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夕方, 夕がた, ゆうがた
Adverbial noun, Temporal noun (jisoumeishi), See 明け方
evening, dusk
夕飯, ゆうはん, ゆうめし
evening meal
郵便局, ゆうびんきょく
post office
夕べ, 昨夜, ゆうべ, さくや, ゆんべ
Only 夕べ, Adverbial noun, Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
1. evening
usu. 昨夜
2. last night, yesterday evening
有名, ゆうめい
1. famous
2. fame
, ゆき
八日, 8日, ようか
1. eighth day of the month
2. eight days
洋服, ようふく
Western-style clothes (cf. traditional Japanese clothes)
, よこ, ヨコ
See 横になる
1. horizontal (as opposed to vertical), lying down
See 首を横に振る
2. side-to-side (as opposed to front-to-back), width, breadth
3. side (of a box, etc.)
4. beside, aside, next to
See 横から口を挟む
5. unconnected
四日, 4日, よっか
1. fourth day of the month
2. four days
四つ, 4つ, よっつ, よつ
1. four
2. four years of age
3. ten o'clock (old time system)
See 四つ身・1, Sumo term, Abbreviation
4. cross grips
呼ぶ, 喚ぶ, 招ぶ, よぶ
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to call out (to), to call, to invoke
2. to summon (a doctor, etc.)
3. to invite
4. to designate, to name, to brand
5. to garner (support, etc.), to gather
読む, よむ
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to read
See さばを読む, now mostly used in idioms
2. to count
3. to guess, to predict, to read (someone's thoughts), to see (e.g. into someone's heart), to divine
, よる, よ
1. evening, night
Only よる
2. dinner
弱い, よわい
weak, frail, delicate, tender, unskilled, weak (wine)
来月, らいげつ
Adverbial noun, Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
next month
来週, らいしゅう
Adverbial noun, Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
next week
来年, らいねん
Adverbial noun, Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
next year
ラジオ, ラヂオ
留学生, りゅうがくせい
overseas student, exchange student
両親, りょうしん, ふたおや
parents, both parents
料理, りょうり
Takes suru
1. cooking, cookery, cuisine
nuance of doing it easily
2. dealing with something, handling, administration, management
旅行, りょこう
Takes suru
travel, trip, journey, excursion, tour
冷蔵庫, れいぞうこ
refrigerator, fridge
1. record (e.g. LP)
See 記録・2
2. record (e.g. in sports)
Computer terminology
3. record (data structure)
レストラン, レストラント
restaurant (esp. Western-style)
廊下, ろうか
corridor, hallway, passageway
, 6, 陸, ろく, む, むう
Numeric, 陸 is used in legal documents
ワイシャツ, Yシャツ
See ホワイトシャツ, Usually in kana, Abbreviation
shirt, business shirt, dress shirt
若い, わかい
1. young, youthful
2. immature, green
3. low (number), small
わかる, 分かる, 解る, 判る, 分る
Godan verb, Intransitive, Usually in kana
1. to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to see, to get, to follow
2. to become clear, to be known, to be discovered, to be realized, to be realised, to be found out
3. I know!, I think so too!
忘れる, わすれる
Ichidan verb, Transitive
to forget, to leave carelessly, to be forgetful of, to forget about, to forget (an article)
, わたし
Pronoun, slightly formal or feminine
I, me
渡す, わたす
Godan verb, Transitive
1. to ferry across (e.g. a river), to carry across, to traverse
2. to lay across, to build across
3. to hand over, to hand in, to pass, to give, to transfer
渡る, 亘る, 渉る, 亙る, 弥る, わたる
Godan verb, Intransitive, usu. 渡る or 渉る
1. to cross over, to go across
See にわたって, usu. 亘る or 亙る
2. to extend, to cover, to range, to span
悪い, 惡い, 惡るい, わるい
1. bad, poor, undesirable
2. poor (quality), inferior, insufficient
3. evil, sinful
4. ugly, not beautiful
5. at fault, to blame, in the wrong
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