Japanese for College Students VOL 1 and 2

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だい〜 dai-

#th (ordinal prefix)

〜か -ka

lesson #

わたし watashi

I, me (formal)

です desu

am, are, is (s.th.)

〜さん -san

Mr, Mrs, Miss

くに kuni

country

中ごく chuugoku

China +

人 hito

person +

はい hai

yes (acknowledgment)

ええ ee

yes (agreement)

いいえ iie

no

かんこく kankoku

South Korea

あれ are

that, that thing over there

なに / なん nani

what?

としょかん toshokan

library

せんこう senkoo

major (field of study)

けいざい keizai

economy, economics

れい rei

example

学生 gakusei

student ++

アメリカ amerika

US, America

〜人 -jin

person from ...

かさ kasa

umbrella

かばん kaban

bag, case

かぎ kagi

key

じしょ [をひく] jisho

dictionary (look up in ...)

本 hon

book +

日本 nihon

Japan +

あなた anata

you

りゅう学生 ryuugakusei

exchange student, foreign student

先生 sensei

teacher, professor +

りょう ryoo

dormitory

これ kore

this, this thing

どれ dore

which?, which thing?

しょくどう shokudoo

dining hall, cafeteria

それ sore

that, that thing near you

日本ご nihongo

Japanese (language)

ひらがな hiragana

hiragana (Jap. syllables)

だれ dare

who?

ぶん学 bungaku

literature

大学 daigaku

university +

一 ichi

one, 1 +

二 ni

two, 2 +

三 san

three, 3 +

四 yon

four, 4 (also: "shi") +

五 go

five, 5 +

六 roku

six, 6 +

七 nana

seven, 7 (also: "shichi") +

八 hachi

eight, 8 +

九 kyuu

nine, 9 (also: "ku") +

十 (on reading) juu

ten, 10 +

一つ hitotsu

one, 1 (Jap.)

二つ futatsu

two, 2 (Jap.)

三つ mittsu

three, 3 (Jap.)

四つ yottsu

four, 4 (Jap.)

五つ itsutsu

five, 5 (Jap.)

六つ muttsu

six, 6 (Jap.)

七つ nanatsu

seven, 7 (Jap.)

八つ yattsu

eight, 8 (Jap.)

九つ kokonotsu

nine, 9 (Jap.)

十 (kun reading) too

ten, 10 (Jap.)

いま ima

now

じかん jikan

time, period, # hours

ごご gogo

p.m., afternoon

〜じ -ji

# o'clock

はん han

half

テスト tesuto

test

かよう日 kayoobi

Tuesday

〜よう日 -yoobi

-day, day of the week

おかし okashi

sweets

〜えん -en

# yen

この kono

this (pre-N)

しんぶん shimbun

newspaper

まえ mae

before, in front of (space)

ごぜん gozen

a.m., morning

りょうきん ryookin

fee

なんじ nanji

what time?

日よう日 nichiyoobi

Sunday

げつよう日 getsuyoobi

Monday

すいよう日 suiyoobi

Wednesday

もくよう日 mokuyoobi

Thursday

きんよう日 kin'yoobi

Friday

どよう日 doyoobi

Saturday

なんよう日 nan'yoobi

what day? (of the week)

いくら ikura

how much? (cost)

ガム gamu

gum, chewing gum

あの ano

that, that over there (pre-N)

ざっし zasshi

magazine

フィルム firumu

film, camera film

その sono

that, that near you (pre-N)

コンサート konsaato

concert

ゆうびんきょく yuubinkyoku

post office

ぎんこう ginkoo

bank

とうきょう tookyoo

Tokyo (Jap. capital)

イギリス igirisu

England, UK

プール puuru

pool, swimming pool

ラボ rabo

laboratory, language lab

かいわ kaiwa

conversation

よみかた yomikata

reading, way of reading

かんじ kanji

kanji, character

ビデオ bideo

video, video tape

さくぶん sakubun

composition, essay

やすみ yasumi

holiday

コーヒー koohii

coffee

でんち denchi

battery

何 nani

what? (or: "nan") +

何よう日 nan'yoobi

what day? (of the week)

今 ima

now +

時かん jikan

time, period, # hours +

午後 gogo

p.m., afternoon ++

〜時 -ji

# o'clock

半 han

half +

前 mae

before, in front of (space) +

午前 gozen

a.m., morning

何時 nanji

what time?

〜分 -fun

# minutes +

いつも itsumo

always

おきる okiru

get up, wake up

あした ashita

tomorrow

いく iku

go

きのう kinoo

yesterday

えいが eiga

movie, film

みる miru

see, watch, look at

よる yoru

night

バス basu

bus

くる kuru

come

あさ asa

morning

おちゃ ocha

tea, green tea

のむ nomu

drink; take (medicine)

何分 nampun

how many minutes?

かく kaku

write, draw

およぐ oyogu

swim

はなす hanasu

talk

まつ matsu

wait

しぬ shinu

die

よぶ yobu

call, call out to, invite

かえる kaeru

go home, return

かう kau

buy

たべる taberu

eat

する suru

do

きょう kyoo

today

ねる neru

go to bed, sleep

今ばん komban

this evening

ともだち tomodachi

friend

うち uchi

home

どこ doko

where?, which place?

いつ itsu

when?

よむ yomu

read

はじまる hajimaru

start (s.th. starts)

ひる hiru

noon, daytime

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