お言葉に甘えて= okotoba ni amaete (Mini Lesson #143)

June 24, 2011 in Uncategorized

「マギー先生お休みをとったらどうですか?」

= Maggie Sensei oyasumi wo tottara dō desuka?

= Maggie Sensei, why don’t you take a vacation?

「じゃあ、お言葉に甘えて旅行に行ってきます!」

= Jaa okotoba ni amaete ryokō ni itte kimasu!

=Then I will accept your nice suggestion and go traveling!

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指切り+ 約束 =yubikiri+yakusoku (Mini Lesson #142) 

June 21, 2011 in Mini Lesson from No.124

「約束ね!指切りしよ!」

= Yakusoku ne! Yubikiri shiyo!

= Let’s make a promise with pinkie?

「針、千本かあ…」

= Hari senbon kaa…

=Um…(if I break my promise, I need to swallow) one thousand needles, huh?

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甲斐 = かい = kai (Mini Lesson #141)

June 17, 2011 in Mini Lesson from No.124

「食べることが生き甲斐なの!」

= Taberu koto ga ikigai nano

= I live for eating!

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ちゃら /チャラ = chara (Mini Lesson #140)

June 15, 2011 in Mini Lesson from No.124

一年間の家賃、これでチャラにして下さい。

= Ichinenkan no yachin kore de chara ni shite kudasai.

= Let me give you this to cover this year’s rent and we’ll call it square.

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縄張り = なわばり = nawabari (Mini Lesson #139)

June 11, 2011 in Mini Lesson from No.124

「ここに入らないでよ!」

= Koko ni hairanai deyo!

= Don’t come in here, OK?

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通 = tsū and All about 寿司= Sushi!!

June 8, 2011 in Japanese culture

「大将、あがりお願い!」

= Taishō, agari onegai!

= Hey Master! Give me a cup of green tea, please.

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