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Basic Japanese Phrases – Part 17

Basic Japanese Phrases – Part 17
Japanese Phrases for Beginners
Basic Japanese vocabulary
Kanji for digital flash cards
Share with you the list of basic Japanese vocabulary.

Kanji Hiragana/ Katakana Meaning
全く まったく really, truly, entirely, completely
全て すべて  all, the whole, entirely, in general, wholly
全て すべて  all, whole, entire, complete, overall, pan
全体 ぜんたい  whole, entirety, whatever (is the matter)
全員 ぜんいん  all members (unanimity), all hands, the whole crew
全国 ぜんこく  country-wide, nation-wide, whole country, national
全然 ぜんぜん (1) wholly, entirely, completely, (2) not at all (with neg. verb)
公平 こうへい  fairness, impartial, justice
共に ともに   sharing with, participate in
共同 きょうどう cooperation, association, collaboration, joint
共通 きょうつう commonness, community
具体 ぐたい concrete, tangible, material
典型 てんけい type, pattern, archetypal
うち inside
内容 ないよう subject, contents, substance,
えん circle, money
再び ふたたび again, once more, a second time
冒険 ぼうけん risk, venture, adventure
冗談 じょうだん jest, joke
冷静 れいせい calm, composure, coolness, serenity
凍る こおる to freeze, to be frozen over, to congeal
処理 しょり processing, dealing with, treatment, disposition, disposal
出会い であい meeting, rendezvous, encounter
出会う であう to meet by chance, to come across, to happen to encounter
出席 しゅっせき・する attendance, presence, to attend
出来るだけ できるだけ as (much) (soon) as possible
出来事 できごと incident, affair, happening, event
出版 しゅっぱん publication
出発 しゅっぱつ・する departure, to depart
出身 しゅっしん graduate from, come from
かたな sword, saber, knife, engraving tool
dividing, part
ぶん dividing, part, segment
分ける わける to divide, to separate
分析 ぶんせき analysis
分野 ぶんや  field, sphere, realm, division, branch
切れ きれ cloth, piece, cut, chop
切れる きれる (1) to cut well, to be sharp, (2) to break (off)
刈る かる to cut (hair), to mow (grass), to harvest
刑事 けいじ a police detective
れつ queue, line, row
列車 れっしゃ  train (ordinary)
判断 はんだん  judgement, decision
別に べつに (not) particularly, nothing
別れ わかれ parting, separation, farewell
利口 りこう clever, shrewd, bright, sharp, wise, intelligent
利益 りえき profits, gains, (political, economic) interest
到着 とうちゃく arrival
制度 せいど system, institution, organization
制限 せいげん restriction, restraint, limitation
けん ticket, coupon, bond, certificate
刺激 しげき stimulus, impetus, incentive
前者 ぜんしゃ  the former
前進 ぜんしん advance, drive, progress
割る わる to divide, to cut, to break, to halve
げき  drama, play
劇場 げきじょう theatre, playhouse
加える くわえる to append, to sum up, to add (up)
加わる くわわる  to join in, to accede to, to increase, to gain in (influence)
加減 かげん addition and subtraction, allowance for
劣る おとる to fall behind, to be inferior to
助ける たすける to help, to save, to rescue
助手 じょしゅ helper, helpmeet, assistant, tutor
努力 どりょく great effort, exertion, endeavour, effort
労働 ろうどう manual labor, toil, work
効く きく  to be effective
効果 こうか effect, effectiveness, efficacy, result
勇気 ゆうき courage, bravery, valour, nerve, boldness
勉強/勉強する べんきょう・する study, work, to study, to sell (a thing) cheap
動かす うごかす to move, to shift
動詞 どうし verb
かん  perception, intuition, the sixth sense
勘定 かんじょう calculation, counting, consideration
務め つとめ (1) service, duty,
勝ち かち win, victory
勢い いきおい force, vigour, energy, spirit
勤め つとめ (1) service, business, job(2) Buddhist religious services
勧める すすめる to recommend, to advise, to encourage, to offer (wine)
勿論 もちろん of course, certainly, naturally
匂い におい odour, scent, smell, stench
包み つつみ bundle, package, parcel, bale
化学 かがく chemistry
化粧 けしょう make-up (cosmetic)
区別 くべつ distinction, differentiation, classification
医師 いし doctor, physician
医療 いりょう medical care, medical treatment
じゅう 10, ten
とお 10, ten
半ば なかば middle, half, semi, halfway, partly
協力 きょうりょく cooperation, collaboration
単なる たんなる mere, simple, sheer
単に たんに simply, merely, only, solely
単位 たんい unit, denomination, credit (in school)
単純 たんじゅん simplicity
単語 たんご word, vocabulary, (usually) single-character word
博士 はかせ doctorate, PhD
博物館 はくぶつかん museum
占める しめる (1) to comprise, to account for, to make up (of), (2) to hold, to occupy
しるし (1) mark, (2) symbol, (3) evidence
印刷 いんさつ printing
印象 いんしょう impression
厄介 やっかい trouble, burden, care, bother
はら field, plain, prairie, tundra, moor, wilderness
去る さる to leave, to go away
参加 さんか participation
参考 さんこう reference, consultation
また again, and
及ぼす およぼす to exert, to cause, to exercise

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