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Learn Advanced Japanese with 5channel - Public Apology For 3 Min Breaks At Work

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In this video we are going to analyse the 5channel thread about the public apology for 3 min breaks at work.

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Thread Title

Kobe city gave a public apology “Our staff was away from work for 3mins ordering a bento box”

News & Comments

News

A 64-year-old male staff in the Kobe City Waterworks Bureau, between last September and this March for stepping out for approximately 3 minutes 26 times to order a bento box at the restaurant nearby during working hours ended up getting a pay cut of half a day.
A person in charge in Kobe city at the press conference apologised saying, “It is very regrettable that this kind of misconduct happened. We are very sorry”.
The male staff allegedly told that “it was for a change of mood”.

Comments

Well, most of work places will need a public apology.
If you have time for such a conference, do some work.
I don’t understand the reason why cigarette breaks are ok and this is not.
There should be many other problems besides this. Ridiculous.
This.. I swear they just wanted to be on TV.
If they don’t allow being 3 minute away from work, then they wouldn’t allow 3 minute unpaid overtime, right?
Is that really an important thing?
In order to investigate the fact of 26 times of 3 minutes, how much trouble and labour cost did they use and to have the apology conference? Apologise for it again at a later day.

こりゃ/これは (used to express surprise or pleasure)

What a surprise!
What an awesome anime! I’m going to show my friend.
Oh my my, you came all the way for me (I’m happy to see you).

だろうに (used to express disappointment or sympathy for someone)

If they had left earlier they would have made it.
Why are you seeing him? There should be someone better than him.
That kid is always smiling. It should be so hard being sick for so long.

だろ (“I swear/I’m sure” used to blame/encourage someone in male speech)

I swear you are stupid.
I’m sure you know that!
I know you are a capable child.

だろうな (“Are you sure that …?” used to make sure of something in male speech)

You are eating so much snacks but are you sure you can eat dinner?
You have been playing games for a long time but are you sure you can finish your homework today?
I can trust you coming tomorrow, right? You promise?

Vocabulary

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aidani
adverb
  1. during (the time when)
ashita
noun, adverb
  1. tomorrow
ikan
na adjective, noun
  1. unsatisfactory
iku
godan verb (iku/yuku), intransitive verb
  1. to go
ikura
adverb
  1. no matter how (as いくら...〜ても, いくら...〜でも, etc.)
irassharu
godan verb (aru), intransitive verb
  1. to come; to go (sometimes erroneously written 居らっしゃる)
inshokuten
noun
  1. restaurant
egao
noun, suru verb
  1. smiling face
okashi
noun
  1. sweets; candy
otoko
noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. man
odoroku
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be surprised
omae
pronoun
  1. you (formerly honorific, now oft. derog. in ref. to an equal or inferior)
owaru
godan verb, intransitive verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to finish
kai
counter
  1. counter for occurrences
kaiken
noun, suru verb
  1. interview; audience
kibuntenkan
noun
  1. change of pace; change of mood
gyakuni
adverb
  1. conversely; on the contrary
kyuukei
noun, suru verb
  1. break

Kanji

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2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. person
Readings
Kun'yomi: ひと、-と、-り。
On'yomi: ニン、ジン。
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3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. large, big
Readings
Kun'yomi: おお、おお.きい、おお.いに、もと、まさる、ひろし、はじめ、とも、たかし、おう、わ、うふ、-おお.いに、おお-。
On'yomi: ダイ、ダ、タイ、タ。
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3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Readings
Kun'yomi: こ、ね、-こ。
On'yomi: ス、シ、ツ。
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4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. in, inside, middle, mean, center
Readings
Kun'yomi: なか、うち、あた.る。
On'yomi: チュウ、ジュウ。
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4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. now
Readings
Kun'yomi: いま。
On'yomi: コン、キン。
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4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. part, minute of time, segment, share, degree, one's lot, duty, understand, know, rate, 1%, chances, shaku/100
Readings
Kun'yomi: わ.け、わ.かつ、わ.かる、わ.ける、わ.かれる。
On'yomi: ブ、フン、ブン。
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4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. friend
Readings
Kun'yomi: とも、う、ど、すけ、ゆ、ゆう。
On'yomi: ユウ、ウ、イウ。
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4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. day, sun, Japan, counter for days
Readings
Kun'yomi: -か、-び、ひ。
On'yomi: ジツ、ニチ。
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4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. month, moon
Readings
Kun'yomi: つき。
On'yomi: ガツ、ゲツ。
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4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. water
Readings
Kun'yomi: みず、みづ、み、みず-。
On'yomi: スイ。
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5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. exit, leave, go out, come out, put out, protrude
Readings
Kun'yomi: -で、-だ.す、だ.す、で.る、い.だす、い.でる。
On'yomi: スイ、シュツ。
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5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. half, middle, odd number, semi-, part-
Readings
Kun'yomi: なか.ば、は。
On'yomi: ハン。
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5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. life, genuine, birth
Readings
Kun'yomi: い.きる、い.かす、い.ける、う.む、う.まれる、は.える、は.やす、お.う、なま、き、あい、あさ、あり、あらは.る、あ.る、あれ、い、いか、いき、いく、いけ、う、うぶ、うまい、うまは.る、うまる、うる、え、お、おい、おいし.く、おお、おき、おや、おや.す、おゆ、きつ、ぎゅう、くるみ、ごせ、さ、さん、すぎ、すすむ、せ、そ、そう、たか、ちる、なじ、な.す、なせ、なば、なり、なる、な.る、にう、にゅう、ぬく、のう、のり、ばい、はえ、はさま、ふ、ぶ、ふゆ、み、む、む.す、もう、や、ゆ、よ、よい、よど、りゅう、-う、う.まれ、なま-、うま.れる、うまれ。
On'yomi: しょう、セイ、サン、ショウ。
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6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. rest, day off, retire, sleep
Readings
Kun'yomi: やす.む、やす.まる、やす.める。
On'yomi: キュウ。
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6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. year, counter for years
Readings
Kun'yomi: とし、ね。
On'yomi: ネン、デン。
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6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. spirit, mind, air, atmosphere, mood
Readings
Kun'yomi: いき。
On'yomi: ケ、キ。
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6 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. going, journey
Readings
Kun'yomi: い.く、ゆ.く、おこな.う、おこな.い、C、-い.き、-ゆ.き、-いき、-ゆき、おこ.なう。
On'yomi: C、A、ゴウ、コウ、アン、ヒン、A、ギョウ。
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7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. what
Readings
Kun'yomi: なに、なん、あが、なに.の、なん.の、なん.ぞ、いず.れ、なに-、なん-。
On'yomi: ガ、カ。
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7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. come, due, next, cause, become
Readings
Kun'yomi: く.る、き、こ、き.たす、き.たる、きた.す、きた.る。
On'yomi: ライ、タイ。
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7 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. male
Readings
Kun'yomi: おとこ、お、み。
On'yomi: ナン、ダン。

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