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Crayon Shin-chan Vol. 2 (episodes 4 to 27)

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Vocab for episodes 4 to 27 of the animated series ‘Crayon Shin-chan’. This is volume 2/25. Vocab already listed in past volumes is not included. Check out the ‘Most Common Vocab’ set (vol 0) for a list of the most common terms throughout the series.

1023 entriesCreated by Public Domain — Last modified: 1928-11-03 00:00:00
お父さん 【おとうさん】father
もしもし① hello (e.g. on phone) ② excuse me! (when calling out to someone)
ドアdoor (Western-style)
ノート① notebook, copy-book, exercise book ② note ③ notebook PC
プール① (swimming) pool ② pool (billiards) ③ pool (together)
安い 【やすい】① cheap, inexpensive ② calm, peaceful, quiet
一つ 【ひとつ】① one ② for one thing (often used in itemized lists) ③ (after a noun) only ④ (with a verb in negative form) (not) even ⑤ just (i.e. "just try it")
右 【みぎ】① right, right hand side ② afore-mentioned (esp. in vertical Japanese writing), foregoing, forgoing, above
雨 【あめ】rain
会社 【かいしゃ】① company, corporation ② workplace
外 【そと】① outside, exterior ② open air ③ other place
休む 【やすむ】① to be absent, to take a day off ② to rest, to have a break ③ to go to bed, to (lie down to) sleep, to turn in, to retire ④ to stop doing some ongoing activity for a time, to suspend business
古い 【ふるい】old (not person), aged, ancient, antiquated, stale, threadbare, outmoded, obsolete article
五つ 【いつつ】five
後ろ 【うしろ】back, behind, rear
語 【ご】① language ② word
左 【ひだり】left, left hand side
時間 【じかん】① time ② hours
七つ 【ななつ】seven
車 【くるま】① car, automobile, vehicle ② wheel
女 【おんな】woman
小さい 【ちいさい】small, little, tiny
新聞 【しんぶん】newspaper
西 【にし】west
千 【せん】1,000, thousand
大学 【だいがく】① post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc. ② the Great Learning - one of the Four Books
電車 【でんしゃ】(electric) train
二 【に】two
二つ 【ふたつ】two
日本語 【にほんご】Japanese (language)
年 【とし】① year ② age
白 【しろ】① white ② good guy, 'white hat'
半分 【はんぶん】half
分 【ふん】minute
北 【きた】north
本 【ほん】① book, volume ② main, head, this, our, present, real ③ counter for long cylindrical things
名前 【なまえ】① name, full name ② given name, first name
九 【きゅう】nine
九 【く】nine
三 【さん】three
十 【じゅう】10, ten
万 【まん】① 10,000, ten thousand ② myriads ③ everything, all
立つ 【たつ】① to stand, to rise, to stand up ② to find oneself (e.g. in a difficult position) ③ to depart (on a plane, train, etc.)
出かける 【でかける】to depart, to go out (e.g. on an excursion or outing), to set out, to start, to be going out
時々 【ときどき】sometimes, at times
① indicates question (sentence end) ② indicates choice, doubt, etc.
年 【ねん】① year (e.g. AD) ② counter for years
お茶 【おちゃ】① tea (usu. green) ② tea break (at work) ③ tea ceremony
映画 【えいが】movie, film
夏 【なつ】summer
会う 【あう】① to meet, to encounter ② to have an accident, to have a bad experience
海 【うみ】sea, beach
漢字 【かんじ】Chinese characters, kanji
強い 【つよい】① strong, powerful, mighty, potent ② resistant, resilient, durable
教える 【おしえる】to teach, to inform, to instruct
兄 【あに】older brother
兄弟 【きょうだい】siblings, brothers and sisters
月 【つき】① moon ② month
犬 【いぬ】① dog (Canis (lupus) familiaris) ② snoop (i.e. a detective, a spy, etc.) ③ counterfeit, inferior, useless, wasteful
広い 【ひろい】spacious, vast, wide
考える 【かんがえる】to consider, to think about
質問 【しつもん】question, inquiry, enquiry
弱い 【よわい】weak, frail, delicate, tender, unskilled, weak (wine)
秋 【あき】autumn, fall
住む 【すむ】to live (of humans), to reside, to inhabit, to dwell, to abide
春 【はる】① spring, springtime ② new year ③ prime (of one's life, etc.) ④ adolescence, puberty ⑤ sexuality
暑い 【あつい】hot (weather, etc.), warm
少ない 【すくない】few, a little, scarce, insufficient, seldom
新しい 【あたらしい】new
切る 【きる】① to cut (usu. to cut through) ② to sever (connections, ties) ③ to turn off (i.e. the light) ④ to terminate (i.e. a conversation), to hang up (the phone), to disconnect ⑤ to punch (a ticket), to tear off (a stub) ⑥ to open (something sealed) ⑦ to start ⑧ to set (a limit) ⑨ to reduce, to decrease, to discount ⑩ to shake off (water, etc.), to let drip-dry (or drain) ⑪ to cross ⑫ to do (something noticeable) ⑬ to turn (a vehicle) ⑭ to cut (the ball) ⑮ to shuffle (cards) ⑯ to trump ⑰ (in Go) to isolate (an opponent's stone) ⑱ (after the -masu stem of a verb) to finish, to complete
多い 【おおい】many, numerous
多分 【たぶん】① perhaps, probably ② generous, many, much, great
体 【からだ】① body ② health
貸す 【かす】① to lend, to loan ② to rent out, to hire out
着く 【つく】① to arrive at, to reach ② to sit on, to sit at (e.g. the table)
鳥 【とり】① bird ② bird meat (esp. chicken meat), fowl, poultry
答える 【こたえる】to answer, to reply
働く 【はたらく】① to work, to labor, to labour ② to function, to operate, to be effective, to work (i.e. ... works), to come into play ③ to commit (e.g. a crime), to perpetrate, to do, to act, to practise, to practice ④ to be conjugated
日曜日 【にちようび】Sunday
売る 【うる】to sell
歩く 【あるく】to walk
問題 【もんだい】problem, question
洋服 【ようふく】Western-style clothes (cf traditional Japanese clothes)
明日 【あした】tomorrow
色々 【いろいろ】various
終わる 【おわる】to finish, to end, to close
町 【まち】① town, block, neighbourhood, neighborhood ② street, road ③ 109.09 m ④ 0.99 hectares
赤 【あか】① red, crimson, scarlet ② red-containing colour (e.g. brown, pink, orange) ③ red light ④ red ink (i.e. in finance or proof-reading), (in) the red ⑤ complete, total, perfect, obvious
屋 【や】① (something) shop ② somebody who sells (something) or works as (something) ③ somebody with a (certain) personality trait ④ house ⑤ roof
一番 【いちばん】① best, first, number one ② game, round, bout, fall, event (in a meet)
泳ぐ 【およぐ】to swim
言葉 【ことば】① language, dialect ② word, words, phrase, term, expression, remark ③ speech, (manner of) speaking
向こう 【むこう】① opposite side, other side, opposite direction ② over there, that way, far away, beyond ③ the other party, the other person ④ future (starting now)
消す 【けす】① to erase, to delete, to cross out ② to turn off power ③ to extinguish, to put out
晴れる 【はれる】① to clear up, to clear away, to be sunny, to stop raining ② to refresh (e.g. spirits) ③ to be cleared (e.g. of a suspicion) ④ to be dispelled, to be banished
全部 【ぜんぶ】all, entire, whole, altogether
庭 【にわ】garden
美味しい 【おいしい】① delicious, tasty ② nice (move in sport, trick, etc., nuance of being easy or a bit lucky), sweet
部屋 【へや】① room ② sumo stable
辺 【へん】① area, vicinity ② side (of triangle, rectangle, etc.) ③ circumstances
返す 【かえす】① to return (something), to restore, to put back ② to pay back, to retaliate, to reciprocate
本当 【ほんとう】truth, reality
面白い 【おもしろい】interesting, amusing
弟 【おとうと】younger brother
お祖母さん 【おばあさん】① grandmother ② female senior-citizen
汚い 【きたない】dirty, unclean, filthy
奥さん 【おくさん】wife, your wife, his wife, married lady, madam
過ぎ 【すぎ】① past, after ② too (much), over (e.g. eating)
ほかother (esp. places and things), the rest
机 【つくえ】desk
狭い 【せまい】narrow, confined, small
靴 【くつ】shoes, footwear
靴下 【くつした】socks, sock, stockings, stocking
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
降る 【ふる】to precipitate, to fall (e.g. rain)
今晩 【こんばん】tonight, this evening
歳 【さい】① -years-old ② ability, gift, talent, aptitude, genius
咲く 【さく】to bloom
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
掃除 【そうじ】cleaning, sweeping
渡す 【わたす】① to ferry across (a river, etc.), to carry across, to traverse ② to lay across, to build across ③ to hand over, to hand in, to pass, to give, to transfer
猫 【ねこ】① cat ② shamisen ③ geisha ④ wheelbarrow ⑤ clay bed-warmer
必要 【ひつよう】① necessary, needed, essential, indispensable ② necessity, need, requirement
閉める 【しめる】to close, to shut
塩 【しお】salt
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
傘 【かさ】umbrella, parasol
沢山 【たくさん】many, a lot, much
脱ぐ 【ぬぐ】to take off (clothes, shoes, etc.), to undress
締める 【しめる】① to tie, to fasten ② to total, to sum ③ to be strict with ④ to economize (economise), to cut down on
賑やか 【にぎやか】bustling, busy
風呂 【ふろ】① bath, bathtub ② bathroom, bathhouse ③ room for drying lacquerware ④ base (wooden joint connecting the blade of a hoe, spade, etc., to the handle)
