ほそいhosoi Inflection

adjective:

  • thin; slender; fine
  • unlucky (billiards slang) - slang

kareha太っているfutotteiruくせにkusenikoeha細いhosoi His voice is thin even though he is fat.

けすkesu Inflection

godan ~す verb / transitive:

  • to erase; to delete; to cross out
  • to turn off power
  • to extinguish; to put out
  • to bump off - slang

右上migijouniあるaruバッテンBATTENnoボタンBOTANgaウィンドウUINDOUwo消すkesuボタンBOTANdayo The "X" button in the top right shuts the window.

電気denkiwo消すkesunowo忘れないでwasurenaide Don't forget to turn the light off.

眠るnemurumaeniたばこtabakonohiwo消すkesuようにしyounishiなさいnasai See to it that your cigarette is put out before you go to bed.

コップKOPPU

noun:

  • glass (drinking vessel); tumbler - also written 洋盃 and 骨杯 - From Portuguese "copo" or Dutch "Kop"
  • cop (police officer) - slang
やるyaru Inflection

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to do; to undertake; to perform; to play (a game); to study - colloquialism 為る【する】
  • to send; to dispatch; to despatch
  • to put; to move; to turn (one's head, glance, etc.)
  • to give (esp. to someone of equal or lower status); to let have; to present; to bestow; to confer
  • to make (a vehicle) go faster
  • to run (a business); to keep; to be engaged in; to practice (law, medicine, etc.); to practise
  • to have (food, drink, etc.); to eat; to drink; to smoke
  • to hold (a performance); to perform; to show 演る
  • to ease (one's mind)
  • to harm; to injure; to kill - colloquialism 殺る
  • to have sex with - slang 犯る

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb:

suffix / godan ~る verb:

  • to do ... completely - after the -masu stem of a verb, often in the negative
  • to do ... broadly; to do ... to a great distance - after the -masu stem of a verb

auxiliary verb / godan ~る verb:

  • to do ... for (someone of equal or lower status); to do ... to (sometimes with negative nuance) - after the -te form of a verb
  • to make active efforts to ... - after the -te form of a verb

じゃあjaa2人乗り2ninnoriwo許してyurushiteやるyaruからkaraお前omae漕げkogeorega荷台nidaini乗るnoruからkara Well then I'll allow two on a bike, but you pedal, because I'll ride on the rack.

ドルDORUwoやるyaru I'll give you five dollars.

全てsubetewo捨ててsuteteこのkonoレストランRESUTORANwoやるyaru目的mokutekihaひとつhitotsuだけdakeでしたdeshita I had only one aim in throwing everything away to run this restaurant.

無関係のmukankeinohitowo殺るyaruna Don't kill off bystanders!

ふくfuku Inflection

godan ~く verb / transitive / intransitive verb:

  • to blow (e.g. wind); to play a wind instrument
  • to whistle
  • to laugh; to burst into laughter - often as 吹いた - slang 吹き出す【ふきだす】

godan ~く verb / transitive:

  • to smelt; to mint
  • to brag; to talk big

kazega吹くfukuたびにtabinisakurano花びらhanabiragaひらひらとhirahirato舞い降りてましたmaioritemashita The cherry blossoms flutter down whenever the wind blows.

今日kyouha昨日kinouよりyorikazegaよくyoku吹くfuku It's windier today than it was yesterday.

いくikuゆくyukuold Inflection

godan -いく/-ゆく verb (spec.) / intransitive verb:

  • to go; to move (in a direction or towards a specific location); to head (towards); to be transported (towards); to reach 来る【くる】
  • to proceed; to take place - い sometimes omitted in auxiliary use 旨く行く
  • to pass through; to come and go
  • to walk
  • to die; to pass away 逝く
  • to do (in a specific way)
  • to stream; to flow

auxiliary verb:

  • to continue

godan -いく/-ゆく verb (spec.) / intransitive verb:

  • to have an orgasm; to come; to cum - usually written using kana alone
  • to trip; to get high; to have a drug-induced hallucination - usually written using kana alone - slang

歩いてaruite行くikuものmonomoいればireba自転車jitenshade行くikuものmonomoいたita Some went on foot, and others by bicycle.

