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Sep 21, 2019
N5
ノート
Definition
notebook, copy-book, exercise book, note, notebook PC
N4
サラダ
Definition
salad
N3
てつだい
Definition
helper, assistant, help
N2
ていし、ちょうじ
Definition
suspension, interruption, stoppage, ban, standstill, halt, hang-up, deadlock, stalemate, abeyance, suspension of music, dance, etc. as a sign of mourning for a prominent person
N1
ほり
Definition
moat, fosse, canal, ditch
Examples
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Daily Word History

September 20

N5

ねこ、ネコ
cat; shamisen; geisha; wheelbarrow; clay bed-warmer; bottom; submissive partner of a homosexual relationship
N4

コンサート

コンサート
concert
N3
てつ
iron (Fe); strong and hard (as iron); railway; railway enthusiast
N2

定期券

ていきけん
commuter pass; season ticket
N1

honorific/polite/humble prefix; honorific suffix

September 19

N5

ネクタイ

ネクタイ
tie; necktie
N4

消しゴム

けしゴム
eraser; India rubber
N3

ですから

ですから
so; therefore
N2

低下

ていか
fall; decline; lowering; deterioration; degradation
N1

根本

根源、根元、根原
こんげん、ねもと、こんぽん
root; source; origin; foundation; base; principle

September 18

N5

温い

緩い、微温い
ぬるい、ぬくい
lukewarm; tepid; lenient; slow; stupid
N4

ケーキ

ケーキ
cake
N3

手品

てじな
sleight of hand; conjuring trick; magic; juggling
N2

定価

ていか
list price; regular price; established price
N1

今晩は

exp
こんばんは
good evening

September 17

N5

脱ぐ

ぬぐ
to take off (clothes, shoes, etc.); to undress
N4

硝子

ガラス、しょうし
glass; pane; vitreous
N3

出来れば

exp
できれば
if possible
N2

定員

ていいん
fixed number of regular personnel; staff quota; complement; capacity (of boat, hall, aeroplane, airplane, etc.)
N1

今日は

int
こんにちは、こんちは
hello; good day (daytime greeting)

September 16

N5

にわ
garden; yard; courtyard; field (of action); area
N4

ガソリンスタンド

ガソリンスタンド、ガソリン・スタンド
gas station; petrol station
N3

出来るだけ

出来る丈
exp
できるだけ
as much as one can; as much as possible; if at all possible
N2

手洗い

手洗
てあらい
washing one's hands; water (or basin, etc.) for washing one's hands; restroom; lavatory; toilet; hand-washing (laundry, etc.)
N1

混同

こんどう
confusion; mixing; merger

September 15

N5

ニュース

ニュース、ニューズ
news
N4

ガソリン

ガソリン
gasoline; petrol
N3

出来る

出來る
v1
vi
できる
to be able (in a position) to do; to be up to the task; to be ready; to be completed; to be made; to be built; to be good at; to be permitted (to do); to become intimate; to take up (with somebody); to grow; to be raised; to become pregnant
N2

出会い

出逢い、出合い、出会、出合、出遭い
であい
meeting; rendezvous; encounter; confluence
N1

根底

根柢
こんてい
root; basis; foundation

September 14

N5

荷物

にもつ
luggage; baggage; package; burden; payload (of a packet, cell, etc.)
N4

瓦斯

ガス
gas (state of matter, e.g. poison gas, natural gas); gasoline; gas; petrol; dense fog; thick fog; gas stove; gas cooker; gas range; flatulence; gas; wind; fart
N3

適用

てきよう
applying (e.g. a technology); adoption
N2

吊るす

吊す
つるす
to hang; to hang up
N1

昆虫

こんちゅう
insect; bug

September 13

N5

日曜日

にちようび
Sunday
N4

カーテン

カーテン
curtain; curtains
N3

適度

てきど
moderate
N2

吊る

v5r
つる
to hang; to suspend (something from something); to be hanged (by the neck); to hoist an opponent off of his feet by his loincloth
N1

混血

こんけつ
mixed race; mixed parentage

September 12

N5

西

にし
west
N4

オートバイ

オートバイ
motorcycle
N3

適切

てきせつ
pertinent; appropriate; adequate; relevance
N2

釣り合う

つり合う、釣合う
つりあう
to balance; to be in harmony; to be in equilibrium; to suit; to go well together; to be a good match
N1

根拠

こんきょ
basis; foundation

September 11

N5

にく、しし
flesh; meat; the physical body (as opposed to the spirit); thickness; ink pad
N4

エスカレーター

エスカレーター、エスカレータ
escalator
N3

適する

てきする
to fit; to suit
N2

強気

つよき
confident; assured; self-assured; firm; strong; cocksure; bullish (e.g. market)
N1

根気

こんき
patience; perseverance; persistence; tenacity; energy

September 10

N5

賑やか

にぎやか
bustling; busy; lively
N4

アルバイト

アルバイト
part-time job; side job; albite
N3

出来事

出来ごと
できごと、できこと
incident; affair; happening; event
N2

つや
gloss; glaze; charm; romance; love; youthfulness; color; colour; feeling
N1

こん
Yang energy; spirit

September 09

N5

2、弐、貳、貮
num
に、ふた、ふ、ふう
two
N4

アルコール

アルコール、アルコホル
alcohol
N3

てき
opponent; rival; adversary; menace; danger; threat; enemy
N2

つめ
nail (e.g. fingernail, toenail); claw; talon; hoof; plectrum; pick; hook; clasp
N1

