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Detective Conan Vol. 5 (episodes 425 to 539)

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Vocab for episodes 425 to 539 of the animated series ‘Detective Conan’. This is volume 5/15. 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.

1501 entriesCreated by Public Domain — Last modified: 1928-11-03 00:00:00
アパート① apartment building, apartment block, apartment house ② apartment
コップglass (i.e. drinking vessel), tumbler
スリッパslipper, slippers
フォーク① fork ② folk, folk song ③ hawk
レコード① record (e.g. LP) ② record (e.g. athletics)
五 【ご】five
五つ 【いつつ】five
今月 【こんげつ】this month
七つ 【ななつ】seven
西 【にし】west
東 【ひがし】east
来月 【らいげつ】next month
六つ 【むっつ】six
時々 【ときどき】sometimes, at times
火曜日 【かようび】Tuesday
漢字 【かんじ】Chinese characters, kanji
金曜日 【きんようび】Friday
月曜日 【げつようび】Monday
作文 【さくぶん】① writing (an essay, prose, etc.), composition ② formal writing with little real meaning
自転車 【じてんしゃ】bicycle
弱い 【よわい】weak, frail, delicate, tender, unskilled, weak (wine)
土曜日 【どようび】Saturday
開く 【あく】① to open (e.g. doors) ② to open (e.g. business, etc.)
黄色い 【きいろい】yellow
鼻 【はな】nose
無い 【ない】① nonexistent, not being (there) ② unpossessed, unowned, not had ③ unique ④ indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility ⑤ (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective) not ... ⑥ (after the -te form of a verb) to not be..., to have not ...
お菓子 【おかし】confections, sweets, candy
お祖母さん 【おばあさん】① grandmother ② female senior-citizen
灰皿 【はいざら】ashtray
今晩は 【こんばんは】good evening
冊 【さつ】counter for books
吹く 【ふく】① to blow (wind, etc.), to play a wind instrument ② to emit, to spout ③ to whistle
洗濯 【せんたく】washing, laundry
背広 【せびろ】business suit
封筒 【ふうとう】envelope
毎晩 【まいばん】every night
冷たい 【つめたい】① cold (to the touch), chilly, icy, freezing ② coldhearted, unfeeling
塩 【しお】salt
鉛筆 【えんぴつ】pencil
丈夫 【じょうぶ】healthy, robust, strong, solid, durable
叔母 【おば】aunt (younger than one's parent)
つまらない① dull, uninteresting, boring ② insignificant, trifling
いくつ① how many? ② how old?
醤油 【しょうゆ】soy sauce, shoyu
けれどbut, however, although
アルバイト① part-time job, side job ② albite
カーテンcurtain, curtains
ガソリンgasoline, petrol
医学 【いがく】medical science, medicine
校長 【こうちょう】principal, headmaster
私 【わたくし】① I, me ② private affairs, personal matter, secrecy ③ selfishness
試験 【しけん】examination, test, study, trial, experiment
社会 【しゃかい】society, public
小学校 【しょうがっこう】primary school, elementary school, grade school
親切 【しんせつ】kindness, gentleness
大学生 【だいがくせい】university student, college student
昼休み 【ひるやすみ】lunch break, noon recess, noon rest period
入学 【にゅうがく】entry to school or university, matriculation
夕飯 【ゆうはん】evening meal
写す 【うつす】① to transcribe, to duplicate, to reproduce, to imitate, to trace ② to describe ③ to film, to picture, to photograph
終わり 【おわり】the end
引き出す 【ひきだす】to pull out, to take out, to draw out, to withdraw
海岸 【かいがん】coast, beach
教育 【きょういく】training, education
細かい 【こまかい】① small ② fine, minute ③ minor, trivial ④ sensitive, attentive
坂 【さか】slope, hill
糸 【いと】thread, yarn, string
寺 【てら】temple (Buddhist)
草 【くさ】grass
点く 【つく】① to be lit (e.g. electricity comes on), to be lighted ② to catch fire
米 【こめ】(husked grains of) rice
無くなる 【なくなる】to disappear, to get lost
規則 【きそく】rules, regulations, conventions
支度 【したく】preparation, arrangements
将来 【しょうらい】future (usually near), prospects
折れる 【おれる】to break, to be folded, to give in, to turn (a corner)
専門 【せんもん】speciality, specialty, subject of study, expert
戦争 【せんそう】war
朝寝坊 【あさねぼう】oversleeping, late riser
電灯 【でんとう】electric light
土産 【みやげ】present, souvenir
優しい 【やさしい】tender, kind, gentle, graceful, affectionate, amiable, suave
受付 【うけつけ】reception (desk), information desk
ご存じ 【ごぞんじ】① knowing ② (an) acquaintance
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
漫画 【まんが】comic, cartoon
揺れる 【ゆれる】to shake, to sway
冷房 【れいぼう】cooling, air-conditioning
たかる① to gather, to crowd round, to swarm, to flock ② to extort from, to sponge off
のど① throat ② singing voice
痩せる 【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
うっかりcarelessly, thoughtlessly, inadvertently
きちんとprecisely, accurately, neatly
そっとsoftly, gently, quietly, secretly
何とも 【なんとも】nothing (with neg. verb), quite, not a bit
左右 【さゆう】① left and right ② influence, control, domination
読み 【よみ】reading
読書 【どくしょ】reading
来 【らい】① next (year, etc.) ② since (last month, etc.)
学 【がく】learning, scholarship, erudition, knowledge
意思 【いし】intention, purpose
画家 【がか】painter, artist
国会 【こっかい】National Diet, parliament, congress
持ち上げる 【もちあげる】to raise, to lift up, to flatter
手品 【てじな】sleight of hand, conjuring trick, magic, juggling
出来事 【できごと】incident, affair, happening, event
書店 【しょてん】bookshop, bookstore
正午 【しょうご】noon, mid-day
大家 【おおや】landlord, landlady
中心 【ちゅうしん】center, centre, middle, heart, core, focus, pivot, emphasis, balance
土地 【とち】plot of land, lot, soil
年代 【ねんだい】age, era, period, date
病 【やまい】illness, disease
歩道 【ほどう】footpath, walkway, sidewalk
用心 【ようじん】care, precaution, guarding, caution
注ぐ 【そそぐ】① to pour (into), to fill ② to sprinkle on from above, to shed (e.g. tears) ③ to concentrate one's spirit or strength on ④ to fall onto (of rain, snow)
品 【しな】① thing, article, goods ② dignity, class, quality ③ counter for meal courses ④ flirtatiousness, coquetry
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
一流 【いちりゅう】first-class, top grade, school (of art), foremost, top-notch, unique
王子 【おうじ】prince
王様 【おうさま】king
温度 【おんど】temperature
加わる 【くわわる】to join in, to accede to, to increase, to gain in (influence)
家具 【かぐ】furniture
絵画 【かいが】picture, painting
丸 【まる】① circle ② full (e.g. month, day, etc.) ③ perfection, purity ④ suffix for ship names
気温 【きおん】atmospheric temperature
記事 【きじ】article, news story, report, account
強調 【きょうちょう】emphasis, highlight, stress, stressed point
勤め 【つとめ】① service, duty, business, responsibility, task ② Buddhist religious services
金曜 【きんよう】Friday
考え 【かんがえ】thinking, thought, ideas, intention
合図 【あいず】sign, signal
黒板 【こくばん】blackboard
混ぜる 【まぜる】to mix, to stir, to blend
試し 【ためし】trial, test
首相 【しゅしょう】Prime Minister, Chancellor (Germany, Austria, etc.), Premier
商品 【しょうひん】commodity, article of commerce, goods, stock, merchandise
植物 【しょくぶつ】plant, vegetation
身分 【みぶん】social position, social status
生命 【せいめい】life, existence
長期 【ちょうき】long time period
伝わる 【つたわる】to be handed down, to be introduced, to be transmitted, to be circulated, to go along, to walk along
同様 【どうよう】identical, equal to, same (kind), like, similarity
日曜 【にちよう】Sunday
不幸 【ふこう】unhappiness, sorrow, misfortune, disaster, accident, death
望み 【のぞみ】① wish, desire, hope ② prospect, expectation, (one's) hopes
鳴らす 【ならす】to ring, to sound, to chime, to beat, to snort (nose)
木曜 【もくよう】Thursday
夜中 【よなか】midnight, dead of night
陽気 【ようき】① cheerful, merry ② season, weather
理想 【りそう】ideal, dream
明後日 【みょうごにち】day after tomorrow
科目 【かもく】(school) subject, curriculum, course
向かい 【むかい】facing, opposite, across the street, other side
羽 【わ】counter for birds and rabbits
胃 【い】① stomach ② Chinese "stomach" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
医師 【いし】doctor, physician
一層 【いっそう】① much more, still more, all the more, (would) rather, sooner, might as well ② single layer (or storey, etc.)
