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新世界より [‘From the New World’] Vol. 3: episodes 6 to 10

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Vocab for episodes 6 to 10 of the animated series ‘新世界より’ [‘From the New World’]. This is volume 3/6. 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.



598 entriesCreated by Public Domain — Last modified: 1928-11-03 00:00:00
さあcome, come now
飲む 【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
下 【した】① below, down, under ② bottom ③ beneath, underneath ④ just after, right after ⑤ inferiority, one's inferior (i.e. one's junior), younger (e.g. of siblings) ⑥ trade-in ⑦ preliminary, preparatory
下手 【へた】① unskillful, poor, awkward ② imprudent, untactful
休み 【やすみ】① rest, recess, respite ② vacation, holiday, absence, suspension ③ dormancy (of a silkworm prior to moulting)
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
五つ 【いつつ】five
出口 【でぐち】exit, gateway, way out, outlet, leak, vent
書く 【かく】to write
小さい 【ちいさい】small, little, tiny
上 【うえ】① above, up, over ② top, summit ③ surface, on ④ before, previous ⑤ superiority, one's superior (i.e. one's elder) ⑥ on top of that, besides, what's more ⑦ upon (further inspection, etc.), based on (and occurring after) ⑧ matters concerning..., as concerns ... ⑨ since (i.e. "for that reason") ⑩ suffix indicating higher social standing
上手 【じょうず】① skill, skillful, dexterity ② flattery
川 【がわ】① river, stream ② the .... river, (suffix used with the names of rivers)
長い 【ながい】① long (distance) ② long (time), lengthy
東 【ひがし】east
道 【みち】① road, street, way, path, course, route, lane ② distance, ways (e.g. "a long ways") ③ the way (of proper conduct, etc.), one's way, morals ④ teachings (esp. Confucian or Buddhist), dogma ⑤ field (of medicine, etc.), subject ⑥ way, method, means
読む 【よむ】to read
入れる 【いれる】① to put in, to let in, to take in, to bring in, to insert, to set (a jewel, etc.) ② to admit, to accept, to employ, to hire ③ to accept, to comply, to grant, to adopt (a policy, etc.), to take (advice, etc.), to listen to, to pay attention to ④ to include ⑤ to pay (one's rent, etc.) ⑥ to cast (a vote) ⑦ to make (tea, coffee, etc.) ⑧ to turn on (a switch, etc.) ⑨ to send (a fax), to call
白い 【しろい】white
話す 【はなす】to speak
一人 【ひとり】one person
九 【く】nine
十 【じゅう】10, ten
毎年 【まいとし】every year, yearly, annually
楽しい 【たのしい】enjoyable, fun
顔 【かお】face (person)
教室 【きょうしつ】classroom
ご飯 【ごはん】① cooked rice ② meal
黒 【くろ】① black ② dark ③ bad guy, 'black hat'
紙 【かみ】paper
洗う 【あらう】① to wash ② to investigate
体 【からだ】① body ② health
貸す 【かす】① to lend, to loan ② to rent out, to hire out
朝 【あさ】morning
鳥 【とり】① bird ② bird meat (esp. chicken meat), fowl, poultry
答える 【こたえる】to answer, to reply
売る 【うる】to sell
病気 【びょうき】illness, disease, sickness
風 【かぜ】wind, breeze
夜 【よる】evening, night
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
小さな 【ちいさな】small, little, tiny
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
雪 【ゆき】snow
辺 【へん】① area, vicinity ② side (of triangle, rectangle, etc.) ③ circumstances
方 【かた】① direction, way ② person, lady, gentleman ③ method of, manner of, way of ④ care of .. ⑤ person in charge of .. ⑥ side (e.g. "on my mother's side")
遊ぶ 【あそぶ】① to play, to enjoy oneself, to have a good time ② to mess about (with alcohol, gambling, philandery, etc.) ③ to be idle, to do nothing, to be unused ④ to go to (for pleasure or for study) ⑤ (in baseball) to intentionally throw a ball to lower the batter's concentration
真っ直ぐ 【まっすぐ】① straight (ahead), direct, upright, erect ② straightforward, honest, frank
両親 【りょうしん】parents, both parents
厚い 【あつい】① thick, deep, heavy ② kind, cordial, hospitable, warm, faithful ③ serious (of an illness) ④ abundant
寝る 【ねる】① to lie down ② to go to bed, to lie in bed ③ to sleep (lying down) ④ to sleep (with someone, i.e. have intercourse) ⑤ to lie idle
生徒 【せいと】pupil
置く 【おく】① to put, to place ② to leave (behind) ③ to do something in advance (usu. following te-form verb)
彼ら 【かれら】they (usually male), them
疲れる 【つかれる】① to get tired, to tire ② to be worn out (e.g. of well used objects)
友達 【ともだち】friend, companion
可愛い 【かわいい】① cute, adorable, charming, lovely, pretty ② dear, precious, darling, pet ③ cute little, tiny
匹 【ひき】① counter for small animals ② counter for rolls of cloth (two han in size) ③ roll of cloth
嫌い 【きらい】① dislike, hate ② suspicion, tendency, smack (of)
鍵 【かぎ】① key ② lock
暇 【ひま】① spare time, free time, leisure ② time off, day off, vacation, holiday, leave ③ quitting (one's job), firing someone, divorcing (one's spouse) ④ (of one's time) free, (of one's business) slow ⑤ leaving, departing
そちら① that way (direction distant from the speaker, close to the listener) ② there (place distant from the speaker, close to the listener) ③ that one (something close to the listener) ④ you, your family ⑤ that person (someone close to the listener)
いくつ① how many? ② how old?