これ等

此れ等、此等、是等
これら
these

September 08

N5
なに、なん
what; how many; you-know-what; that; whatsit; what's the expression; what do you call them; what?; hey!
N4

亜米利加

亜墨利加
アメリカ
America; United States of America
N3

停留所

ていりゅうじょ
bus stop; tram stop; stop; station
N2

積む

v5m
つむ
to pile up; to stack; to load (car, ship, etc.); to pack; to acquire; to accumulate
N1

此れ

是、是れ、之、之れ、維、惟
pn
これ
this (indicating an item near the speaker, the action of the speaker, or the current topic); this person (usu. indicating someone in one's in-group); now; here; I (me); certainly

September 07

N5

成る

為る
なる
to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain; to result in; to prove to be; to consist of; to be composed of; to succeed; to be complete; to change into; to be exchanged for; to play a role; to be promoted; to do ...
N4

阿弗利加

亜弗利加
アフリカ
Africa
N3

程度

ていど
degree; amount; grade; standard; of the order of (following a number); about; approximately
N2

詰まる

つまる
to be packed (with); to be full (space, schedule, etc.); to be blocked (road, pipe, etc.); to be clogged; to be plugged up; to shorten (width, interval, etc.); to shrink (shirt, word form, etc.); to narrow; to be at a loss; to be hard pressed; to end up; to be settled; to become a geminate consonant; to hit the ball near the handle of the bat
N1

懲りる

v1
vi
こりる
to learn by experience; to learn one's lesson; to learn the hard way; to have enough (of); to be disgusted with

September 06

N5

並べる

双べる
v1
vt
ならべる
to line up; to set up; to arrange in a line; to enumerate; to itemize; to be equal (to); to compare well (with); to be as good (as)
N4

アナウンサー

アナウンサー、アナウンサ
announcer
N3

提出

堤出
ていしゅつ
to present; to submit (e.g. a report or a thesis); to hand in; to file; to turn in; presentation; submission; filing
N2

躓く

つまずく、つまづく
to stumble; to trip; to fail
N1

孤立

こりつ
isolation; being alone; being friendless

September 05

N5

並ぶ

列ぶ、双ぶ
ならぶ
to line up; to stand in a line; to rival; to match; to equal
N4

亜細亜

アジア、あじあ
Asia (esp. "the Far East"); Asian; Asiatic
N3

抵抗

ていこう
resistance; opposition; standing up to; reluctance; repulsion; repugnance; resistance; drag; friction; electrical resistance; resistor
N2

潰れる

v1
vi
つぶれる
to be crushed; to be smashed; to be broken; to collapse; to become useless; to cease functioning; to be wasted (e.g. time); to go bankrupt; to go out of business; to fail
N1

耐える

堪える、怺える
v1
vi
vt
たえる、こらえる、こたえる
to bear; to stand; to endure; to put up with; to support; to withstand; to resist; to brave; to be fit for; to be equal to

September 04

N5

習う

ならう
to take lessons in; to be taught; to learn (from a teacher); to study (under a teacher); to get training in
N4

アクセサリー

アクセサリー、アクセサリ
accessory
N3

定期

ていき
fixed period; fixed term; regular; periodic; periodical; fixed-term commutation pass; fixed-term deposit; futures contracts
N2

潰す

つぶす
to smash; to crush; to shut down; to thwart; to block; to kill (time); to waste (e.g. talents)
N1

こよみ、れき
calendar; almanac

September 03

N5

名前

名まえ
なまえ
name; full name; given name; first name
N4

割れる

破れる
v1
vi
われる
to break; to be smashed; to split; to crack; to fissure; to be torn; to be divided; to cleave; to come to light; to be identified; to be established; to become clear
N3

提案

ていあん
proposal; proposition; suggestion
N2

つぶ、つび、つぼ
grain; bead; drop; counter for small round objects including grains, seeds, pills, drops
N1

雇用

雇傭
こよう
employment (long term); hire

September 02

N5

七日

7日
なのか、なぬか
the seventh day of the month; seven days
N4

割合

割り合い
わりあい
rate; ratio; percentage; proportion; comparatively; contrary to expectations
N3

出会う

出合う、出逢う、出遭う
であう
to meet (by chance); to come across; to run across; to encounter; to happen upon; to meet (e.g. of rivers, highways, etc.); to emerge and engage (an enemy)
N2

繋げる

v1
vt
つなげる
to tie; to fasten; to connect; to transfer (phone call)
N1

固有

こゆう
characteristic; traditional; peculiar; inherent; native; eigen-

September 01

N5

七つ

7つ
num
ななつ
seven
N4

笑う

咲う、嗤う
わらう
to laugh; to smile; to sneer; to ridicule; to be dumbfounded; to be flabbergasted
N3

出会い

出逢い、出合い、出会、出合、出遭い
であい
meeting; rendezvous; encounter; confluence
N2

繋がる

接続る
つながる
to be tied together; to be connected to; to be linked to; to lead to; to be related to; to be related (by blood)
N1

籠もる

籠る、篭る、隠る、篭もる
こもる
to seclude oneself; to be confined in; to be filled (e.g. with emotion, satire, etc.); to be heavy (with); to be stuffy; to be implied