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Articles for Upper Beginners

Articles for Upper Beginners of Japanese
Title Teaser
Hina Matsuri うれしいひな祭り
Kanji Stroke Order Basic rules for the stroke order of kanji.
舌切りすずめ The Cut-Tongue Sparrow
Traditional Japanese story Shitakiri suzume The 舌切り雀 story is a traditional Japanese folk tale about a kind old man, his mean wife, and a sparrow. Hiragana and very basic Japanese is required. Online e-book with Audio.
気取る Put on Airs
気取る
put on airs, conceited, styling, all the frills!
ふられる Rejected, Give the Cold Shoulder
ふられる
rejected, to give the cold shoulder
夢中 Lost in thought, in a daze, ecstasy
夢中
Lost in thought, in a daze, ecstasy
降参 Surrender
降参

surrender
身元確認 ID Check
身元確認

ID check
百年目 The End
百年目

The End
手掛かり Clue
手掛かり

clue
忍者走り Running Ninja-style
忍者走り

running ninja-style
島流し Banishment
島流し

Banishment / exile to a desert island
仮説 Hypothesis
仮説

hypothesis
にらみあい Evil Stare
にらみあい

Evil Stare
雪女 Snow Woman
雪女
Snow Woman
隠れファン Closet Fan
隠れファン
CLOSET FAN [the fact you like something is kept a secret]
フィーバー Disco Fever
フィーバー
(disco) fever
親ばか a Parent Who is a Fool for Child
親ばか

a Parent who is a fool for child
目立つ Stand Out; be Conspicuous
目立つ

stand out; be conspicuous [lit. eye stand up]
寝言 Talking in one's Sleep
寝言

Talking in one's Sleep
安心感 Sense of Security
安心感

Sense of Security
冷静 Calm, Cool
冷静

calm, cool
Golden Week
kikitorino renshuu koinobori Download PDF and MP3
Download Text with Furigana
- 2 MP3s (regular speed and a slow version)
- 5 page PDF with text, text with furigana, glossary, translation explanation and some comprehension questions.
- Free!
Koinobori
kikitorino renshuu koinobori Download PDF and MP3
Download Text with Furigana
- 2 MP3s (regular speed and a slow version)
- 5 page PDF with text, text with furigana, glossary, translation explanation and some comprehension questions.
- Free!
ほっぺが落ちる Delicious
ほっぺが落ちる

very oishii (its so delicious, my cheek will fall)
おまけに To make matters worse...
おまけに

To make matters worse...
いつのまにか Before you Know it
いつのまにか

before you know it
迷う Perplexed
迷う

perplexed, puzzled, lost the way
女の直感 Woman's Intuition
女の直感

womans intuition
江戸っ子 Born and Raised in Tokyo
江戸っ子
(Edos child - born and raised in Tokyo)

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