雪だるま Snowman


The word:

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yuki daruma


yuki snow

雪合戦 yuki gassen – snow fight [B]

雪かき yuki kaki – shovel snow [I]

The biggest difference in Western and Japanese snowmen is Japanese yuki daruma have only 2 parts – head and waist. They have no legs! The hat in the picture is a bucket.


yukidaruma no furo-suti wa, yume datta furorida ryokou ni ikimashita ga, sore wa akumu ni owatta.

Frosty the snowman’s Florida dream vacation ended in a nightmare.


yume – dream just like the English, it can also mean what you dream about for the future

フロリダ旅行 furorida ryokou – Florida trip

行きました ikimashita – went past tense and -masu form of 行く iku
ga – but..
それは sore wa – as for all that…

悪夢 aku mu – night mare lit. bad dream
に終わった ni owatta – ended in

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