Sunday, September 8, 2013

Tazaki Tsukuru p.15. A Japanese-English vocabulary of Haruki Murakami's latest novel.

page 15:

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.

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