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Basic Japanese Phrases – Part 24

Basic Japanese Phrases – Part 24
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
現す あらわす to show, to indicate, to display
現れ あらわれ embodiment, materialization
現れる あらわれる (1) to appear, to come in sight, to become visible, (2) to express oneself
現代 げんだい nowadays, modern times, present-day
現在 げんざい present, up to now, nowadays, modern times, current
現場 げんば actual spot, scene, scene of the crime
現実 げんじつ reality
現状 げんじょう present condition, existing state, status quo
現象 げんしょう phenomenon
現金 げんきん cash, ready money, mercenary,
きゅう globe, sphere, ball
たま globe, sphere, ball
理想 りそう ideal
理解 りかい understanding, comprehension
環境 かんきょう environment, circumstance
びん bottle
なま (1) draft (beer), (2) raw, unprocessed
生き物 いきもの living thing, animal
生じる しょうじる to produce, to yield, to result from, to arise, to be generated
生まれ うまれ birth, birth-place
生命 せいめい life, existence
生地 きじ birthplace
生物 せいぶつ raw food
生産 せいさん production, manufacture
用いる もちいる to use, to make use of
用心 ようじん care, precaution, guarding, caution
rice field
申し訳 もうしわけ apology, excuse
申し込む もうしこむ to apply for, to make an application
男の人 おとこのひと man
男子 だんし a boy, a man, a male
画家 がか painter, artist
はたけ field
留める とめる to fasten, to turn off, to detain
留学 りゅうがく studying abroad
ばん counter for a number
異なる ことなる to differ, to vary, to disagree
異常 いじょう strangeness, abnormality, disorder
疑う うたがう to doubt, to distrust, to be suspicious of, to suspect
疑問 ぎもん question, problem, doubt, guess
疲れ つかれ tiredness, fatigue
症状 しょうじょう symptoms, condition
痛み いたみ pain, ache, sore, grief, distress
くせ a habit (often a bad habit), peculiarity
発展 はってん development, growth
発明 はつめい invention
発行 はっこう issue (publications)
発表 はっぴょう announcement, publication
発見 はっけん discovery, detection, finding
発車 はっしゃ departure of a vehicle
発達 はったつ development, growth
登山 とざん mountain-climbing
みんな all, everyone, everybody
かわ skin, hide, leather, fur, pelt, bark, shell
さら plate, dish
盛り さかり the highest, the peak, prime
監督 かんとく supervision, control, superintendence
目標 もくひょう mark, objective, target
目的 もくてき  purpose, goal, aim, objective, intention
直ちに ただちに at once, immediately, directly, in person
直に じかに immediately, readily, directly
直接 ちょくせつ direct, immediate, personal, firsthand
相当 そうとう suitable, fair, tolerable, proper
相手 あいて companion, partner, company
相続 そうぞく succession, inheritance
相談 そうだん/そうだんする consultation, discussion, to consult, to discuss
省く はぶく to omit, to eliminate, to curtail, to economize
けん prefecture
真っ直ぐ まっすぐ straight (ahead), direct, upright
真っ赤 まっか deep red, flushed (of face)
真似 まね mimicry, imitation, behavior, pretense
真剣 しんけん seriousness, earnestness
真面目 まじめ diligent, serious, honest
眺め ながめ scene, view, prospect, outlook
眺める ながめる to view, to gaze at
睡眠 すいみん sleep
瞬間 しゅんかん moment, second, instant
知らせ しらせ notice
知事 ちじ prefectural governor
知恵 ちえ wisdom, intelligence, advice
知能 ちのう intelligence, brains
知識 ちしき knowledge, information
石油 せきゆ oil, petroleum, kerosene
石炭 せきたん coal
砂漠 さばく desert
破る やぶる to tear, to violate, to defeat, to smash, to destroy
破産 はさん (personal) bankruptcy
硬い かたい solid, hard (esp. metal, stone), unpolished writing
硬貨 こうか coin
確かめる たしかめる to ascertain, confirm
確実 かくじつ certainty, reliability, soundness
確認 かくにん affirmation, confirmation
示す しめす to denote, to show, to point out, to indicate
れい expression of gratitude
礼儀 れいぎ manners, courtesy, etiquette
祝い いわい celebration, festival
祝う いわう to congratulate, to celebrate
かみ god
神経 しんけい nerve, sensitivity
まつり festival, feast
禁止 きんし prohibition, ban
禁煙 きんえん No Smoking!
科目 かもく (school) subject, curriculum, course
びょう second (60th min)
秘密 ひみつ secret, secrecy
移す うつす to remove, to transfer, to infect
移動 いどう removal, migration, movement
ほど degree, extent, bounds, limit
程度 ていど degree, amount, grade, standard, of the order of (following a number)
ぜい a tax
税金 ぜいきん tax, duty

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