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love (to love)
あい(する)
greeting (to greet)
あいさつ(する)
ice cream
アイスクリーム
あいだ
period, time, interval, while
length or portion of time
会う
あう
to meet
encounter a person or two or more people come togther by accident or design
; come face to face with on the bridge
青/青い
あお/あおい
blue
having the colour of a clear sky
赤/赤い
あか/あかい
red
of the colour ranging from that of blood to deep pink or orange
あかちゃん
baby
赤ちゃん
あかるい
bright, light
emitting or reflecting much light
; shining
上がる
あがる
to go up, to enter (a japanese house)
go or come in or into a japanese house
あき
autumn
あきらめる
to give up, to abandon
resign; surrender
あきる
to get tired of, to become bored (with something)
to get weary; to ready for sleep, to become weary with something
あく
to open
to not close, lock, or block up;to allow access
accessories (to wear accessories)
アクセサリー(をする)
上げる
あげる
to give, to raise
to transfer the possession of, freely; to hand over as a present; to donate (to ~~~ her his collection of prints; to ~~~ genourously to AIDS research)
あさ
morning
あさごはん
breakfast
朝ご飯
あさって
the day after tommorow
monday then wednesday
あし
leg, foot
あじ
flavour, taste
mingled sensation of smell and ~~~ (eg. cheesy ~~~), sensation caused in the mouth by contact with a soluble substance (eg. dislikes the ~~~ of cabbage).
あした
tommorow
on the day after today
あずける
to leave, to deposit, to get someone to mind something
to go away from, to put or lay down.
perspiration (to perspire)
あせ(をかく)
あそこ
over there
eg. on the other side of the world; in Europe
あそぶ
to play, to amuse oneself
do this with someone's feelings
あたたかい
warm
of or at a fairly or comfortably high temperature
head
あたま
新しい
あたらしい
new
a ~~~ Australian
あちら/あっち
that way, that one over there
あつい
Hot
having a high temperature; giving off heat
あつまる
to gather
to bring or come together; to accumulate
あつめる
to gather, to collect
to bring or come toether; to accumulate, to assemble, eg. crowds ~~~ in the main square/ ~~~ all these papers in a neat pile
後 (で)
あと(で)
after, later, subsequently
following in time; (~~~ a week)
あなた
you
the person or persons addressed
あに
elder brother (own)
man or boy in relation to myself who is older
あね
elder sister (own)
woman or girl in relation to myself who is older
あの
that (over there)
person or thing indicated
apartment, flat
アパート
あぶない
dangerous
involving or causing danger
Aborigine
アボリジニー
あまい
sweet
eg. He has a ~~~ nature
あまり~ない
not very
あめ
rain
洗う
あらう
to wash
cleanse with liquid especially water
ある
to be, to exist
eg. do ghosts ~~~?
あるく
to walk
progress by lifting and setting down each foot in turn, never having both feet off the ground at once.
アルバイト(をする)
part-time job (to work part-time)
paid employment occupying less than the normal working week.
あれ
that (over there)
アレルギー(がある)
allergy (to have an allergy)
adverse reaction to certain substances, especially particular foods, pollen, fur, or dust.
安心(する)
あんしん(する) relief (to be relieved)
alleviation of or deliverance from pain, distress or anxiety.
あんぜん(な) safety (safe)
安全(な)
あんな
like that, that sort of
あんない(する)
guide (to guide, to show around)
to lead or show the way
いい
good
eg. ~~~ wine/ his results were just ~~~.
言う
いう to say
utter specified words, remark
いえ house
いか
less than
<
-行き/-行き
-いき/-ゆき bound for (transport)
行く
いく to go
いくつ
how many?, how old?
いくら
how much?
いけばな ikebana (flower arrangement)
生け花
the act or process of arranging parts of plants from which the fruit or seed is developed.
いけん
opinion
unproven belief
いじめ
bullying, torment
coercing others by fear, suffering severely mentally or physically.
いじめる
to bully, to torment
to coerce others by fear, to suffer severely mentally or physically.
literally: honourable doctor
(お)いしゃ(さん)
qualified practitioner of medicene; physician.
いじょう
more than
>
chair
いす
seat for one person, of various forms, usually with a back and four legs.
いそがしい
busy
occupied or engaged in work.
いそぐ
to hurry
to move or act hastily.
いたい
painful, sore
causing bodily or mental pain.
いただく
to receive (humble)
to take or accept a thing offered, sent or given.
strawberry
いちご
pulpy red fruit with a seed-studded surface.
一日中
いちにちじゅう all day long
一番
いちばん the best, the most, number one.
of the most excellent or desirable kind, exusting in the greatest quantity or degree, or oneself
いつ
when?