もちろんof course, certainly, naturally
どのwhich, what (way)
いらっしゃる① to come, to go, to be (somewhere) ② (after a -te form, or the particle "de") is (doing), are (doing)
すっかりall, completely, thoroughly
員 【いん】member
開く 【ひらく】① to open (e.g. a bank-account, festival, etc.) ② to spread out, to open up (flower bud, umbrella, etc.), to widen (gap, distance, width) ③ to hold, to give (party, conference, etc.)
字 【じ】① character (i.e. kanji) ② hand-writing, penmanship ③ the ... word (i.e. "the L word" = "love")
送る 【おくる】① to send (a thing), to dispatch, to despatch ② to take or escort (a person somewhere), to see off (a person) ③ to bid farewell (to the departed), to bury ④ to spend (time), to live one's life ⑤ to pass (down the line) ⑥ to affix okurigana
大体 【だいたい】general, substantially, outline, main point, approximately, about
知らせる 【しらせる】to notify, to advise, to inform
注意 【ちゅうい】caution, being careful, attention (heed), warning, advice
通る 【とおる】to pass (by), to go through, to walk along, to pass exams, to attend (e.g. school)
都合 【つごう】circumstances, condition, convenience
特別 【とくべつ】special
不便 【ふべん】inconvenience, inexpediency, unhandiness
別れる 【わかれる】to be divided, to part from, to separate, to bid farewell
参る 【まいる】① to go, to come, to call ② to be defeated, to collapse, to die ③ to be annoyed, to be nonplussed ④ to be madly in love ⑤ to visit (shrine, grave)
場所 【ばしょ】① place, location, spot, position ② room, space ③ basho (sumo wrestling tournament)
石 【いし】① stone ② gem, jewel
虫 【むし】insect, bug, cricket, moth, worm
伝える 【つたえる】to convey, to report, to transmit, to communicate, to tell, to impart, to propagate, to teach, to bequeath
放送 【ほうそう】broadcast, broadcasting
選ぶ 【えらぶ】to choose, to select
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
過ぎる 【すぎる】① to pass through, to pass by, to go beyond ② to pass (i.e. of time), to elapse ③ to have expired, to have ended, to be over ④ to exceed, to surpass, to be above ⑤ to be no more than ... ⑥ (often used after adjective stems or the -masu stems of verbs) to be excessive, to be too much, to be too ...
慣れる 【なれる】① to grow accustomed to, to get too familiar with ② to become domesticated, to become tame
久しぶり 【ひさしぶり】a long time (since the last time), it's been a while (since I last saw, mailed, etc., you)
砂 【すな】sand, grit
済む 【すむ】① to finish, to end, to be completed ② to merely result in something less severe than expected ③ to feel at ease ④ (neg) to feel unease or guilt for troubling someone, to be sorry
失礼 【しつれい】① discourtesy, impoliteness ② Excuse me, Goodbye ③ to leave ④ to be rude
準備 【じゅんび】preparation, setup, arrangements, provision, reserve
程 【ほど】① degree, extent, bounds, limit ② indicates approx. amount or maximum, upper limit
比べる 【くらべる】① to compare, to make a comparison ② to compete, to vie
必ず 【かならず】always, without exception, necessarily, certainly, without fail, positively, invariably
付く 【つく】① to be attached, to be connected with, to adhere, to stick, to cling ② to remain imprinted, to scar, to stain, to dye ③ to bear (fruit, interest, etc.) ④ to be acquired (of a habit, ability, etc.), to increase (of strength, etc.) ⑤ to take root ⑥ to accompany, to attend, to follow, to study with ⑦ to side with, to belong to ⑧ to possess, to haunt ⑨ to be lit, to be lighted ⑩ to be settled, to be resolved, to be decided ⑪ to be given (of a name, price, etc.) ⑫ to be sensed, to be perceived ⑬ to be lucky ⑭ (after -masu stems, onomatopoeic and mimetic words) to become (a state, condition, etc.)
