The Japanese Page Word of The Day - Chicken

今日のことば
Word of the Day: June 21, 2018

noun | にわとり


MEANING: chicken (niwatori)

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

にわとりが、朝一番にコケコッコーと鳴きました。

にわとりが、あさいちばんにこけこっこーとなきました。
The chicken (rooster) crowed first thing in the morning. (niwatori ga, asa ichiban kokekokko- to nakimashita.)

NOTES:
[the chicken; morning; first at; crow; sounded]

VOCABULARY:

にわとり chicken
が (particle that usually marks the subject)
朝一番 【あさいちばん】 first in the morning
コケコッコー cock-a-doodle-doo
と (quotation marker)
鳴きました 【なきました】 sang

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