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Objects is the 41st skill (assuming read left to right) in the Japanese language course. It has 5 lessons.

Grammar Notes[]

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Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • ゆっくり (yu-kku-ri) = (1) slowly; unhurriedly; without haste; (...) (adv, adv-to, vs) (on-mim)
  • 細い (hoso-i) = thin/narrow (adjective) (ほそい)
  • 太い (futo-i) = thick (adjective) (stick/pillar shape object[1]) (ふとい)
  • 厚い (atsu-i) = thick (adjective) (board shape object) (あつい)
  • 厚くない (atsu-ku-nai) = not thick (adjective) (board shape object) (あつくない)
  • 進む (susu-mu) = (1) to go forward; to advance (v5m, vi) (すすむ)
  • 進みます (susu-mi-ma-su) = go forward; go
  • Previously seen:
    • 教科書 (kyou-ka-sho) = textbook; coursebook; schoolbook (きょうかしょ)
    • 辞書 (ji-sho) = (1) dictionary; lexicon (じしょ)
    • 色鉛筆 (iro-en-pitsu) = colored pencil; coloured pencil (いろえんぴつ)
    • お箸 (o-hashi) = chopsticks (おはし)
    • 少し (suko-shi) = little; few; small quantity; (...) (adv-n) (すこし)

Lesson 2[]

  • 丸い (maru-i) = round (まるい)
  • 丸いです (maru-i-de-su) = it is round (まるいです)
  • 薄い (usu-i) = thin (board shape object) (うすい)
  • 薄いです (usu-i-desu) = it is thin (うすいです)
  • 薄くないですか?(usu-ku-nai-de-su-ka) = isn't it thin? (うすくないですか)
  • ボタン (bo-ta-n) = button
  • 押す (o-su) = (1) to push; to press (v5s, vt) (おす)
  • 押しますか?(o-shi-ma-su-ka) = will he press it? (おしますか)
  • 押してください (o-shi-te-ku-da-sai) = please press it (おしてください)
  • 押しました (o-shi-ma-shi-ta) = he pressed it (おしました)

Lesson 3[]

  • 紙 (kami) = paper (かみ)
  • 紙を三枚 (kami-o-san-mai) = three sheets of paper (かみをさんまい)
  • 鍵 (kagi) = key/keys (かぎ)
  • なくしました (na-ku-shi-ma-shi-ta) = I lost it (past tense)
  • 吸う (su-u) = (1) to smoke; to breathe in; to inhale (v5u, vt) (すう)
  • 吸っています (su-tte-i-ma-su) = I am smoking (すっています)
  • 吸ってはいけません (su-tte-wa-i-ke-ma-sen) = you cannot smoke (すってはいけません)
  • 吸います (su-i-ma-su) = I smoke (すいます)
  • 吸いません (su-i-ma-sen) = I do not smoke (すいません)
  • タバコ (ta-ba-ko) = cigarette/tobacco

Lesson 4[]

  • 石鹸 (se-kken) = soap (せっけん)
  • 使う (tsuka-u) = to use (a thing, method, etc.); to make use of (つかう)
  • 使って (tsuka-tte) = using (つかって)
  • 使ってはいけません (tsuka-tte-hai-ke-ma-sen) = you cannot use it (つかってはいけません)
  • 使っていますか?(tsuka-tte-i-ma-su-ka) = are you using it? (つかっていますか)
  • 使っていません (tsuka-tte-i-ma-sen) = I am not using it (つかっていません)
  • 切る (ki-ru) = (1) to cut; to cut through; to perform (surgery) (v5r, vt) (きる)
  • ...を切りました (...-wo-ki-ri-ma-shi-ta) = I cut ... (past tense) (きりました)
  • ...を切ってください (...-wo-ki-tte-ku-da-sai) = please cut ... (きってください)
  • 置く (o-ku) = (1) to put; to place (vk5, vt) (おく)
  • 置きます (o-ki-ma-su) = I put it /I will put it (おきます)
  • 置いてあります (o-i-te-a-ri-ma-su) = it is put/placed there (おいてあります)
  • 置いてください (o-i-te-ku-da-sai) = please put it (おいてください)

Lesson 5[]

  • と (to) = or
  • 箱 (hako) = box (はこ)
  • ポケット (po-ke-tto) = pocket/pockets
  • カップ (ka-ppu) = cup
  • 入れる (i-re-ru) = to put in; to let in; to take it (いれる)
  • 忘れる (wasu-re-ru) = to forget; to leave carelessly; to be forgetful of; (...) (v1, vt) (P) (わすれる)
  • 忘れます (wasu-re-ma-su) = I forget/I will forget (わすれます)
  • 忘れました (wasu-re-ma-shi-ta) = I forgot (わすれました)
  • どっちがいいですか?(do-cchi-ga-ii-desu-ka) = which do you prefer?

References[]

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