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Genki Ch 20 Vocabulary

Vocab from Genki Lesson 20


68 entriesCreated by Josh . — Last modified: 2015-06-04 12:35:29
さあcome, come now
出来る 【できる】① to be able (in a position) to do, to be up to the task ② to be ready, to be completed ③ to be made, to be built ④ to be good at, to be permitted (to do) ⑤ to become intimate, to take up (with somebody) ⑥ to grow, to be raised
軽い 【かるい】① light (i.e. not heavy), feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily) ② light (i.e. of foot), nimble, agile ③ non-serious, minor, unimportant, trivial ④ slight, small, gentle, soft ⑤ easy, simple ⑥ indiscriminate
月 【つき】① moon ② month
止まる 【とまる】① to stop, to halt ② to remain, to abide, to stay (in the one place) ③ to come to a halt ④ to be limited to
重い 【おもい】① heavy, massive ② serious, important, severe, oppressed
屋 【や】① (something) shop ② somebody who sells (something) or works as (something) ③ somebody with a (certain) personality trait ④ house ⑤ roof
階 【かい】① stories, storeys ② counter for storeys and floors of a building
角 【かど】① corner (e.g. desk, pavement) ② edge
曲がる 【まがる】① to bend, to curve, to warp, to wind, to twist ② to turn ③ to be awry, to be askew, to be crooked
渡す 【わたす】① to ferry across (a river, etc.), to carry across, to traverse ② to lay across, to build across ③ to hand over, to hand in, to pass, to give, to transfer
それでは① well then ... ② in that situation, in which case
あちら① that way (direction distant from both speaker and listener), over there, yonder ② that one (something physically distant from both speaker and listener, or something not visible but known by both speaker and listener), that ③ that person (someone physically distant from both speaker and listener, or someone not present but known by both speaker and listener) ④ there (place distant from both speaker and listener), over there, foreign country (esp. a Western nation)
あんなsuch (about something or someone distant from both speaker and listener, or about a situation unfamiliar to both speaker and listener), so, that, sort of
字 【じ】① character (i.e. kanji) ② hand-writing, penmanship ③ the ... word (i.e. "the L word" = "love")
時代 【じだい】① period, epoch, era, age ② the times, those days ③ oldness, ancientness, antiquity ④ antique, period piece
小説 【しょうせつ】novel, (short) story
音 【おと】① sound, noise, report ② note (music) ③ fame
聞こえる 【きこえる】① to be heard, to be audible ② to be said to be, to be reputed
空港 【くうこう】airport
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)
申す 【もうす】to be called, to say
生活 【せいかつ】living, life (one's daily existence), livelihood
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
差し上げる 【さしあげる】① to give, to offer ② to lift up, to hold up, to raise
頂く 【いただく】① to receive, to get, to accept, to take, to buy ② to eat, to drink ③ to be crowned with, to wear (on one's head), to have (on top) ④ to have (as one's leader), to live under (a ruler), to install (a president)
値段 【ねだん】price, cost
趣味 【しゅみ】hobby, tastes, preference
致す 【いたす】to do
田舎 【いなか】① rural area, countryside, the sticks ② hometown
がっかりfeel disappointed, dejected, lose heart, feel emotionally drained, feel let down
みたい-like, sort of, similar to, resembling
者 【もの】person (rarely used w.o. a qualifier)
売れる 【うれる】① to sell (well) ② to be well known, to be popular, to be famous
主人 【しゅじん】① head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady ② one's husband ③ (one's) employer, (one's) master ④ host, hostess
少々 【しょうしょう】just a minute, small quantity
交換 【こうかん】exchange, interchange, switching, reciprocity, barter, substitution, replacement, clearing (of checks, cheques)
伺う 【うかがう】① to visit, to ask, to inquire, to hear, to be told ② to implore (a god for an oracle), to seek direction (from your superior) ③ to visit ④ to speak to (a large crowd at a theatre, etc.)
支店 【してん】branch store (office)
信号 【しんごう】traffic lights, signal, semaphore
居る 【おる】① to be (animate), to be, to exist ② (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing) ③ (after -masu base of verb) indicates contempt or disdain for another's actions
黙る 【だまる】to be silent
餌 【えさ】feed, bait
おやoh!, oh?, my!
係 【かかり】official, duty, person in charge
失礼しました 【しつれいしました】excuse me, I'm sorry
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
扇子 【せんす】folding fan
畏まりました 【かしこまりました】certainly!
身振り 【みぶり】gesture
引っ掻く 【ひっかく】to scratch, to claw
アニメ① animated film, animated cartoon, anime (when referring to Japanese cartoons) ② animation
ドイツ人German person
ハイヒールhigh heels, high-heeled shoes
待たせる 【またせる】to keep (a person) waiting
返品 【へんぴん】returned goods
落語 【らくご】rakugo story, (telling) a comic story
落語家 【らくごか】rakugo story teller, comic story teller
御座る 【ござる】to be;
電子辞書 【でんしじしょ】electronic dictionary
おにぎりrice ball (often triangular, sometimes with a filling and wrapped in nori)
宇宙人 【うちゅうじん】space alien
江戸 【えど】old name of Tokyo
誠に 【まことに】indeed, really, absolutely, truly, actually, very, quite
またagain, and, also, still (doing something)
申し訳ありません 【もうしわけありません】① I'm sorry, (it's) inexcusable ② thank you very much (for help, etc.)
瞞す 【だます】to trick, to cheat, to deceive