いつか
sometime, someday
at some time in the future
いつでも
anytime
いっしょに
together, with
eg. walking ~~~/ were at school ~~~
一生けんめい
いっしょうけんめい with all one's might
いっぱい
full, a lot
eg. bucket is ~~~; ~~~ of water.
いっぱんに
generally
eg. ~~~ get up early; was ~~~ well-behaved.
いつも
always
eg. they are ~~~ late.
いとこ
cousin
child of one's uncle or aunt.
countryside
いなか
rural areas.
いなくなる
to disappear (inanimate objects)
eg. the ghost ~~~ed; my car keys have ~~~ed again.
いぬ dog
four-legged flesh-eating animal akin to the fox and wolf, and of many breeds.
いはん(する)
breach, offence (to breach)
breaking or non-observation of a law or contract, illegal act; crime.
いま now
at the present or mentioned time.
いみ
meaning
what is meant
いみん(する)
immigrant/emigrant (to immigrate/emigrate)
person who comes into a country and settles.
いもうと
妹 younger sister (own)
woman or girl who is in relation to myself and is younger.
いもうとさん
妹さん younger sister (someone else's)
woman or girl who is in relation to myself and is younger.
いや(な)
unpleasant
disagreeable
earrings (to wear earrings)
イヤリング(する)
jewellery worn on the lobe of the ear
いらっしゃる
to go, to come, to be(honorific)
いりぐち entrance
入口
place for entering
いる
to be, to exist (animate objects) or to need
入れる
いれる to put in, to make (tea, coffee)
いろ colour
sensation produced on the eye by rays of light when resolved as by a prism into different wavelengths.
いろいろ(な)
various
eg. from ~~~ backgrounds
いんしょう
impression
effect especially on the mind or feelings.
インターナショナル
international
existing or carried on between nations.
internet
インターネット
international computer network linking computers from educational institutions, government agencies and industry accessible to the general public via modem links.
interview (to conduct an interview)
インタビュー(をする)
oral examination of an applicant.
wool
ウール
fine soft wavy hair from the fleece of sheep
waiter
ウェーター
man who serves at table in a hotel or restaurant.
waitress
ウェートレス
woman who serves at table in a hotel or restaurant.
うえ above, on, the upper part of
eg. head ~~~ water; ~~~ the din.
うえる
to plant
the place seeds and plants in soil for growing.
waterpolo (to play waterpolo)
ウォーターポロ(をする)
game played by two teams each with seven swimmers, with a ball like a football.
wombat
ウォンバット
any of several thickset, burrowing, plant-eating marsupials of southern and eastern Australia, the commonest and most widespread of which is the hairy-nosed ~~~.
うけつけ
reception (desk)
act or instance of receiving or the process of being received.
動く
うごく to move
to change one's home
rabbit
うさぎ
burrowing plant-eating mammal of the hare family.
cow, cattle
うし
fully grown female of any especially domestic bovine animal, used as a source of milk and beef, or large ruminany animals with horns and cloven hoofs, especially bred for milk or meat.
後ろ
うしろ behind
in or to the rear of
うそ(を言う)
うそ(をいう) lie (to lie, to tell a lie)
intentionally false statement
うた
song
words set to music or meant to be sung.
うたう
to sing
utter musical sounds, especially words with a set tune
house, home, family
うち
building for human habitation
うつくしい
beautiful
eg. ~~~ voice
arm
うで
upper limb of the human body from shoulder to hand.
udon (Japanese wheat noodles)
うどん
horse
うま
large four-legged mammal with flowing mane and tail, used for riding and to carry and pull loads.
うまい
skilful, tasty
having or showing skill
うまれる
to be born
existing as a result of birth
beach, sea, ocean
うみ
sandy or pebbly shore especially of the sea
うらやましい
to be envious
feeling or showing envy
うりば
counter, shop
long flat-topped fitment in a shop etc. across which business is conducted
うる
to sell
eg. these ~~~ well
うるさい
noisy, annoying
eg. ~~~ bunch of kids
うれしい
to be happy
feeling or showing pleasure or contentment
jacket
うわぎ
short coat with sleeves
うん(がいい・わるい)
luck (to have good/bad luck)
good or bad fortune
うんてん(する)
driving (to drive)
operate and direct a car
うんてんしゅ
driver
person who drives a vehicle
exercise (to excercise)
うんどう(する)
activity requiring physical effort, done as training or to sustain or improve health
うんどうかい
sports carnival
playground, sportsground
うんどうじょう
area reserved for organised sport, usually with accomodation for spectators and facilities for players
picture, painting
drawing, photograph, etc. especially as a work of art.
air conditioner/air conditioning
エアコン
apparatus for a system for regulating the humidity, ventilation, and temperature in a building or vehicle.
movie, film
えいが
film for viewing in a cinema or on video.
movie theatre
えいがかん
英語
えいご English (language)
the language of England, now used in many varieties in the British Isles.
