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Desire 2 is the 109th skill (assuming read left to right) in the Japanese language course. It has 3 lessons.

Grammar Notes[]

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On ()()[1][]

AB()()る = A pleases B / A appeals B's heart / A becomes B's favorite

A love story with 気:

1. Senpai is on my mind. - 先輩(せんぱい)が気になる。
2. I attract Senpai's attention. - 先輩の気を()く。
3. Senpai notices me. - 先輩が私に気付(きづ)く。
4. I am on Senpai's mind. - 先輩は私が気になる。
5. [A couple of accidental or experimental dates here.]
6. I get along with Senpai. - 先輩と気が()う。
7. I please Senpai. - 先輩の気に入る or 先輩が私を気に入る。
8. I am Senpai's favorite. - 私は先輩のお気に入り。

気に入らない or 気に()わない are negative expressions of 気に入る.

お気に()す is the honorific expression of 気に入る. The negative form is お気に召さない.

『お気に入り』 is the 'Favorite' or bookmark of MS IE or Edge browser if you set the language option as Japanese.


Lesson 1[]

  • 望み (no-zo-mi) = hope / desire / wish
  • 彼は娘が死んですべての望みを失った。(ka-re-wa-mu-su-me-ga-shin-de-su-be-te-no-no-zo-mi-wo-u-shi-na-tta) = His daughter died and he lost all hope.
  • 子供の幸福を望まないはいない。(ko-do-mo-no-kou-fu-ku-wo-no-zo-ma-nai-o-ya-wa-i-nai) = There are no parents who do not wish for their children's happiness. ("Child-happiness-non-hoping parents, regarding them, they do not exist.")
  • 夫はもっと広い家への引っ越しを望んでいる。(o-tto-wa-mo-tto-hi-roi-ie-e-no-hi-kko-shi-wo-no-zon-de-i-ru) = My husband hopes to move into a more spacious house.
  • 私は今の収入に満足していない。(wa-ta-shi-wa-i-ma-no-shuu-nyuu-ni-man-zo-ku-shi-te-i-nai) = I am not satisfied with my current income. ("I am not satisfied at ... .")
  • 僕は満足な背広を一着持っていない。(bo-ku-wa-man-zo-ku-na-se-bi-ro-wo-i-ttcha-ku-mo-tte-i-nai) = I do not have a single decent suit. ("...satisfying suit.")
  • こぼれる (ko-bo-re-ru) = to spill / to overflow (from a container)
  • 彼の目から涙がこぼれました。(ka-re-no-me-ka-ra-na-mi-da-ga-ko-bo-re-ma-shi-ta) = Tears ran down from his eyes. ("From his eyes tears tears ran down / flowed down." or "From his eyes tears spilled.")
  • 牛乳はこぼれた。(gyuu-nyuu-wa-ko-bo-re-ta) = The milk spilled over.
  • 上を向いて歩こう、涙がこぼれないように。(ue-wo-mui-te-a-ru-kou, na-mi-da-ga-ko-bo-re-nai-you-ni) = I will walk facing up, so that my tears don't roll down. ("Let's walk whilst facing up, so that tears don't spill." or "Let's walk, let's face up, so that tears don't fall.")
  • 気に入りましたか?(ki-ni-i-ri-ma-shi-ta-ka) = Did you like it? ("Did good enter [you]?")
  • 映画は気に入った?(ei-ga-wa-ki-ni-i-tta) = Did you like the movie? (also, "did you enjoy...?")
  • 彼の態度が気に入らない。(ka-re-no-tai-do-ga-ki-ni-i-ra-nai) = I do not like his attitude.
  • 気に入ってくれるといいけど。(ki-ni-i-tte-ku-re-ru-to-ii-ke-do) = I hope that you like it.
  • うらやましい (u-ra-ya-ma-shii) = jealous
  • 彼女の平和な生活がうらやましい。(ka-no-jo-no-hei-wa-na-sei-ka-tsu-ga-u-ra-ya-ma-shii) = I am jealous of her peaceful life. (also "I envy...")
  • 沖縄で結婚式なんてうらやましいなあ。(o-ki-na-wa-de-ke-kkon-shi-ki-nan-te-u-ra-ya-ma-shii-naa) = I am jealous of you getting married in Okinawa. ("At Okinawa, the marriage ceremony, such thing as it, I am jealous, really.")
  • あなたがうらやましい。(a-na-ta-ga-u-ra-ya-ma-shii) = I am jealous of you.
  • [こぼれて]

Lesson 2[]

  • 重要 (juu-you) = important
  • あのテストは重要だ。(a-no-te-su-to-wa-juu-you-da) = That test is important.
  • 地位 (chii) = status / rank / position
  • 彼にとって地位はそれほど重要ではない。(ka-re-ni-to-tte-chii-wa-so-re-ho-do-juu-you-de-wa-nai) = Status is not that important to him.
  • Note: For それほど, an -い adjective would need be negated with -くない to mean "not as much adjective".
  • But when your adjective is not -い, you would still need to negate the adjective, in any way you choose, so long that the meaning of the sentence has the adjective negated.
  • 価値 (ka-chi) = value / worth
  • その映画には芸術的な価値はない。(so-no-ei-ga-ni-wa-gei-ju-tsu-te-ki-na-ka-chi-wa-nai) = That movie has no artistic value. ("That movie, at it, regarding it, there is no artistic worth.")
  • 権力 (ken-ryoku) = power / authority
  • 私にとって権力はそれほど重要ではない。(wa-ta-shi-ni-to-tte-ken-ryo-ku-wa-so-re-ho-do-juu-you-de-wa-nai) = Power is not that important to me.
  • 不満 (fu-man) = displeasure / discontent / dissatisfaction
  • 彼は不満を表した。(ka-re-wa-fu-man-wo-a-ra-wa-shi-ta) = He expressed his displeasure.
  • 食べ物に不満を言わないで。(ta-be-mo-no-ni-fu-man-wo-i-wa-nai-de) = Do not complain about the food. ("Do not say displeasure at the food.")

Lesson 3[]

  • 一切, 目標
  • どんな部屋をご希望ですか?(don-na-he-ya-wo-go-ki-bou-de-su-ka) = What kind of room would you like?
  • ...を達成した (...-wo-ta-ssei-shi-ta) = I achieved ...
  • 向かって, 向かった, のんびりと, のんびり, のんびり屋さん