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N3 Week 6 Vocab

Vocab and Kanji Vocab


209 entriesCreated by Josh . — Last modified: 2015-09-11 13:10:26
易しい 【やさしい】easy, plain, simple
晴れ 【はれ】① clear weather ② public, formal ③ cleared of suspicion
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
果物 【くだもの】fruit
結構 【けっこう】① splendid, nice, wonderful, delicious, sweet ② sufficient, fine (in the sense of "I'm fine"), (by implication) no thank you ③ well enough, OK, tolerable ④ reasonably, fairly, tolerably
吹く 【ふく】① to blow (wind, etc.), to play a wind instrument ② to emit, to spout ③ to whistle
大変 【たいへん】① very, greatly ② immense, enormous, great ③ serious, grave, dreadful, terrible ④ difficult, hard
暖かい 【あたたかい】warm, mild, genial
良く 【よく】① nicely, properly, well, skillfully ② frequently, often
隣 【となり】neighbor (neighbour), next to (esp. living next door to)
すっかりall, completely, thoroughly
はっきりclearly, plainly, distinctly
やっとat last, at length
そろそろ① gradually, steadily, quietly, slowly ② soon, momentarily, before long, any time now
上がる 【あがる】① to rise, to go up, to come up, to ascend, to be raised ② to enter (esp. from outdoors), to come in, to go in ③ to enter (a school), to advance to the next grade ④ to get out (of water), to come ashore ⑤ to increase ⑥ to improve, to make progress ⑦ to be promoted, to advance ⑧ to be made (of profit, etc.) ⑨ to occur (esp. of a favourable result) ⑩ to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.) ⑪ to be finished, to be done, to be over ⑫ (of rain) to stop, to lift ⑬ to stop (working properly), to cut out, to give out, to die ⑭ to win (in a card game, etc.) ⑮ to be arrested ⑯ to turn up (of evidence, etc.) ⑰ to be deep fried ⑱ to be spoken loudly ⑲ to get stage fright ⑳ to be offered (to the gods, etc.) ○ to go, to visit ○ to eat, to drink ○ to be listed (as a candidate) ○ to serve (in one's master's home) ○ (in Kyoto) to go north ○ (after the -masu stem of a verb) indicates completion
下げる 【さげる】to hang, to lower, to move back, to wear, to dismiss, to grant
一度 【いちど】① once, one time, on one occasion ② temporarily, for a moment ③ one degree, one tone, one musical interval
雲 【くも】cloud
決して 【けっして】never, by no means, decidedly, indisputably
決める 【きめる】to decide
勝つ 【かつ】to win, to gain victory
生活 【せいかつ】living, life (one's daily existence), livelihood
相談 【そうだん】consultation, discussion
投げる 【なげる】① to throw, to cast away ② to face defeat, to give up
反対 【はんたい】opposition, resistance, antagonism, hostility, contrast, objection, dissension, reverse, opposite, vice versa
負ける 【まける】to lose, to be defeated
文化 【ぶんか】① culture, civilization, civilisation ② Bunka era (1804.2.11-1818.4.22)
貿易 【ぼうえき】trade (foreign)
決まる 【きまる】① to be decided, to be settled ② to look good in (clothes)
課長 【かちょう】section manager, section chief
会議 【かいぎ】meeting, conference, session, assembly, council, convention, congress
技術 【ぎじゅつ】art, craft, technique, technology, engineering, skill
経験 【けいけん】experience
経済 【けいざい】economics, business, finance, economy
原因 【げんいん】cause, origin, source
国際 【こくさい】international
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
事務所 【じむしょ】office
取り替える 【とりかえる】to exchange, to replace
政治 【せいじ】politics, government
専門 【せんもん】speciality, specialty, subject of study, expert
戦争 【せんそう】war
地震 【じしん】earthquake
比べる 【くらべる】① to compare, to make a comparison ② to compete, to vie
普通 【ふつう】① general, ordinary, usual ② normally, generally, usually ③ train that stops at every station
変える 【かえる】to change, to alter, to vary, to convert, to revise, to amend, to transform
変わる 【かわる】to change, to be transformed, to vary, to be revised, to be different, to move location
輸出 【ゆしゅつ】① export ② efferent (medical)
是非 【ぜひ】① certainly, without fail ② right and wrong, pros and cons
暖房 【だんぼう】heating
やっぱりalso, as I thought, still, in spite of, absolutely, of course
やはりalso, as I thought, still, in spite of, absolutely, of course
とうとうfinally, at last, reaching a head
しっかりfirmly, tightly, reliable, level-headed, steady
たまにoccasionally, once in a while
うっかりcarelessly, thoughtlessly, inadvertently
がっかりfeel disappointed, dejected, lose heart, feel emotionally drained, feel let down
きちんとprecisely, accurately, neatly
ぐっすりsound asleep, fast asleep
さっぱり① feeling refreshed, feeling relieved ② neat, trimmed ③ plain, simple ④ completely, entirely ⑤ not in the least (in sentence with negative verb), not at all ⑥ completely ignorant, not doing at all
ざっとroughly, in round numbers
じっと① motionlessly ② fixedly (e.g. of staring) ③ patiently ④ firmly (e.g. hold), restrained
そっくりall, altogether, entirely, just like, the spitting image of
そっとsoftly, gently, quietly, secretly
ちゃんとperfectly, properly, exactly
のんびりcarefree, at leisure
ぶつぶつ① grunt, grumble, complaint, mutter ② pimples, spots, eruption, rash ③ cutting into small pieces ④ simmering
まあyou might say, Oh!, Wow!, Well!
見下ろす 【みおろす】to overlook, to command a view of, to look down on something
見上げる 【みあげる】to look up at, to raise one's eyes, to admire
話しかける 【はなしかける】to accost a person, to talk (to someone)
どうかplease, somehow or other
にっこりsmile sweetly, smile, grin
見送り 【みおくり】seeing one off, farewell, escort
見送る 【みおくる】① to see off (e.g. to the station, an airport, etc.), to escort (e.g. home), to farewell ② to see out, to send off ③ to let pass, to wait and see, to continue (e.g. in legal contexts) ④ to let a pitch go by (baseball), to watch a batted ball go into the stands
出会い 【であい】meeting, rendezvous, encounter
先ず 【まず】① first (of all), to start with, about, almost, anyway, well, now ② hardly (with neg. verb)
立ち止まる 【たちどまる】to stop, to halt, to stand still
化学 【かがく】① chemistry ② chemical company (e.g. Acme Chemical Co.)
活動 【かつどう】action, activity
求める 【もとめる】to seek, to request, to demand, to want, to wish for, to search for, to pursue (pleasure), to hunt (a job), to buy
欠ける 【かける】① to be chipped, to be damaged, to be broken ② to be lacking, to be missing ③ to be insufficient, to be short, to be deficient, to be negligent toward ④ (of the moon) to wane, to go into eclipse
欠点 【けってん】faults, defect, weakness
決定 【けってい】decision, determination
実は 【じつは】as a matter of fact, by the way, to tell you the truth, to be honest, frankly
実験 【じっけん】experiment
取り出す 【とりだす】① to take out, to produce, to pick out ② to fetch, to retrieve
取り消す 【とりけす】to cancel, to revoke
首相 【しゅしょう】Prime Minister, Chancellor (Germany, Austria, etc.), Premier
受け取る 【うけとる】① to receive, to get, to accept ② to take, to interpret, to understand
勝負 【しょうぶ】victory or defeat, match, contest, game, bout
相手 【あいて】① companion, partner, company ② other party, addressee ③ opponent (sports, etc.)
対 【たい】① opposite, opposition ② versus, vs ③ to (i.e. "we won the game five to three") ④ equal footing, equal terms ⑤ against ..., anti-, toward ..., to ...
