Cause when the sake jar is empty, that’s when you’re at your most fashionable.
meaning: declaration of state of emergency
Picked it up from watching COVID updates in NHK news.
Oh geez, yeah, I hadn’t even noticed that! @_@
入り込む (いりこむ) to be complicated
込み入る (こみいる) to be complicated
Oh, were you thinking it was going to be really complicated to remember the difference?
同音異義語 - homophone
豆知識・まめちしき・trivia; snippet of knowledge.
Literally “bean of knowledge”?? Apparently, 豆 can be used as a noun-prefix with the meaning “tiny; miniature”, hehe that’s cute
I learnt that one from Azumanga Daioh. Someone recounted some kind of trivia about soybeans (I think it was “edamame are actually soybeans” or something), and the response was “that’s not bean-knowledge, that’s knowledge of beans”.
貰う ー もらう ー to take, to have, to make someone
貰 ー もらい ー taken, “in the bag”
I actually hear and use this word verbally all the time (specifically in regards to language), but just now figured out how it’s written. (^^;
-What my students say when they try to communicate in English to me.
A rosy future, promising prospects, an indication of a bright future, a promising future awaits, the world is your oyster, the future is full of hope.
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Not a word but a city, and what a lovely place it seems.
For me it was wasei eigo word コンセント which does not mean “consent”, but a wall socket.
I encountered it in a text book.
Aye, it comes from “concentric”, because power cables used to be coaxial, something like this: