】to be soaked in, to be flooded, to be immersed in
浸水 【しんすい】flood, inundation
浸透 【しんとう】① permeation, penetration, soaking ② osmosis
親孝行 【おやこうこう】filial piety
仁 【じん】① benevolence (esp. as a virtue of Confucianism), consideration, compassion, humanity, charity ② human ③ kernel ④ nucleolus
仁義 【じんぎ】humanity and justice, duty, (gang's) moral code
刃物 【はもの】edged tool, cutlery
尽力 【じんりょく】efforts, assistance
推奨 【すいしょう】recommendation, endorsement
衰退 【すいたい】decline, decay
遂行 【すいこう】accomplishment, execution
数珠 【じゅず】rosary, string of prayer beads
瀬 【せ】① shallows, shoal ② rapids, current, torrent ③ position, place ④ chance, opportunity
瀬戸 【せと】strait, channel
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)
誠に 【まことに】indeed, really, absolutely, truly, actually, very, quite
誠意 【せいい】sincerity, good faith
誓約 【せいやく】written vow, pledge, covenant
石垣 【いしがき】stone wall
川柳 【せんりゅう】comic haiku
扇 【おうぎ】folding fan
潜む 【ひそむ】to lurk, to lie dormant, to be hidden, to be concealed, to be stashed
潜在 【せんざい】potentiality, dormancy, latency
礎 【いしずえ】foundation stone, cornerstone
租税 【そぜい】taxes, taxation
阻害 【そがい】obstruction, inhibition
喪服 【もふく】mourning dress
壮行 【そうこう】rousing
壮年 【そうねん】prime of life
挿入 【そうにゅう】insertion, incorporation, infixing
早瀬 【はやせ】swift current, rapids
総括 【そうかつ】synthesis, recap, generalize, generalise
即興 【そっきょう】improvisation, improvization, impromptu, off the cuff, without a score
即効 【そっこう】immediate effect, instant effect
即座 【そくざ】immediate, right there on the spot, impromptu
即死 【そくし】instant death
即日 【そくじつ】same day
脚 【あし】① foot ② leg ③ gait ④ pace ⑤ bottom structural component (i.e. radical) of a kanji ⑥ means of transportation
俗 【ぞく】mark in dictionary indicating slang, customs, manners, the world, worldliness, vulgarity, mundane things, the laity
俗語 【ぞくご】colloquialism, colloquial language
耐久 【たいきゅう】endurance, persistence
大佐 【たいさ】colonel, (navy) captain
大砲 【たいほう】gun, cannon, artillery
大麻 【たいま】① hemp, cannabis ② Shinto paper offerings
滝川 【たきがわ】rapids
卓 【たく】table, desk, high
卓球 【たっきゅう】table tennis, ping-pong
淡い 【あわい】light, faint, pale, fleeting
短距離 【たんきょり】short distance, short range, short-haul
暖炉 【だんろ】fireplace, hearth, stove
中佐 【ちゅうさ】lieutenant colonel, commander (navy)
中軸 【ちゅうじく】axis, pivot, central figure, key man
忠誠 【ちゅうせい】loyalty, sincerity
抽出 【ちゅうしゅつ】① extraction, abstraction ② selection (from a group), sampling, eduction
抽象 【ちゅうしょう】abstract
帳 【ちょう】book, register
帳簿 【ちょうぼ】account book, register
懲罰 【ちょうばつ】discipline, punishment, reprimand
挑発 【ちょうはつ】provocation, stirring up, arousal
朝霧 【あさぎり】morning fog, morning mist
潮時 【しおどき】① tidal hour ② the right time, favourable opportunity (favorable)
潮流 【ちょうりゅう】tide, tidal current, trend
痛恨 【つうこん】regretful
鶴 【つる】crane (any bird of the family Gruidae, esp. the red-crowned crane, Grus japonensis)
堤 【つつみ】bank, embankment, dike
帝 【みかど】① emperor (of Japan), mikado ② (the gates of an) imperial residence
帝国 【ていこく】empire, imperial
泥沼 【どろぬま】bog, marsh
撤回 【てっかい】withdrawal, revocation, repeal
撤去 【てっきょ】① withdrawal, revocation, repeal ② demolition, removal
転覆 【てんぷく】① capsizing, overturn, turning over, upset ② overthrow (e.g. a government)
電卓 【でんたく】calculator (electronic)
唐突 【とうとつ】abrupt, sudden
東芝 【とうしば】Toshiba (company)
桃 【もも】peach, prunus persica (tree)
桃色 【ももいろ】pink (colour, color)
統括 【とうかつ】① unification, bringing together, generalization ② control, supervision
陶芸 【とうげい】ceramic art, ceramics
洞 【ほら】cave, den, grotto
胴体 【どうたい】body, trunk, torso
尼僧 【にそう】nun, priestess
忍ぶ 【しのぶ】① to conceal oneself, to hide ② to endure
忍者 【にんじゃ】ninja (persons in feudal Japan who used ninjutsu for the purposes of espionage, assassination, sabotage, etc.)
