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桜肉

Horse meat. Aka “cherry blossom meat”. Nice euphemism, guys! :smile:

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Was it old text or trying to appear old?

I feel like that 氣 is pre simplification :eyes: although it’s just a guess

Spoken by an older shrine maiden so I would say it’s meant to seem old.


涙雨 - light rain

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指切りげんまん = linking each other’s little fingers to confirm a promise (嘘ついたら針千本のみます)

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不埒(ふらち)

Na-adjective (keiyodoshi), Noun

  1. lawless; outrageous; insolent; rude; inexcusable; unpardonable​

Other forms

不埓 【ふらち】

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色彩 - color, hue
挑発 - provocation, rouse
杏仁 - apricot seed
鉄線銃 - wire gun


端金 - paltry sum of money
制圧 - suppression, control
封鎖 - blockade, lockdown

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助手

Summary

じょしゅ
Assistant

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怪訝(けげん)

  1. dubious; puzzled; suspicious​

脚気(かっけ)

  1. beriberi; severe thiamine deficiency​

敏捷(びんしょう)

  1. nimble; agile; quick​
  2. quick (thinking); smart; alert; prompt​
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I learned ちりとり (dustpan) during cleaning time at a Japanese Highschool today. I’m so proud! Now I have to learn broom.

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箒(ほうき)or you can just say ブルーム.

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I’m more of a しりとり guy.

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I prefer 尻振り myself

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募金 - fund-raising

Duh, apparently didn’t have that one in my Anki deck.

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More of a phrase but:

壁に耳あり障子に目あり

walls have ears, sliding doors have eyes​

  • jisho

Found in japanese drama.

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唖然(あぜん)

‘taru’ adjective, Adverb taking the ‘to’ particle

  1. dumbfounded; in mute amazement​

Other forms

あ然 【あぜん】、啞然 【あぜん】


蛍光塗料(けいこうとりょう)

Noun

  1. fluorescent paint​
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けっぱれ! - northern dialect for 頑張れ!

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三日月(みかづき) crescent moon

And, this diagram

From here.

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Not my most recent but it’s one of them:

しかたがない

仕方がない = It can’t be helped/It’s no use

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Another written variant you’ll see of this is 仕様しようがない - but it’s usually said as しょうがない.

Not to be confused with しおがない, which means “there is no salt”

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生姜ない

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