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Vocabulary Lesson for Basic Kanji Book, Vol. 1, Chapter 18

Learn the vocabulary from Chapter 18 of the Basic Kanji Book, Vol. 1

The following vocabulary has been selected to aid students as they study Chapter 18 of the Basic Kanji Book, Vol. 1.

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Vocabulary for this lesson

usetsu
noun, suru verb
  1. turning to the right
migite
noun
  1. right hand
migigawa
noun, no adjective
  1. right side
sayuu
noun, suru verb
  1. left and right
hidari
noun, no adjective
  1. left
sasetsu
noun, suru verb
  1. turning to the left
hidarite
noun
  1. left hand
hidarigawa
noun, no adjective
  1. left (hand) side
higashiguchi
noun
  1. east entrance
toukyou
noun
  1. Tokyo (current capital of Japan)
kantou
noun
  1. Kantou (eastern half of Japan, including Tokyo)
nishiguchi
noun
  1. west entrance
seiyou
noun, no adjective
  1. Western countries
kansai
noun
  1. Kansai (south-western half of Japan, including Osaka)
kitaguchi
noun
  1. north entrance
hokubei
noun, no adjective
  1. North America
hokkaidou
noun
  1. Hokkaido (northernmost of the four main islands of Japan)
minamiguchi
noun
  1. south entrance
nanbei
noun
  1. South America
nanboku
noun
  1. south and north
gaishutsu
noun, suru verb
  1. going out
gaikoku
noun, no adjective
  1. foreign country
geka
noun, no adjective
  1. surgical department
uchigawa
noun, no adjective
  1. inside
kokunai
noun, no adjective
  1. domestic
kanai
noun
  1. (my) wife
naika
noun, no adjective
  1. internal medicine, i.e. treatment by medical procedures rather than surgical procedures
bu
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. department (in an organization); division
  2. club
bubun
noun
  1. section; part
zenbu
adverbial noun, noun (temporal), no adjective
  1. all
ekichou
noun
  1. station master
ekiin
noun
  1. station attendant
kaisha
noun
  1. company
shakai
noun
  1. society
shachou
noun
  1. company president
jinja
noun
  1. Shinto shrine
byouin
noun, no adjective
  1. hospital
nyuuin
noun, suru verb
  1. hospitalisation
daigakuin
noun
  1. graduate school