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Pera Pera Penguin

Words from Pera Pera Penguin column in Yomiuri Shimbun.


57 entriesCreated by #40269 — Last modified: 2014-12-12 02:40:29
寒い 【さむい】① cold (e.g. weather) ② dull, uninteresting, lame
暑い 【あつい】hot (weather, etc.), warm
病気 【びょうき】illness, disease, sickness
涼しい 【すずしい】cool (of weather), refreshing
暖かい 【あたたかい】warm, mild, genial
嫌い 【きらい】① dislike, hate ② suspicion, tendency, smack (of)
やっとat last, at length
火事 【かじ】fire, conflagration
間に合う 【まにあう】① to be in time for ② to serve (suit, meet) the purpose, to be good enough, to be enough
間違える 【まちがえる】① to make a mistake (in), to commit an error (e.g. in calculation) ② to confuse, to mistake something for something else
警察 【けいさつ】police
事故 【じこ】① accident, incident, trouble ② circumstances, reasons
地震 【じしん】earthquake
天気予報 【てんきよほう】weather forecast, weather report
忘れ物 【わすれもの】lost article, something forgotten
好み 【このみ】liking, taste, choice
偶数 【ぐうすう】even number
消防署 【しょうぼうしょ】fire station
好き嫌い 【すききらい】likes and dislikes, taste
蒸し暑い 【むしあつい】humid, sultry
ふらふらunsteady on one's feet, stagger, reel, totter, dizzy
緊急 【きんきゅう】urgent, pressing, emergency
好評 【こうひょう】popularity, favorable reputation, favourable reputation
奇数 【きすう】odd number
からから① parched, dried-up ② rattle ③ loud laughter
がぶがぶgulping down, guzzling
ぎりぎり① at the last moment, just barely ② grinding sound
どきどきthrob, beat (fast)
気がいい 【きがいい】good-natured
気が重い 【きがおもい】depressed, bummed out, down, heavy-hearted, heavy-spirited, feeling reluctant (to do)
気が強い 【きがつよい】strong-willed, strong of heart
気が短い 【きがみじかい】quick-tempered, having little patience, impatient
急がば回れ 【いそがばまわれ】more haste, less speed, slow and steady wins the race
口が軽い 【くちがかるい】having a loose tongue, being talkative, speaking without thinking
鼻が高い 【はながたかい】proud
耳が早い 【みみがはやい】being quick-eared, having sharp ears
頭が悪い 【あたまがわるい】slow, weak-headed, dumb
頭がいい 【あたまがいい】bright, intelligent
雨降って地固まる 【あめふってじかたまる】adversity strengthens the foundations
雲泥の差 【うんでいのさ】wide difference, a world of difference
下手の横好き 【へたのよこずき】being crazy about something but being very bad at it
震度 【しんど】Japanese earthquake scale (level 1: weak to level 7: devastation)
低気圧 【ていきあつ】① low (atmospheric) pressure, low-pressure system, depression, cyclone ② bad temper, foul mood, tense situation
暖かい 【あったかい】warm, mild, genial
泥坊 【どろぼう】thief, burglar, robber, theft
頭が痛い 【あたまがいたい】having a headache, racking one's brains
気が若い 【きがわかい】young at heart
好み 【ごのみ】① being fond of, having a liking for ② to the liking of, favored by, popular with
救急車 【きゅうきゅうしゃ】ambulance
結婚式 【けっこんしき】marriage ceremony, wedding
五里霧中 【ごりむちゅう】totally at a loss, lose one's bearings, in a maze, in a fog, all at sea, up in the air, mystified, bewildered
弾ける 【はじける】to burst open, to split open, to pop
油断大敵 【ゆだんたいてき】Unpreparedness is one's greatest enemy, He that is too secure is not safe
二日酔い 【ふつかよい】hangover
口が堅い 【くちがかたい】tight-lipped, able to keep a secret
備えあれば憂いなし 【そなえあればうれいなし】well prepared means no worries (in time of need)
青天の霹靂 【せいてんのへきれき】a bolt out of the blue