Authentic Japanese: Progressing from Intermediate to Advanced, Chapter 1 Yonde Miyou Flashcards

Terms Definitions
述べる
のべる
to state; to express; to mention
会合
かいごう
meeting; assembly
集会
しゅうかい
meeting; assembly
参会者
さんかいしゃ
attendance
従来
じゅうらい
up to now; so far; traditional; existing (e.g. equipment)
通りいっぺん
とおりいっぺん
perfunctory; casual
紋切り型
もんきりがた
fixed formula; stereotyped phrase; hackneyed
印象づける
いんしょうづける
to impress (someone)
なんとか
1: something; something or other; so-and-so;
2: somehow; anyhow; one way or another
くふう
scheme; device; scheming; devising; figuring out; coming up with; solving ingeniously
気のきく
1: attentive; scrupulous; tactful;
2: tasteful; smart
気がきく
1: to be sensible; to be smart;
2: to be thoughtful; to be tactful; to be sensitive
ウイット
wit
特徴
とくちょう
feature; trait; characteristic; pecularity
皆さん
みなさん
all; everyone; everybody
あの手この手
あのてこのて
this way and that; (by) various means; (by) every means
姓名
せいめい
full name
名乗る
なのる
to call oneself (name, label, etc.); to give one's name (as); to impersonate or claim (to be someone)
明確
めいかく
clear up; clarify; define
落ち着く
おちつく
to calm down; to settle down; to be steady; to settle in; to take up one's residence; to harmonize with; to harmonise with; to match; to restore presence of mind
致命的
ちめいてき
fatal; lethal
話にならない
はなしにならない
to not be worth considering; to be out of the question
似る
にる
to resemble; to be similar
よほど
very; greatly; much; to a large extent; quite
間違う
まちがう
to make a mistake; to be incorrect; to be mistaken
受けとる
うけとる
1: to receive; to get; to accept;
2: to take; to interpret; to understand
肝要
かんよう
essential; vital; crucial; importance
立派
りっぱ
splendid
誇り
ほこり
pride; boast
遠慮
えんりょ
diffidence; restraint; reserve; discretion; tact; thoughtfulness
あるいは
or; possibly
教員
きょういん
teaching staff
席順
せきじゅん
seating order
当初
とうしょ
at first
さい
-years-old
ひやかす
to banter; to make fun of; to jeer at
新入生
しんにゅうせい
freshman; first-year student
興味深い
きょうみぶかい
(adj-i) very interesting; of great interest
かえって
on the contrary; rather; all the more; instead
ぽっちゃぽっちゃ
chubby
丸い
まるい
round
娘さん
むすめさん
young lady 10-12 years old
気取る
きどる
to affect; to put on airs
関連づける
かんれんづける
to relate
植木
うえき
garden shrubs; trees; potted plant
飼う
かう
to keep; to raise; to feed
競馬
けいば
horse racing
一致
いっち
1: coincidence; agreement; union; match;
2: conformity; consistency;
3: cooperation
効果的
こうかてき
effective; successful
無味乾燥
むみかんそう
dull and uninteresting; cut-and-dried
べつだん
particularly
存在
そんざい
existence; being
記憶
きおく
1: memory; recollection; remembrance;
2: storage
たとえ話
たとえばなし
allegory; fable; parable
適当
てきとう
1: suitable; adequate; relevant; appropriate; fit;
2: random; halfhearted; on the spot; whatever works
独自
どくじ
original; peculiar; characteristic; proprietary
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