越す 【こす】① to cross over (e.g. mountain), to go across ② to go over (e.g. with audience) ③ to pass time (e.g. a winter) ④ to surpass, to be better than, to exceed ⑤ to move house ⑥ to go, to come
煙 【けむり】smoke, fumes
温泉 【おんせん】spa, hot spring, onsen
解散 【かいさん】breakup, dissolution
回復 【かいふく】recovery (from illness), improvement, rehabilitation, restoration, convalescence
各 【かく】each, every, all
覚める 【さめる】① to wake, to wake up ② to become sober, to sober up, to regain consciousness (e.g. after anaesthesia) ③ to come to one's senses, to be disillusioned
完了 【かんりょう】① completion, conclusion ② perfective (form, aspect)
希望 【きぼう】hope, wish, aspiration
居眠り 【いねむり】dozing, nodding off
巨大 【きょだい】huge, gigantic, enormous
許可 【きょか】permission, approval, authorization
教師 【きょうし】teacher (classroom)
禁煙 【きんえん】① No Smoking!, Smoking Prohibited! ② abstaining from smoking, quitting smoking
備える 【そなえる】① to furnish, to provide for, to equip, to install ② to have ready, to prepare for ③ to possess, to have, to be endowed with, to be armed with
軍 【ぐん】army, force, troops
現状 【げんじょう】present condition, existing state, status quo
誤解 【ごかい】misunderstanding
交換 【こうかん】exchange, interchange, switching, reciprocity, barter, substitution, replacement, clearing (of checks, cheques)
好む 【このむ】to like, to prefer
航空 【こうくう】aviation, flying
差 【さ】difference, variation
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
支える 【ささえる】① to support, to prop, to sustain, to underlay, to hold up ② to hold at bay, to stem, to check
手段 【しゅだん】means, way, measure
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
収入 【しゅうにゅう】income, receipts, revenue
順調 【じゅんちょう】favourable, favorable, doing well, OK, all right
常識 【じょうしき】common knowledge, conventional wisdom, general knowledge, common sense
畳 【じょう】① counter for tatami mats ② measure of room size (in mat units)
職業 【しょくぎょう】occupation, business
成績 【せいせき】results, record, grades
成長 【せいちょう】growth, grow to adulthood
生産 【せいさん】production, manufacture
接する 【せっする】① to come in contact with, to touch, to connect (with) ② to attend (to) ③ to receive (visitors)
遅刻 【ちこく】lateness, late coming
天候 【てんこう】weather
動詞 【どうし】verb
突っ込む 【つっこむ】① to thrust something into something ② to plunge into, to go into deeply ③ to meddle, to interfere ④ to retort ⑤ to riposte
日付 【ひづけ】date, dating
幅 【はば】width, breadth
服装 【ふくそう】garments, attire
変化 【へんか】① change, variation, alteration, mutation, transition, transformation, transfiguration, metamorphosis ② variety, diversity ③ inflection, declension, conjugation ④ sidestepping (sumo)
変更 【へんこう】change, modification, alteration, revision, amendment
便 【びん】① flight (e.g. airline flight), trip (e.g. train trip), service ② mail, post, letter ③ opportunity, chance
宝石 【ほうせき】gem, jewel
法則 【ほうそく】law, rule
豊か 【ゆたか】abundant, wealthy, plentiful, rich, affluent
末 【すえ】end, close, future, finally, tip, top, trivialities, posterity, youngest child
未来 【みらい】① the future (usually distant) ② future tense ③ the world to come
予測 【よそく】prediction, estimation
容易 【ようい】easy, simple, plain
燃やす 【もやす】to burn
収める 【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)
恐れる 【おそれる】to fear, to be afraid of
凍る 【こおる】to freeze, to be frozen over, to congeal
支払い 【しはらい】payment
戦い 【たたかい】battle, fight, struggle, conflict
軒 【けん】houses, buildings
維持 【いじ】maintenance, preservation, improvement
応じる 【おうじる】to respond, to satisfy, to accept, to comply with, to apply for
家賃 【やちん】rent
懐かしい 【なつかしい】dear, desired, missed
拡大 【かくだい】magnification, enlargement, expansion
環境 【かんきょう】environment, circumstance
輝く 【かがやく】to shine, to glitter, to sparkle
救う 【すくう】to rescue from, to help out of, to save
救助 【きゅうじょ】relief, aid, rescue
狂う 【くるう】① to go mad ② to get out of order, to go amiss
筋 【すじ】① muscle ② string, sinew, line, stripe ③ plot, plan ④ source (of business information) ⑤ reason, logic
憲法 【けんぽう】constitution
懸命 【けんめい】eagerness, earnestness, risking one's life
考慮 【こうりょ】consideration, taking into account
裁判 【さいばん】trial, judgement, judgment
資源 【しげん】resources
飼う 【かう】to keep, to raise, to feed
出張 【しゅっちょう】official tour, business trip
書斎 【しょさい】a study, library
障害 【しょうがい】① obstacle, impediment, hindrance, difficulty, barrier ② handicap, impairment, disability, disorder, malfunction
食器 【しょっき】tableware
振り向く 【ふりむく】to turn one's face, to turn around, to look over one's shoulder
新鮮 【しんせん】fresh
真剣 【しんけん】① seriousness, earnestness ② real sword (as opposed to unsharpened or wooden practice weapon) (practise)
誓う 【ちかう】to swear, to vow, to take an oath, to pledge
請求 【せいきゅう】claim, demand, charge, application, request, billing (for a service)
説得 【せっとく】persuasion
舌 【した】① tongue ② tongue-like object, clapper (of a bell), talon (of a lock)
専攻 【せんこう】major subject, special study
騒がしい 【さわがしい】noisy
怠る 【おこたる】to be negligent in doing something, to shirk, to be off one's guard
大抵 【たいてい】① mostly, ordinarily, usually, generally ② probably ③ most, almost all ④ (before a neg. form) ordinary ⑤ proper, appropriate, moderate
知恵 【ちえ】① wisdom, wit, sagacity, sense, intelligence ② prajna (insight leading to enlightenment)
忠告 【ちゅうこく】advice, warning
罰する 【ばっする】to punish, to penalize, to penalise
範囲 【はんい】extent, scope, sphere, range, span
比較 【ひかく】comparison
微笑む 【ほほえむ】to smile
微妙 【びみょう】① delicate, subtle, sensitive ② difficult, delicate (situation), complicated ③ doubtful, questionable, dicey
評価 【ひょうか】① valuation, estimation, assessment, evaluation ② to value, to assess, to estimate value ③ to appreciate, to value highly, to acknowledge the value (of something)
目標 【もくひょう】mark, objective, target
翼 【つばさ】① wing ② Chinese "Wings" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
劣る 【おとる】to fall behind, to be inferior to
化粧 【けしょう】make-up, cosmetics
値 【あたい】① price, cost ② value, worth, merit ③ variable (computer programming, programing) ④ value, count, number ⑤ to have value, to have merit
梅雨 【つゆ】① rainy season ② rain during the rainy season
覆う 【おおう】to cover, to hide, to conceal, to wrap, to disguise
事態 【じたい】situation, (present) state of affairs, circumstances
引っ張る 【ひっぱる】① to pull, to draw, to stretch, to drag ② to pull the ball (baseball)
故郷 【ふるさと】home town, birthplace, old village, historic village, native place, one's old home
褒める 【ほめる】to praise, to admire, to speak well
基づく 【もとづく】to be grounded on, to be based on, to be due to, to originate from
ごく① quite, very ② quindecillion (US), octillion (Europe), 10^48
僅か 【わずか】only, merely, (a) little, small quantity
尻尾 【しっぽ】tail (animal)
揃える 【そろえる】to put things in order, to arrange, to make uniform, to get something ready
叩く 【たたく】① to strike, to clap, to dust, to beat ② to play drums ③ to abuse, to flame (e.g. on the Internet), to insult ④ to use up money
纏める 【まとめる】to put in order, to collect, to bring to a conclusion, to put (it all) together
膝 【ひざ】knee, lap
からかうto ridicule, to tease, to mock, to chaff, to razz, to banter with, to make fun of, to poke fun at, to make cracks about
曖昧 【あいまい】① vague, ambiguous, unclear ② fuzzy
贅沢 【ぜいたく】① luxury, extravagance ② to live in luxury
騙す 【だます】to trick, to cheat, to deceive
多く 【おおく】many, much, largely, abundantly, mostly
しゃがむto squat, to crouch
上下 【じょうげ】high and low, up and down, unloading and loading, praising and blaming
長男 【ちょうなん】eldest son
東西 【とうざい】① East and West ② whole country ③ Orient and Occident, Western and Eastern ④ Your attention, please!
南北 【なんぼく】south and north
日々 【ひび】every day, daily, day after day, days (e.g. good old days)
下町 【したまち】Shitamachi, lower parts of town
家主 【やぬし】landlord
作者 【さくしゃ】author, authoress
重ねる 【かさねる】to pile up, to put something on another, to heap up, to add, to repeat
心理 【しんり】mentality
人事 【じんじ】personnel affairs, human affairs, human resources, HR
地味 【じみ】plain, simple, subdued, sober
地名 【ちめい】place name
方言 【ほうげん】dialect
真っ白 【まっしろ】pure white
住まい 【すまい】dwelling, house, residence, address
発つ 【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.)
真っ青 【まっさお】deep blue, ghastly pale
羽根 【はね】① feather, plume, wing ② blade (fan, propeller, etc.)
下線 【かせん】underline, underscore
加速 【かそく】① acceleration, speed up ② accelerator
絵の具 【えのぐ】colors, colours, paints
作曲 【さっきょく】composition, setting (of music)
持参 【じさん】bringing, taking, carrying
実る 【みのる】to bear fruit, to ripen
受験 【じゅけん】taking an examination
集合 【しゅうごう】① gathering, assembly, meeting ② set
重量 【じゅうりょう】① weight ② heavyweight boxer
人通り 【ひとどおり】pedestrian traffic
水平 【すいへい】level, horizontality
勢い 【いきおい】① force, vigor, vigour, energy, spirit, life ② influence, authority, power, might ③ impetus, momentum, course (of events) ④ naturally, necessarily
体育 【たいいく】physical education, gymnastics, athletics
待ち合わせる 【まちあわせる】to rendezvous, to meet at a prearranged place and time, to arrange to meet
大通り 【おおどおり】main street
直に 【じきに】① immediately, directly, soon, shortly, before long ② easily, readily
直線 【ちょくせん】straight line
天然 【てんねん】① nature, spontaneity ② natural airhead
内線 【ないせん】phone extension, indoor wiring, inner line
不通 【ふつう】suspension, interruption, stoppage, tie-up, cessation
負け 【まけ】defeat, loss, losing (a game)
部品 【ぶひん】parts, accessories, components
放る 【ほうる】① to let go, to abandon, to leave undone ② to throw, to toss, to fling
防止 【ぼうし】prevention, check
本部 【ほんぶ】headquarters, head office, main office
名物 【めいぶつ】famous product, special product, speciality, specialty
薬指 【くすりゆび】ring finger, third finger
当てはめる 【あてはめる】to apply, to adapt
打ち合わせ 【うちあわせ】business meeting, previous arrangement, appointment, preparatory meeting
点々 【てんてん】here and there, little by little, sporadically, scattered in drops, dot, spot
交じる 【まじる】to be mixed, to be blended with, to associate with, to mingle with, to interest, to join
集 【しゅう】collection, compilation
育児 【いくじ】childcare, nursing, upbringing
各自 【かくじ】individual, each
格別 【かくべつ】exceptional
甘やかす 【あまやかす】to pamper, to spoil
危うい 【あやうい】① dangerous, risky, hazardous, perilous, precarious ② in danger, in jeopardy, critical, grave, at risk ③ uncertain, unreliable, insecure, unsteady, doubtful ④ close (i.e. a close call), narrow
起床 【きしょう】rising, getting out of bed
挟まる 【はさまる】to get between, to be caught in
近寄る 【ちかよる】to approach, to draw near
現す 【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
呼びかける 【よびかける】to call out to, to accost, to address (crowd), to appeal
散らかる 【ちらかる】to be in disorder, to lie scattered around
散らす 【ちらす】to scatter, to disperse, to distribute
思い込む 【おもいこむ】to be under impression that, to be convinced that, to imagine that, to set one's heart on, to be bent on
湿度 【しつど】level of humidity
祝日 【しゅくじつ】national holiday
お出掛け 【おでかけ】about to start out, just about to leave or go out
出迎え 【でむかえ】meeting, reception
床屋 【とこや】barbershop, barber
賞金 【しょうきん】prize, monetary award
畳む 【たたむ】① to fold (clothes) ② to close (a shop) ③ to vacate
真似る 【まねる】to mimic, to imitate
水滴 【すいてき】drop of water
制作 【せいさく】work (film, book)
性能 【せいのう】ability, performance, efficiency
憎い 【にくい】① hateful, abominable, poor-looking, detestable ② (with irony) lovely, lovable, wonderful, etc.
