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毒見役 Taste Tester

毒見役

taster (of food or drink) for poison


The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

B = Beginner | I = Intermediate | A = Advanced

毒見役
doku mi yaku
taster (of food or drink) for poison

doku poison
mi to see
yaku an office, duty


気の毒 ki no doku - it's a pity, too bad [B]
食中毒 shoku chuu doku - food poisoning [I]
花見 hana mi - flower viewing [B]
悪役 aku yaku - the bad guy [I]
役に立つ yaku ni tatsu - useful [B]



SUGGESTED USAGE:

毒見役をして下さい,ね。
Please be my taste tester, ok?

doku mi yaku o shite kudasai, ne.

ABOUT SUGGESTED USAGE:

毒見 doku mi - This is the base form. Adding the yaku makes it someones job
して下さい shite kudasai - please do (something)
ne - a little added bonus to encourage the listener to obey. It is used to soften the request.


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