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雪だるま Snowman

雪だるま
snowman


The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

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雪だるま
yuki daruma
snowman

yuki snow




雪合戦 yuki gassen - snow fight [B]
雪かき yuki kaki - shovel snow [I]


The biggest difference in Western and Japanese snowmen is Japanese yuki daruma have only 2 parts - head and waist. They have no legs! The hat in the picture is a bucket.

SUGGESTED USAGE:

雪だるまのフロースティは、夢だったフロリダ旅行に行きましたが、それは悪夢に終わった。
yukidaruma no furo-suti wa, yume datta furorida ryokou ni ikimashita ga, sore wa akumu ni owatta.

Frosty the snowman's Florida dream vacation ended in a nightmare.

ABOUT SUGGESTED USAGE:

yume - dream just like the English, it can also mean what you dream about for the future
フロリダ旅行 furorida ryokou - Florida trip
行きました ikimashita - went past tense and -masu form of 行く iku
ga - but..
それは sore wa - as for all that...
悪夢 aku mu - night mare lit. bad dream
に終わった ni owatta - ended in