Beginner Word of the Day – カエル [frog]

Beginner Word of the Day – カエル [frog]

The Japanese Page Word of the Day - Frog

今日のことば
Word of the Day: May 24, 2018

 

カエル

noun | かえる


MEANING: frog

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

裏の池には、たくさんのカエルがいます。

うら の いけ には、 たくさん の かえる が います。
In the back pond, there are many frogs.

 

NOTES:

[back’s pond; in; many; frogs; exist]
VOCABULARY:

裏【うら】back
池【いけ】pond
裏の池【裏の池】the back pond
たくさん many
カエル frog
います exists, lives

 

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Beginner Word of the Day – 猿 [monkey]

Beginner Word of the Day – 猿 [monkey]

The Japanese Page Word of the Day - Monkey

今日のことば
Word of the Day: May 18, 2018

 

noun | さる


MEANING: monkey

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

日本には、猿が入る温泉があります。

にほん には、 さる が はいる おんせん が あります。
In Japan, there are hot springs where monkeys can enter.

 

NOTES:

[as for in Japan; monkeys; entering; hot spring; exists]
VOCABULARY:

日本【にほん】Japan
には as for in (Japan) [the directional particle に plus the topic marker は] 猿【さる】monkey
が usually the subject marker
入る【はいる】enter
温泉【おんせん】onsen, hot springs
があります there exists

 

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Beginner Word of the Day – 牛 [cow]

Beginner Word of the Day – 牛 [cow]

The Japanese Page Word of the Day - Cow

今日のことば
Word of the Day: May 17, 2018

 


noun | うし


MEANING: cow

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

牛が草を食べています。

うし が くさ を たべています。
The cow is eating grass.

 

NOTES:

[cow; grass; is eating]
VOCABULARY:

牛【うし】cow
が particle that usually marks the subject
草【くさ】grass
を direct object marker (pronounced “o”)

 

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