Japanese: body parts (hiragana)

あたま head かた shoulders ひざ knees あし legs, feet め eyes みみ ears くち mouth はな nose おなか stomach せなか back おしり bottom うで arm て hand かみのけ hair しっぽ tail くび neck ゆび fingers

Japanese Family

haha okaasan mother chichi otoosan father rioshin gorioshin parents ani oniisan older brother ane oneesan older sister otooto otootosan younger brother imooto imootosan younger sister shujin goshujin husband tsuma okusan wife sofu ojiisan grandfather sobo obaasan grandmother oji ojisan uncle oba obasan aunt mago omagosan grandchild itoko itoko cousin oi Read more…

Japanese 101 Vocabulary 1

ano um… ima now eego English (language) ee yes gakusee student …go …language nihongo Japanese language kookoo high school gogo P.M. gozen A.M. …sai …years old …san Mr./Ms. … …ji o’clock ichiji one o’clock …jin …people nihonjin Japanese people senkoo major sensee teacher; Professor soo desu That’s right soo desu Read more…

Japan

Shogun Hereditary commander-in-chief in feudal Japan. Because of the military power concentrated in his hands and the weakness of the emperor, he was regarded as the real ruler of the country until feudalism was abolished in 1867. chief military commanders from about the 8th century a.d. to the end of Read more…

Medieval Japan

clan group of families related by blood or marriage constitution written plan of government animism belief that all natural things are alive and have their own spirits shrine holy place Jimmu Yamato leader who took the title “emperor of heaven” Shotuku Yamato prince who took charge of Japan on behalf Read more…

Japanese Colors

Aka (i) Red Pinku Pink Kuro (i) Black Midori Green Orenji (daidai-iro) Orange Nezumi-iro Grey Momo-iro Peach Kiiro Yellow Shiro (I) White Gin-iro Silver Kin-iro Gold Ao (i) Blue Ki-midori Light Green Mizu-iro Light Blue Murasaki Purple Cha(i)-iro Brown

SS Quiz: Japan Geography

In what two ways might the seas have influenced Japan’s history? – Provides food – Seas separate it from the mainland – Isolated and protected from invaders – Trade usually done through inland sea – Access to maritime trade – It is a homogenous society (where people share a common Read more…

japanese Classroom items

Ball point pen booru pen eraser keshi gomu chalk chooku chalk board koku ban light denki text book kyoo kasho door doa classroom kyoo shitsu pencil enpitsu notebook nooto student gaku see teacher sensee book hon mechanical pencil shaapu penshiru chair isu table teeburu bag kaban ceiling tenjoo paper kami Read more…

The Emergence of Japan

Explain how geography set Japan apart. Located on an archipelago, or chain of islands (100 miles off mainland/Korea) Mild climate and sufficient rainfall helped farmers make the most of the limited arable land. Why is the area where Japan is located called the Ring of Fire? The region is made Read more…

Japan and US Final

Japan’s first constitution was attributed to Prince Shotoku Japan’s first emperor was Jimmu Christians were persecuted and crucified in Japan under the rule of Hideyoshi Leading the revolt against Tokugawa were the daimyo from Satsuma and Choshu The Tokugawa Shogun based his power on Control of 1/4 of the nation’s Read more…

Chinese and Japanese Cuisine

Both sweet desserts are reserved for special occasions. Japan aesthetic appearance is an important element of the cuisine. China a cleaver is used to preform all cutting tasks when preparing foods. Japan fish is more important to the diet than meat. Both Three meals are typical served each day. China Read more…

Japanese Numbers 1-12

one ichi いち two ni に three san さん four shi / yon し/よん five go ご six roku ろく seven shichi しち eight hachi はち nine kyū / ku きゅう/く ten jū じゅう eleven jūichi じゅういち twelve jūni じゅうに

Ch 22.3

What was the diplomatic policy of Japan under the Tokugawa rulers? – it kept an isolationist policy – only kept formal relations with Korea and only allowed the Dutch and the Chinese merchants to trade in their ports Who was Matthew Perry and what did he do in Japan? He Read more…

Adventures in Japanese 1 Chapter 3 Vocabulary

ちち chichi my father はは haha my mother あに ani my older brother あね ane my older sister おとうと otooto my younger brother いもうと imooto my younger sister かぞく kazoku family きょうだい kyoodai siblings なまえ namae name だれ dare who ~にん ~nin people (counter) ~さい ~sai years old (counter) そうですか Read more…

Chapter 8: Japan (Study Guide)

Japanese people lived on coastal plains because most of Japan has mountainous slopes that are difficult to live on and farm. Why was Japan isolated from Korea and China in ancient times? Japans islands location separated it from other people in Asia. Because of the geography of their country, the Read more…

Japanese Society Exam 3

In Yoshimoto Banana’s novel, what compensates for the crumbling of the family and how? – how do the characters compensate for their losses? – people ‘replace’ their family members with objects -consumption/family: – my parents might die, but Pokemon will stay with me Why did Kitchen become a global hit? Read more…

World History: Chapter 17 Section 2

No, before Japan industrialized enough Western powers established their spheres of influence in China Was Japan the first country to try to dominate other countries in Asia? They felt that they could and should control all of East Asia by military force since they were close and more powerful Why Read more…