暮れる 【くれる】to get dark, to end, to come to an end, to close, to run out
治る 【なおる】to be cured, to get well, to be healed
見舞い 【みまい】① visiting ill or distressed people, writing get-well letters ② get-well gifts, get-well letters ③ expression of sympathy, expression of concern, enquiry, inquiry
嬉しい 【うれしい】happy, glad, pleasant
鏡 【かがみ】mirror
驚く 【おどろく】to be surprised, to be astonished
随分 【ずいぶん】① very, extremely, surprisingly, considerably ② contemptible, reprehensible
素晴らしい 【すばらしい】wonderful, splendid, magnificent
駄目 【だめ】useless, no good, hopeless
寂しい 【さびしい】lonely, lonesome, solitary, desolate
訳 【やく】translation, version (e.g. "English version")
それでand, thereupon, because of that
間違う 【まちがう】to make a mistake, to be incorrect, to be mistaken
こっそりstealthily, secretly
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
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
本の 【ほんの】mere, only, just
下る 【くだる】① to descend, to go down, to come down ② to be handed down (of an order, judgment, etc.) ③ to pass (of time) ④ to surrender, to capitulate ⑤ (often in neg. form) to be less than, to be inferior to ⑥ to have the runs, to have diarrhea
今後 【こんご】from now on, hereafter
人生 【じんせい】(human) life (i.e. conception to death)
あんなにto that extent, to that degree
① (sentence end) indicates emphasis, agreement, request for confirmation, etc., is it so ② hey, come on
だがbut, however, (and) yet, nevertheless, still, for all that
下がる 【さがる】to hang down, to abate, to retire, to fall, to step back
気体 【きたい】vapour, vapor, gas
室 【しつ】① room ② Chinese "Encampment" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
出会い 【であい】meeting, rendezvous, encounter
親しい 【したしい】intimate, close (e.g. friend)
切れる 【きれる】① to cut well, to be sharp ② to break (off), to snap, to wear out ③ to be injured ④ to burst, to collapse ⑤ to be disconnected, to be out of, to expire, to sever (connections) with ⑥ to be shrewd, to have a sharp mind ⑦ to drop under (a certain figure), to beat (e.g. a time) ⑧ to flip, to lose one's temper ⑨ to be able to do completely
貸し 【かし】loan, lending
中心 【ちゅうしん】center, centre, middle, heart, core, focus, pivot, emphasis, balance
同一 【どういつ】identity, sameness, similarity, equality, fairness
発 【はつ】① departure, departing (from ...), departing (at time ...) ② beginning ③ issued by (e.g. document) ④ counter for gunshots, counter for blows (punches)
別れ 【わかれ】parting, separation, farewell, (lateral) branch, fork, offshoot, division, section
目立つ 【めだつ】to be conspicuous, to stand out
少女 【しょうじょ】young lady, little girl, virgin, maiden, daughter
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)
丸 【まる】① circle ② full (e.g. month, day, etc.) ③ perfection, purity ④ suffix for ship names
岩 【いわ】rock, crag
向く 【むく】① to face ② to turn toward ③ to be suited to, to be fit for
向ける 【むける】to turn towards, to point
幸い 【さいわい】happiness, blessedness
指導 【しどう】① leadership, guidance, coaching ② shido (disciplinary action for a minor infringement of the rules of judo)
自身 【じしん】by oneself, personally
助かる 【たすかる】to be saved, to be rescued, to survive, to be helpful
常に 【つねに】always, constantly
進める 【すすめる】to advance, to promote, to hasten
正直 【しょうじき】① honesty, integrity, frankness ② honestly, frankly
前進 【ぜんしん】advance, drive, progress
単に 【たんに】simply, merely, only, solely
地球 【ちきゅう】the earth, the globe
当てる 【あてる】① to hit ② to expose ③ to apply (e.g. patch) ④ to allot, to call on someone (e.g. in class) ⑤ to guess (an answer) ⑥ to make a hit (e.g. in a lottery)
等しい 【ひとしい】equal, similar, like, equivalent
内 【うち】① inside, within ② while ③ among, amongst, between ④ we (referring to one's in-group, i.e. company, etc.), our ⑤ my spouse ⑥ I (primarily used by women and children), me
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)
部 【ぶ】① department (in an organization), division, bureau ② club ③ part, component, element ④ category ⑤ counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
物理 【ぶつり】physics, law of nature
明確 【めいかく】clear, precise, definite, distinct
迷う 【まよう】① to lose one's way ② to waver, to hesitate, to be of two minds over, to be puzzled, to be perplexed ③ to give into temptation, to lose control of oneself ④ to turn in one's grave
予算 【よさん】estimate, budget
流れ 【ながれ】stream, current, flow
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
例え 【たとえ】example, simile, metaphor, allegory, parable
化 【か】action of making something, -ification
愛する 【あいする】to love
囲む 【かこむ】to surround, to encircle
意識 【いしき】① consciousness ② awareness, sense ③ mano-vijnana (mental consciousness, cognizer of sensory information)
移動 【いどう】① removal, migration, movement ② mobile (e.g. communications)
一般 【いっぱん】general, liberal, universal, ordinary, average
永遠 【えいえん】eternity, perpetuity, immortality, permanence
解ける 【とける】① to be solved ② to loosen, to come untied ③ to be removed (e.g. restrictions), to be cleared (e.g. misunderstandings), to be broken (e.g. spells, curses) ④ to melt
回復 【かいふく】recovery (from illness), improvement, rehabilitation, restoration, convalescence
願い 【ねがい】desire, wish, request, prayer, petition, application
疑う 【うたがう】to doubt, to distrust, to be suspicious of, to suspect
巨大 【きょだい】huge, gigantic, enormous
恐らく 【おそらく】perhaps, likely, probably, I dare say
恐ろしい 【おそろしい】terrible, dreadful
恐怖 【きょうふ】fear, dread, dismay, terror
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
現象 【げんしょう】phenomenon
誤解 【ごかい】misunderstanding
構成 【こうせい】organization, organisation, configuration, composition
最も 【もっとも】most, extremely
散歩 【さんぽ】walk, stroll
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
自殺 【じさつ】suicide
失う 【うしなう】to lose, to part with
実現 【じつげん】implementation (e.g. of a system), materialization, materialisation, realization, realisation
実際 【じっさい】① practicality, practical ② reality, actuality, actual conditions ③ bhutakoti (limit of reality)
周囲 【しゅうい】① surroundings, environs ② circumference
絶えず 【たえず】constantly, always, continually, steadily
想像 【そうぞう】imagination, guess
総 【そう】whole, all, general, gross
知識 【ちしき】knowledge, information
仲 【なか】relation, relationship
通過 【つうか】passage through, transit, passing
泥 【どろ】mud
得意 【とくい】① triumph, prosperity ② pride ③ one's strong point, one's forte, one's specialty ④ frequent customer (client, etc.)
