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Tobira 01-02

Lession 1 and 2 from Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese


214 entriesCreated by Buch . — Last modified: 2014-07-19 04:58:45
そんなsuch (about the actions of the listener, or about ideas expressed or understood by the listener), like that, that sort of
出来る 【できる】① to be able (in a position) to do, to be up to the task ② to be ready, to be completed ③ to be made, to be built ④ to be good at, to be permitted (to do) ⑤ to become intimate, to take up (with somebody) ⑥ to grow, to be raised
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)
大きい 【おおきい】big, large, great, loud
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
年 【ねん】① year (e.g. AD) ② counter for years
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
建物 【たてもの】building
多い 【おおい】many, numerous
大切 【たいせつ】important, valuable, worthy of care
短い 【みじかい】short
地図 【ちず】map
方 【ほう】side, direction, way
明日 【あした】tomorrow
終わる 【おわる】to finish, to end, to close
泳ぐ 【およぐ】to swim
絵 【え】picture, drawing, painting, sketch
階 【かい】① stories, storeys ② counter for storeys and floors of a building
言葉 【ことば】① language, dialect ② word, words, phrase, term, expression, remark ③ speech, (manner of) speaking
酒 【さけ】alcohol, sake
本当 【ほんとう】truth, reality
昨日 【きのう】yesterday
過ぎ 【すぎ】① past, after ② too (much), over (e.g. eating)
皆さん 【みなさん】all, everyone, everybody
覚える 【おぼえる】① to remember, to recollect, to memorize, to memorise ② to feel
今晩 【こんばん】tonight, this evening
困る 【こまる】to be troubled, to be worried, to be bothered, to be embarrassed, to be stumped
雑誌 【ざっし】journal, magazine, periodical
大変 【たいへん】① very, greatly ② immense, enormous, great ③ serious, grave, dreadful, terrible ④ difficult, hard
難しい 【むずかしい】difficult
必要 【ひつよう】① necessary, needed, essential, indispensable ② necessity, need, requirement
忙しい 【いそがしい】busy, hectic, occupied, engaged
友達 【ともだち】friend, companion
誰 【だれ】who
僕 【ぼく】① I, me ② you (used addressing young children) ③ manservant
あのthat (someone or something distant from both speaker and listener, or situation unfamiliar to both speaker and listener)
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
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
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)
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)
はっきりclearly, plainly, distinctly
なさいdo (imperative form often used after ~masu base of verbs)
以上 【いじょう】① not less than, ... and more, ... and upwards ② beyond ... (e.g. one's means), further (e.g. nothing further to say), more than ... (e.g. cannot pay more than that) ③ above-mentioned, foregoing ④ since ..., seeing that ... ⑤ this is all, that is the end, the end
花見 【はなみ】cherry blossom viewing, flower viewing
楽しむ 【たのしむ】to enjoy oneself
気分 【きぶん】feeling, mood
急 【きゅう】① urgent, sudden, abrupt ② sharp, steep, precipitous ③ rapid, swift, fast ④ emergency, crisis ⑤ hurrying, haste ⑥ (in gagaku or noh) end of a song
合う 【あう】① to come together, to merge, to unite, to meet ② to fit, to match, to suit, to agree with, to be correct ③ to be profitable, to be equitable ④ (after the -masu stem of a verb) to do ... to each other, to do ... together
上手い 【うまい】① skillful, clever, expert, wise, successful ② delicious, appetizing, appetising ③ fortunate, splendid, promising
小説 【しょうせつ】novel, (short) story
場合 【ばあい】case, situation
世界 【せかい】the world, society, the universe
正月 【しょうがつ】New Year, New Year's Day, the first month, January
説明 【せつめい】explanation, exposition
地理 【ちり】geography
都合 【つごう】circumstances, condition, convenience
特に 【とくに】particularly, especially
特別 【とくべつ】special
日 【ひ】① day, days ② sun, sunshine, sunlight ③ case (esp. unfortunate), event
旅館 【りょかん】Japanese hotel, inn, ryokan
行う 【おこなう】to perform, to do, to conduct oneself, to carry out
代わり 【かわり】① substitute, deputy, proxy, alternate, relief, compensation, second helping ② in place of, as a substitute for
気持ち 【きもち】feeling, sensation, mood
客 【きゃく】① guest, visitor ② customer, client, shopper, spectator, audience, tourist, sightseer, passenger
残る 【のこる】to remain, to be left
市 【し】city
伝える 【つたえる】to convey, to report, to transmit, to communicate, to tell, to impart, to propagate, to teach, to bequeath
美しい 【うつくしい】beautiful, lovely
無理 【むり】unreasonable, impossible, overdoing
理由 【りゆう】reason, pretext, motive
例えば 【たとえば】for example, e.g.
