Beginner Word of the Day – 洋服 [Western-style clothes]

Beginner Word of the Day – 洋服 [Western-style clothes]

The Japanese Page Word of The Day - Western Style clothes
 

 

今日のことば
Word of the Day: September 25, 2018

洋服

noun | ようふく


 
MEANING: Western-style clothes (youfuku)
 
EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

いつも決まった店で洋服を買います。

いつもきまったみせでようふくをかいます。
I buy (Western-style) clothes at my favorite shop.(itsumo kimatta mise de youfuku wo kaimasu.)

 
NOTES:
[always; decided; store; at; western clothes; buy]  

VOCABULARY:
いつも always
決まった 【きまった】 decided
店 【みせ】 store
で at
洋服 【ようふく】 Western-style clothes
を (direct object marker)
買います 【かいます】 buy

 

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Western-style clothes (youfuku) – download
I buy (Western-style) clothes at my favorite shop.(itsumo kimatta mise de youfuku wo kaimasu.) – download
 
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Beginner Word of the Day – こま [spinning top toy]

Beginner Word of the Day – こま [spinning top toy]

The Japanese Page Word of The Day - Spinning Top Toy
 

 

今日のことば
Word of the Day: September 18, 2018

こま

noun | こま


 
MEANING: spinning top toy (koma)
 
EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

こまを回す練習をしました。

こまをまわすれんしゅうをしました。
I practiced spinning the top toy.(koma wo mawasu renshuu o shimashita.)

 
NOTES:
[spinning top; spin; practice; did]  

VOCABULARY:
回す 【まわす】 turn
練習 【れんしゅう】 practice
しました did

 

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spinning top toy (koma) – download
I practiced spinning the top toy.(koma wo mawasu renshuu o shimashita.) – download
 
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Beginner Word of the Day – 毛虫 [caterpillar]

Beginner Word of the Day – 毛虫 [caterpillar]

The Japanese Page Word of The Day - Caterpillar
 

今日のことば
Word of the Day: September 17, 2018

毛虫

noun | けむし


 
MEANING: caterpillar (kemushi)
 
EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

あの林には、毛虫がたくさんいます。

あのはやしには、けむしがたくさんいます。
In that forest, there are many caterpillars.(ano hayashi ni wa, kemushi ga takusan imasu.)

 
NOTES:
[that; forest; in; caterpillar; many; exist]  

VOCABULARY:
あの that
林 【はやし】 woods; forest; thicket
には as for in
毛虫 【けむし】 hairy caterpillar
が (particle that usually marks the subject)
たくさん many
います exists

 

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caterpillar (kemushi) – download
In that forest, there are many caterpillars.(ano hayashi ni wa, kemushi ga takusan imasu.) – download
 
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