毒 【どく】poison, toxicant
燃える 【もえる】to burn, to get fired up
髪の毛 【かみのけ】hair (head)
瓶 【びん】bottle
不思議 【ふしぎ】wonder, miracle, strange, mystery, marvel, curiosity
付ける 【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)
変化 【へんか】① change, variation, alteration, mutation, transition, transformation, transfiguration, metamorphosis ② variety, diversity ③ inflection, declension, conjugation ④ sidestepping (sumo)
捕まる 【つかまる】① to be caught, to be arrested ② to hold on to, to grasp ③ to find (e.g. proof), to get (e.g. a taxi) ④ to be detained by
報告 【ほうこく】report, information
抱える 【かかえる】① to hold or carry under or in the arms ② to have (esp. problems, debts, etc.) ③ to employ, to engage, to hire
命令 【めいれい】① order, command, decree, directive ② (software) instruction, statement
幼い 【おさない】① very young ② childish, immature
輪 【わ】① ring, circle, loop ② hoop ③ wheel
恋人 【こいびと】lover, sweetheart
燃やす 【もやす】to burn
平均 【へいきん】① average, mean ② balance, equilibrium
位置 【いち】place, situation, position, location
越える 【こえる】① to cross over, to cross, to pass through, to pass over (out of) ② to exceed
捜す 【さがす】to search (for something lost), to seek (a suspect in a crime)
偶々 【たまたま】casually, unexpectedly, accidentally, by chance
喜び 【よろこび】joy, delight, rapture, pleasure, gratification, rejoicing, congratulations, felicitations
労働 【ろうどう】① manual labor, manual labour, toil, work ② Labour Party
追いかける 【おいかける】to chase, to run after, to pursue
異常 【いじょう】strangeness, abnormality, disorder
一瞬 【いっしゅん】moment, instant
隠れる 【かくれる】to hide, to be hidden, to conceal oneself, to disappear
沖 【おき】open sea
我慢 【がまん】patience, endurance, perseverance, tolerance, self-control, self-denial
懐かしい 【なつかしい】dear, desired, missed
貴重 【きちょう】precious, valuable
休憩 【きゅうけい】rest, break, recess, intermission
軍隊 【ぐんたい】army, troops
修正 【しゅうせい】amendment, correction, revision, modification, alteration, retouching, update, fix
助け 【たすけ】assistance
振り 【ぶり】① style, manner ② after (period of time) again (e.g. meeting again after a year)
真実 【しんじつ】truth, reality
睡眠 【すいみん】sleep
霜 【しも】frost
奪う 【うばう】to snatch away, to dispossess, to steal
崩す 【くずす】to destroy, to pull down, to make change (money)
優秀 【ゆうしゅう】superiority, excellence
抑える 【おさえる】① to pin something down, to hold something down, to hold something back, to stop, to restrain, to curb ② to seize, to grasp, to arrest ③ to gain control of something, to govern, to keep down (e.g. information), to suppress ④ to catch happening, to determine (important points), to find (proof), to understand
離れる 【はなれる】to be separated from, to leave, to go away, to be a long way off
描く 【えがく】to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe
激しい 【はげしい】violent, vehement, intense, furious, tempestuous
馬鹿 【ばか】① fool, idiot, trivial matter, folly, absurdity ② foolish, stupid, dull, absurd, ridiculous
氏 【し】① Mr ② clan ③ he, him ④ counter for people
やがてbefore long, soon, at length
蓋 【ふた】cover, lid, cap
ごく① quite, very ② quindecillion (US), octillion (Europe), 10^48
ご覧 【ごらん】① (after the -te form of a verb) (please) try to ② (please) look ③ seeing, looking, watching
じかにdirectly, in person, headlong
潰す 【つぶす】① to smash, to crush ② to shut down ③ to thwart, to block ④ to kill (time) ⑤ to waste (e.g. talents)
あらoh, ah
せめてat least, at most
月日 【つきひ】time, years, days
何となく 【なんとなく】somehow or other, for some reason or another
お休み 【おやすみ】① holiday, day off, absence ② sleep, rest ③ Good night
下 【しも】① lower reaches (of a river) ② bottom, lower part ③ lower half (of the body, esp. the privates), feces (faeces), urine, menses ④ end, far from the imperial palace (i.e. far from Kyoto, esp. of western Japan) ⑤ dirty (e.g. dirty jokes, etc.)
とくto do something in readiness for, to get something (needful) done
しばしばblinking repeatedly
空中 【くうちゅう】sky, air
行方 【ゆくえ】① (one's) whereabouts ② course, direction
使い 【つかい】errand, message, messenger, bearer, use, usage, trainer, tamer, mission, familiar spirit, going as envoy
地味 【じみ】plain, simple, subdued, sober
電力 【でんりょく】electric power
発電 【はつでん】generation (e.g. power)
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)
品 【ひん】① thing, article, goods ② dignity, class, quality ③ counter for meal courses ④ flirtatiousness, coquetry
お帰り 【おかえり】① return ② welcome home
見直す 【みなおす】to look again, to get a better opinion of
行列 【ぎょうれつ】① line, procession ② matrix
真っ暗 【まっくら】① total darkness, pitch dark ② bleak future, poor prospects
正面 【しょうめん】front, frontage, facade, main
直後 【ちょくご】immediately following
命ずる 【めいずる】to command, to appoint
夜間 【やかん】at night, nighttime
改めて 【あらためて】another time, again, over again, anew, formally
関東 【かんとう】Kantou (eastern half of Japan, including Tokyo)
境界 【きょうかい】boundary
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
先程 【さきほど】some time ago
祖先 【そせん】ancestor
憎い 【にくい】① hateful, abominable, poor-looking, detestable ② (with irony) lovely, lovable, wonderful, etc.