選ぶ 【えらぶ】to choose, to select
落とす 【おとす】① to drop, to lose, to let fall ② to clean off (dirt, makeup, paint, etc.), to remove (e.g. stains) ③ to download
決まる 【きまる】① to be decided, to be settled ② to look good in (clothes)
祭り 【まつり】festival, feast
島 【とう】island (in placenames)
課長 【かちょう】section manager, section chief
会議 【かいぎ】meeting, conference, session, assembly, council, convention, congress
慣れる 【なれる】① to grow accustomed to, to get too familiar with ② to become domesticated, to become tame
簡単 【かんたん】simple
関係 【かんけい】relation, connection
景色 【けしき】scenery, scene, landscape
最後 【さいご】① last, end, conclusion ② (after -tara form or -ta form followed by "ga") no sooner than, right after (often having negative consequences)
女性 【じょせい】① woman, female ② feminine gender
専門 【せんもん】speciality, specialty, subject of study, expert
戦争 【せんそう】war
男性 【だんせい】① man, male ② masculine gender
土産 【みやげ】present, souvenir
比べる 【くらべる】① to compare, to make a comparison ② to compete, to vie
普通 【ふつう】① general, ordinary, usual ② normally, generally, usually ③ train that stops at every station
複雑 【ふくざつ】complex, complicated
壁 【かべ】① wall, barrier ② Chinese "Wall" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
変える 【かえる】to change, to alter, to vary, to convert, to revise, to amend, to transform
連絡 【れんらく】① to contact, to get in touch ② contacting, getting in touch, communication, call, message ③ connection, coordination, junction ④ intercalary, intercalaris, internuncial
周り 【まわり】① circumference, perimeter, edge ② surroundings, locality, neighborhood ③ rotation, circulation
厳しい 【きびしい】① severe, strict, rigid, unsparing, relentless ② stern, austere, grave, solemn, majestic ③ intense (cold)
謝る 【あやまる】to apologize, to apologise
随分 【ずいぶん】① very, extremely, surprisingly, considerably ② contemptible, reprehensible
丁寧 【ていねい】polite, courteous, careful, care, kind, close, thorough, conscientious
田舎 【いなか】① rural area, countryside, the sticks ② hometown
すごい① terrible, dreadful ② amazing (e.g. of strength), great (e.g. of skills), wonderful, terrific ③ to a great extent, vast (in numbers)
火山 【かざん】volcano
間 【かん】① interval, period of time ② among, between, inter-
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
文字 【もじ】① letter (of alphabet), character ② literal
少々 【しょうしょう】just a minute, small quantity
広げる 【ひろげる】to spread, to extend, to expand, to enlarge, to widen, to broaden, to unfold, to open, to unroll
不 【ふ】un-, non-, negative prefix
感じ 【かんじ】feeling, sense, impression
感じる 【かんじる】to feel, to sense, to experience
観光 【かんこう】sightseeing
気温 【きおん】atmospheric temperature
県 【けん】① prefecture (of Japan) ② county (of China)
言語 【げんご】language
自然 【しぜん】① nature, spontaneity ② naturally, spontaneously
実は 【じつは】as a matter of fact, by the way, to tell you the truth, to be honest, frankly
首都 【しゅと】capital city, metropolis
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
場面 【ばめん】scene, setting (e.g. of novel)
全体 【ぜんたい】whole, entirety, whatever (is the matter)
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)
的 【てき】-like, typical
都市 【とし】town, city, municipal, urban
表 【ひょう】table (e.g. Tab 1), chart, list
部分 【ぶぶん】portion, section, part
平和 【へいわ】peace, harmony
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
目的 【もくてき】purpose, goal, aim, objective, intention
例 【れい】① custom, practice, habit, usual ② said, aforementioned ③ instance, example, case, illustration, usage ④ precedent ⑤ annual
羽 【わ】counter for birds and rabbits
色 【しょく】counter for colours
一般 【いっぱん】general, liberal, universal, ordinary, average
課 【か】① lesson ② section (in an organization), division, department ③ counter for lessons and chapters (of a book)
観察 【かんさつ】observation, survey
気候 【きこう】climate
恐ろしい 【おそろしい】terrible, dreadful
差 【さ】difference, variation
最も 【もっとも】most, extremely
城 【しろ】castle
状況 【じょうきょう】state of affairs (around you), situation, circumstances
大陸 【たいりく】continent
内容 【ないよう】subject, contents, matter, substance, detail, import
表現 【ひょうげん】① expression, presentation ② representation, notation