測定 【そくてい】measurement
体制 【たいせい】order, system, structure, set-up, organization, organisation
宅 【たく】house, home, husband
段階 【だんかい】gradation, grade, stage, steps, order, class, phase
着替え 【きがえ】changing clothes, change of clothes
日課 【にっか】daily lesson, daily work, daily routine
名刺 【めいし】business card
裏返す 【うらがえす】to turn inside out, to turn the other way, to turn (something) over
粒 【つぶ】grain, bead
涼む 【すずむ】to cool oneself, to cool off, to enjoy evening cool
銅 【どう】copper
抱く 【だく】① to embrace, to hold in the arms (e.g. a baby), to hug ② to harbour (e.g. grudge) (harbor), to bear (e.g. a grudge), to entertain (e.g. suspicion) ③ to sleep with ④ to sit on eggs
翌朝 【よくあさ】the next morning
片寄る 【かたよる】to be one-sided, to incline, to be partial, to be prejudiced, to lean, to be biased, to be biassed
超える 【こえる】① to cross over, to cross, to pass through, to pass over (out of) ② to exceed
住居 【じゅうきょ】dwelling, house, residence, address
続々 【ぞくぞく】successively, one after another
捕らえる 【とらえる】① to seize, to capture, to arrest ② to grasp, to perceive, to treat (as)
治す 【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
果たして 【はたして】① as was expected, just as one thought, sure enough, as a result ② really? (in questions), ever?
干す 【ほす】① to air, to dry, to desiccate ② to drain (off) ③ to drink up ④ to deprive of a role, job, etc. (usu. in the passive)
付 【づけ】dated (e.g. a letter), date of effect (e.g. a rule change)
下駄 【げた】geta (Japanese footwear), wooden clogs
果たす 【はたす】to accomplish, to fulfill, to carry out, to achieve
確率 【かくりつ】probability, likelihood, chances
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
感激 【かんげき】deep emotion, impression, inspiration
厳重 【げんじゅう】strict, rigour, rigor, severe, firm, strong, secure
ご免ください 【ごめんください】may I come in?
功績 【こうせき】achievements, merit, meritorious service, meritorious deed
削る 【けずる】① to shave (wood or leather), to sharpen, to plane, to whittle, to pare, to scrape off ② to cross out, to reduce, to curtail, to remove, to erase, to delete
市場 【しじょう】(the) market (as a concept)
至急 【しきゅう】urgent, pressing
取り戻す 【とりもどす】to take back, to regain, to get back, to recover
縦 【たて】① the vertical, height ② front-to-back, length
巡査 【じゅんさ】police, policeman
助教授 【じょきょうじゅ】assistant professor
挿す 【さす】to insert, to put in, to graft, to wear in belt
葬式 【そうしき】funeral
体系 【たいけい】system, organization, organisation, architecture
対策 【たいさく】counter-plan, counter-measure
調節 【ちょうせつ】regulation, adjustment, control
刀 【かたな】(single-edged) sword, katana
独り言 【ひとりごと】soliloquy, monologue, speaking to oneself
鉢 【はち】① bowl, pot, basin ② flowerpot ③ crown, brainpan
噴水 【ふんすい】water fountain
兵隊 【へいたい】soldier, sailor
浴室 【よくしつ】bathroom, bath
締め切り 【しめきり】closing, cut-off, end, deadline, Closed, No Entrance
騒々しい 【そうぞうしい】noisy, boisterous
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
くだらないgood-for-nothing, stupid, trivial, worthless
稽古 【けいこ】practice, practise, training, study
桁 【けた】① column, beam ② digit, decade, order of magnitude
跨ぐ 【またぐ】to straddle
こするto rub, to scrub
唸る 【うなる】to groan, to moan, to roar, to howl, to growl, to hum, to buzz, to sough
こしらえるto make, to manufacture
皺 【しわ】① wrinkle, crease ② ripple
目眩 【めまい】dizziness, giddiness, vertigo
錆 【さび】rust
のんきcarefree, optimistic, careless, reckless, heedless, happy-go-lucky, easygoing
ちょくちょくoften, frequently, now and then, occasionally
びっしょりwet through, drenched
持てる 【もてる】① to be able to possess (hold, get, etc.) ② to be well liked, to be popular, to be pampered (spoiled, doted upon, etc.), to be welcomed ③ to endure (the tests of time, the elements, etc.), to last ④ possessed ⑤ possessing riches, having wealth
答 【こたえ】response, reply, answer, solution
有 【ゆう】① existence ② possession, having ③ limited company
風車 【かざぐるま】① windmill, pinwheel ② leather flower, Clematis patens
重 【じゅう】greater degree, heavy, serious
権 【けん】authority, right (to do something)
蒸す 【むす】to steam, to poultice, to be sultry
頼み 【たのみ】request, favor, favour, reliance, dependence
お巡りさん 【おまわりさん】policeman (friendly term)
悪者 【わるもの】bad fellow, rascal, ruffian, scoundrel
圧力 【あつりょく】stress, pressure
意地 【いじ】disposition, spirit, willpower, obstinacy, backbone, appetite
一目 【いちもく】① (a) glance, (a) look, (a) glimpse ② (a) stone (in Go) ③ complete view, bird's-eye view
営む 【いとなむ】to carry on (e.g. in ceremony), to run a business
往診 【おうしん】doctor's visit, house call
化ける 【ばける】① to appear in disguise, to take the form of ② to change for the worse, to corrupt
何より 【なにより】most, best, above all
家来 【けらい】retainer, retinue, servant
果てる 【はてる】① to end, to be finished, to be exhausted, to die, to perish ② indicates an extreme has been reached
荷 【に】① load, baggage, cargo, freight, goods ② burden, responsibility
階級 【かいきゅう】class, rank, grade
該当 【がいとう】corresponding, answering to, coming under, applying to
獲物 【えもの】game, spoils, trophy
官僚 【かんりょう】bureaucrat, bureaucracy
寛容 【かんよう】forbearance, tolerance, generosity
幹部 【かんぶ】management, (executive) staff, leaders, leadership, top brass, upper echelons
感慨 【かんがい】strong feelings, deep emotion
貫く 【つらぬく】to go through
丸める 【まるめる】to make round, to round off, to roll up, to curl up, to seduce, to cajole, to explain away
頑固 【がんこ】stubbornness, obstinacy
頑丈 【がんじょう】solid, firm, stout, burly, strong, sturdy
規模 【きぼ】scale, scope, plan, structure
記述 【きじゅつ】description, descriptor
貴族 【きぞく】noble, aristocrat
休学 【きゅうがく】temporary absence from school, suspension
給食 【きゅうしょく】school lunch, providing a meal
恐れ 【おそれ】fear, horror, anxiety, concern, uneasiness
郷里 【きょうり】birth-place, home town
驚異 【きょうい】wonder, miracle
勤め先 【つとめさき】place of work
禁物 【きんもつ】taboo, forbidden thing
恵み 【めぐみ】blessing, grace
経路 【けいろ】① course, route, path, channel ② process, means
決断 【けつだん】decision, determination
結び付ける 【むすびつける】to combine, to join, to tie on, to attach with a knot, to bind (e.g. an address)
見計らう 【みはからう】to choose at one's own discretion
見合わせる 【みあわせる】① to exchange glances, to look at each other ② to postpone, to suspend operations, to refrain from performing an action
見習う 【みならう】to follow another's example
基 【もと】base, foundation
現行 【げんこう】present, current, in operation
孤児 【こじ】orphan
語源 【ごげん】word root, word derivation, etymology
公 【おおやけ】official, public, formal, open, governmental
構える 【かまえる】① to set up (e.g. a building) ② to prepare in advance (e.g. a meal), to prepare to use something (e.g. a camera) ③ to plan, to scheme ④ to fabricate in order to deceive ⑤ to stiffen, to become formal
講習 【こうしゅう】short course, training
高まる 【たかまる】to rise, to swell, to be promoted
告げる 【つげる】to inform
再現 【さいげん】reappearance, reproduction, return, revival
仕上げる 【しあげる】to finish up, to complete
仕入れる 【しいれる】to lay in stock, to replenish stock, to procure
支持 【しじ】support, maintenance
施す 【ほどこす】to donate, to give, to conduct, to apply, to perform
至って 【いたって】very much, exceedingly, extremely
資格 【しかく】qualifications, requirements, capabilities
歯科 【しか】dentistry
事前 【じぜん】prior, beforehand, in advance
自在 【じざい】freely, at will
自主 【じしゅ】independence, autonomy
軸 【じく】axis, stem, shaft, axle
失格 【しっかく】disqualification, elimination, incapacity (legal)
実践 【じっせん】practice, practise, put into practice, put into practise
遮る 【さえぎる】to interrupt, to intercept, to obstruct
若干 【じゃっかん】some, few, number of
弱 【じゃく】weakness, the weak, little less than
取材 【しゅざい】collecting data (e.g. for a newspaper article), covering an event
手本 【てほん】① copybook ② model, pattern
狩り 【かり】hunting
授ける 【さずける】to grant, to award, to teach
衆議院 【しゅうぎいん】lower house, House of Representatives
出現 【しゅつげん】appearance, arrival, make one's appearance
初耳 【はつみみ】something heard for the first time (lit: first ear)
小柄 【こがら】short (build)
衝撃 【しょうげき】shock, crash, impact, ballistic
上がり 【あがり】① ascent, rise, slope ② freshly-drawn green tea (esp. in sushi shops) ③ advance income, crop yield ④ death, spinning, completion, stop, finish ⑤ after (rain), ex (official, etc.) ⑥ (end) results (e.g. of crafts like painting, pottery, etc.), how something comes out
侵す 【おかす】to invade, to raid, to trespass, to violate, to intrude on
寝かせる 【ねかせる】to put to bed, to lay down, to ferment
審議 【しんぎ】deliberation
深める 【ふかめる】to deepen, to heighten, to intensify
紳士 【しんし】gentleman
進み 【すすみ】progress
人格 【じんかく】personality, character, individuality
推測 【すいそく】guess, conjecture
衰える 【おとろえる】to become weak, to decline, to wear, to abate, to decay, to wither, to waste away
成り立つ 【なりたつ】① to consist of ② to be practical (logical, feasible, viable), to be concluded, to hold true
整える 【ととのえる】① to put in order, to arrange, to adjust ② to get ready, to prepare ③ to raise money
正当 【せいとう】just, justifiable, right, due, proper, equitable, reasonable, legitimate, legal, lawful
盛大 【せいだい】grand, prosperous, magnificent
設置 【せっち】establishment, institution
設立 【せつりつ】establishment, foundation, incorporation (of a business)
潜水 【せんすい】diving
潜入 【せんにゅう】infiltration, sneaking in
選挙 【せんきょ】election
鮮やか 【あざやか】vivid, clear, brilliant
組み込む 【くみこむ】to insert, to include, to cut in (printing)
阻む 【はばむ】to keep someone from doing, to stop, to prevent, to check, to hinder, to obstruct, to oppose, to thwart
装備 【そうび】equipment
走行 【そうこう】running a wheeled vehicle (e.g. car), running to program, job, etc., traveling, travelling
騒動 【そうどう】strife, riot, rebellion, turmoil
束縛 【そくばく】restraint, shackles, restriction, confinement, binding
帯 【たい】band (e.g. conduction, valence), belt (e.g. Van-Allen, asteroid, etc.)