忍耐 【にんたい】endurance, perseverance, patience
粘土 【ねんど】clay
培う 【つちかう】to cultivate, to foster
培養 【ばいよう】cultivation, nurture, culture
鳩 【はと】pigeon, dove
搬送 【はんそう】transportation, conveyance, delivery
班長 【はんちょう】squad leader, honcho, team leader, group leader
悲哀 【ひあい】sorrow, grief, sadness
備蓄 【びちく】emergency stores, stored, reserved
漂流 【ひょうりゅう】drifting, drift
表彰 【ひょうしょう】public acknowledgment, public acknowledgement, public recognition, commendation, awarding
病棟 【びょうとう】(hospital) ward
不穏 【ふおん】unrest, turbulence, impropriety
不透明 【ふとうめい】opacity
不明瞭 【ふめいりょう】dimness, obscurity, indistinctness, unclear, unintelligible
風潮 【ふうちょう】① tide, current ② tendency
仏壇 【ぶつだん】Buddhist (household) altar
墳墓 【ふんぼ】grave, tomb
奮起 【ふんき】stirring, rousing oneself
粉砕 【ふんさい】pulverization, pulverisation, smashing, demolishing
紛らす 【まぎらす】① to divert, to distract ② to conceal (one's sorrow with a smile, etc.)
紛糾 【ふんきゅう】complication, confusion, disorder
平穏 【へいおん】tranquil, calm, restful, peaceful, quiet
陛下 【へいか】your Majesty, his (or her) Majesty
亡霊 【ぼうれい】ghost, the dead, departed spirits, apparition
撲滅 【ぼくめつ】extermination
牧草 【ぼくそう】pasture, grass
牧野 【ぼくや】pasture land, ranch
翻る 【ひるがえる】to turn over, to wave, to flutter
魔術 【まじゅつ】① black magic, sorcery ② magic tricks, juggling
魔女 【まじょ】witch
魔法 【まほう】magic, witchcraft, sorcery
魔法使い 【まほうつかい】magician, wizard, sorcerer, witch
またagain, and, also, still (doing something)
未遂 【みすい】attempt (at crime)
無縁 【むえん】unrelated, without relations, unidentified, indifferent
無謀 【むぼう】reckless, thoughtless, recklessness
矛先 【ほこさき】① point of spear ② aim of attack, force of argument
迷彩 【めいさい】camouflage, disguise
銘柄 【めいがら】① brand, make, description ② trading name of stocks and securities
免疫 【めんえき】immunity, immunization, immunisation
網 【もう】network
網戸 【あみど】screen door
門扉 【もんぴ】door(s) of a gate
躍如 【やくじょ】vivid, lifelike, graphic
柳 【やなぎ】① willow (any tree of genus Salix) ② weeping willow (Salix babylonica)
雷雨 【らいう】thunderstorm
梨 【なし】nashi (Pyrus pyrifolia, esp. var. culta), Japanese pear, Asian pear, sand pear, apple pear
理不尽 【りふじん】unreasonable, irrational
寮生 【りょうせい】boarder, boarding student
霊園 【れいえん】cemetery
霊感 【れいかん】① afflatus, inspiration ② ability to sense the supernatural (esp. ghosts, etc.)
