やまyama

noun / counter:

  • mountain; hill
  • mine (e.g. coal mine)
  • heap; pile

noun:

  • crown (of a hat); thread (of a screw); tread (of a tire); protruding part of an object
  • climax; peak; critical point
  • guess; speculation
  • criminal case; crime - used by policemen, crime reporters, etc.
  • mountain climbing; mountaineering
  • festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd) 山鉾
  • wall; wall tile - Mahjong term
  • temple; temple grounds - archaism

prefix noun:

  • wild

わたしwatashihamorinonakani入ってhaitteyamani駆け上がったkakeagattaことkotowo後悔koukaiしていないshiteinai。」tootoutoha答えたkotaeta "I do not regret having gone into the forest and up the mountain," replied the younger brother.

それsorehaお金okanenoyamawoかき集めるkakiatsumeruためにtameni用いられたmochiirareta It was used for raking together heaps of money.

watashihayamaniいましたimashita I was in the mountains.

しろshiro

noun:

  • white
  • innocence; innocent person
  • blank space
  • white go stone
  • white dragon tile - Mahjong term 白【はく】
  • skewered grilled pig intestine - Food term

hikiinuwo飼っているkatteiruga1匹hashirodeもうmou1匹hakuroda I have two dogs. One is white and the other black.

ランカスターRANKASUTAAkano紋章monshougaakaバラBARAだっdatakashiroバラBARAだっdataka忘れwasureteしまっshimata I've forgotten. Was House Lancaster's family crest a red rose, or a white rose?

watashiga最後saigonimitaときtokihakareha青いaoiシャツSHATSUtoshironoスラックスSURAKKUSU姿sugataでしdeshita When I last saw him, he was wearing a blue shirt and white slacks.

きるkiru Inflection

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to cut; to cut through; to perform (surgery)
  • to sever (connections, ties) 縁を切る
  • to turn off (e.g. the light)
  • to terminate (e.g. a conversation); to hang up (the phone); to disconnect 電話を切る
  • to punch (a ticket); to tear off (a stub)
  • to open (something sealed)
  • to start
  • to set (a limit); to do (something) in less or within a certain time; to issue (stamps, vouchers, etc.)
  • to reduce; to decrease; to discount 値切る
  • to shake off (water, etc.); to let drip-dry; to let drain
  • to cross; to traverse
  • to criticize sharply
  • to act decisively; to do (something noticeable); to go first; to make (certain facial expressions, in kabuki)
  • to turn (vehicle, steering wheel, etc.)
  • to curl (a ball); to bend; to cut
  • to shuffle (cards)
  • to discard a tile - Mahjong term
  • to dismiss; to sack; to let go; to expulse; to excommunicate
  • to dig (a groove); to cut (a stencil, on a mimeograph)
  • to trump 切り札
  • to cut (the connection between two groups) (in go)
  • to start a fire (with wood-wood friction or by striking a metal against stone) - also written as 鑽る
  • to draw (a shape) in the air (with a sword, etc.)

auxiliary verb / godan ~る verb:

  • to finish; to complete - after the -masu stem of a verb 疲れきる

2.大根daikonha拍子木hyoushigini切るkiru 2. Cut the daikon into long sticks.

iewo出る前derumaeにはnihaガスGASUnoスイッチSUITCHIwo切るkiruことkotowo忘れないでwasurenaideくださいkudasai Don't forget to turn off the gas before you leave the house.

3.電話をかけてdenwawokaketemoアナウンスANAUNSUtouni従って従tte操作sousaしたりshitariせずsezuすぐにsuguni切るkiruことkoto 3. If you do phone then hang up immediately, without following any instructions given.

いったんittanfuuwo切るkirutoそのsonoテープTEEPUha返品henpinできませんdekimasen Once you break the seal, you can't return the tape.

はるharu Inflection

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to stick; to paste; to affix - esp. 貼る

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb / transitive:

  • to stretch; to spread; to strain; to tighten; to put up (tent)

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb:

  • to form (e.g. ice on a pond)

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb / transitive:

  • to fill; to swell

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to stick out; to put; to slap

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb:

  • to be expensive

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to keep a watch on; to be on the lookout

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb:

  • to become one tile away from completion 張る - Mahjong term テンパる聴牌

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to span; to generate - Mathematics term

あなたanatano願書ganshoni最近のsaikinno写真shashinwo貼りhariなさいnasai Attach a recent photograph to your application form.

クモKUMOgaクモの巣kumonosuwo張るharuところtokorowo見たmitaことがありますkotogaarimasuka Have you ever seen a spider spinning its web?

mizuumiにはniha薄いusuikooriga張っていたhatteita There was thin ice on the lake.

なくnaku Inflection

godan ~く verb / intransitive verb:

  • to sing (bird)
  • to make sound (animal); to call; to cry; to chirp
  • to make a meld call (e.g. pung, kong) 鳴く - Mahjong term

おんどりondoriよりもyorimoめんどりmendorinohouga大声oogoede鳴くnakuieha悲しいkanashiiieda It is a sad house where the hen crows louder than the cock.

hitsujiha何てnanite鳴くnakuno What sound does a sheep make?

あたまatamaかしらkashira

noun:

  • head
  • hair (on one's head)
  • mind; brains; intellect あたま
  • leader; chief; boss; captain
  • top; tip
  • beginning; start
  • head; person あたま
  • top structural component of a kanji かしら
  • pair あたま - colloquialism - Mahjong term 雀頭【ジャントー】

アリスARISUhaatamanihanawoさしていますsashiteimasu Alice has a flower in her hair.

watashiケンKENto付き合ってるtsukiatterunokareってtteカッコ良くてKAKKOyokute優しくてyasashikuteatamamoいいiinoおまけにomakeni独身dokushinyo I'm going with Ken. He is cool, gentle and smart. What's more, he is single!

