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by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 3:55 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

Ezrach wrote:
3, まるっきり!

I remembered it from Harry Potter in Japanese. Hot damn!
Point to Ezrach, I think we're up to Q13 now. (Lucky for some?)

Q13. Grade 3 question.

いそなさい、そうすれば間に合います。
Make haste, and you will be in time.
いそぐ (v5g,vi) to hurry; to rush (P)

A13 ...
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 3:49 pm
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

lalaith wrote: Memorizing kanji not a problem. As I indicated in another thread, I already memorized the first three grades. What I did not do is what you're testing here -- learn the kanji as words. (Which is why I eventually figured out it what I was doing useless.) There are programs that concen...
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 9:57 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

Ezrach wrote:
4, げつようび
One point to Ezrach

Q12. Grade 2 kanji
ボールはまる
Balls are round.
まるい (adj) round; circular; spherical (P)
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 9:45 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

Dehitay wrote:
8, きんようび
Nice, one point to Dehitay.

Q11. Grade 1 kanji question.

つきには空気がない。
There is no air on the moon.
つき (n) (1) moon; (n-t) (2) month (P)
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 9:18 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

Anyway

Q10. Grade 1 Kanji question

どれだけのかねでもありがたい。
Any amount of money will be welcome.
おかね (n) money (P)

A10. ... ?
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 9:09 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

aKuMu wrote:
Now i saw that i knew one but didn't knew it used the kanji,
anyway
文化 is the one that comes to mind.
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 8:56 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

Yudan Taiteki wrote:
If you had just left off the か you could have gotten away with it.
Er, yes but then it wouldn't have been the right answer. ;-)
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 8:14 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

aKuMu wrote:
4; あっかんか
I'm calling Shenanigans. Did you just 'happen' to know a word that only has 66 web pages reported using it world-wide?
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 7:46 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

caroline wrote:
A8 4; むいか
Second point for Caroline, now in joint lead.

Q9. A Grade 3 kanji question.
山田先生は物理の先生ですか、の先生ですか。
Is Mr Yamada a physics or a chemistry teacher?
かがく (n) (1) chemistry; (2) chemical (company) (P)

A9. ... ?
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 7:32 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

aKuMu wrote:
4;  にゅうすい 
Don't you know some weird words. OK, one point for aKuMu.

Q8. Grade 1 kanji question

このかばんはろくポンドしました。
This bag cost me six pounds.
ろく (num) six (P)

A8. ... ?
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 6:49 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

caroline wrote:
another try

A6 : 9 ; おんがく
Correct, one point for Caroline.

Q7. Grade 1 kanji question

みずをいただけますか。
Could I get some water, please?
みず (n) water (cold, fresh)

A7 ... ?
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 6:47 am
Forum: Grammar Questions and Problems
Topic: ように
Replies: 31
Views: 6586

RE: ように

caroline wrote:
最近、太って しまったので、車に 乗らずに 駅まで 歩くように しています。
ようにする is something of a special case ...

ようにする (exp) (following a verb) to be sure to; to make sure to; to try to; (P)

にする is often used for "making decisions" so it's an extension of that.
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 4:38 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

lalaith wrote: Are people only supposed to do this from memory or can those of us who have to look everything up join in? The questions are taken at random from the first three grades of kanji. There are only 80 grade 1 kanji so I suggest you have a go at memorizing those so you should be able to a...
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 3:58 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

AussieB wrote: 4  天牛 かみきりむし?? Not that I have ever used this word but... Well if you knew that _without_ looking in a dictionary I'm impressed. :| I would have settled for ぎゅうにゅう ;-) Q6. Grade 1 kanji question. すぐそばでかすかな おと がした。 I heard a faint sound near by. おと (n) sound; note (P) A6. ... ?
by paul_b
Sat 04.21.2007 2:37 am
Forum: Japanese General Discussion
Topic: Kanji Quiz Thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 5596

RE: Kanji Quiz Thread.

Yudan Taiteki wrote:
13; かんし (as in "classical chinese poetry")
さすがね。

Q5. Grade 2 Kanji question.

ああ、うしの乳はそんなふうにしぼるのですか。
Oh, is that the way you milk a cow?
うし (n) cattle; cow (P)

A5 ... ?