弁当 【べんとう】bento (Japanese box lunch)
立派 【りっぱ】splendid, fine, handsome, elegant, imposing, prominent, legal, legitimate
隣 【となり】neighbor (neighbour), next to (esp. living next door to)
なぜwhy, how
眼鏡 【めがね】① spectacles, glasses ② judgement, discrimination, discernment, insight
嫌がる 【いやがる】to hate, to dislike
あそこ① there (place physically distant from both speaker and listener), over there, that place, yonder ② that far (something psychologically distant from both speaker and listener), that much, that point
あれ① that (indicating something distant from both speaker and listener (in space, time or psychologically), or something understood without naming it directly) ② that person (used to refer to one's equals or inferiors) ③ hey (expression of surprise or suspicion), eh? ④ that (something mentioned before which is distant psychologically or in terms of time)
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)
それからand then, after that
とても① very, awfully, exceedingly ② (before a negative form) (not) at all, by no means, simply (cannot)
honourable, honorable
石鹸 【せっけん】soap
うるさい① noisy, loud ② fussy ③ annoying, troublesome, tiresome, importunate ④ bossy
まずい① unappetising, unappetizing, unpleasant (taste, appearance, situation) ② unskillful, unskilful, bungling, clumsy ③ ugly, homely, plain, unattractive ④ awkward, untimely, inopportune, unfavorable, unwise
しかしhowever, but
もちろんof course, certainly, naturally
もう一度 【もういちど】once more, again
けどbut, however, although
やっとat last, at length
そろそろ① gradually, steadily, quietly, slowly ② soon, momentarily, before long, any time now
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
お子さん 【おこさん】(someone else's) child
ビル① building ② bill
プレゼント① present, gift ② to give a present or gift
安心 【あんしん】relief, peace of mind
員 【いん】member
運転 【うんてん】operation, motion, driving
遠く 【とおく】far away, distant, at a distance, distant place, by far
下げる 【さげる】to hang, to lower, to move back, to wear, to dismiss, to grant
下着 【したぎ】underwear
火事 【かじ】fire, conflagration
間に合う 【まにあう】① to be in time for ② to serve (suit, meet) the purpose, to be good enough, to be enough
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
空気 【くうき】air, atmosphere
好く 【すく】to like, to love, to be fond of
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
私 【わたくし】① I, me ② private affairs, personal matter, secrecy ③ selfishness
時代 【じだい】① period, epoch, era, age ② the times, those days ③ oldness, ancientness, antiquity ④ antique, period piece
集める 【あつめる】to collect, to assemble, to gather
出発 【しゅっぱつ】departure
食事 【しょくじ】① meal ② to eat
世話 【せわ】looking after, help, aid, assistance
正しい 【ただしい】right, just, correct, righteous, honest, truthful, proper, straightforward, perfect
生きる 【いきる】to live, to exist
説明 【せつめい】explanation, exposition
都合 【つごう】circumstances, condition, convenience
特別 【とくべつ】special
別に 【べつに】① (not) particularly, nothing ② separately, apart
味 【あじ】① flavor, flavour, taste ② charm, style ③ experience ④ smart, clever, witty, strange
用意 【ようい】preparation
用事 【ようじ】tasks, things to do, errand, business (to take care of), affairs, engagement
力 【ちから】① force, strength, might, vigour (vigor), energy ② capability, ability, proficiency, capacity, faculty ③ efficacy, effect ④ effort, endeavours (endeavors), exertions ⑤ power, authority, influence, good offices, agency ⑥ support, help, aid, assistance ⑦ stress, emphasis ⑧ means, resources
下りる 【おりる】① to descend (e.g. a mountain), to climb down, to go down, to come down ② to be granted, to be issued, to be given ③ to be discharged, to be passed (from the body; i.e. of a roundworm)
終わり 【おわり】the end
代わり 【かわり】① substitute, deputy, proxy, alternate, relief, compensation, second helping ② in place of, as a substitute for
聞こえる 【きこえる】① to be heard, to be audible ② to be said to be, to be reputed
仕方 【しかた】way, method, means, resource, course
引き出す 【ひきだす】to pull out, to take out, to draw out, to withdraw
回る 【まわる】① to turn, to revolve ② to visit several places ③ to function well ④ to pass a certain time
見つける 【みつける】① to discover, to find (e.g. an error in a book), to come across, to detect ② to locate, to find (e.g. something missing), to find fault ③ to be used to seeing, to be familiar with
お湯 【おゆ】① hot water ② hot bath
雲 【くも】cloud
科学 【かがく】science
教育 【きょういく】training, education
お礼 【おれい】thanking, expression of gratitude
光 【ひかり】light
残る 【のこる】to remain, to be left
自由 【じゆう】freedom, liberty, as it pleases you
焼く 【やく】① to bake, to grill ② to develop (photos) ③ to suntan ④ to burn (in flames, down, CD, DVD, etc.), to scorch ⑤ to be jealous, to be envious
場所 【ばしょ】① place, location, spot, position ② room, space ③ basho (sumo wrestling tournament)
進む 【すすむ】① to advance, to go forward ② to precede, to go ahead (of) ③ to make progress, to improve ④ to deepen, to heighten ⑤ to do of one's own free will
星 【ほし】① star, any light-emitting (or reflecting) heavenly body (except for the sun and the moon) ② suspect (police slang)
昔 【むかし】olden days, former
石 【いし】① stone ② gem, jewel
草 【くさ】grass
打つ 【うつ】① to hit (something inanimate), to strike, to beat (on something) ② to type, to tap (e.g. a key) ③ to inject ④ to indulge in gambling ⑤ to visit (on a pilgrimage)
調べる 【しらべる】to examine, to investigate, to check up, to sense, to study, to inquire, to search
湯 【ゆ】① hot water ② hot bath, hot spring
日記 【にっき】diary, journal
返事 【へんじ】reply, answer, response
放送 【ほうそう】broadcast, broadcasting
例えば 【たとえば】for example, e.g.
礼 【れい】thanking, expression of gratitude
全て 【すべて】all, the whole, entirely, in general, wholly, overall
確か 【たしか】① certain, sure, definite ② if I'm not mistaken, if I remember correctly
直す 【なおす】① to cure, to heal ② to fix, to correct, to repair ③ to do over again (after -masu base of verb) ④ to replace, to put back as it was ⑤ to convert (into a different state), to transform
島 【とう】island (in placenames)
慣れる 【なれる】① to grow accustomed to, to get too familiar with ② to become domesticated, to become tame
関係 【かんけい】relation, connection
機会 【きかい】chance, opportunity
隅 【すみ】corner, nook, recess
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)
準備 【じゅんび】preparation, setup, arrangements, provision, reserve
触る 【さわる】to touch, to feel
地震 【じしん】earthquake
恥ずかしい 【はずかしい】shy, ashamed, embarrassed
逃げる 【にげる】to escape, to run away
複雑 【ふくざつ】complex, complicated
沸かす 【わかす】① to boil, to heat ② to excite
壁 【かべ】① wall, barrier ② Chinese "Wall" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
変わる 【かわる】to change, to be transformed, to vary, to be revised, to be different, to move location
優しい 【やさしい】tender, kind, gentle, graceful, affectionate, amiable, suave
裏 【うら】① bottom (or another side that is hidden from view), undersurface, opposite side, reverse side ② rear, back, behind (the house) ③ lining, inside ④ out of sight, behind the scenes ⑤ proof ⑥ opposite (of a prediction, common sense, etc.) ⑦ inverse (of a hypothesis, etc.) ⑧ bottom (of an inning), last half (of an inning)
途中 【とちゅう】① on the way, en route ② in the middle of, midway
頂く 【いただく】① to receive, to get, to accept, to take, to buy ② to eat, to drink ③ to be crowned with, to wear (on one's head), to have (on top) ④ to have (as one's leader), to live under (a ruler), to install (a president)
遅れる 【おくれる】to be late, to be delayed, to fall behind schedule, to be overdue
押し入れ 【おしいれ】closet
怖い 【こわい】① scary, frightening, eerie, dreadful ② (I'm) afraid
ご存じ 【ごぞんじ】① knowing ② (an) acquaintance
お祝い 【おいわい】congratulation, congratulations, celebration, festival, congratulatory gift
お嬢さん 【おじょうさん】① daughter ② young lady
為 【ため】① good, advantage, benefit, welfare ② sake, purpose, objective, aim ③ consequence, result, effect ④ affecting, regarding, concerning
一生懸命 【いっしょうけんめい】very hard, with utmost effort, with all one's might, for dear life
壊す 【こわす】① to break, to destroy, to demolish ② to wreck, to ruin, to spoil, to damage ③ to break (a bill, etc.)
