Follow up lesson for the video "一番好きな日本語は何?"

August 19, 2009 in Video follow up


mendokusai

:o 「一番好きな日本語は?

Ichiban sukina nihongo wa?

“What’s your favorite Japanese word?”

「めんどくさい!」

”Mendokusai!”

” A lot of work!”

Today’s word is

「めんどくさい!」Mendokusai!”:too much work!, It is a pain!, a lot of work, troublesome

Please watch the video, 「一番好きな日本語は何? ichiban sukina nihongo wa nani? What is your favorite Japanese word?first and check the following list that I made.


:maggie-small: リスト(= risuto) list

utsu  depression

激辛 gekikara Super spicy 激安 Gekiyasu Super cheap

面白いomoshiroi    interesting amusing funny

ぬいぐるみ nuigurumi  a stuffed animal

くちばし kuchibashi beak

僕、あの鳥のくちばし大好き!

Boku ano tori no kuchibashi daisuki!

= I love that bird’s beak!

わがままwagamama selfish

Ex. 「あなたは本当にわがままです。Anata ha hontou ni wagamama desu! = You are really selfish!

以心伝心 ishin denshin heart-to-heart (nonverbal) communication, some dictionaries say “telepathy”

百貫デブ hyakkan debu very fat (Are you talking to me?)

愚かな orokana foolish

満腹 manpuku full stomach

忍耐nintai patience

お手紙 otegami a letter

旅行 ryokou (to take) a trip

強い tsuyoi strong

boku “I” (used by boys. I am a girl so I won’t use it.)

ドキドキ dokidoki thumping (heart beating sound) ドキドキする dokidoki suru be nervous,get excited

お転婆 otenba a tomboy

ニキビ nikibi acne、zit

そろそろ失礼します。 sosoro shiturei shimasu. I am leaving now. (formal)

分かりました wakarimashita I understand.I got it.

あほaho stupid, idiot (mainly in western area in Japan)

楽しい tanoshii amusing, fun

外人 gaijin foreigner (<外国人 gaikokujin <外国の人 gaikoku no hito<外国の方 gaikoku no kata : →more polite)

キラキラ kirakira shimmering, dazzling, sparkling glittering

う門には福来るwarau kado niwa fuku kitaru. laughing brings happiness

お疲れ様です。 otsukare sama desu. Thank you for all your (hard) work.

お疲れ様でした otsukare sama deshita. (Same as above but in a past tense.)

ホッチキス hocchikisu a stapler

すみません sumimasen Excuse me! or I am sorry!

hadaka naked

分かるwakaru to understand Ex. 分かりましたか? wakarimashitaka? Did you understand?

心臓 shinzou heart (心 kokoroもheartですねKokoro(mind) is also “heart” )

花火 hanabi firework

自転車 jitensha bicycle

あんこ anko bean jam

fukuro

袋いりますか?Fukuro irimasuka=Do you need a bag. a bag

和を以て貴しとなるwawo motte toutoshi to naru It is important to get along.

スズキ suzuki Suzuki

ブルースリー buruusu rii Bruce Lee (Wait! Is he Japanese!?! :roll: )

ドラゴンボール doragon boul Dragon Ball

コンビニ konbini a convenience store

芸術家 geijyutuka an artist

かぼちゃ kabocha a pumpkin or squash

大丈夫 daijyoubufine, all right,OK 大丈夫ですか? daijyoubudesuka? Are you all right?/OK?

無心 Mushin Budddhist term, free from thought. Empty mind

ちょっと伺いたいことがあるんですが。Chotto ukagai tai koto ga arun desu ga. Excuse me but may I ask you a question?

可愛い kawaii cute

下着 shitagi underwear

千鳥足 chidoriashi to stagger around

誰ですか? dare desuka? Who are you? 私は鞄です。watashi wa “kaban” desu. “I am a bag”

抱きしめて Dakisihmete Hold me tight!

仕込む shikomu to prepare Ex. 芸を仕込む gei wo shikomu  to train (an animal) some trick. 仕込む

かたじけない katajikenai Samurai language “Thank you!” “I am sorry!”

むっちゃ muccha (colloquial) Very! Super!

まさか masaka It can’t be true! No way!

電車 dennsha An electric train

全部 zenbu all, everything 全部食べなさい zenbu tabenasai “Eat everything!”

食べる taberu to eat

hoshi a star

輝かしい未来を kagayakashii mirai wo! (To have) brilliant future

一生懸命 isshoukenmei To do one’s best

復讐 fukushuu revenge

失礼します。shiturei shimasu. “May I come in?” “Good-bye” “Excuse me..”,etc.

絶望した zetsubou shita disappointed

semi cicadas

変身 henshin transform

それほど sorehodonot so much この林檎はそれほど高くないです。kono ringo wa sorehodo takaku naidesu. This apple is not that expensive.

弱肉強食 jyakuniku kyoushoku dog-eat-dog world. Survival of the strongest.

木漏れ日 komorebi sunbeams streaming through leaves

飲み放題 nomihoudai all you can drink

乾杯 kanpai Cheers!

二日酔い futsukayoi hangover

ビール biiru beer

飽きる akiru to get tired of something.

うるさい urusai noisy, annoying

妖怪 youkai specter, spook, ghost, goblin, etc.

おっぱい oppai boobs

いやいやいや… iya iya iya… Oh, no, no, no…

散歩に行く? sanpo ni iku? Wanna go for a walk?

感謝しています。Kansha shiteimasu. I appreciate it.

frenchbulldogマギー先生より Maggie sensei yori. From Maggie-Sensei

長いリストでしょ! nagai risuto desho! Isn’t it a long list?

あ〜めんどくさかった!a~ mendokusakatta! Boy, it was a lot of work for me…

でも、皆さんも、お疲れ様でした! Demo minasan mo otsukare sama deshita! But good job everyone!