坊さん 【ぼうさん】Buddhist priest, monk
末っ子 【すえっこ】youngest child
初めまして 【はじめまして】How do you do?, I am glad to meet you
老い 【おい】old age, old person, the old, the aged
嫁 【よめ】① wife, bride ② (one's) daughter-in-law
確信 【かくしん】conviction, belief, confidence
斜め 【ななめ】① slanting, tilted, sloping, diagonal, oblique ② unusual, slanted (view of the world), bad (mood)
先端 【せんたん】pointed end, tip, fine point, spearhead, cusp, vanguard, advanced, leading edge
弾 【たま】① ball, sphere, globe, orb ② bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet ③ ball (in sports) ④ pile (of noodles, etc.) ⑤ bullet ⑥ bulb (i.e. a light bulb) ⑦ ens (of glasses, etc.) ⑧ bead (of an abacus) ⑨ egg ⑩ gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl ⑪ female entertainer (e.g. a geisha) ⑫ person (when commenting on their nature), character ⑬ item, funds or person used as part of a plot ⑭ coin ⑮ precious, beautiful, excellent
吐く 【はく】① to breathe ② to tell (lies) ③ to vomit, to disgorge
兵隊 【へいたい】soldier, sailor
保健 【ほけん】health preservation, hygiene, sanitation
欄 【らん】① column of text (e.g. in a newspaper) ② field (in a form, web page, etc.)
潜る 【もぐる】① to dive (into or under water) ② to get under, to get into, to get in, to creep into, to crawl under, to bury oneself, to burrow into, to dig oneself into, to snuggle under ③ to hide oneself (esp. from the government), to conceal oneself, to go underground
よる① to be due to, to be caused by ② to depend on, to turn on ③ to be based on, to come from
それならIf that's the case ..., If so ..., That being the case ...
揃う 【そろう】① to become complete, to be all present, to be a full set, to have everything at one's disposal ② to be equal, to be uniform ③ to gather, to assemble
さすが① as one would expect ② still, all the same ③ even... (e.g. "even a genius...")
もたらすto bring, to take, to bring about
あっさりeasily, readily, quickly
ずるずるsound or act of dragging, loose, inconclusive but unwanted situation, trailingly
生ける 【いける】① to arrange (flowers), to plant ② living, live
電線 【でんせん】① electric line, electric cable, power cable ② telephone line, telegraph wire
由 【よし】reason, significance, cause
輪 【りん】counter for wheels and flowers
忠実 【ちゅうじつ】① faithful, loyal, devoted ② hardworking, painstaking, diligent ③ healthy, fit
意図 【いと】intention, aim, design
何より 【なにより】most, best, above all
掛け 【かけ】① credit ② partially, half
耐える 【たえる】① to bear, to stand, to endure, to put up with ② to support, to withstand, to resist, to brave ③ to be fit for, to be equal to
監視 【かんし】observation, guarding, inspection, surveillance
及ぶ 【およぶ】① to reach, to amount to, to befall, to happen to, to extend ② to be up to the task, to come up to ③ to compare with, to be a match (for) ④ to commit (a crime) ⑤ to require (to do) (usu. used in the negative)
弓 【ゆみ】bow (and arrow)
距離 【きょり】distance, range
教え 【おしえ】teachings, precept, lesson, doctrine
禁じる 【きんじる】to prohibit
形成 【けいせい】formation, molding, taking form
継ぐ 【つぐ】to succeed (someone in a business or inheritance)
決断 【けつだん】decision, determination
控える 【ひかえる】① to be temperate in, to restrain oneself from excessive ... ② to make notes ③ to hold back ④ to be in preparation for, to be in waiting for ⑤ to be soon, to be in the offing ⑥ to be in a close relationship (e.g. as a backer, etc.)
合わせ 【あわせ】joint together, opposite, facing
根底 【こんてい】root, basis, foundation
始末 【しまつ】① management, dealing, settlement ② cleaning up, getting rid of ③ end result (usu. bad)
指令 【しれい】orders, instructions, directive, command
施す 【ほどこす】to donate, to give, to conduct, to apply, to perform
賜る 【たまわる】to be given, to be granted, to be honored with, to be honoured with
自覚 【じかく】self-consciousness, self-awareness
遮る 【さえぎる】to interrupt, to intercept, to obstruct
手順 【てじゅん】process, procedure, sequence, protocol, instruction
手分け 【てわけ】division of labour, division of labor
所在 【しょざい】whereabouts
唱える 【となえる】① to recite, to chant ② to call upon
照明 【しょうめい】illumination
真ん前 【まんまえ】right in front, just opposite, under the nose
正義 【せいぎ】justice, right, righteousness, correct meaning
葬る 【ほうむる】to bury, to inter, to entomb, to consign to oblivion, to shelve
装備 【そうび】equipment
対 【つい】① pair, couple, set ② antithesis ③ counter for items that come in pairs ④ counter for sets (of clothes, small furniture, utensils, etc.)