壊れる 【こわれる】① to be broken, to break ② to fall through, to come to nothing
嬉しい 【うれしい】happy, glad, pleasant
興味 【きょうみ】interest (in something)
驚く 【おどろく】to be surprised, to be astonished
喧嘩 【けんか】quarrel, brawl, fight, squabble, scuffle
随分 【ずいぶん】① very, extremely, surprisingly, considerably ② contemptible, reprehensible
盛ん 【さかん】① popular ② prosperous ③ enthusiastic ④ energetic, vigorous
素晴らしい 【すばらしい】wonderful, splendid, magnificent
我々 【われわれ】we
訳 【やく】translation, version (e.g. "English version")
これからafter this
やはりalso, as I thought, still, in spite of, absolutely, of course
いじめるto tease, to torment, to persecute, to chastise
びっくり① to be surprised, to be amazed, to be frightened, to be astonished ② surprise (e.g. surprise party) ③ surprise
なるほどI see, That's right!, Indeed
ぶつto hit (a person), to strike, to beat
まま① as it is, as one likes, because, as ② condition, state
なかなか① very, considerably, easily, readily, fairly, quite, highly, rather ② by no means (with negative verb)
のど① throat ② singing voice
もうすぐvery soon
こんなにso, like this, in this way
さっぱり① feeling refreshed, feeling relieved ② neat, trimmed ③ plain, simple ④ completely, entirely ⑤ not in the least (in sentence with negative verb), not at all ⑥ completely ignorant, not doing at all
ずっと① continuously in some state (for a long time, distance), throughout, all along, the whole time, all the way ② much (better, etc.), by far, far and away ③ far away, long ago ④ direct, straight
たっぷりfull, in plenty, ample
だらけ① implying (negatively) that something is full of (e.g. mistakes) ② covered all over (e.g. with blood)
だって① after all, because ② but, however ③ even, even if ④ too, as well, also ⑤ they say, I hear, you mean
どんどん① drumming (noise) ② rapidly, steadily
ぴったりexactly, neatly, sharp
やって来る 【やってくる】to come along, to come around, to turn up
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
週 【しゅう】week
女子 【じょし】woman, girl
人間 【にんげん】① human being, man, person ② character (of a person)
人生 【じんせい】(human) life (i.e. conception to death)
生える 【はえる】① to grow, to spring up ② to cut (teeth)
男子 【だんし】youth, young man
読み 【よみ】reading
分ける 【わける】to divide, to separate, to make distinctions, to differentiate (between)
本来 【ほんらい】① originally, primarily ② essentially, naturally, by nature, in (and of) itself ③ proper, legal
毎 【ごと】each respectively
来 【らい】① next (year, etc.) ② since (last month, etc.)
一生 【いっしょう】① whole life, a lifetime, all through life, one existence, a generation, an age, the whole world, the era ② (the only, the greatest, etc.) of one's life
行き 【いき】① bound for ... ② going (to)
間 【かん】① interval, period of time ② among, between, inter-
名 【めい】① counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such) ② first name ③ famous, great
運 【うん】fortune, luck
下がる 【さがる】to hang down, to abate, to retire, to fall, to step back
楽 【らく】comfort, ease
強力 【きょうりょく】powerful, strong
行動 【こうどう】action, conduct, behaviour, behavior, mobilization, mobilisation
作業 【さぎょう】work, operation, manufacturing, fatigue duty
室 【しつ】① room ② Chinese "Encampment" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
質 【しつ】quality
小屋 【こや】hut, cabin, shed, (animal) pen
図 【ず】figure (e.g. Fig 1), drawing, picture, illustration
青年 【せいねん】youth, young man
貸し 【かし】loan, lending
大会 【たいかい】convention, tournament, mass meeting, rally
大使 【たいし】ambassador
地 【ち】① earth, ground, land, soil ② place ③ territory ④ bottom (of a package, book, etc.) ⑤ earth (one of the five elements)
地下 【ちか】① basement, cellar, underground place ② underground, below ground ③ secret, under cover
不安 【ふあん】anxiety, uneasiness, insecurity, suspense
文 【ぶん】sentence, text
別れ 【わかれ】parting, separation, farewell, (lateral) branch, fork, offshoot, division, section
味方 【みかた】friend, ally, supporter
力 【りょく】strength, power
品 【しな】① thing, article, goods ② dignity, class, quality ③ counter for meal courses ④ flirtatiousness, coquetry
者 【しゃ】someone of that nature, someone doing that work
確かめる 【たしかめる】to ascertain, to check, to make sure
岩 【いわ】rock, crag
期待 【きたい】expectation, anticipation, hope
逆らう 【さからう】to go against, to oppose, to disobey, to defy
禁止 【きんし】prohibition, inhibition, ban
苦しい 【くるしい】painful, difficult
県 【けん】① prefecture (of Japan) ② county (of China)
向ける 【むける】to turn towards, to point
合わせる 【あわせる】① to match (rhythm, speed, etc.) ② to join together, to unite, to combine, to add up ③ to face, to be opposite (someone) ④ to compare, to check with ⑤ to cause to meet (e.g. an unpleasant fate) ⑥ to place together, to connect, to overlap ⑦ to mix, to combine ⑧ to put blade to blade, to fight
今回 【こんかい】now, this time, lately
試す 【ためす】to attempt, to test, to try out
自然 【しぜん】① nature, spontaneity ② naturally, spontaneously
式 【しき】① equation, formula, expression ② ceremony ③ style
実 【み】① fruit, nut ② seed ③ (in broth) pieces of meat, vegetable, etc. ④ content, substance
実は 【じつは】as a matter of fact, by the way, to tell you the truth, to be honest, frankly
手伝い 【てつだい】① helper, assistant ② help
集中 【しゅうちゅう】concentration, convergence, centralization, integration, gathering together
ところで① by the way, incidentally ② even if, no matter (who, what, when, where, why, how)
助かる 【たすかる】to be saved, to be rescued, to survive, to be helpful
章 【しょう】① chapter, section ② medal
身 【み】① body ② oneself ③ one's place, one's position ④ main part, meat (as opposed to bone, skin, etc.), wood (as opposed to bark), blade (as opposed to its handle), container(as opposed to its lid)
身長 【しんちょう】height (of body), stature
生き物 【いきもの】living thing, animal
全 【ぜん】all, whole, entire, complete, overall, pan-
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
対 【たい】① opposite, opposition ② versus, vs ③ to (i.e. "we won the game five to three") ④ equal footing, equal terms ⑤ against ..., anti-, toward ..., to ...
地区 【ちく】district, section, sector
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.)