その間sonokanずっとzuttoじいさんjiisanno言ったittaことkotogaメロンMERONno周りmawariwo飛び回るtobimawaruhaeno羽音haotoのようにnoyouniatamanonakadeぶんぶんとbunbunto鳴っていましたnatteimashita All that time the things granddad had said, like the sound of flies flying round a melon, buzzed in my head.

おかokaold

noun:

  • hill; height; knoll; rising ground 丘・岡・壟
  • bonus points awarded to the winner at the end of a game 丘・陸符 - usually written using kana alone - Mahjong term

遠くからtookukara見ればmirebaそのsonookahazounoようだyouda Seen from a distance, the hill looks like an elephant.

ba

noun:

  • place; spot; space
  • field; discipline; sphere; realm
  • occasion; situation その場
  • scene (of a play, movie, etc.)
  • session (of the stock market)
  • area in which cards are laid out (in a card game)
  • round (i.e. east, south, etc.) - Mahjong term 東場南場西場北場
  • field - Physics term
  • field (gestalt psychology)

baga白けたshiraketa The party grew chilly.

このkonoネクタイNEKUTAIhaこのようなkonoyounabaniふさわしくありませんfusawashikuarimasen This tie is not suitable for a situation like this.

日本nipponnoビジネスマンBIJINESUMANha対等taitounobawo要求youkyuuしていますshiteimasu Japanese businessmen are calling for a level playing field.

しかけるshikakeru Inflection

ichidan verb / transitive:

  • to start; to begin; to commence
  • to challenge; to pick (a fight); to make (war)
  • to set (traps); to plant (explosives); to lay (mines)
  • to make a meld call - Mahjong term 鳴く【なく】

watashiたちtachihawanawo仕掛けるshikakeruべきbekida We should set a trap.

いっぱつippatsu

noun:

  • shot; charge; explosion
  • blow; punch
  • home run - Baseball term

noun / adverbial noun:

  • try; attempt

noun:

  • win on the first go-around after calling riichi - Mahjong term
やきとりyakitori

noun:

  • yakitori; chicken pieces (or sometimes beef or pork offal) grilled on a skewer
  • grilled and skewered bird (esp. sparrow) - obsolete term
  • failing to win a single hand during a half-game - Mahjong term
まちmachi

noun / suffix noun:

  • waiting; waiting time
  • wait tile; tile which would complete one's hand - Mahjong term

あのanoツアーTSUAAキャンセルKYANSERU待ちmachino状態joutaidaってtte That tour already has a waiting list.

ふりこみfurikomi

noun:

  • payment made via bank deposit transfer
  • discarding a tile that becomes another player's winning tile - Mahjong term 振り込む

銀行ginkou振込furikomideo支払いshiharaiしますshimasu We will make the payment by bank transfer.

メンツMENTSU

noun:

  • face; honour; honor - From Chinese "miànzi"
  • meld - Mahjong term
  • lineup (of players participating in a mahjong game)

ニッコリNIKKORIすればsureba面子menkowo保てますtamotemasuyo You can save face with a happy smile.

いっつうittsuu

noun:

  • one copy (of a document); one letter
  • one-way traffic - abbreviation 一方通行
  • pure straight; winning hand containing nine consecutive tiles of the same suit (i.e. 1-9) - sometimes written イッツー - abbreviation - Mahjong term 一気通貫【いっきつうかん】
ふりこむfurikomu Inflection

godan ~む verb / transitive:

  • to make a payment via bank deposit transfer
  • to discard another player's winning tile - Mahjong term
さんしょくsanshoku

noun / ~の noun:

  • three colours; three colors

noun:

  • triple run; winning hand containing the same chow in each of the three suits - abbreviation - Mahjong term 三色同順
  • triple pung; winning hand containing the same pung in each of the three suits - abbreviation - Mahjong term 三色同刻
つみこみtsumikomi

noun:

  • loading
  • stacking the wall of tiles to one's advantage - Mahjong term
ちょんぼchonboチョンボCHONBO Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • mistake; blunder; bungle; goof
  • mistakenly announcing a win without having all the requisite tiles - original meaning - Mahjong term
たんきtanki

noun:

  • single horseman
  • wait for one tile to finish one's pair and one's hand; wait for half of one's pair with four melds completed - Mahjong term 単騎待ち【たんきまち】
パイPAI

noun / counter:

  • tile - Mahjong term - From Chinese "pai"

麻雀maajanpaihaとってもtottemoきれいkireinaものmonoですdesu Mahjong tiles are very beautiful.

モーパイMOOPAIモーはいMOOhai Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • identifying a piece by touch - Mahjong term
やまごしyamagoshi Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • wind blowing down, coming over a mountain

noun:

  • immediately after one's draw - Mahjong term
  • winning off a discarded tile from the player to one's right or across the table on the turn after letting one's winning tile go by from the player to one's left - Mahjong term
てだしtedashi Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • meddling; interfering

noun:

つまらないtsumaranai手出しtedashiwoしてshiteやぶへびyabuhebini終わったowatta He meddled where he wasn't wanted and it backfired on him.

たかめtakame Inflection

~の noun / adjectival noun:

  • high (e.g. ball in baseball); highish; on the high side
  • on the expensive side; comparatively expensive 安め【やすめ】

noun:

  • wait tile which produces a winning hand with a higher score - Mahjong term

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