対処 【たいしょ】deal with, cope
地形 【ちけい】terrain, geographical features, topography
畜生 【ちくしょう】① beast (i.e. any animal other than man) ② person reborn into the animal realm ③ brute (i.e. a contemptible human being) ④ son of a bitch, for Christ's sake, damn it
蓄積 【ちくせき】accumulation, accumulate, store
天井 【てんじょう】ceiling, ceiling price
当て 【あて】object, aim, end, hopes, expectations
逃げ出す 【にげだす】to run away, to escape from
動き 【うごき】movement, activity, trend, development, change
動機 【どうき】motive, incentive, motif
任務 【にんむ】duty, function, office, mission, task
馬鹿馬鹿しい 【ばかばかしい】stupid
発掘 【はっくつ】① excavation, exhumation ② discovery (e.g. new talent)
抜け出す 【ぬけだす】① to slip out, to sneak away, to excel ② to break (out of a loop)
半端 【はんぱ】remnant, fragment, incomplete set, fraction, odd sum, incompleteness
反撃 【はんげき】counterattack, counteroffensive, counterblow
避難 【ひなん】taking refuge, finding shelter, evacuation, escape
分子 【ぶんし】① numerator ② molecule ③ member, element
兵士 【へいし】soldier
片付け 【かたづけ】tidying up, finishing
返還 【へんかん】return, restoration
弁解 【べんかい】justification, rationalization, pretext, explanation, exculpation, defence, defense, excuse
優先 【ゆうせん】preference, priority, precedence
予感 【よかん】presentiment, premonition
余地 【よち】place, room, margin, scope
遥か 【はるか】far, far away, distant, remote, far off
理性 【りせい】reason, sense
領域 【りょういき】area, domain, territory, field, range, region, regime
励む 【はげむ】to be zealous, to brace oneself, to endeavour, to endeavor, to strive, to make an effort
恋愛 【れんあい】love, love-making, passion, emotion, affections
連中 【れんちゅう】colleagues, company, a lot, those guys (slightly impolite)
鈍る 【にぶる】to become less capable, to grow dull, to become blunt, to weaken
大げさ 【おおげさ】grandiose, exaggerated
蔵 【くら】warehouse, cellar, magazine, granary, godown, depository, treasury, elevator
元素 【げんそ】chemical element
担う 【になう】to carry on shoulder, to bear (burden), to shoulder (gun)
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
見通し 【みとおし】perspective, unobstructed view, outlook, forecast, prospect, insight, foresight, visibility
漏れる 【もれる】to leak out, to escape, to come through, to shine through, to filter out, to be omitted
割 【わり】① rate, ratio, proportion, percentage ② profit ③ assignment ④ 10%, unit of ten percent ⑤ sumo match, schedule of sumo matches ⑥ diluted with (of drinks), mixed with
芸 【げい】art, craft, accomplishment, artistic skill, technique, performance
陣 【じん】battle formation, camp, encampment
もしかしてperhaps, possibly
闇 【やみ】darkness, the dark, black-marketeering, dark, shady, illegal
頂 【いただき】crown (of head), summit (of mountain), spire
咄嗟 【とっさ】moment, instant
不便 【ふびん】pity, compassion
よっぽど① very, greatly, much, to a large extent, quite ② just about to
お休みなさい 【おやすみなさい】good night
ごっこsomething done together, game of make-believe
そうだ① that is so, that is right, it looks to me, I am of the impression ② people say that (after plain verb, adj), it is said that, I hear that
ちょっぴりvery little bit, just a smidgin, wee bit
やばい① awful (young persons' slang), terrible, crap ② terrific (young persons' slang), amazing, cool
らっしゃるto be, to come, to go
トンネル① tunnel ② fielding error (baseball)
フフgiggling sound, laugh, ha ha
何と 【なんと】what, how, whatever
いつの間にか 【いつのまにか】before one knows, before one becomes aware of, unnoticed, unawares
今 【こん】① the current ..., this ② today's ...
四六時中 【しろくじちゅう】around the clock, day and night (Note: 4 x 6 = 24)
水車 【すいしゃ】water wheel
生む 【うむ】to give birth, to deliver, to produce
木々 【きぎ】every tree, many trees, all kinds of trees
何もかも 【なにもかも】anything and everything, just about everything
ふん① hmm, well ..., humph, huh, pshaw, pish ② roughly, harshly, violently
学び 【まなび】learning, study
ぐるっとturning in a circle, going around, turning about, surrounding, encircling
うふふchuckling, giggling
分の 【ぶんの】denominator bun no numerator (in writing common fractions), X Yth's (Y bun no X)
下 【か】under (being in said condition or environment)
土 【ど】① Saturday ② earth (third of the five elements)
分間 【ふんかん】~ minutes interval
こう言う 【こういう】such, like this
だからと言って 【だからといって】while it may be true that, just because, nevertheless, not necessarily
やり方 【やりかた】manner of doing, way, method, means
一朝一夕 【いっちょういっせき】in a day, in a brief space of time
急ぎ 【いそぎ】haste, hurry, expedition, speed, dispatch
口答え 【くちごたえ】retort, back talk
広大 【こうだい】huge, very large, vast, extensive, magnificent, grand
思い切る 【おもいきる】① to give up all thoughts of, to abandon, to despair of ② to make up one's mind, to take a momentous decision
思える 【おもえる】to seem, to appear likely
