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Abekobe With native lang

Today, I'd like to talk about the Japanese word "abekobe". "Abekobe" means "opposite" or "rever...
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Oct 31, 2016 01:49 English essay
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Mago nimo Isho (Clothes Make the Man) With native lang

Today, I will talk about the proverb "mago nimo isho." "Mago" means a person who carries people and luggage while ...
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Oct 30, 2016 14:09 English essay
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Hyakubun wa Ikken ni Shikazu (Seeing is Believing) With native lang

Today, I will talk about the proverb "hyakubun wa ikken ni shikazu." "Hyakubun" means "to hear something 100 ...
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Oct 29, 2016 15:25 English essay
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Appare With native lang

Today, I will talk about the Japanese word "appare." "Appare" expresses that something is very respectable or admi...
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Oct 28, 2016 21:54 English essay
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Bo ni Furu With native lang

In the yesterday post, I introduced a phrase "mizu no awa," which means that efforts end in vain. Today, I'd like to tal...
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Oct 27, 2016 20:32 English essay
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Mizu no Awa (To End in Vain) With native lang

Today, I will talk about the Japanese idiom "mizu no awa." "Mizu" means "water", "awa" means &...
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Oct 26, 2016 21:50 English essay
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Nishi Muku Samurai With native lang

There are two types of month; that has the 31st day, or doesn't have the day. Today, I will introduce the Japanese phrase "ni...
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Oct 25, 2016 00:24 English essay
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Mizu Kusai (Secretive) With native lang

Today, I will talk about the Japanese phrase "mizu kusai." "Mizu kusai" literally means "it smells water,&quo...
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Oct 24, 2016 12:59 English essay
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A University Festival With native lang

From yesterday to today, a school festival was held in our university. There were a huge variety of booths, and it was exciting. Ou...
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Oct 23, 2016 15:44 English essay
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Gyofu no Ri (Fisherman's Benefits) With native lang

Today, I will talk about the proverb "gyofu no ri." "Gyofu" means "fisherman", "ri" means &quo...
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Oct 22, 2016 14:15 English essay
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Dango (Dumpling) With native lang

Today, I will talk about the traditional Japanese food "dango". Dango is a kind of dumpling made from flour of cereal or ric...
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Oct 21, 2016 20:25 English essay
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My Mother's Birthday With native lang

The day before yesterday was my mother's birthday. Since I remembered that my mother said that she wanted to go traveling, I decid...
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Oct 20, 2016 18:58 English diary
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Oshiya (Pusher) With native lang

Today, I will talk about the interesting Japanese occupation "Oshiya". Oshiya means people who push passengers and luggage t...
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Oct 19, 2016 08:38 English essay
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Mago no Te (Back-Scratcher) With native lang

"Mago no te" literally means a grandchild's hand, and is a rod-shaped tool that is used for scratching one's back. S...
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Oct 18, 2016 00:28 English essay
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Readings of "一日" With native lang

Today, I will talk about the readings of the Japanese word "一日". "一" means "one", "日" means &q...
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Oct 17, 2016 00:05 English essay
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The Official Language of Japan With native lang

Japanese language is commonly used in Japan. However, the official languages of Japan is not defined explicitly under Japanese laws. ...
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Oct 16, 2016 10:11 English essay
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Imoni Kai With native lang

Today, my laboratory members and I held imoni kai, the literal meaning of which is "stewed potato party." Imoni kai is a tra...
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Oct 15, 2016 21:30 English diary
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Nuka Yorokobi (Short-lived Joy) With native lang

Today, I will talk about the Japanese phrase "nuka yorokobi." "Nuka" means pericarp and seed coat that are produce...
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Oct 14, 2016 00:04 English essay
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Atama Kakushite Shiri Kakusazu With native lang

Today, I will talk about the Japanese proverb "Atama kakushite shiri kakusazu," the literal meaning of which is "One hides...
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Oct 13, 2016 01:16 English essay
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Yubikiri Genman (Pinky Promise) With native lang

Japanese children say "yubikiri genman uso tsuitara hari senbon nomasu" while crossing their little fingers when they make a pr...
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Oct 12, 2016 00:01 English essay