Capitalism

資本主義 – capitalism 資 – assets; capital; funds 本 – book; main; real 主義 –...

Cold

Unlike in English, there are two ways to describe “cold” in Japanese: 寒い – cold (e.g. weather) 冷たい...

Taihan

大半 – majority; mostly; generally 大 – big; large 半 – half; middle In Japanese, a...

Masui

麻酔 – anesthesia 麻 – hemp 酔 – to be drunk 麻 can also be seen...

Omiyage

お土産 – present; souvenir お – “honorific” prefix 土 – soil; ground 産 – product; native;...

Hyougara

豹柄 – leopard print 豹柄が好きな方は必見です!  – For those who love leopard print, this is a must see!

Seitsuu

精通 – to be an expert in; to be well-versed in; conversant; to be familiar with 彼はコンピューターに精通している –...

White Day

ホワイトデー – White Day March 14th every year is White Day, the day when men who received 義理チョコ...

Taikou

対抗 – opposition; antagonism 対 – opposite; versus; anti; vis-a-vis 抗 – resist; confront; oppose