待ち望む 【まちのぞむ】to look anxiously for, to wait eagerly for
態勢 【たいせい】attitude, conditions, preparations
退治 【たいじ】extermination
大概 【たいがい】① in general, almost all ② mainly, mostly, most likely ③ moderately, suitably
大胆 【だいたん】bold, daring, audacious
着色 【ちゃくしょく】colouring, coloring, colorant
中断 【ちゅうだん】interruption, suspension, break
挑戦 【ちょうせん】challenge, defiance
蝶 【ちょう】butterfly
摘む 【つむ】to pluck, to pick, to trim
点検 【てんけん】inspection, examination, checking
倒産 【とうさん】(corporate) bankruptcy, insolvency, commercial failure, failed business
棟 【とう】① large building ② counter for buildings, apartments, etc.
動揺 【どうよう】disturbance, unrest, shaking, trembling, pitching, rolling, oscillation, agitation, excitement, commotion
同感 【どうかん】agreement, same opinion, same feeling, sympathy, concurrence
日取り 【ひどり】fixed date, appointed day
任務 【にんむ】duty, function, office, mission, task
破棄 【はき】tearing up and discarding (e.g. documents), disposal (e.g. weaponry), revocation, annulment, breaking (e.g. treaty), reversing (e.g. an original judgment) (judgement), discard
白状 【はくじょう】confession
発言 【はつげん】utterance, speech, proposal
反響 【はんきょう】echo, reverberation, repercussion, reaction, influence
反射 【はんしゃ】① reflection, reverberation ② reflex (medical)
班 【はん】group, party, section (mil)
秘書 【ひしょ】(private) secretary
微量 【びりょう】minuscule amount, extremely small quantity
眉 【まゆ】eyebrow, eyebrows
浜 【はま】beach, seashore
不順 【ふじゅん】irregularity, unseasonableness
不当 【ふとう】injustice, impropriety, unreasonableness, undeserved, unfair, invalid
不動産 【ふどうさん】real estate
付け加える 【つけくわえる】to add one thing to another
封 【ふう】seal
復旧 【ふっきゅう】restoration, restitution, rehabilitation
分散 【ぶんさん】dispersion, decentralization, decentralisation, variance (statistics), distribution, dissemination, allocation
分配 【ぶんぱい】division, sharing, distribution, dissemination, allocation
紛れる 【まぎれる】to be diverted, to slip into
紛失 【ふんしつ】losing something
兵士 【へいし】soldier
弁護 【べんご】defense, defence, pleading, advocacy
補足 【ほそく】supplement, complement
褒美 【ほうび】reward, prize
本場 【ほんば】home, habitat, center, centre, best place, genuine
埋め込む 【うめこむ】to bury, to embed
満月 【まんげつ】full moon
無難 【ぶなん】safety, security
無用 【むよう】useless, futility, needlessness, unnecessariness
名簿 【めいぼ】register of names
模型 【もけい】model, dummy, maquette
模倣 【もほう】imitation, copying
網 【あみ】① net, netting ② web
矢 【や】arrow
幽霊 【ゆうれい】ghost, specter, spectre, apparition, phantom
有する 【ゆうする】to own, to be endowed with
履歴 【りれき】personal history, background, career, log, record
立ち寄る 【たちよる】to stop by, to drop in for a short visit
流し 【ながし】① sink ② cruising (e.g. taxi)
良好 【りょうこう】favorable, favourable, satisfactory
類 【るい】kind, sort, class, family, genus
励む 【はげむ】to be zealous, to brace oneself, to endeavour, to endeavor, to strive, to make an effort
裂ける 【さける】to split, to tear, to burst
連なる 【つらなる】to extend, to stretch out, to stand in a row
連休 【れんきゅう】consecutive holidays
老いる 【おいる】to age, to grow old
あざ笑う 【あざわらう】to sneer at, to ridicule
人影 【ひとかげ】① figure(s) of a person (persons) ② shadow of a person
埋まる 【うまる】to be buried, to be surrounded, to overflow, to be filled
襟 【えり】neck, collar, lapel, neckband
大げさ 【おおげさ】grandiose, exaggerated
温和 【おんわ】gentle, mild, moderate
傍ら 【かたわら】① side, edge, beside, besides, nearby ② while (doing)
完ぺき 【かんぺき】perfect, complete, flawless
擦れる 【すれる】to rub, to chafe, to wear, to become sophisticated
探検 【たんけん】exploration, expedition
貴い 【とうとい】precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
並 【なみ】average, medium, common, ordinary
飲み込む 【のみこむ】① to gulp down, to swallow deeply ② to understand, to take in, to catch on to, to learn, to digest
日焼け 【ひやけ】① sunburn ② suntan
振り出し 【ふりだし】outset, starting point, drawing or issuing (draft, draught)
屋敷 【やしき】residence, estate, grounds, premises, mansion
了承 【りょうしょう】acknowledgement, acknowledgment, understanding (e.g. "please be understanding of the mess during our renovation"), noting, acceptance
汚れ 【よごれ】dirt, filth
決 【けつ】decision, vote
塗れ 【まみれ】stain, smear
条 【じょう】① article (in document), provision ② stripe, streak, line
意 【い】① feelings, thoughts ② meaning
ことごとくaltogether, entirely
寄こす 【よこす】① to send, to forward ② to hand over (e.g. money)
以て 【もって】① with, by ② by means of, because, in view of
あえてdare (to do something), venture (often overcoming reluctance, or in the face of probable failure), take upon oneself, challenge, presume, (there is no) need to, (don't) go as far as, definitely (not)
竿 【さお】① rod, pole ② neck (of a shamisen, etc.), shamisen ③ beam (i.e. the crossbar of a balance) ④ single line (esp. as a flying formation for geese) ⑤ counter for flags (on poles), counter for long, thin Japanese sweets (e.g. youkan)
戸惑う 【とまどう】to be bewildered, to be perplexed
語彙 【ごい】vocabulary, lexicon, lexis, terminology
うぬぼれpretension, conceit, hubris
杖 【つえ】cane, walking stick, staff
裾 【すそ】(trouser) cuff, (skirt) hem, cut edge of a hairdo, fringe, foot of mountain
揃い 【そろい】set, suit, uniform
はじく① to flip, to snap ② to repel
日頃 【ひごろ】normally, habitually
罵る 【ののしる】to speak ill of, to abuse
弄る 【いじる】① to touch, to tamper with ② to grope about, to feel for something
檻 【おり】cage, pen, jail cell, gaol cell
くじlottery, lot
つぼみbud, flower bud
剥ぐ 【はぐ】to tear off, to peel off, to rip off, to strip off, to skin, to flay, to disrobe, to deprive of
斑 【ぶち】spots, speckles, mottles
片思い 【かたおもい】unrequited love
気まぐれ 【きまぐれ】whim, caprice, whimsy, fickle, moody, uneven temper
つぶらround, rotund
ばらまくto disseminate, to scatter, to give money freely
よほど① very, greatly, much, to a large extent, quite ② just about to
くしゃくしゃcrumpled, disheveled, dishevelled, feel gloomy
くたばるto be pooped, to be exhausted
さえeven, if only, if just, as long as, the only thing needed
しっくり① exactly, nicely, to a tee ② to be fitting
ちらちらfluttering, flickering, intermittently
ばばshit, bullshit
ぶら下がる 【ぶらさがる】to hang from, to dangle, to swing
まんまとsuccessfully, fairly, artfully, nicely, thoroughly
アニメ① animated film, animated cartoon, anime (when referring to Japanese cartoons) ② animation
アピール① appeal ② to attract, to appeal (to)
アンテナ① antenna ② person who collects information or opinions
インタビューinterview (i.e. television, newspaper, etc.)
ウイルス① virus ② viral
エール① yell, cheerleading shout ② ale
カウンター① counter ② service counter (e.g. at a bank) ③ counter (at a bar, cafe, etc.) ④ automatically responding with an upload slot to someone who allows you to download (e.g. in P2P systems)
カバー① cover (e.g. book) ② kava (Piper methysticum)
カフェ① cafe ② hostess bar (serving western alcoholic beverages; Taisho and Showa period)
ガレージgarage (at house)
キーワードkeyword, buzzword, catch-phrase
キャンバス① canvas ② base (in baseball)
サイダー① carbonated beverage, esp. fruit flavored ② cider
サイン① autograph, signature ② sign ③ sine
シート① seat ② sheet
シャッター① camera shutter ② shutter (door, window, etc.)
ショート① short (e.g. a circuit) ② short stop (baseball)
ジムgym, gymnasium
ジャケット① jacket ② book jacket, dust cover
スーパー① super ② supermarket ③ superimpose ④ superheterodyne ⑤ (film with) subtitles
スキューバダイビングscuba diving
スタイル① style ② (female) figure
スポット① spot ② spot advertisement, spot advertising ③ spot news ④ spotlight
タイマーtimer, clock register
タイム① time ② thyme
タイル① tile ② coating
ダイヤ① diamond ② (railway) schedule ③ diagram ④ dyer
チャック① chuck (device for holding a workpiece in a lathe or a tool in a drill) ② fastener, zipper
テーマtopic, theme, project
トラック① truck ② track (running, CD, DVD, etc.)
トランプplaying cards (from trump)
ドラッグストアdrugstore, pharmacy
ドンDon (Spanish honorific)
ハイドパークHyde Park
バー① bar ② VAR
バーベキューbarbecue, BBQ
パチンコ① pachinko (Japanese pinball) ② slingshot, catapult
パテ① putty ② pate
パレットpalette, pallet
ビデオデッキvideo cassette recorder
ピンポン① ping-pong, table tennis ② exactly!, surely!, that's it!