自力 【じりき】by oneself, self-made
主力 【しゅりょく】main force, chief object, mainline
出方 【でかた】① attitude, move ② theater usher, theatre usher
真後ろ 【まうしろ】right behind
大地 【だいち】ground, earth, the solid earth, the (vast) land
知れる 【しれる】to become known, to come to light, to be discovered
思いつく 【おもいつく】to think of, to hit upon, to come into one's mind, to be struck with an idea
木立 【こだち】grove of trees
近道 【ちかみち】short way, shortcut
手がかり 【てがかり】① clue, key, trail, scent, track, contact ② handhold, on hand
持ち主 【もちぬし】owner, proprietor
運び 【はこび】progress, pace, carriage, step, stage
道中 【どうちゅう】along the way, journey
止まれ 【とまれ】stop sign
お待ち 【おまち】waiting, waiting time
開き 【ひらき】① opening, gap ② dried and opened fish
動き出す 【うごきだす】to come alive, to get going, to start to move
二度と 【にどと】never again (with negative verb)
一角 【いっかく】① corner, section, point ② one horn ③ narwhal (Monodon monoceros)
考え事 【かんがえごと】(deep) thinking
試練 【しれん】test, trial, probation, ordeal, tribulation
出直す 【でなおす】to come again, to call again, to make a fresh start
書き留める 【かきとめる】to write down, to leave a note behind, to record, to chronicle
水路 【すいろ】① waterway, canal, channel ② aqueduct, conduit
選別 【せんべつ】selection, classification, sorting, screening, triage
早退 【そうたい】leave early
草原 【そうげん】grass-covered plain, grasslands, meadows, savannah, prairie, steppe
息切れ 【いきぎれ】shortness of breath
竹林 【ちくりん】bamboo thicket
当分 【とうぶん】for the present, currently, presently, at this time, for the next while
氷山 【ひょうざん】iceberg
平面 【へいめん】level surface, plane
放つ 【はなつ】① to fire (e.g. an arrow), to hit (e.g. baseball), to break wind ② to free, to release ③ to give off (e.g. a scent), to emit (e.g. light)
無理強い 【むりじい】compulsion, insistence, pressure, extortion
緑色 【りょくしょく】green, emerald green, green color of new foliage, verdure
決着 【けっちゃく】conclusion, decision, end, settlement
直々 【じきじき】personal, direct
立ち入り禁止 【たちいりきんし】no entry, Keep Off!, No Trespassing
化け物 【ばけもの】goblin, apparition, monster, ghost, phantom, spectre, specter
やり直す 【やりなおす】to do over again, to redo, to start over, to remake, to resume, to recommence
弱み 【よわみ】weakness
生き残り 【いきのこり】survivor
追って 【おって】① later on, shortly, presently, afterwards, in due course, by and by ② P.S.
合 【ごう】① 0.18039 litres (liters) ② 0.3306 metres square (meters) ③ one-tenth of the way from the base to the summit of a mountain ④ (astronomical) conjunction ⑤ counter for covered containers ⑥ counter for matches, battles, etc.
くべるto throw on the fire, to burn
長期間 【ちょうきかん】extended period of time, prolonged, long-range
偉業 【いぎょう】great enterprise, exploits
一個 【いっこ】piece, fragment, one (object)
栄光 【えいこう】glory
外資 【がいし】foreign capital (e.g. in a company), foreign investment
劇的 【げきてき】dramatic
見捨てる 【みすてる】to abandon, to fail, to desert, to forsake
後戻り 【あともどり】backtrack
御礼 【おれい】thanking, expression of gratitude
光栄 【こうえい】honour, honor, glory, privilege
公民館 【こうみんかん】public hall, community center, community centre
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
好都合 【こうつごう】convenient, favorable, favourable, expedient, expedience
最強 【さいきょう】strongest
歳月 【さいげつ】time, years
察知 【さっち】sense, infer
車種 【しゃしゅ】car make, car model
祝福 【しゅくふく】blessing
出し抜く 【だしぬく】to forestall, to anticipate, to jump the gun on, to outwit, to circumvent, to steal a march on
除名 【じょめい】expulsion, excommunication
将軍 【しょうぐん】general, shogun
焼き払う 【やきはらう】to clear away by burning, to reduce to ashes
達人 【たつじん】master, expert
道連れ 【みちづれ】① fellow traveler, fellow traveller ② someone unwillingly made to take part, being made to take part in something
発覚 【はっかく】detection, coming to light
付け 【つけ】① fixed ② bill, bill of sale ③ tab (for later payment), credit
兵力 【へいりょく】military force, force of arms, strength of an army
閉じ込める 【とじこめる】to lock up, to shut up, to imprison
変換 【へんかん】change, conversion, transformation, translation
編成 【へんせい】composition, formation, organization, organisation, compilation
包み込む 【つつみこむ】to wrap up
まだまだstill some way to go before the goal, still more to come, much more, not yet
面倒くさい 【めんどうくさい】bother(some) to do, tiresome
有毒 【ゆうどく】poisonous, toxic
余力 【よりょく】spare energy, time or money, remaining strength, reserve power, money to spare
幼虫 【ようちゅう】larva, chrysalis
裏切り者 【うらぎりもの】betrayer, traitor, turncoat, informer
大将 【たいしょう】general, admiral, boss, leader
灯 【とう】① light, lamp ② counter for electric lights
利く 【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
恐い 【こわい】① scary, frightening, eerie, dreadful ② (I'm) afraid
制御 【せいぎょ】control, governing, checking, suppression, repression, restraint, mastery, management
