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Misc Japanese Words

Words

WordMeaning
どもるv. (Kanji=吃る) stammer, stutter, falter or pause frequently while speaking
施錠n. (Hira=せじょう) locking, act of fastening with a lock, bolting
n. (Hira=ついで) opportunity, occasion, chance
フェンシングescrime (f), n. fencing 債権者
さいけんしゃn. (Hira=) creditor, lender, loaner, moneylender
ワッシャーリングWasher ring n. small disc used to keep a bolt or a screw securely fastened
三好 (みよし)town name
電源冗長化(じょうちょうか)redundant power
ネットワーク冗長化network bonding
好ましいadj. (Hira=このましい) nice; acceptable; preferable; likeable; desirable
ちらっとadv. at a glance; by accident, randomly, not on purpose, by chance
迂回するv. (Hira=うかいする) detour, bypass, take a roundabout course, go by an indirect way
稟議n. (Hira=りんぎ) reaching a decision by using a circular letter
ふらりとadv. aimlessly, in a purposeless manner; without a goal, nowhere
ふらりと出てくるcomes out from nowhere.
持ち込むv. (Hira=もちこむ) lodge, take something into, bring in, carry in
自給自足するv. (Hira=じきゅうじそくする) lead a self-sufficient life
逆境n. (Hira=ぎゃっきょう) adversity, misfortune, hardship; distress, suffering
散散adv. (Hira=さんざん) unpardonably, unforgivably
散散なadj. (Hira=さんざんな) terrible, severe, harsh
短絡n. (Hira=たんらく) short circuit, faulty connection in an electrical circuit; cause a fault in a connection
短絡するv. (Hira=たんらくする) draw a hasty inference between two events
俗っぽいadj. (Hira=ぞくっぽい) cheap, vulgar, worldly-minded
早合点するv. (Hira=はやがてんする) jump to conclusions, make hurried judgments, quickly reach a conclusion with little deliberation
ありがちなadj. (Kanji=有り勝ちな) common, usual, ordinary
義理n. (Hira=ぎり) duty, sense of duty; honor, decency; debt of gratitude
大差ないadj. (Hira=たいさない) having no difference
こもるv. (Kanji=籠もる,籠る) seclude oneself, be confined; be implied, be stuffy
空っぽなadj. (Hira=からっぽな) empty, hollow, containing nothing
勇姿n. (Hira=ゆうし) gallant figure
容姿n. (Hira=ようし) appearance, figure, form
拍車を掛かるn. (Hira=はくしゃ) spur, sharp device attached to a boot for goading a horse on
からびるv. (Kanji=乾びる) dry up, shrink and dry up, shrivel
引っ込み思案なadj. (Hira=ひっこみじあんな) shy, withdrawn, bashful
ちきn. (Kanji=知己) acquaintance, appreciative friend, person one knows slightly
地気earth, dirt, land
稚気childishness, naivety, immaturity, childish behavior
奥ゆかしいadj. (Hira=おくゆかしい) humble, modest, unpretentious, not prideful
虚栄n. (Hira=きょえい) vanity, vainglory, conceit
速やかn. (Hira=すみやか) speed, quickness
遠ざかるv. (Hira=とおざかる) go far off
早合点n. (Hira=はやがてん) jumping to a hasty conclusion
山積n. (Hira=さんせき) piling up, accumulation
絞まるv. (Hira=しまる) be constricted; be strangled
背けるv. (Hira=そむける) turn one's face away, avert one's eyes
shibboleth(名) 合いことば; 独特な習慣; 陳腐なことば
あさる /ゴミあさるv. (Kanji=漁る) look for, search for; rummage, make a thorough search; fish for
ウツラウツラ〈副〉Drowsily:(=する) to drowse; to doze
一晩ウツラウツラして明かした I passed the whole night between waking and sleeping.
ガタピシいわして歩くto walk on loose planks
ガタピシ持ち歩く to bang about anything
戸障子があけたてにガタピシ言う Sliding-doors hitch in opening or shutting.
目がクラクラする I feel dizzy―feel giddy.
クラクラ煮え立つ to boil up―seethe
ザクザク〈擬音詞〉(An onomatopoeia for) crumbling, jingling, etc.
歩くと霜柱がザクザク崩れる The frost crumbles beneath your feet.
袂にザクザクと銭を入れている His pocket is full of jingling coins.