これらのkorerano規則kisokuhaずっとzutto守られてmamorareteきたkitashiこれからkorekaramoいつもitsumo守られてmamorareteいくikuだろうdarou These rules have been and always will be observed.

行くikuyo I will go.

ほしhoshi

noun:

  • star; any light-emitting (or reflecting) heavenly body (except for the sun and the moon)
  • offender; perpetrator - police slang - slang
  • star point (in go); hoshi; intersection marked with a dot
  • circular symbol (said to be shaped like a shining star)
  • bullseye
  • one's star (out of the nine stars); the star that determines one's fate 九星
  • small dot; spot
  • point; score - Sumo term

そのsonohoshiha必ずしもkanarazushimo肉眼nikugande見えるmieruわけではないwakedehanai We cannot necessarily see the star with the naked eye.

soranihahoshiga見えmieなかっnakata I couldn't see any stars in the sky.

米国beikokuno国旗kokkini50nohoshigaありariますmasu There are fifty stars on the American flag.

くさkusaold

noun:

  • grass; weed; herb; thatch
  • ninja - archaism

prefix:

  • not genuine; substandard

expression:

  • laughter; LOL - slang

tsukiにはnihakusaga生えてhaete無いnai There is no grass on the moon.

amega降ってfuttedoni湿り気shimerikegaあるarutokusaha取りtoriやすくyasukuなるnaru After it rains and the ground is damp, it's easier to pull weeds.

かみkamiかむkamuobs.かんkanobs.

noun:

  • god; deity; divinity; spirit; kami

noun / prefix noun:

  • incredible; fantastic - also written ネ申 - slang

noun:

  • "emperor of Japan" [figurative] - honorific language - archaism
  • thunder - archaism

人間ningenhakamiほどhodo万能bannouではないdehanai Man is not as almighty as God.

kamiha創造者souzoushaですdesutenmochimohitomokami以外igaiha全てsubete被造物hizoubutsuですdesu God is the creator. Heaven and Earth and people and everything apart from God are created.

あなana

noun / suffix noun:

  • hole - also read めど for this sense 穴が開く
  • deficit; shortage; missing person (in a team, meeting, etc.)
  • vacancy; opening
  • flaw
  • profitable place (or item, etc.) not well known by others
  • upset victory (with a large payoff)
  • pit (of a theater) - slang 平土間
  • hiding place - archaism
  • underbelly (of society, etc.) - archaism

そしてsoshitekakuチームCHIIMUhaゴールGOORUwo蹴ってketteこのkonoanani通そうtoosouとしてtoshite互いにtagaini競いkisoiあったattaのですnodesu And the teams competed with each other to try to kick the ball through this hole.

ミーティングMIITEINGUnianawoあけてaketeしまったshimattaことkotoに対しnitaishi再度saidoo詫び詫biしますshimasu Let me apologize once again for missing our meeting.

そのsono議論gironhaanaだらけdarakeda The argument is full of holes.

たまtama

noun:

  • ball; sphere; globe; orb
  • bead (of sweat, dew, etc.); drop; droplet
  • ball (in sports) - esp. 球
  • pile (of noodles, etc.)
  • bullet - esp. 弾; also written as 弾丸
  • bulb (i.e. a light bulb) - esp. 球
  • lens (of glasses, etc.)
  • bead (of an abacus) - esp. 玉,珠
  • ball (i.e. a testicle) - esp. 玉 - slang - abbreviation 金玉【きんたま】
  • gem; jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively); pearl - esp. 玉,珠; also written as 璧
  • female entertainer (e.g. a geisha)
  • person (when commenting on their nature); character - derogatory term
  • item, funds or person used as part of a plot

noun / suffix noun:

suffix noun:

  • coin - usu. だま
  • precious; beautiful; excellent

彼のkarenogakuにはnihatamanoようなyounaasega浮かんでいたukandeita There were beads of sweat on his forehead.

