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Word of the Week: 染める

Word of the Week: 染める

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last week we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘se’ (せ), and focussed on the words せーへん & せやな (seehen & seyana), which are Kansai dialect. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘so’ (そ). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions … Continue reading

Word of the Week: せーへん & せやな

Word of the Week: せーへん & せやな

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last week we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘su’ (す), and focussed on the word すごい (凄い) (sugoi), which basically means ‘wow’. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘se’ (せ). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: Shigeo Moriyoshi suggested … Continue reading

Word of the Week: すごい

Word of the Week: すごい

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last week we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘shi’ (し), and focussed on the phrase 失礼します (しつれいします) (shitsurei shimasu), a handy polite phrase meaning ‘excuse me’, among other things. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘su’ (す). A big thank you to those who joined … Continue reading

Word of the Week: 失礼します

Word of the Week: 失礼します

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last week we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘sa’ (さ), and focussed on the phrase 猿も木から落ちる (さるもきからおちる) (saru mo ki kara ochiru), which is a proverb meaning ‘even monkeys fall from trees’. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘shi’ (し). A big thank you to those who … Continue reading

Word of the Week: 猿も木から落ちる

Word of the Week: 猿も木から落ちる

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last week we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘ko’ (こ), and focussed on the phrase 恋の予感 (こいのよかん) (koi no yokan), which is similar to ‘love at first sight’. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘sa’ (さ). A big thank you to those who … Continue reading

Word of the Week: 恋の予感

Word of the Week: 恋の予感

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last week we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘ke’ (け), and focussed on the phrase けっこう (kekkou), which means ‘no thank you’, among other things. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘ko’ (こ). A big thank you to those who joined in with … Continue reading

Word of the Week: けっこう

Word of the Week: けっこう

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last week we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘ku’ (く), and focussed on the phrase 口どけ (kuchidoke), which means ‘melt in the mouth’. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘ke’ (け). A big thank you to those who joined in with … Continue reading

Word of the Week: 口どけ

Word of the Week: 口どけ

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last week we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘ki’ (き), and focussed on the phrase 気をつけて (ki o tsukete), which means ‘take care’. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘ku’ (く). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this … Continue reading

Word of the Week: 気をつけて

Word of the Week: 気をつけて

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last week we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘ka’ (か), and focussed on the word かわいい (kawaii), which means ‘cute’. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘ki’ (き). A big thank you to those who joined in with suggestions this week: zoomingjapan suggested … Continue reading

Word of the Week: かわいい

Word of the Week: かわいい

It’s time for Word of the Week again! Last week we looked at a Japanese word or phrase beginning with ‘o’ (お), and focussed on the phrase お疲れ様です (otsukaresama desu); a useful phrase said at the end of the day or after completing a task. This week I’m looking for a word or phrase beginning with ‘ka’ (か). A big … Continue reading