シトシト〈形〉Damp; moist
着物が露でシトシトになった My clothes are moist with dew.〈副〉Softly; gently; in earnest 雨がシトシト降っている It is raining in earnest.
しょぼしょぼ〈副〉しょぼしょぼ降る雨 a drizzling rain
雨はしょぼしょぼIt drizzles.
目がしょぼしょぼする My eyes are heavy.
スタコラ〈副〉In a hurry; hurry-scurry; helter-skelter
と聞いて彼はスタコラ出て行った On hearing the news, he went out in a hurry.
雨が降ってきたので皆スタコラ駆け出した It began to rain, and everybody broke into a run.
巡査を見て皆スタコラ逃げ出した Seeing the officer, they scampered away―scuttled away―scurried away.
すってんと〔スッテンと〕〈副〉With a thump
スッテンと転ぶ Over one goes.
チラホラ〈副〉Here and there; by twos and threes
梅がチラホラ咲き始めた The plum-blossoms are opening by twos and threes―peeping out here and there.
聴衆の中には婦人がチラホラ見えた The audience was sprinkled with fair faces―There was a sprinkling of fair faces among the audience.
血がチョロチョロ流れる Blood trickles.
小魚が水の中でチョロチョロする Fishes dart in the water.
鼠がチョロチョロ走りまわる Mice steal about.
トボトボ〈副〉In a hobbling manner
トボトボ歩く (老人なら)to hobble along
トボトボした老人 a hobbling old man
ドロドロ〈擬音詞〉(The sound of) rolling or rumbling
太鼓がドロドロ鳴る A drum rolls.
遠雷がドロドロ鳴る Thunder rumbles in the distance.
パラパラ〈擬音詞〉(The sound of) pattering
雨がパラパラ屋根に当たる The rain patters on the roof.
パラパラ降って来た The rain has begun sprinkling.
パラパラ雨 a sprinkling rain―a sprinkle of rain
ぴりりと〔ピリリと〕〈副〉Bitingly
山椒はピリリと辛い Pepper bites.
山椒は小粒でもピリリと辛い He is short but sharp―small but smart.
ベチャベチャしゃべる to babble―gabble―chatter―jabber ―rattle―twaddle
よくベチャベチャしゃべる女だ She is a chatterbox.
ポッキリ〈擬音詞〉(The sound of) snapping
箸をポッキリ折る to snap a chopstick
ポッキリ折れる A stick snaps―breaks short.
ほろりと〔ホロリと〕〈名〉In a drop
ホロリと涙 to drop a tear―A tear stands in one's eye.
あのいじらしい様子を見るとホロリとする I can not but cry to see the pitiful sight.
ポンポン〈擬音詞〉1. Pom! pom!
花火がポンポン上がる Pom! pom! go the fireworks.
あの娘はポンポン言う She will snap at you.
あの人はポンポン言う He talks without the least reserve.
ポンポン言い返す to talk back to one's face
ぽちゃぽちゃする〔ポチャポチャする〕〈自動〉To be plump; tobe buxom
ポチャポチャした子だShe is a buxom lass―as plump as a partridge.
ヨチヨチ〈副〉Toddlingly
子どもがヨチヨチ歩く A child toddles about―toddles along.
備忘録n. (Hira=びぼうろく) notebook, memorandum, blank book for writing in
尽力n. (Hira=じんりょく) efforts, assistance, aid, help
尽くすv. (Hira=つくす) exhaust, run out; serve, befriend
ほどとおい [程遠い]far from ...
キッカケn. (Hira=きっかけ) cue, chance, possibility
抱負n. (Hira=ほうふ) aspiration, ambition, longing; pretension
健全なadj. (Hira=けんぜんな) wholesome, beneficial, improving the moral or physical well-being; good for the health, nutritive, nourishing; healthy
帯びるv. (Hira=おびる) wear, be dressed in (clothes, shoes, jewelry, glasses, etc.); carry; be entrusted, take on; be tinged
双方adj. (Hira=そうほう) mutual, both, two, together
不審なadj. (Hira=ふしんな) doubtful, uncertain, questionable, suspect
抱えるv. (Hira=かかえる) hold in the arms, carry in the arms
奪取するv. (Hira=だっしゅする) seize, take forcibly
奪い取るv. (Hira=うばいとる) plunder, pillage, ravage
奪うv. (Hira=うばう) rob, steal, plunder, illegally take property by force; pillage, loot; filch, pilfer
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