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Japanese Idiom 夢見る少女 yume miru shoujo A Girl with Romantic but Somewhat Unrealistic Dreams

Japanese Idiom 夢見る少女 yume miru shoujo A Girl with Romantic but Somewhat Unrealistic Dreams

夢見(ゆめみ)る少女(しょうじょ)​) 夢(ゆめ) yume—dream) 見(み)る miru—to see 少女(しょうじょ) shoujo—a young girl)EXAMPLE私わたしの将来しょうらいは、バレリばれりーナな?それとも、お姫様ひめさま?ああ、決きめられないわ。 私(わたし)の watashi no—my 将来(しょうらい)shourai—future は wa—(topic particle; uses hiragana "ha" but pronounced "wa")...

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おやじギャグ Old Man’s (Flat) Jokes in Japanese

おやじギャグ Old Man’s (Flat) Jokes in Japanese

An oyaji gyagu means a “boring pun” or “an old person’s (flat) joke.”おやじ means “one’s father” or “an old man.” ギャグ comes from “gag” and while the English word can indicate an act (e.g. a practical joke), ギャグ in Japanese is usually verbal speech.Here are a few classic...

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Good Tastes in Japanese

Good Tastes in Japanese

How do you say sweet, sour, or spicy in Japanese? Let's take a look at a few tastes words. 酸(す)っぱい suppai—sour そのパイナップル(ぱいなっぷる)は、酸(す)っぱくて食(た)べられなかった。 That pineapple was so sour, I couldn't eat it. [su_spoiler title="Vocabulary and Grammatical Notes" open="no"...

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Eating Phrases in Japanese

Eating Phrases in Japanese

How to say I'm hungry, nay, I'm starving! in JapaneseAnd how to say I'm stuffed too...Eating. It happens. Let’s look at a few phrases to help us when we are starving and when we are stuffed. Starving Phrasesお腹がすいた onaka ga suita I’m hungry [In conversation,...

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Multiply Your Japanese Vocabulary with 大

Multiply Your Japanese Vocabulary with 大

Kanji ShortcutsMany people think of kanji as a headache-inducing and unnecessary complication, and while the thousands of kanji characters are a major challenge, there are many benefits for learning kanji.In this article, let’s look at ways to multiply your vocabulary...

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さむい、つめたい、and あつい

さむい、つめたい、and あつい

Using Cold and Hot in Japanese 寒さむい and 冷つめたい Japanese differentiates between coldness in general (the weather or how you feel) and coldness when touched or interacted with (objects). The same is true with hot (see below). For example, you would say: 今日きょうは寒さむいですね。...

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Fun Japanese ~り Nouns & Adverb Onomatopoeia

Fun Japanese ~り Nouns & Adverb Onomatopoeia

Here are a few fun words all ending with a り. These onomatopoeia are adverbs (modifies verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs) or する nouns. For more on fun sound words as well as Japanese proverbs and idioms, check out our Japanese Vocabulary instant digital download...

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