Hyoumenka

表面化 – coming to a head; breaking

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Kenkan

嫌韓 – A hatred of things Korean. I came across this interesting word today in an email today. There’s a word for everything, eh?

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Ingurishu Kurasu

In honor of the Labor Day holiday (i.e., 3-day weekend) in America, here’s something lighthearted, but not completely inaccurate, from a classic Japanese sketch comedy program:

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Huff-Po

The Huffington Post has just started publishing in Japanese in association with Asahi Shimbun.  Head on over and take a look.  It could end up being a good language...

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Mago ni mo Isho

馬子にも衣装 – “clothes make the man” 馬子 – packhorse driver 馬 – horse 子 – child 衣装 – clothing; costume 衣 – clothing...

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Setsuyaku

節約 – frugality; economizing 節 (セツ,  ふし) – node; season 約 (ヤク, つづまる) – promise; approximately

Kenkan

嫌韓 – A hatred of things Korean. I came across this interesting word today in an email today....

Hyoutenka

氷点下ひょうてんか – below freezing 氷点ひょうてん – freezing point 下か – below

Huff-Po

The Huffington Post has just started publishing in Japanese in association with Asahi Shimbun.  Head on over and take...