プリン① (custard) pudding ② purine
ヘビースモーカーheavy smoker
ヘルメットhelmet, hard hat, protective headgear
ホール① hall ② hole ③ whole
ボディー① body ② buddy
ボルト① volt ② bolt
マウス① (lab) mouse ② mouse ③ mouth
マニア① enthusiast ② mania, enthusiasm
メロディー① melody ② chime
モール① mall ② maul (in rugby) ③ mole ④ Moor
ランプ① lamp, light ② ramp ③ rump
レジ(cash) register
レポートreport, paper
一気に 【いっきに】at once, at a breath (stroke, sitting)
一月 【いちがつ】January
下見 【したみ】preview, preliminary inspection, siding (on a house)
いつの間にか 【いつのまにか】before one knows, before one becomes aware of, unnoticed, unawares
か月 【かげつ】(number of) months
見せかけ 【みせかけ】seeming, pose, show, pretense
三男 【さんなん】three men, third son
子ども 【こども】child, children
十月 【じゅうがつ】October
出火 【しゅっか】outbreak of fire
書き入れる 【かきいれる】to write in
人前 【にんまえ】portion of food
先々 【さきざき】① distant future, inevitable future ② places one goes to
先ほど 【さきほど】some time ago
男女 【だんじょ】man and woman, men and women
長時間 【ちょうじかん】long period of time, long playing
東南 【とうなん】south-east
ケチケチstingy, tightfisted, miserly
南東 【なんとう】southeast
半月 【はんつき】① half-moon ② half month ③ semicircle
あだ名 【あだな】nickname
来す 【きたす】to cause, to induce, to bring about a result or state, to produce
食らう 【くらう】① to eat, to drink ② to receive (e.g. a blow)
日に日に 【ひにひに】day by day, by the day
あっとin a surprising way
高 【だか】quantity, amount, volume, number, amount of money
長め 【ながめ】longish, moderately long
でっちあげる① to fabricate, to invent, to make up (a story), to hoax, to pull a hoax ② to frame someone
分かれ 【わかれ】offshoot, branch, fork
何の 【なんの】what kind, what sort
キャッチボールplaying catch
にじみ出る 【にじみでる】to exude, to ooze, to seep out
下 【もと】under (esp. influence or guidance)
ありありdistinct, clear, vivid
がかる(after a noun, used as a godan verb) inclining to, leaning to
食わす 【くわす】① to feed ② to provide ③ to inflict ④ to cheat
こってり① thickly, heavily, richly ② severely, strongly
しこたまa lot, loads, plenty
たんまりquite a lot
ちらほらhere and there, now and then, in twos and threes
でないとwithout, but if
めげるto be discouraged, to shrink from
メールアドレスemail address
うろちょろloitering, hanging around, wandering around
ブログblog, weblog
ですがbut, however, (and) yet, nevertheless, still, for all that
ゴーgo (somewhere), go (signal)
チカチカ① flickering, flashing on and off (e.g. Christmas lights) ② prickling (pain)
かまくらmid-January festival in northern Japan, with snow huts in which children play house
ずらかるto leave, to run away, to escape, to avoid detection after having done something, to play truant, to skedaddle
どやすto shout at
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
はむ① to eat (fodder, grass, etc.) ② to receive (a salary) ③ to receive a stipend from one's lord
水 【すい】① Wednesday ② shaved ice (served with flavored syrup) ③ water (fifth of the five elements)
っ子 【っこ】someone with a liking or characteristic, a true representative of (place);
母ちゃん 【かあちゃん】mum, mom
バイクbike, motorcycle
パー① par ② paper (in rock-paper-scissors game) ③ apiece, each ④ percent
プレートplate (often as in "tectonic plate")
メイン① main ② mane
リード① lead (in a game, dance, etc.), being in the lead ② reed ③ read, reading
悪気 【わるぎ】ill will, malice, evil intent, ill feeling, distrust
悪事 【あくじ】evil deed, crime, wickedness
悪人 【あくにん】bad man, villain
一人物 【いちじんぶつ】man of some importance, character
ひと目 【ひとめ】① (a) glance, (a) look, (a) glimpse ② (a) stone (in Go) ③ complete view, bird's-eye view
引け目 【ひけめ】weakness, drawing back
飲料 【いんりょう】(a) drink
運悪く 【うんわるく】unluckily
運動会 【うんどうかい】athletic meet
駅前 【えきまえ】in front of station
家電 【かでん】consumer electronics, consumer electrical appliances
火元 【ひもと】origin of a fire
花鳥風月 【かちょうふうげつ】① beauties of nature, the traditional themes of natural beauty in Japanese aesthetics ② artistic pursuits involving nature themes
会食 【かいしょく】dining together, mess
海中 【かいちゅう】in the sea
開店 【かいてん】opening (of a shop)
間近 【まぢか】proximity, nearness, soon, nearby
起動 【きどう】startup, activation, starting (e.g. engine, computer), launch
急用 【きゅうよう】urgent business
業界 【ぎょうかい】industry, business
銀色 【ぎんいろ】silver (color, colour)
言動 【げんどう】speech and conduct
後手 【ごて】① losing the initiative (in Go) ② rear guard ③ white player (shogi)
ご用 【ごよう】your order, your business, official business
口ずさむ 【くちずさむ】to hum, to sing to oneself, to compose impromptu (poems)
口ぶり 【くちぶり】way of speaking, intimation
黒っぽい 【くろっぽい】dark, blackish
左目 【ひだりめ】left eye
作風 【さくふう】literary style
山道 【さんどう】mountain road, mountain trail
四方 【しほう】every direction
思いとどまる 【おもいとどまる】to give up (a plan or idea), to desist from (doing)
思いっきり 【おもいっきり】with all one's strength, with all one's heart, resignation, resolution
時間切れ 【じかんぎれ】① being out of time, passing the deadline ② time-out
社外 【しゃがい】outside the company
借用 【しゃくよう】borrowing, loan
住み着く 【すみつく】to settle (in a place), to settle down
始めて 【はじめて】① for the first time ② only after ... is it ..., only when ... do you ...
小言 【こごと】scolding, fault-finding
色っぽい 【いろっぽい】amorous, sexy, voluptuous, erotic
心待ち 【こころまち】anticipation, expectation
先手 【せんて】① the first move, forestalling, initiative ② black player (shogi)
早起き 【はやおき】early rising
走り去る 【はしりさる】to run away
大作 【たいさく】epic
昼前 【ひるまえ】forenoon, just before noon
朝食 【ちょうしょく】breakfast
朝方 【あさがた】early morning, early hours, toward morning
通行止め 【つうこうどめ】closure (of a road), dead end, blind alley, cul-de-sac, No Through Road (e.g. on a sign)
店先 【みせさき】store front
転送 【てんそう】transfer, transmission, (telephone call, e-mail, etc.) forwarding
電動 【でんどう】electric
堂 【どう】① temple, shrine, hall ② prefix to building meaning "magnificent"
道理 【どうり】reason, truth
日立 【ひたち】Hitachi (company)
発火 【はっか】firing, ignition
病み上がり 【やみあがり】convalescence
病室 【びょうしつ】sickroom, hospital room
分別 【ふんべつ】discernment, discretion, judgement, judgment, discrimination
別室 【べっしつ】separate room, special room
本社 【ほんじゃ】① head office, main office, headquarters ② main shrine ③ this company, this shrine
万引き 【まんびき】shoplifting, shoplifter
名家 【めいか】distinguished family
名画 【めいが】famous picture, masterpiece
洋画 【ようが】① Western paintings ② Western films, Western movies
洋館 【ようかん】western-style house
力持ち 【ちからもち】muscleman, strong man
一世一代 【いっせいちだい】once in a lifetime, the first and last occurrence (event, experience) of one's lifetime
金色 【きんいろ】golden (colour, color)
手のひら 【てのひら】the palm (of one's hand)
正道 【せいどう】path of righteousness, path of duty, the right track, the correct path
買い手 【かいて】buyer
ただ者 【ただもの】ordinary person (usu. in neg. sentences)
引き金 【ひきがね】trigger, gunlock
目茶目茶 【めちゃめちゃ】① disorderly, messy, ruined ② absurd, unreasonable, excessive, rash
安々 【やすやす】calmly, peacefully, painlessly, comfortably
言いがかり 【いいがかり】false accusation, pretext, commitment
楽しめる 【たのしめる】to be able to enjoy
通い 【かよい】coming and going, commuting
持ち帰る 【もちかえる】to carry back or home, to take out (e.g. food)
自室 【じしつ】one's own room
手中 【しゅちゅう】in one's hands, in one's control
手出し 【てだし】meddling, interfering
日の目 【ひのめ】sunlight
買い上げ 【かいあげ】buying, purchasing
待ち時間 【まちじかん】waiting time, latency, standby time (e.g. cellular phones)
大道 【たいどう】main street, avenue
立ち入る 【たちいる】① to enter, to trespass ② to interfere, to meddle, to pry into
お開き 【おひらき】breakup (of a ceremony, wedding, party, meeting, etc.), closure
重し 【おもし】① stone weight (as used on pickle-tub covers) ② weight (as used in balances)
多目 【おおめ】somewhat larger quantity, larger portion
めぼしいmain, chief, important, valuable
この世 【このよ】this world, the present life
知らず 【しらず】① not having, unaffected by ② aside, I don't know about ...
安 【やす】cheap
世 【せい】① counter for generations ② (geological) epoch
お返し 【おかえし】① return gift, return favour (favor) ② revenge ③ change (in a cash transaction)
意気投合 【いきとうごう】hit it off with (a person), find a kindred spirit in (a person), sympathy, mutual understanding
羽目 【はめ】① panel, wainscoting, wainscotting ② plight, fix, bind, awkward situation, difficult situation, mess
屋内 【おくない】indoor (court, pool, etc.)
音量 【おんりょう】volume (sound)
何様 【なにさま】what kind, how, indeed, truly, extremely, to be sure
科 【か】① department, section ② (taxonomical) family
荷台 【にだい】(truck) load-carrying tray, (bicycle) luggage carrier, roof rack
画商 【がしょう】picture dealer
会期 【かいき】session (of a legislature)
旧友 【きゅうゆう】crony, old friend
曲がり角 【まがりかど】street corner, road turn, bend in the road, turning point
具体 【ぐたい】concrete, tangible, material
空調 【くうちょう】air conditioning
形見 【かたみ】memento, souvenir
決めつける 【きめつける】① to fix upon (one-sidedly), to (ignore somebody's position and) arbitrarily decide something is the case ② to scold, to take (a person) to task
見守る 【みまもる】to watch over, to watch attentively
公算 【こうさん】probability, likelihood
口調 【くちょう】tone (e.g. of voice, etc.), (verbal) expression
工具 【こうぐ】tool, implement
校内 【こうない】within a school
号室 【ごうしつ】suffix for room numbers
細心 【さいしん】careful, discreet, scrupulous, prudent
三回 【さんかい】three times
仕返し 【しかえし】being even with, reprisal, tit for tat, retaliation, revenge
使い物 【つかいもの】present, gift, bribe, usable article
思い当たる 【おもいあたる】to come to mind, to recall, to think of
糸口 【いとぐち】thread end, beginning, clue
事例 【じれい】example, precedent
字形 【じけい】character style or form
取り下げる 【とりさげる】to withdraw, to abandon (e.g. a lawsuit)
手直し 【てなおし】adjustment, tweaking, improvement, modification, tinkering, minor alteration, correction
受け皿 【うけざら】① saucer ② receptacle for things, receiving something (e.g. funds)
拾い上げる 【ひろいあげる】to pick up, to pick out
終電 【しゅうでん】last train
出馬 【しゅつば】① going on horseback ② going in person ③ running for election
勝算 【しょうさん】prospects of victory, chances of success
消防車 【しょうぼうしゃ】fire-engine
くわしいknowing very well, detailed, full, accurate
乗り 【のり】① riding, ride ② spread (of paints) ③ (two)-seater ④ mood (as in to pick up on and join in with someone's mood)
乗り回す 【のりまわす】to drive (a car) around, to ride (a bicycle) around
情感 【じょうかん】feeling, sensitivity, emotion
新型 【しんがた】new style, new model
真っ正直 【まっしょうじき】perfectly honest
身代わり 【みがわり】substitute (for), sacrifice (of, to), scapegoat (for)
身内 【みうち】one's whole body, relatives, friends, followers
人一倍 【ひといちばい】more than others, redoubled, unusual
人混み 【ひとごみ】crowd of people
正反対 【せいはんたい】bipolar, polar, polarity, exactly opposite
生息 【せいそく】inhabiting, living
先回り 【さきまわり】going on ahead, forestalling, anticipating, arrival before another
先入観 【せんにゅうかん】preconception, prejudice, preoccupation, preconceived notion
全額 【ぜんがく】total, full amount, sum
想定 【そうてい】hypothesis, supposition, assumption
かき集める 【かきあつめる】to gather up, to scrape up together
速まる 【はやまる】① to move ahead (three hours, etc.), to move up ② to quicken, to speed up, to gather speed ③ to be hasty, to be rash
送り返す 【おくりかえす】to send back
足取り 【あしどり】① gait, manner of walking (swimming) ② trace (e.g. of route taken by hunted criminal)
体育館 【たいいくかん】gymnasium
体調 【たいちょう】physical condition
対向 【たいこう】counter-, corresponding, face, opposite
退ける 【しりぞける】to repel, to drive away, to repulse, to reject
大型 【おおがた】large, large scale, big, jumbo
短時間 【たんじかん】short time
地酒 【じざけ】local sake
柱 【はしら】① pillar, post ② support, prop, mainstay ③ counter for buddhas, gods, nobles, etc.
