Sunday, September 8, 2013
Tazaki Tsukuru p.15. A Japanese-English vocabulary of Haruki Murakami's latest novel.
戸惑い [とまどい: TOMADOI] being at sea, losing one's bearings, confusion, wonderment.
微妙 [びみょう: BIMYOU] (1) delicate, subtle, sensitive
加える [くわえる: KUWAERU] to append, to sum up, to add (up), to include, to increase, to inflict.
心置きなく [こころおきなく: KOKOROOKINAKU] freely, frankly, without reserve
[たまたま: TAMATAMA] casually, unexpectedly, accidentally, by chance.
思い至る [おもいいたる: OMOIITARU] to realize, to realise, to hit upon something
追求 [ついきゅう: TSUIKYUU] (1) pursuing (goal), pursuit, seeking, search, (vs) (2) to pursue (e.g. goal), to seek.
単位 [たんい: TAN'I] (1) unit, denomination, (2) credit (in school).
物質 [ぶっしつ: BUSSHITSU] material, substance.
計量 [けいりょう: KEIRYOU] (1) measurement, computation, (2) (math) metric, measure.
針 [はり: HARI] (1) needle, pin, (2) hook, (3) stinger, thorn, (4) hand (e.g. clock, etc.), pointer, (5) staple (for a stapler), (6) needlework, sewing, (7) malice, (ctr,n-suf) (8) counter for stitches.
正五角形 [せいごかくけい: SEIGOKAKUKEI] regular pentagon, equilateral pentagon
等しい [ひとしい: HITOSHII] equal, similar, like, equivalent.
五辺形 [ごへんけい: GOHENKEI] pentagon
成立 [せいりつ: SEIRITSU] (1) coming into existence, arrangements, establishment, conclusion, completion, (vs) (2) to come into existence, to be true, to hold (i.e. hold true).
組み込む [くみこむ: KUMIKOMU] to insert, to include, to cut in (printing).
誇らしい [ほこらしい: HOKORASHII] proud, haughty, arrogant, splendid, magnificent
思春期 [ししゅんき: SHISHUNKI] puberty.