Yakkai

厄介 – trouble; burden; bother 厄 – bad luck; misfortune; disaster 介 – concern oneself with...

Shimau

As I mentioned in my article “Beware of Fake Amazons,” the verb しまう is a pretty interesting one. Adding...

Jikka

実家 – home (of one’s parents) 実 –  reality 家 – house; home Notice that today’s...

Grammar: affixes

Let’s take a journey into the world of Japanese grammar. Before you groan too loudly, what I intend to...