暦 【れき】calendar, almanac
劣悪 【れつあく】inferiority, coarseness
劣化 【れっか】deterioration, degradation, drop in quality
連峰 【れんぽう】mountain range
錬金術 【れんきんじゅつ】① alchemy ② making big money (implied, by dubious means)
露店 【ろてん】street stall, stand, booth
朗報 【ろうほう】good news
老婆 【ろうば】old woman
論旨 【ろんし】point of an argument, drift of an argument
悪霊 【あくりょう】evil spirit
元凶 【げんきょう】① ringleader, main culprit ② main cause, source
俵 【たわら】① straw bag, bale, sack ② counter for bags
揺る 【ゆる】to shake, to jolt, to rock (cradle), to swing
揺する 【ゆする】to shake, to jolt, to rock (cradle), to swing
慰謝 【いしゃ】consolation
入れ墨 【いれずみ】tattoo
餓死 【がし】(death from) starvation, starving to death
憶測 【おくそく】guess, speculation, supposition
駆け出す 【かけだす】to run off, to break into a run, to start running
かわいそうpoor, pitiable, pathetic, pitiful
凶悪 【きょうあく】atrocious, fiendish, brutal, villainous
凶器 【きょうき】dangerous weapon
恐竜 【きょうりゅう】dinosaur
偽装 【ぎそう】disguise, camouflage, masquerade
仰々しい 【ぎょうぎょうしい】exaggerated, bombastic, highly colored, highly coloured
挿絵 【さしえ】(book) illustration
侵攻 【しんこう】invasion
滑り台 【すべりだい】① (playground) slide ② (ship) launching platform, sliding bed
竜巻 【たつまき】tornado, waterspout
帝政 【ていせい】imperial government, imperialism, monarchical rule
謀る 【はかる】① to plot, to attempt, to plan, to devise, to design ② to take in, to deceive ③ to aim for, to have something in mind ④ to refer A to B
必至 【ひっし】① inevitable, necessary, foregone ② brinkmate (inevitable checkmate) (shogi)
姫 【ひめ】① princess, young lady of noble birth ② girl ③ small & lovely
補佐 【ほさ】aid, help, assistance, assistant, counselor, counsellor, adviser, advisor
ますいanaesthesia, anesthesia
漫才 【まんざい】comedian, comic dialogue
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
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
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
吾輩 【わがはい】we, us, ourselves
割り勘 【わりかん】splitting the cost, Dutch treat
花柳 【かりゅう】red-light district
帰郷 【ききょう】homecoming, return to one's home
犠飛 【ぎひ】sacrifice fly (baseball)
勘案 【かんあん】taking into consideration, giving consideration (to), thinking
投棄 【とうき】abandonment, giving up, throwing away, disposal, dumping
竜 【りゅう】① dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon) ② naga (semidivine human-cobra chimera in Indian mythology) ③ promoted rook (shogi)
紛れ 【まぎれ】confusion
国柄 【くにがら】national character
油彩 【ゆさい】oil painting
土俵際 【どひょうぎわ】the edge of a sumo ring, the edge or verge
やりがいbeing worth doing
辞儀 【じぎ】declining, refusing, (bowing and) greeting
桑原 【くわばら】mulberry field
球威 【きゅうい】(pitcher's) stuff
奨学 【しょうがく】encouragement to study
高瀬 【たかせ】shallows
草刈り 【くさかり】mowing, mower
範 【はん】example, model
妃 【ひ】princess, consort
滑る 【ぬめる】① to be slippery, to be slimy ② to behave charmingly, to walk merrily
器 【き】① device, instrument ② vessel, container
斜体 【しゃたい】italic (font style)
かけるto suspend between two points, to build (a bridge, etc.), to put up on something (e.g. legs up on table)
即 【そく】① instantly, immediately, at once ② that is (to say), namely
朱 【しゅ】① cinnabar, vermillion, red, slightly-orange red ② red pigment (and ink made from same) ③ red text (as used to correct documents)
あしcommon reed (Phragmites australis)
暗闇 【くらやみ】darkness, the dark
いかcuttlefish, squid
蟹 【かに】crab
笠 【かさ】① conical hat (East-Asian style), coolie hat ② something shaped like a conical hat, shade (of a lamp)
斬る 【きる】to kill (a human) using a blade (sword, machete, knife, etc.), to slice (off), to lop (off), to cut (off)
斬新 【ざんしん】novel, original, newness
しばらく① little while, short while, moment, instant ② a while, quite a time ③ it's been a long time
車椅子 【くるまいす】wheelchair, folding push-chair
呪い 【のろい】curse, spell, malediction
呪う 【のろう】to curse, to put a curse on, to detest intensely
焼酎 【しょうちゅう】shochu (Japanese liquor similar to vodka)
かじpaper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera)
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)
蜂 【はち】① bee ② wasp
ますtrout, sea trout
脇役 【わきやく】supporting role (actor), minor role
わにcrocodile, alligator, crocodilian
つるto cramp, to be cramped, to contract
そりsleigh, sled, sledge
先頃 【さきごろ】recently, the other day
あるa certain ..., some ...
やせる① to become thin, to lose weight, to reduce (one's) weight, to slim ② to be barren, to be infertile, to be sterile
割り箸 【わりばし】splittable (wood) chopsticks
岐阜 【ぎふ】Gifu (pn)
蜜 【みつ】nectar, honey
淀川 【よどがわ】river in Osaka Prefecture
堰 【せき】① dam, sluice ② stopping (of paper, cardboard, etc.)