Beginner Word of the Day – 蟻 [ant]

Beginner Word of the Day – 蟻 [ant]

The Japanese Page Word of The Day - Ant
 

 

今日のことば
Word of the Day: October 05, 2018

noun | あり


 
MEANING: ant (ari)
 
EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

裏庭に蟻の巣ができました。

うらにわにありのすができました。
There is an ant hill in the backyard.(ura niwa ni ari no su ga dekimashita.)

 
NOTES:
[back yard; ant; nest; became]  

VOCABULARY:
裏庭 【うらにわ】 backyard
に at
蟻 【あり】 ant
巣 【す】 nest
できました constructed; became

 

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Beginner Word of the Day – 蜂 [bee]

Beginner Word of the Day – 蜂 [bee]

The Japanese Page Word of The Day - Bee
 

 

今日のことば
Word of the Day: October 03, 2018

noun | はち


 
MEANING: bee (hachi)
 
EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

アレルギーがあるので、蜂にさされないように気をつけています。

あれるぎーがあるので、はちにさされないようにきをつけています。
I have allergies, so I take care to avoid bee stings.(arerugi- ga aru node, hachi ni sasarenai you ni ki wo tsuketeimasu.)

 
NOTES:
[allergies; have; therefore; bee; not (receive) sting; in order to (not be stung); be careful]  

VOCABULARY:
アレルギー allergies
ある have
ので therefore
蜂 【はち】 bee
に from
さされない ; ように ; 気をつけています 【きをつけています】 take care

 

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Makoto e-Zine #7 October 2018 Audio Files

Makoto e-Zine #7 October 2018 Audio Files


Issue #7
October 2018

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Frank the alien crash landed onto Earth, Japan to be precise. With the Obaasan’s help, Frank must find materials to help him repair his ship. Along the way, Frank learns a lot of Japanese language and culture.
 
Chapter One: The Encounter – Click here to download – DOWNLOAD AUDIO
 
Chapter Two: Mizu, the Best Thing in the Universe – Click here to download – DOWNLOAD AUDIO
 
Chapter Three: Sushi is Not Human – Click here to download – DOWNLOAD AUDIO
 


IN THIS ISSUE:

NEW READER: Frank and the Obaasan
33 Pages

ž Laughs, Jokes, Riddles, and Puns
ž Prefecture Spotlight: Miyazaki
ž Etymology: あばよ
ž Phrase of the Day
ž Kanji Spotlight: Big Dogs are Okay
ž Grammar Time! しまう
ž Frank and the Obaasan Reader, Grammatical Notes, Kanji Notes, and English Translation

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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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