えいきょう
influence
effect a person or thing has on another.
えいわじてん
English-Japanese dictionary
nutrition (nutritious)
えいよう(がある)
process of providing or receiving nourishing substances.
えき station
regular stopping place on a railway line.
えきべん station lunch box
駅弁
escalator
エスカレーター
moving staircase consisting of a circulating belt forming steps
えど
Edo (previous name of Tokyo), Edo period/era
えはがき postcard
絵葉書
card for sending by post without an envelope
えらい
great, extraordinary, superior
eg. you ~~~ idiot!, ~~~ stuff!
えらぶ
to choose, to select, to elect
lift, elevator
エレベーター
apparatus for raising and lowering persons or things to different floors of a building etc.
えん yen (Japanese currency), circle
chief monetary unit of Japan
エンジニア
engineer
person skilled in a branch of engineering
えんそく(に行く)
えんそく(にいく) excursion
journey usually a day trip to a place and back, made for pleasure or other purpose
pencil
えんぴつ
instrument for writing or drawing, usually a thin rod of graphite etc enclosed in a wooden cylinder or metal case.
えんりょ(する)
to hesitate, to refrain, to hold back.
eg. ~~~ed over her choice
おい
nephew
son of one's brother or sister or of one's spouse's brother or sister.
おいしい
delicious, tasty
highly enjoyable, especially to taste or smell.
celebration (to celebrate)
おいわい(をする)
mark with or engage in festivities
おうふく
return (trip, ticket)
多い
おおい many, numerous
大きい
おおきい big, large
大きさ
おおきさ size, dimensions
おおぜい
many (people)
New Year's Eve
おおみそか
motorbike
オートバイ
オーナー
owner
おかあさん mother (someone else's)
お母さん
sweets, lollies
おかし
おかしい
funny, strange, odd
おかね money
お金
おきる
to get up, to wake up
おく
to put, to place
おくさん
wife (someone else's), married woman
present, gift
おくりもの
おくれる
to be late
おくる
to send
おこす
to wake someone up
おこづかい
pocket money
おこる
to happen
おこる
to get angry
おじいさん
grandfather, old man
おしえる
to teach, to tell
おじ
uncle (own)
おじさん
uncle (someone else's), middle-aged man
おじぎ(をする)
bow (to bow)
おしゃべり(な)
talkative, chatty
おす
to push, to shove
おそい
late, slow
おそろしい
awful, terrible, deadful, fearful
your house
おたく
おちる
to fall
Japanese tea
おちゃ
おっしゃる
to say (honorific)
おつり
change (money)
おてあらい toilet
お手洗い
おと
sound, noise
お父さん
おとうさん father (someone else's)
おとうと younger brother (own)
弟さん
おとうとさん younger brother (someone else's)
おとこ male, man
男の子
おとこのこ boy
男の人
おとこのひと man
お年玉
おとしだま New Year's pocket money
おとす
to drop, to let fall
おととい
the day before yesterday
おととし
the year before last
大人
おとな adult
おたなしい
quiet, gentle, obedient
dance
おどり
おどる
to dance
おどろく
to be surprised, to be amazed
おなか(がすく)
stomach (to become hungry)
おなじ
same
お兄さん
おにいさん older brother (someone else's)
rice ball
おにぎり
お姉さん
おねえさん older sister (someone else's)
おねがい(する)
wish (to make a wish, to request, to ask a favour)
おば
aunt (own)
おばさん
aunt (someone else's), middle aged woman
おばあさん
grandmother, old woman
opal
オパール
obi, sash, belt (for a
きもの/うかた)
おび
おぼえる
to learn by heart, to rote learn, to remember
souvenir
おみやぎ
おもい
heavy
思い出す
おもいだす to remember, to recollect, to recall
思い出
おもいで memories, recollections
思う
おもう to think
おもさ
weight
おもしろい
interesting, amusing, funny
おや
parent(s)
snack
おやつ
およぐ
to swim
おりがみ origami (paper folding)
おり紙
おりる
to come down, to get off (transport)
orange
オレンジ
おる
to fold, to break
おわり
end
おわる
to end
おんがく music
おん楽
hot spring
おんせん
おんな female, woman
おんなのこ girl
女の子
女の人
おんなのひと woman