低迷 【ていめい】hanging low (over), hovering around (price level), low hanging (e.g. clouds), sluggish (e.g. economy), slump, recession
鉄板 【てっぱん】iron plate
店内 【てんない】store interior
転校生 【てんこうせい】transfer student, student changing schools
転身 【てんしん】(job) turnover
年配 【ねんぱい】elderly, age, years
配送 【はいそう】delivery
発進 【はっしん】departure, takeoff
飛び立つ 【とびたつ】to jump up, to start up, to leap to one's feet, to fly away, to take off
美女 【びじょ】beautiful woman
鼻先 【はなさき】tip of nose
風向き 【かざむき】wind's direction
物色 【ぶっしょく】① looking for a particular person or thing, searching high and low, hunting for, rummaging, scouring (a place) looking for (something) ② picking out, singling out
分乗 【ぶんじょう】riding separately
平らげる 【たいらげる】to subjugate, to put down (trouble), to consume (food), to eat up
別物 【べつもの】another thing, exception, special case
放題 【ほうだい】as much as you would like to, as much as one likes
満開 【まんかい】full bloom
無理強い 【むりじい】compulsion, insistence, pressure, extortion
名乗り出る 【なのりでる】to introduce oneself, to announce oneself (e.g. as the person sought), to come forward (e.g. as a witness, with a claim, etc.)
明朝 【みょうちょう】tomorrow morning
面子 【めんこ】game of slapping cards down to overturn opponent's
夜食 【やしょく】supper, night meal, late-night snack, "fourth meal", midnight snack
夜道 【よみち】street at night, making a night journey
用心深い 【ようじんぶかい】wary, watchful
理工学部 【りこうがくぶ】department of science and engineering
立ち直る 【たちなおる】① to regain one's footing, to get back on one's feet ② to recover, (of the market) to improve
留め 【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
留守電 【るすでん】answering machine
録画 【ろくが】(video) recording
出所 【しゅっしょ】① birthplace, origin, source, authority ② release (discharge) from prison, exit, point of departure, time to take action
南側 【みなみがわ】south side
鼻血 【はなぢ】nosebleed
不定 【ふてい】uncertainty, insecurity, inconstancy, indefinite, undecided
万全 【ばんぜん】perfection, flawlessness
数々 【かずかず】many
気合 【きあい】scream, yell, fighting spirit
仕組み 【しくみ】① structure, construction, arrangement, contrivance ② plan, plot, contrivance
仕向ける 【しむける】to induce, to tempt, to treat, to act toward, to handle (men), to send, to forward to
正々堂々 【せいせいどうどう】fair and square, open and aboveboard
月明かり 【つきあかり】moonlight
飛び火 【とびひ】① leaping flames, shower of flying sparks ② impetigo contagiosa
やり直す 【やりなおす】to do over again, to redo, to start over, to remake, to resume, to recommence
筆記用具 【ひっきようぐ】writing implement
道草 【みちくさ】wayside grass, loitering on the way
その物 【そのもの】the very thing, itself
顔見知り 【かおみしり】acquaintance
顔負け 【かおまけ】embarrassed, ashamed
馬身 【ばしん】horse's length
長身 【ちょうしん】tall figure, high stature
風光 【ふうこう】(beautiful) scenery, natural beauty
青葉 【あおば】fresh leaves
お断わり 【おことわり】declining, nonacceptance, declination, refusal, rejection, turndown
定番 【ていばん】standard (goods, procedure, etc.), (one's) routine, product with consistent sales, staple (of a situation, of a fiction genre, etc.)
焼死 【しょうし】death by fire
受け 【うけ】① popularity, favour, favor, reception ② defense, defence, reputation ③ agreement ④ submissive partner of a homosexual relationship ⑤ receiver of technique (e.g. in martial arts)
泣き言 【なきごと】complaint
身命 【しんめい】one's life
野次馬 【やじうま】curious onlookers, rubbernecks
新薬 【しんやく】a new medicine
物取り 【ものとり】thief, robber
相談役 【そうだんやく】counselor, counsellor, adviser, advisor
落ち落ち 【おちおち】quietly, calmly
高遠 【こうえん】noble, lofty
耳打ち 【みみうち】whispering into a person's ear
新入り 【しんいり】newcomer, initiate, novice
うめき声 【うめきごえ】groan, moan, moaning
選 【せん】① selection, choice, election ② compilation, editing
かまけるto be too busy, to be occupied, to concentrate on single-mindedly
活 【かつ】① living, life ② judo art of resuscitation
なき-less (often used after one word to modify another, e.g. soulless body), lacking, non-existing
お仕舞い 【おしまい】the end, closing, being done for
お袋 【おふくろ】one's mother;
お疲れ様 【おつかれさま】① thank you, many thanks, much appreciated ② that's enough for today
愛しい 【いとしい】lovely, dear, beloved, darling
愛犬 【あいけん】pet dog
囲う 【かこう】to enclose
胃薬 【いぐすり】stomach medicine
一刻 【いっこく】① minute, moment, an instant ② stubborn, hot-headed
一般人 【いっぱんじん】an ordinary person
汚名 【おめい】stigma, dishonour, dishonor, infamy
奥行き 【おくゆき】depth, length
押し入る 【おしいる】to push in
降り立つ 【おりたつ】① to go down and stand ② to alight, to get down
解読 【かいどく】deciphering, decoding
換気 【かんき】ventilation
間一髪 【かんいっぱつ】hair's breadth
機動 【きどう】maneuver, manoeuvre
気付 【きづけ】care of, CO
詰め 【つめ】① stuffing, packing ② end (esp. the foot of a bridge) ③ lowest-ranking guest at tea ceremony ④ tea master ⑤ endgame (esp. in shogi or used figuratively) ⑥ sweet eel sauce ⑦ appointment to a particular workplace ⑧ using as the sole ground of judgement (judgment) ⑨ (after the -masu stem of a verb) continuing, keep doing for period of time
逆境 【ぎゃっきょう】adversity
急患 【きゅうかん】emergency case
叫び声 【さけびごえ】shout, yell, scream
金髪 【きんぱつ】blond hair
苦境 【くきょう】trouble, crisis, predicament, squeeze, pinch
掘り出す 【ほりだす】to dig out, to pick up
軍団 【ぐんだん】army corps
景品 【けいひん】gift, premium
見極める 【みきわめる】to see through, to probe, to make sure of
見殺し 【みごろし】letting (someone) die without helping
現役 【げんえき】active duty, active service
個室 【こしつ】private room
呼び戻す 【よびもどす】to call back, to call home
互いに 【たがいに】mutually, with each other, reciprocally, together
後押し 【あとおし】pushing, backing, boosting, supporting
光栄 【こうえい】honour, honor, glory, privilege
口座 【こうざ】account (e.g. bank)
刻々 【こっこく】moment by moment, hour by hour
混戦 【こんせん】free-for-all fight
座り込む 【すわりこむ】to sit down (and bask), to sit-in (in protest)
最強 【さいきょう】strongest
察し 【さっし】consideration, guess, conjecture, judgment, judgement
ちらし① scattering ② leaflets
賛同 【さんどう】approval, endorsement
思い過ごす 【おもいすごす】to think too much of, to make too much of
思い詰める 【おもいつめる】to think hard, to brood over, to worry too much (about), to torment oneself (with the thought of)
支え 【ささえ】support, stay, prop
時効 【じこう】① statute of limitations, lapse of rights after a period of time, prescription (including acquisitive and extinctive prescription) ② ageing, aging
自販機 【じはんき】vending machine
車種 【しゃしゅ】car make, car model
取得 【しゅとく】acquisition
手探り 【てさぐり】fumbling, groping
手抜き 【てぬき】① omitting crucial steps, cutting corners, skimping ② intentional negligence
受信 【じゅしん】reception (e.g. radio), receipt
祝杯 【しゅくはい】toast, congratulatory cup
初夏 【しょか】early summer
初犯 【しょはん】first offender
小児 【しょうに】young child, infant
床下 【ゆかした】under the floor
照りつける 【てりつける】to blaze down on, to beat down on, to shine down upon
乗り越える 【のりこえる】to climb over, to ride across, to surmount
乗り捨てる 【のりすてる】to get off, to abandon (a ship or vehicle)
場違い 【ばちがい】out-of-place, inappropriate, sticking out like a sore thumb
常連 【じょうれん】① regular customer, regular patron, frequenter ② constant companion
寝込む 【ねこむ】to stay in bed, to sleep, to be laid up for a long time
震え 【ふるえ】shivering, trembling
水増し 【みずまし】inflation (of budget, claim, etc.)