通じる 【つうじる】to run to, to lead to, to communicate, to understand, to be well-informed
当たる 【あたる】① to be hit, to strike ② to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed ③ to be equivalent to, to be applicable, to apply to ④ to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.) ⑤ to be selected (in a lottery, etc.), to win ⑥ to be successful, to go well, to be a hit ⑦ to face, to confront ⑧ to lie (in the direction of) ⑨ to undertake, to be assigned ⑩ to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.), to be afflicted ⑪ to be called upon (by the teacher) ⑫ to treat (esp. harshly), to lash out at ⑬ to be unnecessary ⑭ (in baseball) to be hitting well, to be on a hitting streak ⑮ (in fishing) to feel a bite ⑯ (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised, to spoil ⑰ to feel (something) out, to probe into, to check (i.e. by comparison) ⑱ to shave
板 【いた】① board, plank ② sheet (of metal), plate (of glass), pane, slab ③ cutting board, chopping board ④ stage (i.e. at a theatre)
飛ばす 【とばす】① to fly, to fire, to hurl ② to skip over, to omit, to drop (e.g. stitch) ③ to run or drive fast, to gallop ④ to spread a rumour (rumor), to tell a story ⑤ to remove, to get rid of, to transfer ⑥ to attack, to jeer at
秒 【びょう】second (60th min)
放す 【はなす】to separate, to set free, to turn loose
無料 【むりょう】free, no charge
命 【いのち】(mortal) life
流す 【ながす】① to drain, to pour, to spill, to shed (blood, tears) ② to wash away ③ to distribute (e.g. electricity over wires, music over a PA system, etc.), to circulate, to broadcast, to beam ④ to cruise (e.g. taxi) ⑤ to float, to set adrift
流れる 【ながれる】to stream, to flow (liquid, time, etc.), to run (ink), to be washed away
面 【めん】① face ② mask, face guard ③ (in kendo) striking the head ④ surface (esp. a geometrical surface) ⑤ page ⑥ aspect, facet, side ⑦ chamfer ⑧ counter for broad, flat objects, levels or stages, e.g. in a video game
表す 【あらわす】① to reveal, to show, to display ② to express ③ to represent, to signify, to stand for ④ to make widely known
幸せ 【しあわせ】happiness, good fortune, luck, blessing
例え 【たとえ】example, simile, metaphor, allegory, parable
次々 【つぎつぎ】in succession, one by one
残す 【のこす】to leave (behind, over), to bequeath, to save, to reserve
円い 【まるい】① round, circular, spherical ② harmonious, calm
王 【おう】① king, ruler, sovereign, monarch ② king (for senior player) (shogi)
愛する 【あいする】to love
以降 【いこう】on and after, as from, hereafter, thereafter, since
印 【しるし】① mark ② symbol ③ evidence
永遠 【えいえん】eternity, perpetuity, immortality, permanence
煙 【けむり】smoke, fumes
奥 【おく】interior, inner part, inside
可能 【かのう】possible, practicable, feasible
解決 【かいけつ】settlement, solution, resolution
害 【がい】injury, harm, evil influence, damage
各 【かく】each, every, all
完全 【かんぜん】perfection, completeness
缶 【かん】can, tin
観察 【かんさつ】observation, survey
間違い 【まちがい】mistake
希望 【きぼう】hope, wish, aspiration
給料 【きゅうりょう】salary, wages
恐らく 【おそらく】perhaps, likely, probably, I dare say
苦労 【くろう】troubles, hardships
訓練 【くんれん】practice, practise, training
劇 【げき】① drama, play ② powerful drug
現れる 【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)
現金 【げんきん】cash, ready money, mercenary, self-interested
効果 【こうか】effect, effectiveness, efficacy, result
差す 【さす】① to raise (e.g. hands, umbrella), to stretch out ② to be tinged ③ to wear at one's side (e.g. sword) ④ to shine ⑤ to provoke a feeling
最低 【さいてい】① least, lowest, worst ② nasty, disgusting, horrible, yuck!
済みません 【すみません】sorry, excuse me, thank you
散歩 【さんぽ】walk, stroll
事件 【じけん】event, affair, incident, case, plot, trouble, scandal
似合う 【にあう】to suit, to match, to become, to be like
種 【たね】① seed, pip, kind, variety, quality, tone ② material, matter, subject, theme, (news) copy, leaven (bread) ③ cause, source, trick, secret, inside story
住宅 【じゅうたく】residence, housing, residential building
順 【じゅん】order, turn
諸 【しょ】various, many, several
笑い 【わらい】① laugh, laughter ② smile ③ sneer
信じる 【しんじる】to believe, to believe in, to place trust in, to confide in, to have faith in
性 【せい】① nature (of a person) ② sex ③ gender ④ -ty (suffix indicating quality or condition), -ity, -ness
設計 【せっけい】plan, design, layout
説 【せつ】theory
相変わらず 【あいかわらず】as ever, as usual, the same
袋 【ふくろ】① bag, sack ② skin of an orange (and other like fruits) ③ dead end ④ plot of land surrounded by water
程度 【ていど】degree, amount, grade, standard, of the order of (following a number)
努力 【どりょく】great effort, exertion, endeavour, endeavor, effort
突然 【とつぜん】abrupt, sudden, unexpected, all at once
任せる 【まかせる】① to entrust (e.g. a task) to another, to leave to ② to passively leave to someone else's facilities ③ to leave to take its natural course ④ to continue (something) in a natural fashion (without particular aim) ⑤ to rely fully on one's (full strength, great ability, long time taken) to get something done
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.)
抜く 【ぬく】① to extract, to omit, to surpass, to overtake, to draw out, to unplug ② to do something to the end
疲れ 【つかれ】tiredness, fatigue
不利 【ふり】disadvantage, handicap, unfavorable, unfavourable, drawback
棒 【ぼう】pole, rod, stick
埋める 【うめる】① to bury (e.g. in the ground) ② to fill up (e.g. audience fills a hall), to fill (a seat, a vacant position) ③ to plug gaps, to stop a gap ④ to make amends, to cover up for something ⑤ to put cold water in a bath ⑥ to cover, to scatter something over
末 【すえ】end, close, future, finally, tip, top, trivialities, posterity, youngest child
夢中 【むちゅう】daze, (in a) trance, ecstasy, delirium, engrossment, within a (deep) dream
綿 【めん】cotton
戻す 【もどす】to restore, to put back, to return, to give back
陸 【りく】land, shore
零す 【こぼす】① to spill ② to grumble
鈍い 【にぶい】dull (e.g. a knife), thickheaded, obtuse, slow, stupid
恐れる 【おそれる】to fear, to be afraid of
香り 【かおり】aroma, fragrance, scent, smell
効く 【きく】① to be effective, to show effect ② to do its work, to carry out its function well ③ to be possible to use
伸ばす 【のばす】① to grow long (beard, hair, etc.) ② to lengthen, to extend, to stretch ③ to reach out, to hold out ④ to straighten, to smooth out ⑤ to spread evenly (dough, cream, etc.) ⑥ to dilute, to thin out ⑦ to postpone ⑧ to prolong ⑨ to strengthen, to develop, to expand
握る 【にぎる】to grasp, to seize, to mould sushi, to mold sushi
維持 【いじ】maintenance, preservation, improvement
稲 【いね】rice-plant
隠れる 【かくれる】to hide, to be hidden, to conceal oneself, to disappear
栄養 【えいよう】nutrition, nourishment
遠慮 【えんりょ】diffidence, restraint, reserve, discretion, tact, thoughtfulness
火災 【かさい】conflagration, fire
稼ぐ 【かせぐ】to earn income, to labor, to labour
鬼 【おに】① ogre, demon ② spirit of a deceased person ③ ogre-like person (i.e. fierce, relentless, merciless, etc.) ④ it (i.e. in a game of tag) ⑤ Chinese "ghost" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
欠陥 【けっかん】① defect, fault, deficiency, deformity ② shortage, gap
結局 【けっきょく】after all, eventually, in the end
健康 【けんこう】health, sound, wholesome
嫌う 【きらう】to hate, to dislike, to loathe
懸命 【けんめい】eagerness, earnestness, risking one's life
死 【し】death, decease
飼う 【かう】to keep, to raise, to feed
次第 【しだい】① dependent upon ② as soon as, immediately (upon) ③ circumstances ④ order, precedence, program, programme, agenda
女房 【にょうぼう】① wife ② court lady, female court attache, woman who served at the imperial palace
上司 【じょうし】superior authorities, boss
状態 【じょうたい】current status, condition, situation, circumstances, state
振り 【ぶり】① style, manner ② after (period of time) again (e.g. meeting again after a year)
整理 【せいり】sorting, arrangement, organization, putting in order, adjustment, regulation, liquidation
誓う 【ちかう】to swear, to vow, to take an oath, to pledge
訴える 【うったえる】① to sue (a person), to take someone to court ② to resort to (e.g. arms, violence) ③ to appeal to, to call for ④ to raise, to bring to (someone's attention) ⑤ to complain
怠ける 【なまける】① to be idle, to slacken ② to neglect (e.g. one's work)
誕生 【たんじょう】birth, creation, formation
やつ① (derog) fellow, guy, chap ② thing, object ③ (derogatory or familiar) he, she, him, her
当然 【とうぜん】natural, as a matter of course
独身 【どくしん】bachelorhood, single, unmarried, celibate
博士 【はかせ】① doctorate, PhD, Dr (as a title) ② expert, learned person
雰囲気 【ふんいき】atmosphere (e.g. musical), mood, ambience, ambiance
文句 【もんく】① phrase ② complaint
癖 【くせ】a habit (often a bad habit, i.e. vice), peculiarity
黙る 【だまる】to be silent
離す 【はなす】to part, to divide, to separate, to release
怪しい 【あやしい】① suspicious, dubious, doubtful, dodgy ② charming, bewitching
桜 【さくら】① cherry tree, cherry blossom ② decoy, fake buyer, shill ③ hired applauder
砂漠 【さばく】desert
退屈 【たいくつ】tedium, boredom
馬鹿 【ばか】① fool, idiot, trivial matter, folly, absurdity ② foolish, stupid, dull, absurd, ridiculous
褒める 【ほめる】to praise, to admire, to speak well
ますますincreasingly, more and more
寧ろ 【むしろ】rather, better, instead
我が 【わが】my, our, one's own
それともor, or else
やがてbefore long, soon, at length
餌 【えさ】feed, bait
いつかsometime, someday, one day, some time or other, the other day, in due course, in time
やかましい① noisy, boisterous ② strict, faultfinding, carping, fussy
まるでquite, entirely, completely, at all, as if, as though, so to speak, just like
ごく① quite, very ② quindecillion (US), octillion (Europe), 10^48
おめでとうcongratulations!, an auspicious occasion!