各々 【それぞれ】each, every, either, respectively, severally
捕える 【とらえる】① to seize, to capture, to arrest ② to grasp, to perceive, to treat (as)
難なく 【なんなく】easily
いただける① to receive (potential) ② to be pretty good, to be exquisite, to be approvable
居場所 【いばしょ】whereabouts
散開 【さんかい】deployment, spreading out, dispersing, dispersal
生き埋め 【いきうめ】burying alive
初戦 【しょせん】first match (in a series)
引き延ばし 【ひきのばし】① extension, prolongation ② enlargement
師 【し】① teacher, master, one's mentor ② religious leader ③ specialist
封じる 【ふうじる】① to seal (letter) ② to prevent, to forbid, to block
兵 【へい】① (common) soldier, rank and file ② army, troops ③ warfare, strategy
もしかif, in case
異国 【いこく】foreign country
異端 【いたん】heresy
沿道 【えんどう】route, course, roadside
仮に 【かりに】temporarily, provisionally, for example, for argument's sake
外敵 【がいてき】foreign enemy
街灯 【がいとう】street light
確証 【かくしょう】positive proof
茅 【かや】hay, various gramineous grasses (e.g. eularies), plants used for thatching
記帳 【きちょう】registry, entry, book-keeping, signature
急襲 【きゅうしゅう】raid, assault, descent
討つ 【うつ】① to shoot (at) ② to attack, to defeat, to destroy, to avenge
決壊 【けっかい】break (rip) down
見張る 【みはる】to watch, to (stand) guard, to look out, to open one's eyes wide
見透かす 【みすかす】to see through
顕著 【けんちょ】remarkable, striking, obvious
厳格 【げんかく】severe, rigid, strictness, rigor, rigour, austerity
旨く 【うまく】① skilfully, skillfully, well, aptly, cleverly ② successfully, smoothly ③ deliciously
視界 【しかい】field of vision
漆 【うるし】① lacquer, varnish, japan ② lacquer tree (Toxicodendron vernicifluum)
射程 【しゃてい】range (e.g. of a rifle, missile, etc.)
邪悪 【じゃあく】wicked, evil
充満 【じゅうまん】being filled with, teeming with, pregnant with
獣 【じゅう】beast, brute
瞬く 【またたく】① to twinkle (e.g. stars), to flicker, to waver ② to blink (one's eyes), to wink
暑苦しい 【あつくるしい】sultry, sweltering
召喚 【しょうかん】summons
錠剤 【じょうざい】pill, lozenge, tablet
誠に 【まことに】indeed, really, absolutely, truly, actually, very, quite
千里 【せんり】1000 ri, (a) long distance
待ち伏せる 【まちぶせる】to ambush
中途半端 【ちゅうとはんぱ】halfway, half measures, unfinished, incomplete, by halves, half-baked, half-cocked
陳情 【ちんじょう】petition, appeal
塚 【つか】mound
偵察 【ていさつ】scout out, reconnaissance
締まる 【しまる】① to be shut, to close, to be closed ② to be locked ③ to tighten, to be tightened ④ to become sober, to become tense
撤退 【てったい】evacuation, withdrawal, revocation, repeal, retreat
道筋 【みちすじ】path, route, itinerary
得策 【とくさく】profitable plan, good plan
燃え尽きる 【もえつきる】to burn out
卑劣 【ひれつ】mean, foul play, cowardly, base
肥 【こえ】manure, night soil, dung, fertiliser, fertilizer
部隊 【ぶたい】force, unit, corps, echelon, element
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
伏兵 【ふくへい】ambush, troops in ambush
保留 【ほりゅう】① reserve, putting on hold, deferment ② hold (e.g. telephone button), pending
冒す 【おかす】to brave, to risk, to face, to venture, to desecrate, to profane
無条件 【むじょうけん】unconditional
療養 【りょうよう】recuperation, medical treatment
昴 【すばる】Chinese "Hairy Head" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Pleiades, Seven Sisters
力尽く 【ちからずく】(brute) force, with all one's might
竜 【りゅう】① dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon) ② naga (semidivine human-cobra chimera in Indian mythology) ③ promoted rook (shogi)
思い描く 【おもいえがく】to imagine, to picture, to figure, to see
症例 【しょうれい】(medical) case
おまじない① good luck charm ② uttered when using magic, abracadabra, presto
そこらeverywhere, somewhere, approximately, that area, around there
それなりin itself, as it is
闇雲 【やみくも】recklessly, blindly, at random
迂回 【うかい】① detour ② to detour, to circumvent ③ turning movement (mil)
畸形 【きけい】① birth defect, deformity, malformation ② misshapenness
すずめばち① hornet, yellow jacket, wasp (of subfamily Vespinae) ② Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia), yak-killer hornet
詮索 【せんさく】inquiry into, enquiry into, prying (into), investigation, search, exploration
苔 【こけ】① moss ② short plants resembling moss (inc. other bryophytes, lichens, very small spermatophytes, etc.)
糞 【くそ】damn (adds emphasis and or annoyance to next word, e.g. damn hot, damn kids, etc.), damned
艪 【ろ】Japanese scull (oar attached to the rear of the boat by a traditional peg-in-hole oarlock)
狼 【おおかみ】wolf (carnivore, Canis lupus)
哺乳類 【ほにゅうるい】mammal, mammalian
蠢く 【うごめく】to wriggle, to squirm, to crawl like a worm
投擲 【とうてき】throwing, throwing event
取り逃がす 【とりにがす】to miss (capturing), to fail to catch, to let slip
燐光 【りんこう】phosphorescence
臆病者 【おくびょうもの】coward
篝火 【かがりび】bonfire, watch fire, fishing fire, cresset, brazier