政界 【せいかい】political world
声変わり 【こえがわり】change (break) of voice
切り抜ける 【きりぬける】to cut one's way through, to tide over, to struggle through, to get over
接着 【せっちゃく】fastening with glue
折り畳む 【おりたたむ】to fold up, to fold into layers
占有 【せんゆう】exclusive possession, occupation, monopolization
戦時 【せんじ】war time
戦車 【せんしゃ】tank (military vehicle)
争う 【あらがう】to go against, to fight against, to oppose, to resist, to deny
装う 【よそおう】① to dress ② to pretend, to feign
続行 【ぞっこう】continuation, continuance, going on, resuming
打って付け 【うってつけ】most suitable
待ち構える 【まちかまえる】to lie in wait, to be on the watch for
替え玉 【かえだま】① substitute, double ② second serving (ball) of noodles (to add to previously purchased ramen)
大蔵 【おおくら】Ministry of Finance
題材 【だいざい】subject, theme
宅配 【たくはい】home delivery
短絡 【たんらく】① electric short-circuit ② drawing a hasty inference between two events, jumping to a quick conclusion, dealing with matters quickly and carelessly
断固 【だんこ】firm, determined, resolute, conclusive
断念 【だんねん】abandoning (hope, plans), giving up
段取り 【だんどり】programme, program, plans, arrangements
知れ渡る 【しれわたる】to be well-known
着込む 【きこむ】① to wear extra clothes ② to dress formally
仲間割れ 【なかまわれ】split among friends, falling out, internal discord
仲良く 【なかよく】making friends with, getting along well with, on cordial terms
追い払う 【おいはらう】to drive away
殿方 【とのがた】gentlemen, men
電圧 【でんあつ】voltage
途方 【とほう】way, destination, reason
都道府県 【とどうふけん】administrative divisions of Japan: Tokyo-to, Hokkai-do, Osaka-fu, Kyoto-fu and remaining prefectures
盗み 【ぬすみ】stealing
難航 【なんこう】① difficult voyage, hard flight ② rough going, rough passage, running into trouble, stormy passage
日報 【にっぽう】daily report
濃厚 【のうこう】density, richness, concentration, tension
売り払う 【うりはらう】to sell out of, to sell completely
反論 【はんろん】objection, refutation, rebuttal
不可解 【ふかかい】mystery, baffling, inexplicable, incomprehensible
不信 【ふしん】unfaithfulness, insincerity, perfidy, mistrust, distrust, discredit
不届き 【ふとどき】rude, insolent, nefarious
分厚い 【ぶあつい】bulky, massive, thick, heavy
変形 【へんけい】transformation, variation, metamorphosis, modification, deformation, variety, deformity, monster
片側 【かたがわ】one side
包囲 【ほうい】siege, encirclement, envelopment
宝くじ 【たからくじ】lottery
抱え 【かかえ】① armful ② employee
抱きしめる 【だきしめる】to hug someone close, to hold someone tight, to embrace closely
放課後 【ほうかご】after school
忘年会 【ぼうねんかい】year-end party
暴発 【ぼうはつ】spontaneous discharge, accidental gun discharge
本降り 【ほんぶり】regular rainfall
満席 【まんせき】full house, all seats occupied, fully occupied
民家 【みんか】private house
無意識 【むいしき】① unconsciousness ② the unconscious
明示 【めいじ】specification, explicit statement
目論む 【もくろむ】to plan, to form a plan, to scheme, to envision, to intend to do
理髪 【りはつ】haircut
裏道 【うらみち】back lane, secret path, unfair means
裏目 【うらめ】① reverse side, opposite (of the expected), backfire ② purl stitch (knitting)
領収 【りょうしゅう】receipt, voucher
連勝 【れんしょう】consecutive victories, series of victories
連動 【れんどう】① operating together, working together, gearing, linkage ② linked, coupled, interlocking
腕利き 【うできき】① able, capable, competent ② able person, person of ability
どれほどhow much (long, far)
紅 【べに】① deep red, crimson ② rouge, lipstick
打ち込む 【ぶちこむ】to drive in (e.g. nail, stake), to devote oneself to, to shoot into, to smash, to throw into, to cast into
相性 【あいしょう】affinity, compatibility
入れ替える 【いれかえる】to replace, to substitute, to shift, to change places
固まり 【かたまり】lump, mass, bundle, clump, clod, cluster
荷担 【かたん】support, participation, assistance, complicity, conspiracy
替る 【かわる】① to succeed, to relieve, to replace ② to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent ③ to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
強固 【きょうこ】firmness, stability, security, strength
切り抜き 【きりぬき】scraps, cuts
子猫 【こねこ】kitten
閉め切る 【しめきる】to close up, to shut up (e.g. behind doors), to cut off (e.g. because a deadline has expired)
立て込む 【たてこむ】to be crowded, to be busy
共々 【ともども】together, in company
伸び 【のび】① growth, development ② stretching (e.g. body when waking up) ③ spread, elongation, extension, carry (e.g. of sound), sustain
引き続き 【ひきつづき】continuing for a long time, in succession, without a break
引き続く 【ひきつづく】to continue (for a long time), to occur in succession
引き渡す 【ひきわたす】to deliver, to extradite, to stretch across, to hand over
人並み 【ひとなみ】being average (capacity, looks, standard of living), ordinary
不要 【ふよう】unnecessary, unneeded
見覚え 【みおぼえ】remembrance, recollection, recognition
みつめるto stare at, to gaze at, to look hard at, to watch intently, to fix one's eyes on
判る 【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
呼び名 【よびな】given name, popular name, mnemonic name
左腕 【さわん】① left arm ② left-handed (baseball pitcher)
転倒 【てんとう】① falling down, tumbling, overturning, turning over ② reversing, inverting, inversion ③ getting upset
非番 【ひばん】off duty
越し 【ごし】across, over, beyond
逃げ 【にげ】escape, getaway, evasion
見付け出す 【みつけだす】to find out, to discover, to locate
配信 【はいしん】distribution, delivery, transmission, provision
舞い降りる 【まいおりる】to swoop down upon, to fly down, to alight
座り 【すわり】① sitting ② stability
馬券 【ばけん】(horse racing) betting ticket
ご破算 【ごはさん】starting afresh
表面積 【ひょうめんせき】surface area
長髪 【ちょうはつ】long hair
解き方 【ときかた】manner of solving
本件 【ほんけん】this matter or case
差し向ける 【さしむける】to send or direct a person to
渡し 【わたし】① ferry (crossing), ferry(boat) ② delivery
残り香 【のこりが】lingering scent (of, from)
単産 【たんさん】(single-industry) industrial union
食材 【しょくざい】① ingredient ② foodstuff
報う 【むくう】to reward, to recompense, to repay
言い過ぎ 【いいすぎ】exaggeration, overstatement
寝たきり 【ねたきり】bedridden, confined to bed
兵 【へい】① (common) soldier, rank and file ② army, troops ③ warfare, strategy
輪っか 【わっか】① ring, loop (of rope) ② halo (of an angel)
もしやperhaps, possibly, by some chance, by some possibility
お勧め 【おすすめ】recommendation, advice, suggestion, encouragement
そそるto excite, to incite, to stimulate, to arouse, to tempt, to stir up
ついでにincidentally, taking the opportunity, while (you) are at it, on the occasion
愛称 【あいしょう】pet name
握り 【にぎり】grip, handle
暗証 【あんしょう】code, cipher, password
遺作 【いさく】posthumous works
遺族 【いぞく】bereaved family
いっぱしcompetent enough, pretty good, like other people
引き裂く 【ひきさく】to tear up, to tear off, to split
苑 【えん】① garden (esp. man-made), orchard, park, plantation ② place, location
炎上 【えんじょう】① blazing up ② destruction of a large building by fire ③ flood of comments to a blog, exceeding what the blog's owner can answer
恩返し 【おんがえし】requital of a favour (favor), repayment (of an obligation, kindness, etc.)
暇つぶし 【ひまつぶし】waste of time, killing time
華 【はな】① flower, blossom, bloom, petal ② blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms), cherry blossom ③ ikebana ④ Japanese playing cards ⑤ beauty ⑥ (the) best
過激 【かげき】extreme, radical
吾 【われ】① I, me ② oneself
悔い 【くい】regret, repentance
懐 【ふところ】① bosom, bust ② (breast) pocket, purse, handbag
概要 【がいよう】outline, summary, abridgment, synopsis
格闘 【かくとう】hand-to-hand fighting, grappling, scuffling
完結 【かんけつ】conclusion, completion
くつろぐto relax, to feel at home
艦 【かん】warship
関節 【かんせつ】joints (knee joint, elbow joint, etc.)
たくらむto scheme, to plan, to play a trick, to invent, to conspire, to frame up
奇異 【きい】odd, strange, wonderful
記帳 【きちょう】registry, entry, book-keeping, signature
起訴 【きそ】prosecution, indictment
騎手 【きしゅ】horseman, rider
偽 【にせ】imitation, fake, phony, counterfeit, forged, bogus, sham
宮廷 【きゅうてい】imperial court, royal court
泣き崩れる 【なきくずれる】to break down crying
挙がる 【あがる】to be listed (as a candidate)
挙動 【きょどう】conduct, behavior, behaviour
脅威 【きょうい】threat, menace
緊迫 【きんぱく】tension, strain
襟元 【えりもと】front of neck, collar
空襲 【くうしゅう】air-raid
空洞 【くうどう】cave, hollow, cavity
刑期 【けいき】prison term
刑務所 【けいむしょ】prison, penitentiary
警護 【けいご】bodyguard, escort
激化 【げっか】intensification, aggravation
穴埋め 【あなうめ】filling in gaps, filling in blanks (in a form, etc.)
