Beginner Word of the Day – 鳥 [bird]

Beginner Word of the Day – 鳥 [bird]

The Japanese Page Word of the Day - Bird

今日のことば
Word of the Day: May 16, 2018

 


noun | とり


MEANING: bird

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

ペンギンは鳥ですが、飛べません。

ぺんぎん は とり ですが、 とべません。
Penguins are birds, but they can’t fly.

 

NOTES:

[as for penguins; bird; (they) are; but; can’t fly]
VOCABULARY:

ペンギン 【ぺんぎん】penguin
は topic marker (pronounced “wa”)
鳥【とり】bird; です copula
が but; however
飛べません【とべません】can’t fly

 

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Beginner Word of the Day – 犬 [dog]

Beginner Word of the Day – 犬 [dog]

The Japanese Page Word of the Day - Dog

今日のことば
Word of the Day: May 15, 2018

 


noun | いぬ


MEANING: dog

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

犬と散歩に行きましょう。

いぬ と さんぽ に いきましょう。
Let’s walk the dog.

 

NOTES:

[dog; with; take a walk; let’s go]
VOCABULARY:

犬 【いぬ】dog
と with
散歩 【さんぽ】go for a walk
に行きましょう 【にいきましょう】let’s go for (a walk)

 

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