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Archive for June, 2009

Vegetable Vocabulary Posted by on Jun 28, 2009

Here is a vocabulary list containing some items you’ll probably see in a Japanese grocery store. やさい – vegetable たまねぎ – onion トマト – tomato ブロッコリー – brocolli レタス – lettuce きゅうり – cucumber ポテト – potato にんじん – carrot まめ – bean ほうれんそう – spinach だいこん – radish ズッキーニ – zucchini ししとう – green…

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Days of the Month Part 2 Posted by on Jun 25, 2009

Day 16 : じゅうろくにち (juurokunichi) Day 17 : じゅうしちにち (juushichinichi) Day 18: じゅうはちにち (juuhachinichi) Day 19 : じゅうくにち (juukunichi) Day 20 : はつか (hatsuka) Day 21 : にじゅういちにち (nijuuichinichi) Day 22 : にじゅうににち (nijuuninichi) Day 23 : にじゅうさんにち (nijuusannichi) Day 24 : にじゅうよっか (nijuuyokka) Day 25 : にじゅうごにち (nijuugonichi) Day 26 : にじゅうろくにち (nijuurokunichi) Day…

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Days of the Month Posted by on Jun 22, 2009

Day 1 : ついたち (tsuitachi) Day 2 : ふつか (futsuka) Day 3 : みっか (mikka) Day 4 : よっか (yokka) Day 5 : いつか (itsuka) Day 6 : むいか (muika) Day 7 : なのか (nanoka) Day 8 : ようか (yooka) Day 9 : ここのか (kokonoka) Day 10 : とおか (tooka) Day 11 : じゅういちにち (juuichinichi)…

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Japanese Banknotes Posted by on Jun 19, 2009

¥1000 : is blue in color. One side has Noguchi Hideyo (野口 英世). He’s also Noguchi Seisaku (野口清作). He suffered a burn injury in his childhood, that impacted his decision to become a doctor. Unfortunately, the injury deformed his hand and he was unable to get employment in Japan. He moved to America and did…

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Japanese Coins Posted by on Jun 16, 2009

¥1. Is equal to a penny. Has a tree on one side and the number 1 on the other side. ¥5.  Is about the worth of a nickel. Has a rice grain on one side and the year it was minted on the other side. This coin is interesting in that it has a…

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