The Japanese Page Word of the Day - Bird

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Word of the Day: May 16, 2018

 


noun | とり


MEANING: bird

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

ペンギンは鳥ですが、飛べません。

ぺんぎん は とり ですが、 とべません。
Penguins are birds, but they can’t fly.

 

NOTES:

[as for penguins; bird; (they) are; but; can’t fly]
VOCABULARY:

ペンギン 【ぺんぎん】penguin
は topic marker (pronounced “wa”)
鳥【とり】bird; です copula
が but; however
飛べません【とべません】can’t fly

 

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