しかるto scold
蹴る 【ける】① to kick ② to refuse, to reject
拭く 【ふく】to wipe, to dry
ついに① finally, at last ② (with neg) in the end
ようやく① finally, at last ② barely, narrowly, hardly, only just ③ gradually, little by little, by degrees
そのままwithout change, as it is (i.e. now)
それでもbut (still), and yet, nevertheless, even so, notwithstanding
そこでso, accordingly, now, then, thereupon, therefore
わざとon purpose
膝 【ひざ】knee, lap
ふとsuddenly, casually, accidentally, incidentally, unexpectedly, unintentionally
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
頬 【ほお】cheek (of face)
かなりconsiderably, fairly, quite
匂い 【におい】① odour, odor, scent, smell, stench ② aura, whiff, smacks of ..., sense, flavour, flavor
つまりin short, in brief, in other words, that is to say, in the long run, after all, blockade, stuffing, ultimate
がちapt to do, liable to do, tend to do (used to describe a negative tendency)
せめてat least, at most
人々 【ひとびと】each person, people, men, human, everybody
よいしょ① (expression of) effort or strain, Yo-heave-ho! ② to butter up, to suck up to
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)
言いつける 【いいつける】① to tell (to do), to order, to charge, to direct ② to tell on (someone), to report ③ to often say
思い切り 【おもいきり】with all one's strength, with all one's heart, resignation, resolution
重たい 【おもたい】heavy, massive, serious, important, severe, oppressed
切れ 【きれ】① piece, slice, strip, scrap ② cloth ③ sharpness ④ counter for scraps, pieces, etc.
大工 【だいく】carpenter
着ける 【つける】① to attach, to join, to add, to append, to affix, to stick, to glue, to fasten, to sew on, to apply (ointment) ② to furnish (a house with) ③ to wear, to put on ④ to keep a diary, to make an entry ⑤ to appraise, to set (a price) ⑥ to bring alongside ⑦ to place (under guard or doctor) ⑧ to follow, to shadow ⑨ to load, to give (courage to) ⑩ to keep (an eye on) ⑪ to establish (relations or understanding) ⑫ to turn on (light)
毎度 【まいど】① each time ② thank you for your continued patronage
問い 【とい】question, query
料 【りょう】material, charge, rate, fee
品 【ひん】① thing, article, goods ② dignity, class, quality ③ counter for meal courses ④ flirtatiousness, coquetry
元々 【もともと】originally, by nature, from the start
館 【かん】house, hall, building
園 【えん】① garden (esp. man-made), orchard, park, plantation ② place, location
教わる 【おそわる】to be taught
校 【こう】① school ② proof (of a book, document, etc.), counter for proofs
消化 【しょうか】① digestion ② thorough understanding ③ selling accumulated (excess) products, dealing with a large amount of work ④ losing one's form and turning into something else
水曜 【すいよう】Wednesday
早速 【さっそく】at once, immediately, without delay, promptly
追加 【ついか】addition, supplement, append (e.g. to a file), appendix
通用 【つうよう】① popular use, circulation ② to pass as
天然 【てんねん】① nature, spontaneity ② natural airhead
都心 【としん】city centre (center) (esp. capital city), urban centre, heart of city a metropolis
負け 【まけ】defeat, loss, losing (a game)
平日 【へいじつ】① weekday, ordinary days (i.e. non-holiday) ② kanji radical 73
役所 【やくしょ】government office, public office
油断 【ゆだん】negligence, unpreparedness
落ち着く 【おちつく】to calm down, to settle down, to be steady, to settle in, to take up one's residence, to harmonize with, to harmonise with, to match, to restore presence of mind
混じる 【まじる】to be mixed, to be blended with, to associate with, to mingle with, to interest, to join
各地 【かくち】every place, various places
散らかす 【ちらかす】to scatter around, to leave untidy
散らかる 【ちらかる】to be in disorder, to lie scattered around
散る 【ちる】① to fall (e.g. blossoms, leaves) ② to scatter, to be dispersed ③ to disappear, to dissolve, to break up ④ to spread, to run, to blur ⑤ to die a noble death
憎い 【にくい】① hateful, abominable, poor-looking, detestable ② (with irony) lovely, lovable, wonderful, etc.
束 【たば】bundle, bunch, sheaf
昼寝 【ひるね】nap (afternoon), siesta
停止 【ていし】suspension, interruption, stoppage, ban, standstill, halt, hang-up, deadlock, stalemate, abeyance
浮く 【うく】① to float ② to become merry ③ to become loose
有り難い 【ありがたい】grateful, thankful, welcome, appreciated, evoking gratitude
連れ 【つれ】companion, company
湾 【わん】bay, gulf, inlet
余所 【よそ】another place, somewhere else, strange parts
現れ 【あらわれ】embodiment, manifestation, materialization, materialisation, expression, indication
やっ付ける 【やっつける】to beat, to attack (an enemy), to do away with, to finish off
段 【だん】① step, stair, (flight of) steps, (row of) stitches, columns (of print) ② grade, rank, level ③ counter for breaks in written language (or speech, etc.)
巻 【かん】volume (of book), reel (of film)
現 【げん】present, current
家 【か】-ist (used after a noun indicating someone's occupation, pursuits, disposition, etc.), -er
威張る 【いばる】to be proud, to swagger
一応 【いちおう】once, tentatively, in outline, for the time being, just in case
艶 【つや】gloss, glaze
恩 【おん】favour, favor, obligation, debt of gratitude
勘違い 【かんちがい】misunderstanding, wrong guess
ご免ください 【ごめんください】may I come in?
