Super Basic Words Part 8

September 5, 2012 in Beginners, Super Basic Words, Vocabulary

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「GTOは古いです。今やGSMです。」

= GTO wa furui desu. Imaya GSM desu.

= GTO is old now. It’s time for GSM!

Hi, everyone! It’s time to review all the Super Basic Words that I tweeted in past few months again.

(If you don’t know what I am talking about, go check my previous review lessons. I have been teaching one word per day on Twitter.

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Maggie Sensei Twitter

I know one word may not seem to be enough to master Japanese but see how much we have learned so far.

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!star! Super Basic Words Part 1

!star!Super Basic Words Part 2

!star!Super Basic Words Part 3

!star!Super Basic Words Part 4

!star!Super Basic Words Part 5

!star!Super Basic Words Part 6

!star! Super Basic Words Part 7

 

OK, in this Part 8,  I have been focusing on adjectives.

:maggie-small: From the picture above :

「GTOは古いです。今やGSMです。」

= GTO wa furui desu. Imaya GSM desu.

= GTO is old now. It’s time for GSM!

:mm: GTO Great Teacher Onizuka = a very popular manga, TV series.

:n: GSM = Great Sensei Maggie :)

Note : = imaya = an emphasizing form. Now it’s time for…

OK, ready?

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!CHECKHEART! Week 60

1) impossible, unreasonable = 無理な= murina

:rrrr: unreasonable demand/ a tall order

= 無理な注文
= むりなちゅうもん
= murina chuumon

2) safe, secure = 安心な= あんしんな= anshinna

:rrrr: secure society

= 安心な社会
= あんしんなしゃかい
= anshinna shakai

3) famous = 有名な= ゆうめいな

:rrrr: a famous writer

= 有名な作家
= ゆうめいなさっか
= yuumeina sakka

4) strange, odd = 変な= へんな= henna

:rrrr: strange/funny taste

= 変な味
= へんなあじ
= henna aji

5) light weight, shallow (personality) = 軽い=かるい= karui

:rrrr: a shallow person

= 軽い人間
= かるいにんげん
= karui ningen

6) heavy = 重い =おもい= omoi

:rrrr:heavy baggage

= 重い荷物
= おもいにもつ
= omoi nimotsu

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!CHECKHEART! Week 61

7) weak = 弱い =よわい= yowai

:rrrr:   weak body

= 弱い体
= よわいからだ
= yowai karada

8) strong = 強い = つよい= tsuyoi

:rrrr:  strong wind

= 強い風
=
つよいかぜ
= tsuyoi kaze

9) round = 丸い =まるい =round

:rrrr:  a round face

= 丸い顔
=
まるいかお
= marui kao

10) square-shaped= 四角い =しかくい =shikakui

:rrrr:   square window

= 四角い窓
= しかくいまど
= shikakui mado

11) loud, picky = うるさい = urusai

:rrrr:   a picky (or loud) customer

= うるさい客
= うるさいきゃく
= urusai kyaku

12) harsh, hard, strong = きつい = kitsui

:rrrr:  a hard work

= きつい仕事
= きついしごと
= kitsui shigoto


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!CHECKHEART! Week 62

13) lovely, adorable, endearing =愛らしい= あいらしい= airashii

:rrrr:   an adorable puppy

= 愛らしい子犬
= あいらしいこいぬ
= airashii koinu

14) fun = 楽しい=たのしい= tanoshii

:rrrr:   a fun movie

= 楽しい映画
=たのしいえいが
=  tanoshii eiga

15) happy = 嬉しい =うれしい =ureshii

:rrrr:  a happy event

= 嬉しい出来事
= うれしいできごと
= ureshii dekigoto

16) sad = 悲しい =かなしい= kanashii

:rrrr:   a sad story

= 悲しい話
= かなしいはなし
= kanashii hanashi

17) difficult = 難しい =むずかしい =muzukashii

:rrrr:   a difficult problem

= 難しい問題
= むずかしいもんだい
= muzukashii mondai

18) easy = 易しい =やさしい= yasashii

:rrrr: an easy way

= 易しい方法
= やさしいほうほう
= yasashii houhou

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!CHECKHEART! Week 63

19) wonderful, great = 素晴らしい =すばらしい= subarashii

:rrrr:   a wonderful book

= 素晴らしい本
= すばらしいほん
= subarashii hon

20) awful, horrible = ひどい = hidoi

:rrrr:  a bad attitude

= ひどい態度
= ひどいたいど
= hidoi taido

21) good = 良い =よい= yoi (or いい= ii)