ニッケルNIKKERUhaセントSENTOdamaですdesu A nickel is a five-cent coin.

王手outewoかけられたkakeraretaほうhouhatamawo逃げるnigeruなどnadono方法houhoude王手outewo防がfusegaねばなりませんnebanarimasen The checked player must find a way for the king to escape and block the check.

tamaga彼のkarenohoowoかすめたkasumeta The bullet just shaved his cheek.

こいつkoitsugaそんなsonnatamaじゃないjanaiことkotoなんてnanteとうの昔tounomukashini解っていたwakatteitaからkarasa That's because, you see, I've known he isn't that sort of person from a long time back.

おにoniki

noun:

prefix:

  • very; extremely; super- おに - slang

来年rainennoことkotowo言えばiebaoniga笑うwarau Speak of the next year, and the devil will laugh.

同じonajikoro事務員jimuin有村arimuranatsumegumiha今月kongetsuを限りにwokagirini退職taishokuするsurumunewoonijouni申し入れたmoushiireta At the same time, the clerk Natsue Arimura told Gokijo of his intent to resign after this month.

kareha仕事のshigotonoonida He is an eager beaver.

つりtsuri Inflection

noun:

  • fishing; angling
  • change (e.g. for a purchase) - usually written using kana alone - abbreviation 釣り銭

noun / ~する noun:

  • trolling; writing false posts online - slang

あなたanataha釣りtsurini行きikiたがっているtagatteiru You are dying to go fishing.

つりtsuriha要らんiranyo Keep the change!

まるmaru

noun:

noun / prefix noun:

  • entirety; whole; full; complete

noun:

  • money; dough; moola - slang
  • enclosure inside a castle's walls - esp. 丸
  • soft-shelled turtle - Kansai dialect スッポン

suffix:

  • suffix for ship names; suffix for names of people (esp. infants); suffix for names of swords, armour, musical instruments, etc.; suffix for names of dogs, horses, etc. - esp. 丸 麻呂

ジョンJONtoキャシーKYASHIIha興味kyoumimo性格seikakumo違うchigauそのsono二人wo一緒にisshoniさせようsaseyouとするtosurunohamaruanani角釘kakukugiwo打つutsuようなyounaものmonoda John and Cathy have different tastes and different characters. Trying to get them together is like putting a square peg in a round hole.

我々warewarehamaru一ヶ月kanブロードウェーBUROODOUEEde出演shutsuen予定yoteiですdesu We're booked for the whole month on Broadway.

marunichiオンラインONRAINdekimiwomiないnaiなんてnanteびっくりbikkuridayo It almost scared me not to see you online for a whole day.

ぬくnuku Inflection

godan ~く verb / transitive:

  • to pull out; to draw out; to extract; to unplug; to weed
  • to omit; to leave out; to go without; to skip

auxiliary verb / godan ~く verb:

  • to do to the end; to carry through

godan ~く verb / transitive:

  • to let out (e.g. air from a tyre); to drain (e.g. water from a bath); to empty
  • to pick out; to choose; to select; to extract
  • to pilfer; to steal
  • to remove; to get rid of; to take out
  • to pass; to overtake; to outstrip; to get ahead of
  • to pierce; to break through; to go through - also written 貫く
  • to cut out (a shape); to create (a pattern) by dying the surrounding area
  • to seize; to capture; to reduce
  • to scoop (a story)
  • to take out (an opponent's stones; in go)

godan ~く verb:

  • to masturbate (of a male); to ejaculate (while masturbating) - slang - vulgar
  • to take (a photo); to record (video) - slang

niwano雑草zassouwo抜くnukunoha彼のkareno仕事shigotoda It's his job to pull the weeds in the garden.