好き嫌い 【すききらい】likes and dislikes, taste
高級 【こうきゅう】high class, high grade
紺 【こん】navy blue, deep blue
姿勢 【しせい】attitude, posture
障子 【しょうじ】shoji (paper sliding door)
酔っ払い 【よっぱらい】drunkard
惜しい 【おしい】① regrettable, disappointing ② precious, dear, valuable ③ too good for, deserving better ④ almost but not quite
染み 【しみ】stain, spot
素直 【すなお】① obedient, meek, docile, unaffected ② honest, frank
あう① to meet, to encounter ② to have an accident, to have a bad experience
遅れ 【おくれ】delay, lag, postponement, falling behind
縄 【なわ】rope, hemp
派手 【はで】showy, loud, gay, flashy, gaudy
泡 【あわ】bubble, foam, froth, head on beer
納める 【おさめる】① to dedicate, to make an offering, to pay (fees) ② to supply ③ to store ④ to finish, to bring to a close ⑤ to restore (something to its place) ⑥ to achieve (e.g. a result)
悔しい 【くやしい】regrettable, mortifying, vexing
載せる 【のせる】to load (luggage), to carry, to take on board
密 【みつ】① density, thickness ② secrecy ③ minute, fine
おしゃれ① smartly dressed, stylish, fashion-conscious ② someone smartly dressed ③ to dress up, to be fashionable
くだらないgood-for-nothing, stupid, trivial, worthless
瓦 【かわら】roof tile
癌 【がん】cancer
櫛 【くし】comb
糊 【のり】paste, glue, starch
なおfurthermore, still, yet, more, still more, in addition, greater, further
狙い 【ねらい】aim
狙う 【ねらう】to aim at
遡る 【さかのぼる】to go back, to go upstream, to make retroactive
とんton (now usu. a metric ton, i.e. 1,000kg)
もちsticky rice cake
ずるいsly, cunning, dishonest, sneaky, crafty
おかず① accompaniment for rice dishes, side dish ② food for thought (esp. in the context of conversation, or material for assisting arousal during masturbation)
ならうto imitate, to follow, to emulate
めでたい① happy, auspicious, propitious, joyous ② naive
すまない① inexcusable, unjustifiable, unpardonable ② sorry, remorseful, apologetic, conscience-stricken, contrite ③ excuse me, (I'm) sorry, thank you
なるto bear fruit
あっさりeasily, readily, quickly
いざnow, come (now), well
おっかない① frightening, scary ② extreme, exaggerated, huge
でかいhuge, gargantuan
どうやらit seems like, it appears that, somehow or other
ぶらぶらdangle heavily, swing, sway to and fro, aimlessly, idly, lazily, loiter, loaf, stroll idly
ややこしいpuzzling, tangled, complicated, complex
体 【てい】appearance, air, condition, state, form
問答 【もんどう】questions and answers, dialogue
音 【おん】① sound, noise, report ② note (music) ③ Chinese-derived character reading
由 【よし】reason, significance, cause
流 【りゅう】style of, method of, manner of, school (of thought)
戸 【こ】counter for houses
家宅 【かたく】domicile, premises
市庁 【しちょう】municipal office
指示 【しじ】indication, instruction, designation, directions
輪 【りん】counter for wheels and flowers
お巡りさん 【おまわりさん】policeman (friendly term)
悪化 【あっか】(suffer) deterioration, growing worse, aggravation, degeneration, corruption
悪者 【わるもの】bad fellow, rascal, ruffian, scoundrel
一見 【いっけん】① look, glimpse, glance ② to glance, to glimpse ③ apparently, seemingly
一変 【いっぺん】complete change, about-face
黄金 【おうごん】gold
何だか 【なんだか】(a) little, somewhat, somehow
怪獣 【かいじゅう】monster
覚え 【おぼえ】memory, sense, experience
学士 【がくし】university graduate
慣れ 【なれ】practice, practise, experience
観 【かん】① look, appearance ② spectacle, sight ③ observation meditation ④ outlook on ..., view of ...
技 【わざ】technique, art
愚痴 【ぐち】① idle complaint, grumble ② moha (ignorance, folly)
刑 【けい】penalty, sentence, punishment
見苦しい 【みぐるしい】unsightly, ugly
巧妙 【こうみょう】ingenious, skillful, clever, deft
高騰 【こうとう】sudden price jump, steep price rise
詐欺 【さぎ】fraud, swindle, graft
参上 【さんじょう】calling on, visiting
児 【じ】child
主催 【しゅさい】organization, organisation, sponsorship
手軽 【てがる】easy, simple, informal, offhand, cheap
首輪 【くびわ】necklace, choker
収まる 【おさまる】① to be in one's place, to be installed, to settle into ② to be delivered, to be obtained, to be paid ③ to be settled, to be sorted out ④ to lessen (e.g. of storms, pain), to calm down ⑤ to be fit tightly into (e.g. a frame), to be sheathed (in a scabbard)
処分 【しょぶん】disposal, dealing, punishment
証拠 【しょうこ】evidence, proof
心中 【しんじゅう】double suicide, lovers suicide
親父 【おやじ】one's father, old man, one's boss
粋 【すい】① chic, stylish, refined, sophisticated, smart ② understanding, sympathetic ③ the best
正解 【せいかい】correct, right, correct interpretation (answer, solution)
正体 【しょうたい】natural shape, one's true colors, one's true colours, true character, consciousness, senses
正当 【せいとう】just, justifiable, right, due, proper, equitable, reasonable, legitimate, legal, lawful
全滅 【ぜんめつ】annihilation
騒動 【そうどう】strife, riot, rebellion, turmoil
対比 【たいひ】contrast, comparison
退治 【たいじ】extermination
大金 【たいきん】large amount of money, great cost
地獄 【じごく】hell
調べ 【しらべ】① investigation, inspection, examination ② tune, note, melody
沈める 【しずめる】to sink, to submerge
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)
動き 【うごき】movement, activity, trend, development, change
同い年 【おないどし】of the same age
同士 【どうし】fellow, mutual, companion, comrade, bonding
破裂 【はれつ】explosion, rupture, break off
配置 【はいち】arrangement (of resources), deployment, stationing, posting, disposition
梅干し 【うめぼし】dried plum
発生 【はっせい】① outbreak, spring forth, occurrence, incidence, origin ② ontogeny, development of complex multicellular structures from cell(s) in a simple state
反応 【はんのう】reaction, response
避難 【ひなん】taking refuge, finding shelter, evacuation, escape
美 【び】beauty
舞う 【まう】① to dance (orig. a whirling dance) ② to flutter about, to revolve
片付け 【かたづけ】tidying up, finishing
峰 【みね】peak, ridge
褒美 【ほうび】reward, prize
無邪気 【むじゃき】innocence, simple-mindedness
無用 【むよう】useless, futility, needlessness, unnecessariness
婿 【むこ】① husband, groom ② (one's) son-in-law
余地 【よち】place, room, margin, scope
理性 【りせい】reason, sense
言い訳 【いいわけ】① excuse ② explanation
大げさ 【おおげさ】grandiose, exaggerated
微か 【かすか】faint, dim, weak, indistinct, hazy, poor, wretched
肝心 【かんじん】essential, fundamental, crucial, vital, main
専用 【せんよう】① exclusive use, personal use, dedicated ② private (e.g. network)
当 【とう】this (business organisation or place)
くすぐったい① ticklish ② embarrassing
嘘つき 【うそつき】liar (sometimes said with not much seriousness), fibber
かつyet, moreover, and
股 【また】① crotch, crutch, groin, thigh ② fork (in a tree, road, river, etc.), tines (of a fork)
今更 【いまさら】now (after such a long time), at this late hour (i.e. it is too late for something)
ついでopportunity, occasion
辿り着く 【たどりつく】to struggle on to, to arrive somewhere after a struggle, to grope along to, to barely manage to reach, to finally arrive at, to finally hit on (e.g. an idea)
ちょうsuper-, ultra-, hyper-, very, really (conversational)
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 ...)
くじlottery, lot
襤褸 【ぼろ】rag, scrap, tattered clothes, fault (esp. in a pretense, pretence), defect, run-down or junky
こもる① to seclude oneself, to be confined in ② to be filled (e.g. with emotion, satire, etc.), to be heavy (with) ③ to be stuffy ④ to be implied
果ない 【はかない】① fleeting, transient, short-lived, momentary, ephemeral, fickle, vain ② empty (dream, etc.), mere (hope), faint (possibility)
わざわざexpressly, specially, doing something especially rather than incidentally
うんこshit, faeces, feces
おおい① hey!, oi! ② me
おっぱいbreasts, suck (nipple), tits
お休みなさい 【おやすみなさい】good night
くたくた① exhausted, tired ② withered, worn out ③ boiling until shapeless or mushy ④ tediously, repetitively, wordily
ぐるぐる① turning round and round, going around in circles ② wrapped around
こら① interjection meant to scold or reprove someone, hey! ② interjection to call out to someone, hey!
