Japanese Vocabulary

Genki 2: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese
Lesson 14 バレンタインデー Valentine's Day

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はは
haha
(my) mother

あに
ani
(my) older brother

ごしゅじん
goshujin
(someone else's) husband
さん
おくさん
okusan
(someone else's) wife
おばさん
obasan
aunt; middle-aged woman
チョコレート
chokoreeto
chocolate
クリスマス
kurisumasu
Christmas
クラブ
kurabu
club; student society

まんが
manga
comic book

~さつ
...satsu
counter for bound volumes

~ほん
...hon
counter for cylindrical objects

~だい
...dai
counter for equipment, vehicles

~ひき
...hiki
counter for small animals
コップ
koppu
cup; glass
メール
でんしメール
denshi meeru
e-mail
ちょうど
choudo
exactly; just; right

~こ
...ko
generic counter for small items
さん
おおやさん
ooyasan
landlord

きょねん
kyonen
last year
こんな
konna
like this; this kind of

ふうふ
fuufu
married couple; husband and wife

~くん
...kun
Mr./Ms. (familiar)
マフラー
mafuraa
muffler; winter scarf
ネクタイ
nekutai
necktie
よく
yoku
often; much; well

りょうしん
ryoushin
parents

さら
sara
plate; dish; platter

~たち
...tachi
plural suffix
ラジオ
rajio
radio

りれきしょ
rirekisho
résumé

ゆびわ
yubiwa
ring (jewelry)

おなじ
onaji
same
けち
kechi
stingy; cheap (adj-na)
ぬいぐるみ
nuigurumi
stuffed animal; plush toy

じかん
jikan
time (duration, point in time, hour)
できる
dekiru
to come into existence; to be made (が)
する
そうだんする
soudansuru
to consult (person に)
くれる
kureru
to give (me) (thing を person に)
あげる
ageru
to give (to others) (thing を person に)
あきらめる
akirameru
to give up

にあう
niau
to look good (on somebody) (thing が)
プロポーズする
puropoozu suru
to propose marriage (person に)
しをする
おかえしをする
okaeshi o suru
to return a favor (as a token of gratitude)

おくる
okuru
to send
おじさん
ojisan
uncle; middle-aged man
バレンタインデイ
Barentain Dei
Valentine's Day
ビデオカメラ
bideo kamera
video camera
しい
ほしい
hoshii
wanted; wished for; in need of; desired (thing が)

わたしたち
watashitachi
we
ホワイトデイ
howaito dei
White Day
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."
— Jeremiah 29:11