いやiyayairr.いやiya Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • disagreeable; detestable; unpleasant; reluctant

kinwo借りるkarirunomo貸すkasunomoiyada I don't want to lend or borrow.

noyanuobs.

noun:

  • plain; field
  • hidden (structural) member

prefix noun:

  • wild 野ウサギ
  • lacking a political post

彼女のkanojonohanashidehanonohanawo探してsagashitemoriwo歩いていたaruiteitaのだnodaそうだsouda She said she was walking through the woods, looking for wild flowers.

このkononoバラBARAha甘いamai香りkaoriwo放つhanatsu This wild rose gives off a sweet scent.

yasaobs.

noun:

  • arrow
  • wedge; chock

watashihayawotekini当てたateta I hit the mark with the arrow.

ya

noun:

  • melting
ya

suffix:

  • (something) shop - usu. 屋 パン屋
  • somebody who sells (something) or works as (something) - usu. 屋, can be derog. 殺し屋
  • somebody with a (certain) personality trait - usu. 屋 照れ屋

noun:

  • house - usu. 家
  • roof

さあsaaみんなminnade食べtabe放題houdaino焼き肉yakinikuyaさんsanni行こうikouyo Let's all go to an all-you-can-eat Yakiniku restaurant.

文法bunpouyani聞きkikiたいtainですdesuga、「be+分詞bunshihaV Cなどnadoのようにnoyouni考えるkangaeruことはできないkotohadekinainですかdesuka I'd like to ask a grammarian, isn't it possible to think of 'be + participle' like you do V C and such?

ya

noun:

Partial results:

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.

やさいyasai

noun / ~の noun:

  • vegetable

そのsonomiseha野菜yasaiwo売っているutteiru This store sells vegetables.

やすみyasumi

noun:

  • rest; recess; respite
  • vacation; holiday; absence; suspension
  • dormancy (of a silkworm prior to moulting)

休みyasuminomaeなどnadoha少しsukoshi羽目を外してhamewohazushite飲むnomuのだnodaga杜仲茶morinakacha割りwaride飲むnomuto二日酔いfutsukayoiga全くmattakuないnai I usually cut loose a bit and drink plenty before a day off work but if my drinks are cut with tochu tea then I get absolutely no hangover.

今度kondono休みyasumihaどこdokohe行くikuno Where are you going on your vacation?

やおやyaoya

noun:

  • greengrocer

そのsono八百屋yaoyahakyakuniとてもtotemo親切shinsetsuda The greengrocer is very kind to his customers.

やくそくyakusoku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • promise; agreement; arrangement; one's word; contract; pact; appointment; engagement; date
  • convention; rule
  • destiny; fate

ジムJIMUha映画eigani行くiku約束yakusokuwoしたshitaガールフレンドGAARUFURENDOni待ちぼうけmachiboukewoくわされkuwasareamenonakawo一時間mo待たされてmatasarete頭にきているatamanikiteiru Jim's angry because his date for the movie stood him up and he wasted an hour waiting for her in the rain.

かないkanaiやうちyauchiobs.

noun:

  • (my) wife かない - humble language
  • inside the home; one's family

家内kanaiha海外旅行kaigairyokouchuudeよくyoku電話をかけてdenwawokaketeくるkuru My wife often telephones me when I'm traveling in another country.

やくわりyakuwariirr.

noun:

  • part; assigning (allotment of) parts; role; duties

kareha自分jibunno役割yakuwariwo十二分ni生かしていますikashiteimasuyo He's living his role to the hilt.

やくyaku

noun / suffix noun:

  • use; service; role
  • post; position
  • scoring combination (e.g. in mahjong, card games, etc.); hand

本当にhontouniそのsono俳優haiyuuha他のtanoどのdono俳優haiyuuよりもyorimo上手jouzuniカウボーイKAUBOOInoyakuwoこなしたkonashita The actor really played cowboy roles better than any other actor.

やねyane

noun:

  • roof

kareha屋根yanenoyukiwo取り除いたtorinozoita He cleared the roof of snow.

やちんyachin

noun:

  • rent

家賃yachinhatsukiいくらikuraですかdesuka How much is the rent per month?

宿やどyado

noun:

  • lodging; inn; hotel
  • house; home; dwelling
  • home of a servant's parents (or guarantor, etc.)

宿yadono主人shujinha召使いmeshitsukaitachiniがなりたてたganaritateta The landlord barked at his servants.

やっかいyakkai Inflection

adjectival noun / noun:

  • trouble; burden; nuisance; bother; worry
  • care; dependence; support; kindness; obligation; staying (with a person)

bokuhakimini厄介yakkaiになるninarunじゃないjanaiかなkana I am afraid I'll be a burden to you.

やくyaku

adverb:

  • approximately; about

noun:

  • promise
  • shortening; reduction; simplification
  • contraction (in phonetics) - Linguistics term 約音
ややyaya

adverb / noun or verb acting prenominally:

  • a little; partially; somewhat; slightly; semi-; -ish; on the ... side; a short time; a while

このkono学校gakkouha規律kiritsugaややyaya緩やかyuruyakada Discipline is rather mild at this school.

やくyaku

noun / suffix noun:

  • translation; version (e.g. "English version")

あなたanatanowakewokarenowaketo比べてkurabetemiなさいnasai Compare your translation with his.

やかんyakan

adverbial noun / temporal noun:

  • night; nighttime

フクロウFUKUROUha昼間hiruma寝ていてneteite夜間yakan活動katsudouするsuru An owl sleeps by day and hunts by night.

やくしょyakusho

noun:

  • government office; public office

どのdono官庁kanchoumoo役所yakusho主義shuginiはまり込まないでhamarikomanaide仕事のshigotonoスピードアップSUPIIDOAPPUwoはかるhakarutoいうiutenにおいてnioite問題mondaigaあるaruようだyouda Every government office seems to have problems in expediting matters without entanglement in its red tape system.

やくしゃyakusha

noun:

  • actor; actress 俳優
  • man of wits; clever person; cunning fellow

そのsono役者yakushanokotoha聞いたkiitaことkotoga無いnai I've never heard of the actor.

やくにんyakunin

noun:

  • government official

あのano役人yakuninたちtachiha全然zenzen財政zaiseinoことkotohaわかっていないwakatteinai Those officials don't understand finance at all.

やくめyakume

noun:

  • duty; role; function

古いfurui木箱kibakogaテーブルTEEBURUno役目yakumewoしたshita An old wooden box served as table.

やくひんyakuhin

noun:

  • medicine; chemicals

このkono薬品yakuhinha日光nikkouni当てないatenaiようにしyounishiなさいnasai Don't expose this chemical to direct sunlight.

やぬしyanushiいえぬしienushiいえあるじiearujiobs.

noun:

  • landlord; landlady やぬし・いえぬし
  • house owner; home owner; head of the household

家主yanushihakaregaドアDOAwo赤くakaku塗るnuruことkotowo許してyurushiteくれないkurenai The landlord won't permit him to paint the door red.

やけどyakedoかしょうkashou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • burn; scald

アイロンAIRONdetewoやけどyakedoしましたshimashita I burned my hand with an iron.

やっきょくyakkyoku

noun:

  • pharmacy; drugstore; chemist's (shop)
  • hospital pharmacy; dispensary

一番ichiban近いchikai薬局yakkyokuhaどこdokoniありますarimasuka Where is the nearest drugstore?

やじるしyajirushi

noun:

  • arrow (mark or symbol); directional marker or indicator

矢印yajirushiga進むsusumuべきbeki方向houkouwo指示shijiするsuru The arrow indicates the way to go.

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