させるto make (someone) do
ざらざらfeeling rough
その後 【そのご】after that, afterwards, thereafter
たったonly, merely, but, no more than
ちんちん① chink, jingle, tinkle, whistle (kettle) ② begging (animal) ③ penis
ときregular (stops at every station) Jouetsu-line Shinkansen
どっこいheigh-hoh, heave-ho, hold on!, just a minute
ばばshit, bullshit
ペテン師swindler, imposter, crook
もたもたinefficient, slow
やれやれexclamation of relief or disappointment
アクセル① accelerator ② Axel (figure skating jump), axel
イエス① Jesus ② yes
イメージ① (one's) image ② (computer) image ③ artist's impression
インチキ① cheating, fake, bogus ② travelling seller of trinkets, magic tricks, etc. (traveling)
キッチン① kitchen ② chitin
キャップ① cap ② top reporter at a newspaper's local office ③ captain
サービス① service, support system ② goods or services without charge
サラリーマンoffice worker, company employee
シュート① shoot ② chute
セット① set ② set meal
ダイヤ① diamond ② (railway) schedule ③ diagram ④ dyer
デートdate, go on a date
デザート① dessert ② desert
ドル① dollar ② doll
ノウ① know ② no
パーマpermanent wave, perm
パジャマpajamas, pyjamas
ヒットhit, success, safe hit (baseball), being a hit
ピンpin, dowel
フフgiggling sound, laugh, ha ha
フライパンfry pan, frying pan
プリン① (custard) pudding ② purine
プロレスprofessional wrestling
ベタbetta (esp. the Siamese fighting fish, Betta splendens)
ポイント① point ② points (of a railway), switch
マジック① magic ② magic marker
マンションlarge apartment (from mansion), apartment house
ミサ(Catholic) mass
ミス① mistake, error, failure ② Miss ③ myth
メーカーmanufacturer, maker
レア① rare ② rhea (flightless South American bird of family Rheidae)
レバー① lever, joystick ② liver
ローン① loan ② roan ③ lawn (i.e. short grass) ④ lawn (type of cotton cloth)
何と 【なんと】what, how, whatever
九九 【くく】multiplication table, times table
後 【のち】① later, afterwards, since ② future ③ after one's death
おいで① coming, going, being (somewhere) ② come (used as an imperative, usu. to children and one's inferiors), go, stay
今さら 【いまさら】now (after such a long time), at this late hour (i.e. it is too late for something)
子ども 【こども】child, children
小川 【おがわ】streamlet, brook
上げ 【あげ】rise in price, making a tuck
中国 【ちゅうごく】① China ② South-west most region of Honshu, middle of a country, the Hiroshima area
先行き 【さきゆき】the future
気がつく 【きがつく】① to notice, to become aware, to perceive, to realize, to realise ② to recover consciousness, to come to oneself
木々 【きぎ】every tree, many trees, all kinds of trees
食らう 【くらう】① to eat, to drink ② to receive (e.g. a blow)
ふん① hmm, well ..., humph, huh, pshaw, pish ② roughly, harshly, violently
高 【たか】quantity, amount, volume, number, amount of money
食 【しょく】① meal, (one's) diet, food, foodstuff, foodstuffs ② eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.)
食わす 【くわす】① to feed ② to provide ③ to inflict ④ to cheat
そうですねthat's so, isn't it
それにしてもnevertheless, at any rate, even so
とっととquickly, hurriedly
ねんねbed-time (for a baby), going bye-byes
ぶんぶんbuzz, hum
じゃうto do something completely
たい① (after the -masu stem of a verb) want to ... do something, would like to ... ② (at sentence-end) indicates emphasis ③ (after a noun or the -masu stem of a verb) very ...
かいmarks yes-no question
だれる① to lose interest, to weaken, to slacken ② to lose value after a peak (e.g. stock)
っぽい-ish, -like
たる(those) who are, (that) which is, often used in relation to qualifications and requirements for a position, in the capacity of
びしっと① with a snap, (break) cleanly ② (reject) sternly, flatly ③ smartly (e.g. of dressing up well)
うむyea, uh huh;
おっきいbig, large, great
水 【すい】① Wednesday ② shaved ice (served with flavored syrup) ③ water (fifth of the five elements)
ありがとThank you
わい(sentence end, mainly male) indicates emotion
ちまうto do something completely;
っ子 【っこ】someone with a liking or characteristic, a true representative of (place);
しめ(Shinto) rope used to cordon off consecrated areas or as a talisman against evil
てこずるto have much trouble, to have a hard time, to not know how to handle
ガムchewing gum
ジュース① juice ② soft drink (any (sweet) non-alcoholic beverage, carbonated or uncarbonated) ③ deuce
ピントfocus point, focus
ペット① pet ② trumpet
何者 【なにもの】who, what kind of person
学業 【がくぎょう】studies, schoolwork, classwork
気持ちいい 【きもちいい】good feeling, feeling good
強大 【きょうだい】mighty, powerful
計 【けい】① plan ② meter, measuring device ③ (in) total, total (of)
見切り 【みきり】abandon, forsake
ご用 【ごよう】your order, your business, official business
今夏 【こんか】this summer, next summer, last summer
左手 【ひだりて】left hand
作り方 【つくりかた】① style of building, construction, workmanship, way of making ② recipe ③ how to grow (something)
使い方 【つかいかた】way to use something, treatment, management (of help)
手ごわい 【てごわい】difficult, tough, stubborn, redoubtable
食用 【しょくよう】for use as food, edible
ふり① pretence (pretense), show ② appearance, behaviour ③ swing, swinging ④ lacking a reservation or introduction (at a restaurant, etc.) ⑤ unsewn part of a hanging sleeve on a traditional Japanese woman's garment
親子 【おやこ】parent and child
朝っぱら 【あさっぱら】in the early morning
長持ち 【ながもち】① long-lasting, long-wearing, wears well ② nagamochi, large oblong chest (for clothing, personal effects, etc.)
天文台 【てんもんだい】astronomical observatory
東京 【とうきょう】Tokyo (current capital of Japan)
不気味 【ぶきみ】weird, ominous, eerie, uncanny, ghastly
万事 【ばんじ】all, everything
止め 【とめ】① (a) stop (e.g. in a timber joint, or at the end of a kanji stroke) ② remaining (e.g. poste-restante) ③ forty-five degree angle
ひと言 【ひとこと】single word
主人 【あるじ】head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, master (of a servant)
朝飯 【あさめし】breakfast
思い 【おもい】thought, mind, heart, feelings, emotion, sentiment, love, affection, desire, wish, hope, expectation, imagination, experience
子犬 【こいぬ】puppy
しでかすto make a mess, to perpetrate, to do, to finish up, to be guilty of
大台 【おおだい】(stock) 100-yen unit, high level (of stock prices)
食い意地 【くいいじ】gluttony
思いやる 【おもいやる】to be considerate, to sympathize with, to sympathise with
売り 【うり】① sale, selling ② selling point, gimmick
こんなふうにin this way, like this
手前 【てめえ】① you (used by young males) ② oneself
安 【やす】cheap
ありexistence (at the present moment)
兄ちゃん 【にいちゃん】familiar form of "older brother"
お化け 【おばけ】goblin, apparition, monster, ghost
ごみ箱 【ごみばこ】garbage can, garbage box, rubbish bin, trash can, dust bin, dustbin
一点 【いってん】speck, dot, point, only a little, particle, only one
園長 【えんちょう】head of a place designated with the suffix -en (e.g. kindergarten principal, director of a zoo, etc.)
王朝 【おうちょう】dynasty
火遊び 【ひあそび】① playing with fire ② playing with something dangerous ③ playing around (love), flirting, having an affair
確かに 【たしかに】surely, certainly
帰化 【きか】naturalization, naturalisation
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)
三角 【さんかく】triangle, triangular
残業 【ざんぎょう】overtime (work)
子育て 【こそだて】raising children
市部 【しぶ】urban areas
取り合う 【とりあう】① to take each other's hands, to clasp (hands) ② to compete, to scramble for ③ to pay attention (to someone), to respond
手相 【てそう】palm reading
出番 【でばん】one's turn
助け合う 【たすけあう】to help each other, to cooperate
消火 【しょうか】fire fighting, extinguishing a fire
身代金 【みのしろきん】ransom
石 【こく】① measure of volume (approx. 180.39 liters, 6.37 cub. ft.) ② measure of a Japanese-style boat's loading capacity (approx. 278.26 liters)
組長 【くみちょう】boss (yakuza)
直下 【ちょっか】directly under, price cut, fall perpendicularly
転身 【てんしん】(job) turnover
当分 【とうぶん】for the present, currently, presently, at this time, for the next while
まかせる① to entrust (e.g. a task) to another, to leave to ② to passively leave to someone else's facilities ③ to leave to take its natural course ④ to continue (something) in a natural fashion (without particular aim) ⑤ to rely fully on one's (full strength, great ability, long time taken) to get something done
反転 【はんてん】① rolling over ② turning around, turning from side to side, inversion, reversal ③ tonal inversion, (making a) negative image
不和 【ふわ】friction, discord, trouble, dissension, disagreement
負荷 【ふか】burden, load (e.g. cpu time, electricity, etc.)