:rrrr:   good grade

= 良い成績
= よいせいせき
= yoi seiseki

22) bad = 悪い =わるい= warui

:rrrr:  bad quality

= 悪い品質
= わるいひんしつ
= warui hinshitsu

23) rare, unique = 珍しい=めずらしい= mezurashii

:rrrr: exotic animal

= 珍しい動物
めずらしいどうぶつ
= mezurashii doubutsu

24) detailed, fine, delicate = 細かい =こまかい= komakai

:rrrr: detailed-oriented task

= 細かい作業
= こまかいさぎょう
= komakai sagyou

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!CHECKHEART! Week 64

25)  high, tall, expensive = 高い = たかい=  takai

:rrrr:  high prices

= 高い物価
= たかいぶっか
= takai bukka

26) short, low(height) = 低い = ひくい=  hikui

:rrrr:  deep (low) voice

= 低い声
= ひくいこえ
= hikui koe

27) cheap = 安い= やすい= yasui

:rrrr:   cheap accommodation

= 安い宿

= やすいやど
= yasui yado

28) interesting, funny = 面白い = おもしろい=  omoshiroi

:rrrr:  interesting articles

= 面白い記事
= おもしろいきじ
= omoshiroi kiji

29) boring = 退屈な = たいくつな=  taikutsuna

:rrrr:   boring weekend

= 退屈な週末
= たいくつなしゅうまつ
= taikutsuna shuumatsu

30) cool (temperature) = 涼しい=すずしい=  suzushii

:rrrr:  a cool morning

= 涼しい朝
= すずしいあさ
= suzushii asa

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!CHECKHEART! Week 65

31) sweet甘いあまい= amai

:rrrr:  sweet talk
= 甘い言葉
= あまいことば
= amai kotoba

32) bitter, rough= 苦いにがい= nigai

:rrrr:   bitter experience

= 苦い経験
= にがいけいけん
= nigai keiken

33) hot, spicy = 辛い = からい= karai

:rrrr: hot (spicy ) food

= 辛い食べ物
= karai tabemono

Note ; this kanji is also ready as つらい= tsurai = painful

34) salty = 塩辛い= しおからい= shiokarai

:rrrr: salty ocean water

= 塩辛い海水
= しおからいかいすい
= shiokarai kaisui

35) hot (temperature) = 熱い= あつい= atsui

:rrrr:   hot water

= 熱いお湯
= あついおゆ
= atsui oyu

36) hot  (climate) = 暑い = あつい= atsui

:rrrr:  hot summer

= 暑い夏
= あついなつ
= atsui natsu

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!CHECKHEART! Week 66

37)just right = ちょうどいい= choudo ii

:rrrr: right size

= ちょうどいい大きさ

= ちょうどいいおおきさ
= choudo ii ookisa

 

38) convenient= 都合がいい= つごうがいい= tsugou ga ii

:rrrr: a convenient day

= 都合がいい日

= つごうがいいひ

= tsugou ga iihi

39) troublesome, complicated = 面倒な= めんどうな= mendouna

:rrrr:troublesome task

= 面倒な仕事

= めんどうなしごと

= mendouna shigoto

40) handy, easy = 手軽な=てがるな= tegaruna

:rrrr: easy cooking

= 手軽な料理

= てがるなりょうり

= tegaru na ryouri

41) free, vacant = 暇な = ひまな= himana

:rrrr: free time, leisure time

= 暇な時間

= ひまなじかん
= himana jikan


42)hard, stiff, firm = 固い= かたい= katai

:rrrr: firm friendship

= 固い友情

= かたいゆうじょう

= katai yuujou

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!CHECKHEART! Week 67

43) young= 若い = わかい = wakai

:rrrr:  young generation

= 若い世代

= わかいせだい

= wakai sedai

44) safe = 安全な = あんぜんな = anzenna

:rrrr: a safe place

= 安全な場所

= あんぜんなばしょ

= anzen na basho

45) dangerous = 危険な =きけんな = kikenna

:rrrr: dangerous animal(s)

= 危険な動物

= きけんなどうぶつ

= kiken na doubutsu

46) a variety of, various

= 色々な

= いろいろな

= iroirona

:rrrr:a variety of problems

= 色々な問題

= いろいろなもんだい

= iroirona mondai

47)in a high position, great = 偉い= えらい = erai

:rrrr: a great person, person in a high position

= 偉い人

= えらいひと

= eraihito

48) neat, lovely, fabulous, nice = 素敵な = すてきな = sutekina

:rrrr: fabulous clothes

= 素敵な服

= すてきなふく

= sutekina fuku

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!CHECKHEART! Week 68

49) enough, sufficient = 十分な= じゅうぶんな= juubunna

:rrrr: enough money

= 十分なお金

= じゅうぶんなおかね

= juubunna okane

50) not enough, insufficient= 不十分な=ふじゅうぶんな= fujuubunna

:rrrr: insufficient information

= 不十分な情報

= ふじゅうぶんなじょうほう

= fujuubunna jouhou

51) free, unrestricted = 自由な=じゆうな= jiyuuna

:rrrr: free school

= 自由な学校

= じゆうながっこう

= jiyuuna gakkou

52) inconvenient = 不自由な=ふじゆうな= fujiyuuna

:rrrr: a difficult/ inconvenient life

= 不自由な生活

= ふじゆうなせいかつ

= fujiyuuna seikatsu

53)skillful, good = 上手な=じょうずな= jouzuna

:rrrr: a good cook / a person who can cook well

= 料理が上手な人

= りょうりがじょうずなひと

= ryouri ga jouzuna hito


54) unskilled, bad, poor = 下手な=へたな= hetana

:rrrr: bad drawing/ painting

= 下手な絵

= へたなえ

= hetana e

マギー先生より = Maggie sensei yori = From Maggie Sensei

GSMのレッスンはいかがでしたか?

= GSM no ressun wa ikaga deshita ka?

= So how did you like GSM’s lesson?