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Apr 6, 2020
N5
わたし、わたくし
Definition
I, me, private affairs, personal matter, secrecy, selfishness
N4
げんいん
Definition
cause, origin, source
N3
はってん
Definition
development, growth, advancement, unfurling, expansion, extension, enlargement, playing around, having an active sex life
N2
はかる
Definition
to measure, to weigh, to survey, to time (sound, gauge, estimate), to conjecture, to infer, to surmise
N1
しなびる
Definition
to shrivel (e.g. cut vegetables, skin), to wilt, to fade, to wither, to be wizened
Examples
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Daily Word History

April 05

N5

分かる

解る、判る、分る
わかる
to understand; to comprehend; to grasp; to see; to get; to follow; to become clear; to be known; to be discovered; to be realized; to be realised; to be found out
N4

決して

adv
けっして、けして
never; by no means; not in the least; in no way
N3

発達

はったつ
development; growth
N2

馬鹿らしい

ばからしい
absurd
N1

指摘

してき
pointing out; identification

April 04

N5

若い

わかい
young; youthful; immature; green; low (number); small
N4

下宿

げしゅく
boarding; lodging; boarding house
N3

罰する

ばっする
to punish; to penalize; to penalise
N2

剥がす

剥す、剝がす
はがす、へがす
to tear off; to peel off; to rip off; to strip off; to skin; to flay; to disrobe; to deprive of; to detach; to disconnect
N1

仕付ける

為付ける
v1
vt
しつける
to be used to; to get accustomed to; to be in the habit of doing; to train; to discipline; to teach manners; to tack (in needlework); to baste; to plant (esp. rice seedlings)

April 03

N5

Yシャツ

ワイシャツ
shirt; business shirt; dress shirt
N4

消しゴム

けしゴム
eraser; India rubber
N3

発車

はっしゃ
departure of a vehicle
N2

生える

v1
vi
はえる
to grow; to spring up; to sprout; to cut (teeth)
N1

しつけ
discipline; training; teaching manners

April 02

N5

6、陸
num
ろく、む、むう
six
N4

景色

けしき、けいしょく
scenery; scene; landscape
N3

発行

はっこう
issue (publications); publishing; raising an event (software)
N2

這う

匍う、延う、爬う
はう
to creep; to crawl
N1

質疑

しつぎ
question; interpellation

April 01

N5

廊下

ろうか
corridor; hallway; passageway
N4

警察

けいさつ
police; police officer; police station
N3

発見

はっけん
discovery; detection; finding
N2

売買

ばいばい
trade; buying and selling; trafficking (e.g. of humans, arms, drugs); dealing
N1

しつ
room; wife (of someone of high rank); scabbard; Chinese "Encampment" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

March 31

N5

練習

れんしゅう
practice; practising
N4

経済

けいざい
economics; business; finance; economy
N3

働き

はたらき
work; labor; labour; achievement; performance; ability; talent; salary; income; earnings; action; activity; workings; function; operation; movement; motion; conjugation; inflection
N2

バイバイ

バイバイ
bye-bye; good-bye; see you; so long; saying goodbye; parting
N1

尻尾

しっぽ、しりお
tail (animal)

March 30

N5

レストラン

レストラン、レストラント
restaurant (esp. Western-style)
N4

hair; fur; wool; down; plumage; feathers
N3

二十歳

20歳、二十、廿
はたち
20 years old; twenty
N2

売店

ばいてん
shop; stand
N1

嫉妬

しっと
jealousy; envy

March 29

N5

レコード

レコード
record (e.g. LP); record (e.g. athletics)
N4

きみ
you; buddy; pal; monarch; ruler; sovereign; (one's) master
N3

はたけ、はた
field (for fruits, vegetables, etc.); cultivated land; vegetable plot; kitchen garden; plantation; field (of specialization); sphere; area; womb; birth; birthplace
N2

拝見

拜見
はいけん
seeing; look at
N1

失調

しっちょう
lack of harmony

March 28

N5

冷蔵庫

れいぞうこ
refrigerator
N4

暮れる

眩れる、暗れる
v1
vi
くれる
to get dark; to end; to come to an end; to close; to run out; to be sunk (e.g. in despair); to be lost
N3

はだか
naked; nude; bare
N2

俳句

はいく
haiku; 17-mora poem, usu. in 3 lines of 5, 7 and 5 morae
N1

質素

しっそ
simplicity; modesty; frugality

March 27

N5

れい、ぜろ、ゼロ
zero; nought
N4

暮れる

眩れる、暗れる
v1
vi
くれる
to get dark; to end; to come to an end; to close; to run out; to be sunk (e.g. in despair); to be lost
N3

はだ、はだえ
skin; body (in the context of intimate bodily contact); surface; grain (e.g. of wood); texture; disposition; temperament; character; type
N2

灰色

はいいろ
grey; gray; ashen
N1

確り

聢り
しっかり
tightly (holding on); firmly; securely; strongly (built); solidly; sturdily; steadily; properly; well; sufficiently; hard (working, etc.); fully; completely; reliably; dependably; levelheadedly; shrewdly; wisely; cleverly

