B級グルメ(=Bii kyu gurume) B-Rank Gourmet!

April 28, 2010 in Japanese culture, Slang, Vocabulary

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「今日は名古屋名物をご紹介します!」

(=Kyou wa Nagoya meibutsu wo goshoukai shimasu!)

Today, I’m going to tell you about a well-known Nagoyan speciality.

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Request Lesson という(=toiu) ということ(=toiukoto) and many more!

April 24, 2010 in Grammar

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:maggie-small: 「皆さん、今日は私の誕生日だというのにケーキもないのですか?」

(=Minasan kyou wa watashi no tanjoubi da to iu noni keiki mo naino desu ka?)

“It’s my birthday today, everyone! But you don’t even have a cake for me???”

:roll: 「先生、ケーキというケーキはさっきみんな食べたじゃないですか!」

(=Sensei, keiki to iu keiki wa sakki minna tabeta ja nai desu ka!)

“Miss, but you just ate all the cakes we had!”

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アバウト&細かい(=Abauto & Komakai) +Twitter words

April 18, 2010 in Slang

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「日本なう!」(=Nihon nau!)

(Twitter lingo) meaning “I’m in <JAPAN> right now!”

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:o 「右と左、どっちが欲しい?

(=Migi to hidari docchi ga hoshii?)

“Which one do you want? The Right one or the left one?”

:maggie-small: 「右!!3ミリ位長いから…」

(=Migi!! Sanmiri gurai nagai kara…)

“The right one! ‘Cause it’s about 3mm longer….”

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頻度(=hindo) Frequency

April 15, 2010 in Vocabulary

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:evil: 「さっき食べたばかりじゃない!一日に何回食べたらいいの!」

(=Sakki tabeta bakarija nai! Ichinichi ni nankai tabetara iino!)

“You just ate! How many time a day do you need to eat?”

:maggie-small: 「一日5(or 五)食じゃ足りないよ!」

(=Ichinichi goshoku ja tarinaiyo!)

“Just five meals a day is not enough!”

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Requested Lesson: 「~もんか」「~もんだ」「~(だ)なんて」(~monka/=monda/~(da)nante)

April 8, 2010 in Grammar, Sentence pattern

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:roll:   「たった、8ヶ月でこのブログが終わりだなんて誰が信じると思うの?」

(=Tatta hachikagetsu de kono burogu ga owarida nante dare ga shinjiru to omou no?)

“Who would believe that this blog would finish in just eight months.”

:maggie-small: 「でも、人って案外と信じるもんだよ。」

(=Demo hitotte angai to shinnjiru mon dayo.)

“But more than you imagine, people are supposed to believe it.”

!nemui! 「そういうもんかなあ…」

(=Souiu mon ka naa..)

“I wonder if it is true…”

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突然ですが…(Totsuzendesuga..) It’s sudden but.. (April Fool’s Day)

April 1, 2010 in Vocabulary

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「せっかく来てくれましたが、今日でこのブログは終わります。短い間でしたが有り難う!

(=Sekkaku kite kuremashitaga kyou de kono burogu wa owarimasu. Mijikai aida deshitaga arigatou!)

Thank you for visiting this site but today is the last day for the blog.

I know it was a short period of time, but thank you so much (for your support)!

 

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