トムTOMUhaよくyoku食事shokujiwo抜くnuku Tom often skips meals.

atejiよろしくyoroshikuatejiateji

expression / adverb:

  • best regards; please remember me; please treat me favorably (favourably); please take care of - pun on 宜しく; orig. used by young bike-riding delinquents; now oft. joc. - slang 宜しく
でんぱdenpaデムパDEMUPAデンパDENPA Inflection

noun:

  • electromagnetic wave; radio wave; reception; signal でんぱ 電磁波

noun / adjectival noun:

彼のkareno携帯電話keitaidenwaha他のtano電話denwawo妨害bougaiするsuru電波denpawo出したdashita His mobile phone produced radio emissions that interfered with other phones.

はっしゃhassha Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • firing; shooting; discharge; catapult
  • ejaculation - slang

大砲taihouga偶然guuzen発射hasshaしてshiteしまったshimatta The cannon went off by accident.

えんとつentotsu

noun:

  • chimney; smokestack; funnel (of a ship); stovepipe
  • carrying a passenger without turning on the taximeter - slang

あのano煙突entotsuhaとてもtotemo高いtakai That chimney is very high.

ほるhoru Inflection

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to dig; to excavate; to hollow
  • to delve into
  • to dig up (e.g. vegetables)
  • (for two men) to have anal sex - slang - vulgar

日本nipponからkara中国chuugokuheトンネルTONNERUwo掘るhoruなどnadoというtoiuことkotohao話にならない話ninaranai Building a tunnel from Japan to China is out of the question.

直径chokkeiメートルMEETORUfukasaメートルMEETORUnoanawo掘るhoruのにnoniyaku時間jikanhanかかりましたkakarimashita It took me about two and a half hours to dig a hole one meter in diameter and two meters in depth.

もるmoru Inflection

godan ~る verb / transitive:

  • to serve (in a bowl, on a plate, etc.); to dish out; to dish up; to fill (a bowl) with
  • to pile up; to heap up; to fill up; to stack up
  • to administer (medicine, poison); to dose out; to prescribe
  • to put into (e.g. information in a report, meaning in a statement)
  • to mark out (e.g. scale); to graduate (e.g. thermometer)
  • to exaggerate; to apply heavy makeup - slang
バックBAKKU Inflection

noun:

  • back

noun / ~する noun:

  • backing; going backwards; reversing

noun:

  • background; background colour (color)
  • backhand - Sports term
  • backer; supporter

noun / ~する noun:

  • refunding

noun:

  • backstroke (swimming)
  • doggy style (sexual position) - slang
メーターMEETAAメータMEETA

noun:

こていkotei Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • fixing (in place); securing; anchoring; fastening down
  • fixing (e.g. salary, capital); keeping the same
  • fixation (histology) - Biology term

noun:

  • user name (on an online forum like 2ch where the majority of users post anonymously) - slang - abbreviation 固定ハンドル
  • user who uses a online handle (instead of posting anonymously) - slang - abbreviation 固定ハンドル

このkonoテーブルTEEBURUhaがたつくgatatsukuしっかりshikkari固定koteiさせてsaseteくれkure This table is shaky. Make it stay firm.

kaginoいらないiranai暗証anshouタイプTAIPUにはnihao好きなsukina番号bangouwo設定setteiできるdekiruフリーダイヤルFURIIDAIYARUshikitoあらかじめarakajime番号bangouga設定settei済みzumino固定koteishikitogaありますarimasu For code type locks that don't need a key there are 'free dial' systems where you can set any number you like and fixed types where the number is set in advance.

竿さおsao

noun:

  • rod; pole
  • neck (of a shamisen, etc.); shamisen - esp. 棹
  • beam (i.e. the crossbar of a balance)
  • single line (esp. as a flying formation for geese)
  • penis - slang

counter:

  • counter for flags (on poles); counter for long, thin Japanese sweets (e.g. youkan)

竿saoniシーツSHIITSUwo全部zenbu干しhoshiましmashita I put all of the sheets to dry on the pole.

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