March 26

N5

旅行

りょこう
travel; trip
N4

比べる

較べる、競べる
v1
vt
くらべる
to compare; to make a comparison; to compete; to vie
N3

幡、旌
はた
flag; pataka (banner)
N2

暢気

呑気、暖気
のんき、ノンキ
carefree; optimistic; careless; reckless; heedless; happy-go-lucky; easygoing; thoughtless
N1

失格

しっかく
disqualification; elimination; incapacity (legal)

March 25

N5

料理

りょうり
cooking; cookery; cuisine; dealing with something; handling; administration; management
N4

くも
cloud
N3

外す

はずす
to unfasten; to undo; to remove; to take off; to deinstall; to leave; to step out; to slip away; to miss (a target)
N2

のろのろ

のろのろ
slowly; sluggishly
N1

下火

したび
burning low; waning; declining

March 24

N5

両親

りょうしん、ふたおや
parents; both parents
N4

首級

しゅきゅう、しるし
decapitated head of an enemy
N3

始まり

はじまり
origin; beginning
N2

遅い

鈍い、晩い、遲い
おそい
slow; late (e.g. "late at night"); too late; dull; stupid
N1

下取り

したどり
trade in; part exchange

March 23

N5

留学生

りゅうがくせい
overseas student; exchange student
N4

くさ
grass; weed; herb; thatch; ninja; not genuine; substandard
N3

はし、はじ、はな
end (e.g. of street); tip; point; edge; margin; beginning; start; first; odds and ends; scrap; odd bit; least
N2

載る

のる
to be placed on; to be set on; to be piled on; to be loaded on; to appear (in print); to be mentioned; to be recorded; to be reported; to be given
N1

仕立てる

v1
vt
したてる
to tailor; to make; to prepare; to train; to send (a messenger)

March 22

N5

立派

りっぱ
splendid; fine; handsome; elegant; imposing; prominent; praiseworthy; creditable; worthy; legal; legitimate; lawful; undeniable (e.g. crime); indisputable; solid
N4

空港

くうこう
airport
N3

破産

はさん
bankruptcy; insolvency
N2

乗り換え

乗換、乗換え、乗りかえ、乗り替え、乗替え
のりかえ
transfer (trains, buses, etc.); connection; connexion; switching (stock); chromosomal crossover; crossing over
N1

認める

v1
vt
したためる
to write up

March 21

N5

ラジカセ

ラジカセ
radio-cassette player
N4

空気

くうき
air; atmosphere; mood; situation; someone with no presence; someone who doesn't stand out at all
N3

剪刀
はさみ、ハサミ
scissors; shears; clippers; hole punch
N2

のり
paste; glue; clothing starch
N1

下地

したじ
groundwork; foundation; inclination; aptitude; elementary knowledge of; grounding in; undercoat; first coat; soy sauce

March 20

N5

ラジオ

ラジオ
radio
N4

具合

具合い、工合
ぐあい
condition; state; manner; health
N3

激しい

劇しい、烈しい
はげしい
violent; furious; tempestuous; extreme; intense; fierce; fervent; vehement; incessant; relentless; precipitous; steep
N2

上がる

揚がる、挙がる、上る
あがる
to rise; to go up; to come up; to ascend; to be raised; to enter (esp. from outdoors); to come in; to go in; to enter (a school); to advance to the next grade; to get out (of water); to come ashore; to increase; to improve; to make progress; to be promoted; to advance; to be made (of profit, etc.); to occur (esp. of a favourable result); to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.); to be finished; to be done; to be over; (of rain) to stop; to lift; to stop (working properly); to cut out; to give out; to die; to win (in a card game, etc.); to be arrested; to turn up (of evidence, etc.); to be deep fried; to be spoken loudly; to get stage fright; to be offered (to the gods, etc.); to go; to visit; to eat; to drink; to be listed (as a candidate); to serve (in one's master's home); to go north; indicates completion
N1

下調べ

したしらべ
preliminary investigation; preparation

March 19

N5

来年

らいねん
next year
N4

近所

きんじょ
neighbourhood; neighborhood
N3

博物館

はくぶつかん
museum
N2

上り

登り、昇り
のぼり
ascent; climbing; ascending (path); climb; up-train (e.g. going to Tokyo); northward (towards Tokyo)
N1

親しむ

したしむ
to be intimate with; to befriend

March 18

N5

来週

らいしゅう
next week
N4

興味

きょうみ
interest (in something); curiosity (about something); zest (for)
N3

爆発

ばくはつ
explosion; detonation; eruption
N2

伸びる

延びる
v1
vi
のびる
to stretch; to extend; to lengthen; to spread; to make progress; to grow (beard, body height); to grow stale (soba); to be straightened; to be flattened; to be smoothed; to be exhausted; to be postponed; to be prolonged
N1

下心

したごころ
secret intention; ulterior motive; kanji "heart" radical at bottom

March 17

N5

来月

らいげつ
next month
N4

競争

きょうそう
competition; contest; to compete
N3

莫大

ばく大
ばくだい
enormous; vast; malva nut
N2

伸ばす

延ばす
のばす
to grow long (e.g. hair, nails); to lengthen; to extend; to stretch; to reach out; to hold out; to straighten; to smooth out; to spread evenly (dough, cream, etc.); to dilute; to thin out; to postpone; to prolong; to strengthen; to develop; to expand
N1

従って

したがって
therefore; consequently; accordingly