地球 【ちきゅう】the earth, the globe
波 【なみ】wave
飛び出す 【とびだす】① to jump out, to rush out, to fly out ② to appear (suddenly) ③ to protrude, to project ④ to butt in
目的 【もくてき】purpose, goal, aim, objective, intention
野球 【やきゅう】baseball
理想 【りそう】ideal, dream
流す 【ながす】① to drain, to pour, to spill, to shed (blood, tears) ② to wash away ③ to distribute (e.g. electricity over wires, music over a PA system, etc.), to circulate, to broadcast, to beam ④ to cruise (e.g. taxi) ⑤ to float, to set adrift
流れる 【ながれる】to stream, to flow (liquid, time, etc.), to run (ink), to be washed away
話し合う 【はなしあう】to discuss, to talk together
様々 【さまざま】varied, various
問い合わせ 【といあわせ】enquiry, inquiry, ENQ, query, interrogation
化 【か】action of making something, -ification
一般 【いっぱん】general, liberal, universal, ordinary, average
課 【か】① lesson ② section (in an organization), division, department ③ counter for lessons and chapters (of a book)
完成 【かんせい】① complete, completion ② perfection, accomplishment
経営 【けいえい】management, administration
欠席 【けっせき】absence, non-attendance
交際 【こうさい】company, friendship, association, society, acquaintance
公務員 【こうむいん】government worker, public (civil) servant
事務 【じむ】business, office work
実際 【じっさい】① practicality, practical ② reality, actuality, actual conditions ③ bhutakoti (limit of reality)
職業 【しょくぎょう】occupation, business
職場 【しょくば】one's post, place of work, workplace
申し込む 【もうしこむ】to apply for, to make an application, to propose (marriage), to offer (mediation), to make an overture (of peace), to challenge, to lodge (objections), to request (an interview), to subscribe for, to book, to reserve
成長 【せいちょう】growth, grow to adulthood
通り過ぎる 【とおりすぎる】to pass, to pass through
突然 【とつぜん】abrupt, sudden, unexpected, all at once
内容 【ないよう】subject, contents, matter, substance, detail, import
否定 【ひてい】① negation, denial, repudiation ② NOT operation
普段 【ふだん】usual, habitual, ordinary, everyday, always
報告 【ほうこく】report, information
輸入 【ゆにゅう】importation, import, introduction
優勝 【ゆうしょう】overall victory, championship
要求 【ようきゅう】demand, firm request, requisition, requirement, desire
戦う 【たたかう】to fight, to battle, to combat, to struggle against, to wage war, to engage in contest
偶々 【たまたま】casually, unexpectedly, accidentally, by chance
飛び込む 【とびこむ】to jump in, to leap in, to plunge into, to dive
結果 【けっか】① result, consequence, outcome, effect ② coming to fruition, bearing fruit
結局 【けっきょく】after all, eventually, in the end
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
第 【だい】ordinal
評判 【ひょうばん】① fame, reputation, popularity ② rumour (rumor), talk
化粧 【けしょう】make-up, cosmetics
ますますincreasingly, more and more
途端 【とたん】just (now, at the moment, etc.)