剣道 【けんどう】kendo (lit: way of the sword), swordmanship, fencing
圏内 【けんない】within the sphere
見透かす 【みすかす】to see through
見飽きる 【みあきる】to be tired of looking at
呼び鈴 【よびりん】bell (used for summoning or signalling), buzzer
後援 【こうえん】support, backing
お釣り 【おつり】change (i.e. money), balance
口笛 【くちぶえ】whistle
控え 【ひかえ】① reserve, spare, backup ② note, memorandum ③ duplicate, copy, stub (of a ticket, etc.) ④ waiting one's turn
国益 【こくえき】national interest
黒焦げ 【くろこげ】something burnt black
婚姻 【こんいん】marriage, matrimony
査証 【さしょう】visa
最先端 【さいせんたん】① leading edge, forefront ② ultra-fine
裁判所 【さいばんしょ】court, courthouse
支障 【ししょう】obstacle, hindrance, impediment, difficulty
自衛隊 【じえいたい】① self-defence force, self-defense force ② Japan Self-Defence Force, JSDF
鹿 【しか】deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon)
邪悪 【じゃあく】wicked, evil
釈放 【しゃくほう】release, liberation, acquittal
狩猟 【しゅりょう】hunting
充満 【じゅうまん】being filled with, teeming with, pregnant with
充分 【じゅうぶん】① plenty, enough, sufficient, satisfactory, adequate ② division into ten ③ perfectly, thoroughly, fully, in full
熟睡 【じゅくすい】sound sleep
殉職 【じゅんしょく】dying at one's post, being killed in the line of duty
傷害 【しょうがい】① wound, injury, accident, casualty ② assault
衝動 【しょうどう】impulse, impetus, urge
植木鉢 【うえきばち】flowerpot
振り回す 【ふりまわす】to wield, to brandish, to flourish, to wave (about), to swing, to display, to show off, to abuse
真っ盛り 【まっさかり】height of, middle of, full bloom
神妙 【しんみょう】meek, faithful, quiet
身柄 【みがら】one's person
人騒がせ 【ひとさわがせ】person that annoys or causes trouble, false alarm
推察 【すいさつ】guess, conjecture, surmise
瀬戸 【せと】strait, channel
誠意 【せいい】sincerity, good faith
切れ端 【きれはし】scraps, cut end, cut-off piece
窃盗 【せっとう】theft, stealing, larceny
節減 【せつげん】retrenchment, curtailment, economy
宣告 【せんこく】sentence, verdict, pronouncement
戦艦 【せんかん】battleship
染み込む 【しみこむ】to soak into, to permeate
選択肢 【せんたくし】choices, alternatives, options
素手 【すで】unarmed, bare hands
騒ぎ立てる 【さわぎたてる】to make a fuss (outcry, uproar)
隊員 【たいいん】group members
大嫌い 【だいきらい】very dislikeable, hate, loathe, abhor
鷹 【たか】falcon (Falconidae family), hawk
奪い取る 【うばいとる】to plunder
いのししwild boar
帳 【ちょう】book, register
張り合う 【はりあう】to rival, to compete with
汐 【しお】① tide, current ② salt water ③ opportunity
通称 【つうしょう】popular name, nickname, alias
鶴 【つる】crane (any bird of the family Gruidae, esp. the red-crowned crane, Grus japonensis)
偵察 【ていさつ】scout out, reconnaissance
抵当 【ていとう】mortgage, security, hypothec, pledge
徹底的 【てっていてき】thorough, complete
撤収 【てっしゅう】withdrawal
天敵 【てんてき】natural enemy
盗賊 【とうぞく】thief, robber
藤 【ふじ】wisteria, Wisteria floribunda
踏み出す 【ふみだす】to step forward, to advance
踏み入れる 【ふみいれる】to walk in on, to tread upon
透ける 【すける】to be transparent, to show through
匿う 【かくまう】to shelter, to shield, to hide
独走 【どくそう】running alone, doing things alone that should be done with others
奈落 【ならく】hell, hades, eternity, theatre basement, theater basement
難癖 【なんくせ】fault
如く 【ごとく】like, as if, the same as
浪 【なみ】wave
配属 【はいぞく】assignment (of a person to somewhere), attachment (of a person to another unit, organization, etc.)
拍車 【はくしゃ】(riding) spur
鉢植え 【はちうえ】potted plant
必需 【ひつじゅ】necessary
不器用 【ぶきよう】awkward, clumsy, unskillfulness, lack of ability
付き添う 【つきそう】to attend on, to wait upon, to accompany, to escort and wait on, to chaperone
布施 【ふせ】alms, offerings
伏せる 【ふせる】to lay something upside down, to turn something over, to cover, to lay (pipes), to lay (an ambush), to hide
仏壇 【ぶつだん】Buddhist (household) altar
保 【ほ】guarantee
保留 【ほりゅう】① reserve, putting on hold, deferment ② hold (e.g. telephone button), pending
堀 【ほり】moat, canal
魔術 【まじゅつ】① black magic, sorcery ② magic tricks, juggling
密着 【みっちゃく】① glued to, closely related to ② giving total coverage to the key figure(s) of a TV or film documentary
無傷 【むきず】unhurt, uninjured, unwounded, flawless, spotless, sound, perfect
名案 【めいあん】good idea
網 【もう】network
躍る 【おどる】① to jump, to leap ② to pound (of one's heart, i.e. with excitement), to throb ③ to be messily written
裕福 【ゆうふく】affluence, prosperity
羊 【ひつじ】sheep
養殖 【ようしょく】raising, culture, cultivation
落とし穴 【おとしあな】pitfall, trap, pit
猟銃 【りょうじゅう】hunting gun, sportsgun
療養 【りょうよう】recuperation, medical treatment
はす① sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera), Indian lotus, lotus ② rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
朗報 【ろうほう】good news
昴 【すばる】Chinese "Hairy Head" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Pleiades, Seven Sisters
栞 【しおり】① bookmark ② guidebook
悪霊 【あくりょう】evil spirit
巽 【たつみ】southeast
揚げ句 【あげく】in the end, finally, after all, at last
忌々しい 【いまいましい】annoying, provoking
援護 【えんご】covering, protection, backing, relief
書き添える 【かきそえる】to add, to write a postscript
凶弾 【きょうだん】assassin's bullet
鎮まる 【しずまる】to quieten down, to calm down, to subside, to die down, to abate, to be suppressed
吸い殻 【すいがら】cigarette end (butt), tobacco ashes
すしsushi, anything made with vinegared rice (may also contain vegetables, spices, fish, or other delicacies)
薦める 【すすめる】to recommend, to advise, to encourage, to offer (wine)
竜巻 【たつまき】tornado, waterspout
釣り糸 【つりいと】fishing line
釣り針 【つりばり】fish hook
出稼ぎ 【でかせぎ】working away from home
伴 【とも】companion, follower, attendant, retinue
噴き出す 【ふきだす】① to spout out, to spurt out, to gush out, to jet out ② to sprout, to bud ③ to burst into laughter ④ to blow (smoke, etc.) ⑤ to send out shoots (of a tree)
我が家 【わがや】our house, our home
幕末 【ばくまつ】closing days of the Tokugawa shogunate, end of Edo era
張本人 【ちょうほんにん】ringleader, originator, perpetrator
酷 【こく】① severe, harsh, stringent, rigorous, strict, unfair ② body (esp. of food, wine, etc.), weight, substance
素っ裸 【すっぱだか】① nudity ② stark naked, in one's bare skin ③ penniless
脅かし 【おどかし】threat
とうにlong ago, a long time ago, already
錠 【じょう】① lock, padlock ② tablet, lozenge, pill
矢先 【やさき】① arrowhead, brunt, target ② being about to, being on the point of
銃撃 【じゅうげき】shooting, gunning (down)
紛れ 【まぎれ】confusion
煮え湯 【にえゆ】boiling water
大穴 【おおあな】① large hole ② great deficit, heavy losses ③ big and unexpected winnings, a killing (e.g. on a race) ④ dark horse (horse racing)
豪邸 【ごうてい】palatial residence, stately mansion
取り壊し 【とりこわし】demolition, pulling down, destruction, dismantling
取り壊す 【とりこわす】to demolish, to tear or pull down
集結 【しゅうけつ】massing (of troops), gathering
防弾 【ぼうだん】bulletproof, bombproof
防衛庁 【ぼうえいちょう】Japan Defense Agency (Defence) (became Japanese Ministry of Defense in Jan. 2007)
駆け出し 【かけだし】① novice, beginner ② starting to run, running off, running away
踏台 【ふみだい】① stool (stood on to reach high objects), small stepladder ② (figurative) stepping stone
あくまでもto the last, persistency, thoroughness
耐性 【たいせい】resistance (e.g. to antibiotics)
琢磨 【たくま】polish (jewels), cultivation
愚痴る 【ぐちる】to complain, to grumble
振る舞い 【ふるまい】behavior, behaviour, conduct
妃 【ひ】princess, consort
どうにもnothing can be done (to resolve it)
誘き寄せる 【おびきよせる】to lure someone, to entice someone
こっぴどいbad, harsh, severe
撃ち抜く 【うちぬく】to shoot out (lights, window, etc.)
萌える 【もえる】to burst into bud, to sprout
漬け 【づけ】① pickled (something) ② being badly influenced by, being addicted to
斜 【はす】diagonal
独 【どく】Germany
庄 【しょう】manor
お尻 【おしり】arse, ass, bottom, buttocks
そこらeverywhere, somewhere, approximately, that area, around there
闇雲 【やみくも】recklessly, blindly, at random
呑む 【のむ】① to drink, to gulp, to swallow ② to smoke (tobacco) ③ to engulf, to overwhelm ④ to keep down, to suppress ⑤ to accept (e.g. demand, condition) ⑥ to make light of, to conceal
嘘っぱち 【うそっぱち】downright lie
甥 【おい】nephew
下疳 【げかん】chancre
苛斂 【かれん】oppression (e.g. taxation)
兜 【かぶと】helmet (of armor, armour), headpiece
惚れる 【ほれる】to fall in love, to be in love, to be charmed with, to lose one's heart to
骨董 【こっとう】antique, curio
頃合い 【ころあい】① suitable time, good time ② propriety, moderation
斬る 【きる】to kill (a human) using a blade (sword, machete, knife, etc.), to slice (off), to lop (off), to cut (off)
拭う 【ぬぐう】to wipe
雀 【すずめ】① tree sparrow (Passer montanus) ② talkative person, knowledgeable person
凄腕 【すごうで】go-getter, live wire, resourceful person, remarkable ability
楕円 【だえん】ellipse
狸 【たぬき】① raccoon dog, tanuki (Nyctereutes procyonoides) ② craftiness, sly person, someone who makes evil plans without ever breaking their poker face
馴染み 【なじみ】intimacy, friendship, familiarity
牌 【ぱい】tile (mah-jongg)
儕 【ともがら】comrade, fellow
秘訣 【ひけつ】secret, mysteries, key
不埓 【ふらち】insolence, misconduct, rudeness, breach of etiquette
埠頭 【ふとう】pier, wharf, quay
麺 【めん】noodles
やたらat random, thoughtlessly, recklessly, excessively
ほのめかすto hint at, to intimate, to suggest, to allude to, to imply
たたずむto stand (still) a while, to loiter, to stop
拉致 【らち】taking captive, carrying away, kidnapping, kidnaping, abduction
朦朧 【もうろう】dim, hazy, vague, indistinct, ambiguous, faint, obscure
うずくto throb, to ache
やつれるto be worn out
贔屓 【ひいき】favour, favor, patronage, partiality
躊躇 【ちゅうちょ】hesitation, indecision, vacillation
鰓 【えら】gills, branchia
かえる① frog ② kajika frog (Buergeria buergeri)
宛て 【あて】addressed to
晒す 【さらす】① to expose (to the air, to the public, to danger, etc.) ② to bleach, to refine
たばこtobacco, cigarettes
吼える 【ほえる】to bark, to bay, to howl, to bellow, to roar, to cry
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
尻込み 【しりごみ】recoil, hesitation, flinching, shrinking back
ここらhereabouts, around here
藪 【やぶ】thicket, bush, grove, scrub
涜神 【とくしん】blasphemy
顎髭 【あごひげ】beard (esp. on the chin), goatee
取り逃がす 【とりにがす】to miss (capturing), to fail to catch, to let slip
掻い潜る 【かいくぐる】to slip through
稗 【ひえ】barnyard millet (Echinochloa utilis), Japanese millet, sanwa millet
どさくさconfusion, turmoil
けしかけるto instigate, to incite, to spur on, to set (e.g. a dog after someone)
蹴り 【けり】kick
いとgreatly, really
愧赧 【きたん】blushing with embarrassment
匏 【ひさ】gourd;
そのころat that time, in those days, at that moment, then