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Keigo, the Complete Mess More basic information on Japanese polite and humble language. More...
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Body Idioms Part VI

Body Idioms

目を皿(のよう)にする Look closely
目に入れても痛くない So cute!

目に入れても痛くない So Cute!
目に入れても痛くない Even if it pokes me in the eye, it wont hurt (it is VERY cute!) MORE...
第九章 家老の調査 The Chancellor's Investigation

第九章 家老の調査

At the Prince's direction, the Chancellor starts investigating Yuki's past.
Now with Video!

Body Idioms Part V

Body Idioms

手の内を明かす Opening up your heart (but with your hands)
胸をなでおろす Stroking one's chest in relief

Hand Idioms Part I Two idioms using 手 hands. With Audio
闇討ち Attack in the Dead of Night
闇討ち attack in the dead of night

With Video

Body Idioms Part IV
Body Idioms

耳にたこができる the 'umpteenth' time
足が棒になる My dogs are barkin'

Body Idioms Part III
Body Idioms

足を引っ張る Drag someone down
小耳に挟む Eavesdrop

Iroha Uta いろは歌
Iroha Uta

An ancient poem & an order of kana (like あいうえお)

第十九章 鬼の敗北 The Oni's Defeat ゆきの物語
Chapter 19: The defeat of the Oni
Volume 7: Number Units 数の単位 Kotoba Zamurai
Volume 7: Number Units 数の単位
第八章  若殿との出逢い A Rendezvous with the Prince
第八章 若殿との出逢い

Yuki gets invited to the castle to show off her skill. Now with Video!

第七章  買物 Shopping Chapter Seven: Yuki goes shopping.
第六章  都に到着 Arrival at the City
Yuki arrives at her destination and finds a job.
第五章 助けて! Help! As Yuki continues her journey, she encounters some ronin and needs some help.
At a Quiet Lakeside しずかな湖畔の Japanese traditional song a quiet lakeside
Hina Matsuri うれしいひな祭り
2 kyuu Kanji with One Pronunciation Page 1 All the Kanji on the JLPT Level 2 Test with ONE reading
太鼓腹 Taiko Belly
Taiko (Japanese drums) Belly
百年の恋も冷める Even a 100 year old Love can turn Cold
Even a 100 year old love can turn cold
時代に取り残される Left behind the Times
Left behind the Times
土下座 Prostrating Oneself
kneeling down to the ground, prostrating oneself
たわごと Talk Nonsense
Talk Nonsense
逆襲 Counter-attack

追放 Banishment

致命的 Fatal

殴り込む Raid

最高機密 Top Secret

top secret

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