わざとon purpose
とにかくanyhow, at any rate, anyway, somehow or other, generally speaking, in any case
ともかくanyhow, anyway, somehow or other, generally speaking, in any case, be that as it may
ふとsuddenly, casually, accidentally, incidentally, unexpectedly, unintentionally
かなりconsiderably, fairly, quite
うろうろloiteringly, aimless wandering
すっきり① clearly, refreshed ② shapely, neatly, refinedly ③ cleanly, without trouble ④ clearly, plainly, distinctly ⑤ completely, thoroughly ⑥ not at all (with negative sentence), not even slightly
のろのろslowly, sluggishly
はきはきbriskly, smartly, promptly, clearly, lucidly
ぴかぴかglitter, sparkle
通りかかる 【とおりかかる】to happen to pass by
元々 【もともと】originally, by nature, from the start
原料 【げんりょう】raw materials
受け取り 【うけとり】receipt
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
電球 【でんきゅう】light bulb
電波 【でんぱ】electro-magnetic wave, radio wave
話し合い 【はなしあい】discussion, conference
改める 【あらためる】① to change, to alter, to revise, to replace ② to reform, to correct, to mend, to improve ③ to examine, to check, to inspect ④ to do properly, to do formally
改札 【かいさつ】① examination of tickets ② ticket gate, ticket barrier
改正 【かいせい】revision, amendment, alteration
議員 【ぎいん】member of the Diet, congress or parliament
出迎え 【でむかえ】meeting, reception
出迎える 【でむかえる】to meet, to greet
募集 【ぼしゅう】recruiting, taking applications
輸送 【ゆそう】transport, transportation
予報 【よほう】forecast, prediction
採る 【とる】① to adopt (measure, proposal) ② to pick (fruit), to catch (insects), to take (e.g. a sample) ③ to assume (attitude) ④ to take on (i.e. hire), to engage
家 【か】-ist (used after a noun indicating someone's occupation, pursuits, disposition, etc.), -er
一応 【いちおう】once, tentatively, in outline, for the time being, just in case
締め切る 【しめきる】to close up, to shut up (e.g. behind doors), to cut off (e.g. because a deadline has expired)
いきなりabruptly, suddenly, all of a sudden, without warning
ぶらぶらdangle heavily, swing, sway to and fro, aimlessly, idly, lazily, loiter, loaf, stroll idly
ぺこぺこ① fawning, being obsequious, cringing ② being very hungry ③ giving in, being dented
ほっとfeeling relieved, (sigh of) relief
愚痴 【ぐち】① idle complaint, grumble ② moha (ignorance, folly)
決勝 【けっしょう】decision of a contest, finals (in sports)
採用 【さいよう】① use, adoption, acceptance ② appointment, employment, engagement
受け付ける 【うけつける】to be accepted, to receive (an application)
職員 【しょくいん】staff member, personnel
制服 【せいふく】uniform
税務署 【ぜいむしょ】tax office
待ち合わせ 【まちあわせ】appointment
津波 【つなみ】tsunami, tidal wave
むちゃくちゃconfused, jumbled, mixed up, unreasonable
つい① just (now) ② quite (near) ③ unintentionally, unconsciously, by mistake, against one's better judgement (judgment)
どきどきthrob, beat (fast)
ぺらぺら① fluent, fluency ② flipping (pages) ③ thin or weak (paper, cloth)
一字 【いちじ】letter, character
求人 【きゅうじん】offer of job (situation)
新製品 【しんせいひん】new product, new line (of products)
知り合う 【しりあう】to get to know (someone), to make acquaintance
投手 【とうしゅ】(baseball) pitcher
一般に 【いっぱんに】in general, generally
技術者 【ぎじゅつしゃ】engineer, technical expert, technician, crafts-person
個人的 【こじんてき】individualistic, personal, self-centred, self-centered
国際的 【こくさいてき】international
震度 【しんど】Japanese earthquake scale (level 1: weak to level 7: devastation)
専門家 【せんもんか】specialist
転職 【てんしょく】change of occupation
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
難問 【なんもん】perplexity, difficult question, difficult problem
否定的 【ひていてき】negative, contradictory
美容院 【びよういん】beauty parlour, beauty parlor, hairdressing salon
変換 【へんかん】change, conversion, transformation, translation
戦後 【せんご】postwar period, period after Second World War
請求書 【せいきゅうしょ】bill, job invoice
めちゃくちゃ① absurd, unreasonable, nonsensical, preposterous, incoherent ② extreme, senseless, reckless, wanton ③ disorder, confusion, mess, wreck
いらいらgetting nervous, irritation