本当 【ほんと】truth, reality
次 【じ】① next ② hypo- (i.e. containing an element with low valence) ③ order, sequence, time, times
夜中 【やちゅう】during the night, at night
清々 【せいせい】feel refreshed, feel relieved
化け物 【ばけもの】goblin, apparition, monster, ghost, phantom, spectre, specter
やり直し 【やりなおし】redoing
やり直す 【やりなおす】to do over again, to redo, to start over, to remake, to resume, to recommence
お手伝い 【おてつだい】① maid ② help
草むしり 【くさむしり】weeding, weeder, weeding fork
飛ばし 【とばし】selling or divesting in unwanted stocks, hiding bad loans
しけ① stormy weather (at sea) ② poor catch of fish (due to stormy seas) ③ poor turn-out, recession
追い求める 【おいもとめる】to pursue
追って 【おって】① later on, shortly, presently, afterwards, in due course, by and by ② P.S.
こく① to let loose (e.g. a fart) ② to utter (e.g. a lie)
お仕舞い 【おしまい】the end, closing, being done for
移管 【いかん】transfer of control
一個 【いっこ】piece, fragment, one (object)
一眠り 【ひとねむり】① (usu. in positive sentences) (a) sleep, (a) nap ② first sleep of silkworms
塩気 【しおけ】saltiness
菓子 【かし】pastry, confectionery
かなう① to come true (wish) ② to be suited ③ to match (implies competition), to rival, to bear (e.g. I can't bear the heat)
競る 【せる】to compete, to bid, to sell at auction
教示 【きょうじ】instruction, teaching
空き缶 【あきかん】empty can
景勝 【けいしょう】picturesque scenery
いいかげん① irresponsible, perfunctory, careless ② lukewarm, half-baked, halfhearted, vague ③ reasonable, moderate (usu. in suggestions or orders) ④ considerably, quite, rather, pretty
好物 【こうぶつ】favourite dish (favorite), favourite food
刺し 【さし】① sharpened tube for testing rice in bags ② sashimi (sliced raw fish)
辞意 【じい】intention to resign
初め 【はじめ】beginning, start, origin
照れる 【てれる】to be shy, to feel awkward
上層 【じょうそう】upper stratum (classes, stories, storeys)
震度 【しんど】Japanese earthquake scale (level 1: weak to level 7: devastation)
成金 【なりきん】① upstart, nouveau riche, new rich, narikin, coming into wealth suddenly ② (orig. meaning) piece promoted to gold general (in shogi)
絶好 【ぜっこう】best, ideal, perfect
占い 【うらない】fortune-telling, divination
専念 【せんねん】absorption, give undivided attention, devote oneself to
はしゃぐto make merry, to frolic, to be in high spirits
担任 【たんにん】① in charge (of something) ② homeroom teacher
仲良く 【なかよく】making friends with, getting along well with, on cordial terms
塗り替える 【ぬりかえる】to repaint
度胸 【どきょう】courage, bravery, pluck, nerve, grit, guts
変身 【へんしん】metamorphosis, disguise, transformation
まだまだstill some way to go before the goal, still more to come, much more, not yet
無責任 【むせきにん】irresponsibility
余 【よ】over, more than
連 【れん】① (taxonomical) tribe ② quinella (quiniela) ③ party, company, group ④ two reams (i.e. 1000 sheets of paper)
労 【ろう】labor, labour, toil, trouble, pains, work, effort, striving
白髪 【はくはつ】white or grey hair (gray), trendy hair bleaching
いえno, nay, well
香る 【かおる】to smell sweet, to be fragrant
強固 【きょうこ】firmness, stability, security, strength
引き続き 【ひきつづき】continuing for a long time, in succession, without a break
祖母さん 【ばあさん】① grandmother ② female senior citizen
押さえ 【おさえ】weight (e.g. paperweight), rear guard, control, check, pressure
逃げ 【にげ】escape, getaway, evasion
座り 【すわり】① sitting ② stability
造花 【ぞうか】artificial flowers, artificial flower making
御子 【みこ】① God's son (in Christianity) ② child of the emperor
極道 【ごくどう】① wicked, evil, profligate, immoral ② wickedness, evildoing ③ organized crime, yakuza, underworld
師 【し】① teacher, master, one's mentor ② religious leader ③ specialist
抜き 【ぬき】① without, not including, dispensed with ② (beating) in succession
間違え 【まちがえ】mistake
よくなるto become better, to improve
柔 【やわ】poorly-built, weak, insubstantial
たまoccasional, rare
こわfrightening, terrifying
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
伊達 【だて】① elegance, dandyism, sophistication, having style ② affectation, showing off, putting on an air, appearances, just for show
してやるto do for (someone)
一環 【いっかん】link (e.g. a part of a larger plan)
縁起 【えんぎ】① omen ② origin, causation
稼ぎ 【かせぎ】earnings
がき① brat, kids ② preta (hungry ghost), ghoul
あく① lye ② harsh taste ③ scum (formed when cooking some foods) ④ (excessive) strength of will
渇く 【かわく】to be thirsty
貴様 【きさま】you
虐待 【ぎゃくたい】ill-treatment, oppression, abuse
錦 【にしき】① brocade ② fine dress, fine clothes
己 【おのれ】① I (or me) ② you ③ by oneself (itself, etc.) ④ interjection expressing anger or chagrin
沙汰 【さた】① affair, state, incident, issue, matter ② verdict, sentence ③ directions, orders, command, instructions ④ notice, information, communication, news, message, tidings, update
剤 【ざい】medicine, agent, (chemical) substance, drug, dose
思惟 【しい】thought, thinking, speculation
手柄 【てがら】achievement, feat, meritorious deed, distinguished service
水槽 【すいそう】water tank, cistern, fish tank
俗 【ぞく】mark in dictionary indicating slang, customs, manners, the world, worldliness, vulgarity, mundane things, the laity
奪い取る 【うばいとる】to plunder
地価 【ちか】the price of land
中途半端 【ちゅうとはんぱ】halfway, half measures, unfinished, incomplete, by halves, half-baked, half-cocked
張り合う 【はりあう】to rival, to compete with
年貢 【ねんぐ】annual tribute, land tax
粘り強い 【ねばりづよい】tenacious, persevering, persistent, stubborn, steadfast
分譲 【ぶんじょう】selling (real-estate) lots
縫い 【ぬい】embroidery, sewing
みそ汁 【みそしる】miso soup
油井 【ゆせい】oil well
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
入れ墨 【いれずみ】tattoo
飼い犬 【かいいぬ】pet dog
唐揚げ 【からあげ】fried (e.g. potatoes, chicken)
滑り台 【すべりだい】① (playground) slide ② (ship) launching platform, sliding bed
我が家 【わがや】our house, our home
よくもHow dare ...
隠れ 【かくれ】hidden, underground, crypto
煮え立つ 【にえたつ】to boil, to come to a boil
背筋 【せすじ】① the muscles along the spine, dorsal muscles ② spinal column ③ seam in the back, back seam
神璽 【しんじ】① Imperial regalia (esp. the jewel Yasakani no Magatama) ② emperor's seal
あびred-throated loon (Gavia stellata)
ごきげんよう① how do you do?, nice to meet you ② adieu, farewell, bon voyage
篤と 【とくと】carefully, thoroughly, fully, deliberately
見栄っ張り 【みえっぱり】vain person, ostentatious person, show-off
おらfirst person pronoun (usually male)
粗衣 【そい】simple clothes, humble clothes
器 【き】① device, instrument ② vessel, container
ドス① dagger (esp. in yakuza slang) ② disk operating system, DOS
マジcannot, should not, will not, must not
畏敬 【いけい】reverence, awe, respect
桶 【おけ】bucket
今頃 【いまごろ】about this time
ちょうどjust, right, exactly
頭巾 【ずきん】hood, kerchief
肉饅 【にくまん】manju (steamed bun) with meat filling
糞 【くそ】damn (adds emphasis and or annoyance to next word, e.g. damn hot, damn kids, etc.), damned
妖怪 【ようかい】ghost, apparition, phantom, spectre, specter, demon, monster, goblin
りんご① apple ② apple tree (Malus pumila)
剽軽 【ひょうきん】facetious, droll, funny
ろくにwell, enough, sufficient
凄まじい 【すさまじい】terrific, fierce, terrible, tremendous, dreadful, awful, amazing, absurd, cutthroat, intense
うじmaggot, larva, grub
もてあそぶ① to play with (a toy, one's hair, etc.), to fiddle with ② to toy with (one's emotions, etc.), to trifle with ③ to do with something as one pleases ④ to appreciate
こうしてthus, in this way
わしI, me (used by elderly males)
枸櫞 【くえん】citron (Citrus medica);
爺さん 【じいさん】① grandfather (may be used after name as honorific) ② male senior-citizen (may be used after name as honorific)
摩訶 【まか】maha (great)