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Nature 1 is the 35th skill (assuming read left to right) in the Japanese language course. It has 7 lessons.

Grammar Notes[]

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Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • 木 (ki) = tree/trees (き)
  • 瓶 (bin) = container (びん)
  • 花瓶 (ka-bin) = vase (かびん)
  • 入れました (i-re-ma-shi-ta) = I put/poured it (past tense) (いれました)
  • 山 (ya-ma) = mountain (やま)
  • 登る (nobo-ru) = (1) to climb; to ascend; to go up (v5r, vi) (のぼる)
  • 登って (no-bo-tte) = climb up (のぼって)
  • 登っています (no-bo-tte-i-ma-su) = climbing up (のぼっています)
  • 登ってください (no-bo-tte-ku-da-sai) = please climb up (のぼってください)
  • 登ります (no-bo-ri-ma-su) = going to climb up (のぼります)
  • 登りました (no-bo-ri-ma-shi-ta) = climbed up (のぼりました)
  • 登りましたか?(no-bo-ri-ma-shi-ta-ka) = did you climb up? (past tense) (のぼりましたか)

Lesson 2[]

  • 池 (i-ke) = pond (いけ)
  • 川 (ka-wa) = river (かわ)
  • 海 (u-mi) = sea/ocean (うみ)
  • 泳ぐ (oyo-gu) = to swim (およぐ)
  • 泳いでいます (o-yoi-de-i-ma-su) = swimming

Lesson 3[]

  • 鳴く (na-ku) = (1) to chirp; to sing; to make a sound (of an animal); (...) (v5k, vi) (なく)
  • 鳴き (na-ki) = chirp (なき)
  • 鳴きましたか?(na-ki-ma-shi-ta-ka) = did (the bird) chirp? (なきましたか)
  • 鳴きませんでした (na-ki-ma-sen-de-shi-ta) = (the bird) did not chirp/sing (なきませんでした)
  • 声 (ko-e) = voice (of a person), singing (of a bird), sound (of an animal) (こえ)
  • 鳥の声 (to-ri-no-koe) = birdsong (とりのこえ)
  • がしました (ga-shi-ma-shi-ta) = I heard
  • うるさい (u-ru-sai) = loud
  • うるさいです (u-ru-sai-de-su) = noisy
  • 賑やか (ni-gi-ya-ka) = lively/bustling/busy (にぎやか)
  • 賑やかです (ni-gi-ya-ka-de-su) = it is lively/bustling/busy (にぎやかです)
  • 賑やかでした (ni-gi-ya-ka-de-shi-ta) = it was lively/bustling/busy (にぎやかでした)

Lesson 4[]

  • 匹 (hi-ki) = counter for small animals (ひき)
  • 一匹 (i-ppi-ki) = one small animal (いっぴき)
  • 二匹 (ni-hi-ki) = two small animals (にひき)
  • 三匹 (san-bi-ki) = three small animals (さんびき)
  • 六匹 (ro-ppi-ki) = six small animals (ろっぴき)
  • 飛ぶ (to-bu) = (1) to fly; to soar (v5b, vi) (とぶ) [1]
  • 飛びます (to-bi-ma-su) = I fly (verb) (とびます)
  • 飛びますか?(to-bi-ma-su-ka) = do you fly? (とびますか)
  • 飛んでいます (ton-de-i-ma-su) = I am flying (present/future tense) (とんでいます)
  • 飛んでいました (ton-de-i-ma-shi-ta) = I was flying (past tense) (とんでいました)
  • 飛んでいますか?(ton-de-i-ma-su-ka) = is it flying? (とんでいますか)
  • 鳴いています (nai-te-i-ma-su) = it is singing/barking/chirping (ないています)
  • 鳴いていません (nai-te-i-ma-sen) = it is not singing/barking/chirping (ないていません)
  • 動物 (dou-bu-tsu) = animal/animals (どうぶつ)

Lesson 5[]

  • 傘 (ka-sa) = umbrella (かさ)
  • いいですか (i-i-de-su-ka) = Can I/is it ok (if I ...) ?
  • 差す (sa-su) = (6) to hold up/put up (an umbrella) (v5s, vt) (さす)
  • 差します (sa-shi-ma-su) = I put up (an umbrella) (さします)
  • 差していいですか?(sa-shi-te-ii-de-su-ka) = can I put up (an umbrella)? (さしていいですか)
  • 咲く (sa-ku) = to bloom; to flower (v5k, vi) (P) (さく)
  • 咲きました (sa-ki-ma-shi-ta-ka) = it bloomed (さきました)
  • 咲きましたか?(sa-ki-ma-shi-ta-ka) = has it bloomed? (さきましたか)
  • 咲いています (sai-te-i-ma-su) = they are blooming (さいています)
  • 咲いていますか?(sai-te-i-ma-su-ka) = are they blooming? (さいていますか)
  • 咲いていません (sai-te-i-ma-sen) = they are not blooming (さいていません)

Lesson 6[]

  • 鹿 (shi-ka) = deer (しか)
  • クマ (ku-ma) = bear/bears (くま)
  • くまたち (ku-ma-ta-chi) = bears
  • 動物園 (dou-butsu-en) = zoo (どうぶつえん)
  • 上野 (u-e-no) = Ueno (name) (うえの)
  • 上野動物園 (u-e-no-dou-bu-tsu-en) = Ueno Zoo (a zoo in Tokyo) (うえのどうぶつえん)
  • して (shi-te) = be
  • 静か (shi-zu-ka) = quiet (しずか)
  • 静かです (shi-zu-ka-de-su) = it is quiet (しずかです)
  • 静かにしてください (shi-zu-ka-ni-shi-te-ku-da-sai) = please be quiet (しずかにしてください)

Lesson 7[]

  • 牛 (u-shi) = cow/cows (うし)
  • 馬 (u-ma) = horse/horses (うま)
  • キツネ (ki-tsu-ne) = fox/foxes (きつね)
  • サル (sa-ru) = monkey/monkeys (さる)
  • ハト (ha-to) = pigeon/dove (はと)
  • じゃない (ja-nai) = it is not
  • 登る (nobo-ru) = to ascend; to go up; to climb (のぼる)
  • 生む (u-mu) = (1) to give birth; to bear (a child); (...) (v5m, vt) (うむ)

References[]

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