恋人 【こいびと】lover, sweetheart
論文 【ろんぶん】thesis, essay, treatise, paper, article
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
専攻 【せんこう】major subject, special study
伝統 【でんとう】tradition, convention
特徴 【とくちょう】feature, trait, characteristic, pecularity
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)
梅雨 【つゆ】① rainy season ② rain during the rainy season
桜 【さくら】① cherry tree, cherry blossom ② decoy, fake buyer, shill ③ hired applauder
見学 【けんがく】inspection, study by observation, field trip
前 【ぜん】① the last (i.e. immediately preceding) (e.g. "the last mayor"), previous, one-time, former ② (before the name of an era) pre- (e.g. "premodern") ③ before, earlier
南北 【なんぼく】south and north
分 【ぶん】① part, segment, share, ration ② rate ③ degree, one's lot, one's status, relation, duty, kind, lot ④ in proportion to, just as much as
人々 【ひとびと】each person, people, men, human, everybody
行事 【ぎょうじ】event, function
地名 【ちめい】place name
名所 【めいしょ】① famous place ② name of a part (of an instrument, etc.) ③ name and address
名物 【めいぶつ】famous product, special product, speciality, specialty
決まり 【きまり】① rule, regulation ② settlement, conclusion, end, agreement, arrangement ③ habit, custom
都 【と】metropolitan, municipal
関西 【かんさい】Kansai (south-western half of Japan, including Osaka)
関東 【かんとう】Kantou (eastern half of Japan, including Tokyo)
敬語 【けいご】honorific, term of respect
湿度 【しつど】level of humidity
省略 【しょうりゃく】omission, abbreviation, abridgment, abridgement
宅 【たく】house, home, husband
浴衣 【ゆかた】yukata (light cotton kimono worn in the summer or used as a bathrobe)
撮影 【さつえい】photographing
原爆 【げんばく】atomic bomb, A-bomb
短縮 【たんしゅく】shortening, abbreviation, reduction
統治 【とうち】rule, reign, government, governing
美 【び】beauty
奢る 【おごる】to give (someone) a treat
国土 【こくど】country, territory, domain, realm
四国 【しこく】Shikoku (smallest of the four main islands of Japan)
男女 【だんじょ】man and woman, men and women
東北 【とうほく】① north-east ② Northern most six prefectures of Honshu
こう言う 【こういう】such, like this
そう言う 【そういう】such, like that, that sort of, very
体 【たい】① body, physique, posture ② shape, form, style ③ substance, identity, reality ④ field ⑤ counter for humanoid forms (e.g. dolls, statues, corpses, etc.)
東京 【とうきょう】Tokyo (current capital of Japan)
北海道 【ほっかいどう】Hokkaido (northernmost of the four main islands of Japan)
道 【どう】① road ② way ③ Buddhist teachings ④ Taoism ⑤ modern administrative region of Japan (Hokkaido) ⑥ historical administrative region of Japan (Tokaido, Tosando, etc.) ⑦ province (Tang-era administrative region of China) ⑧ province (modern administrative region of Korea)
その他 【そのた】etc., otherwise, besides, in addition, the rest, the others, and so forth
九州 【きゅうしゅう】Kyushu (southernmost of the four main islands of Japan)
型 【がた】① model, type (e.g. of machine, goods, etc.) ② type, style, pattern ③ mold (mould), template, model ④ kata (standard form of a movement, posture, etc. in martial arts, sport, etc.) ⑤ form (i.e. customary procedure) ⑥ size (i.e. clothing, shoes)
表れる 【あらわれる】① to appear, to come in sight, to become visible, to come out, to embody, to materialize, to materialise ② to be expressed (e.g. emotions), to become apparent (e.g. trends, effects)
書き言葉 【かきことば】written word, written language
昔話 【むかしばなし】folklore, legend, reminiscence
本州 【ほんしゅう】Honshu (largest of the four main islands of Japan)
島国 【しまぐに】island country (sometimes used as a metaphor for Japan)
話し言葉 【はなしことば】spoken language, colloquial expression
京都 【きょうと】Kyoto
初め 【はじめ】beginning, start, origin
お願い 【おねがい】① request, wish ② please
お勧め 【おすすめ】recommendation, advice, suggestion, encouragement
じゃがいもpotato (Solanum tuberosum)
遺産 【いさん】inheritance, bequest, legacy, heritage
興味深い 【きょうみぶかい】very interesting, of great interest
ごめんyour pardon, declining (something), dismissal, permission
紙芝居 【かみしばい】picture story show
摂氏 【せっし】Centigrade, Celsius
あいつhe, she, that guy
富士山 【ふじさん】Mt Fuji
白鷺 【しらさぎ】generic name for herons with all-white plumage (inc. egrets)