October 1 2021 Content Updates

Kanji

(9) - added “save” to allow list.

(10) - updated meaning and reading mnemonics.

(12) - updated meaning mnemonic.

(17) - added “always” to allow list.

(18) - added “sheet” to allow list.

(19) - updated meaning and reading mnemonics.

Vocabulary

透き通る (42) - added “to be see-through” to alternative meanings, moved “to be see through” to allow list.

(43) - added “hedge” and “wall” to alternative meanings list.

力いっぱい (1) - added “with one’s full strength” and “with full power” to the allow list.

美しい (9) - updated meaning explanation to mention しい ending.

苦しい (9) - updated meaning explanation to mention しい ending.

苦い (10) - updated meaning explanation.

忙しい (19) - updated meaning explanation to mention しい ending.

悲しい (19) - updated meaning explanation to mention しい ending.

久しい (32) - updated meaning explanation to mention しい ending.

忌まわしい (59) - moved “ominous” to allow list and updated meaning explanation to mention しい ending.

出会う (10) - added “to meet by accident” to allow list.

本質 (24) - added “nature” to allow list, added “quality” to block list, edited one context sentence, and added two context sentences.

替わる (26) - updated meaning explanation, edited a context sentence translation, and added two context sentences.

要る (9) - added “to be needed” and “to be necessary” as alternative meanings, added “to require” and “to be required” to allow list, and added to meaning explanation.

切れる (6) - replaced one context sentence.

写る (6) - added “to be in a photograph” as alternative meaning, added “to be in a photo” and “to be in a picture” to allow list, and added “to photograph” to block list.

被害 (20) - updated meaning explanation.

挙がる (21) - added “to be listed” and “to be nominated” as alternative meanings, added “to be mentioned”, “to be cited”, and “to be arrested” to allow list, updated meaning explanation, and added two context sentences.

起きる (10) - added “to get up” as alternative meaning.

年内 (4) - removed “within a year” from allow list

暗殺 (13) - edited context sentence translation.

判断する (23) - added “to conclude” as alternative meaning, and added two context sentences.

白人 (2) - made “white person” primary meaning and “Caucasian” alternative meaning, and moved “white people” to allow list.

喜ぶ (17) - added “to be joyful”, “to be happy” and “to be willing” to allow list.

急増 (21) - added “increasing suddenly”, “rapid increase”, “increase rapidly”, “increasing rapidly”, “sharp increase”, “surge” and “surging” to allow list, and added two context sentences.

集金 (10) - added “collect money”, “collecting”, “collect”, and “collection” to allow list.

改善 (19) - added “improve” to allow list.

Transitive Verb Updates

送る (9) - added “to send something” as primary meaning, added “to escort someone” as alternative meaning, moved “to send” to allow list, added “to send someone”, “to escort”, “to see off”, “to see someone off”, “to walk someone home”, and “to send someone” to allow list, and updated meaning explanation.

試みる (9) - added “to try to do something” as primary meaning, added “to attempt something” as alternative meaning, moved “to try” and “to attempt” to allow list, added “to attempt to do something”, “to try something”, “to try to do”, and “to attempt to do” to allow list, and updated meaning explanation.

使う (9) - added “to use something” and “to spend something” to allow list.

始める (10) - made “to begin something” primary meaning and moved “to begin” to alternative meanings.

化かす (10) - added “to bewitch something”, “to bewitch someone”, “to enchant something”, and “to enchant someone” to allow list, and updated meaning explanation.

運ぶ (10) - added “to carry something”, “to transport something”, and “to move something” to allow list.

配る (10) - added “to distribute something”, “to pass something out”, “to pass out something”, and “to deliver something” to allow list.

飲む (10) - added “to drink something” to allow list.

聞く (10) - added “to hear something”, “to ask something”, and “to listen to something” to allow list.

調べる (10) - moved “to search” to allow list, and added “to search something” “to investigate something”, “to examine something”, “to research something”, and “to look into something” to allow list.

読む (10) - added “to read something” to allow list.

語る (10) - added “to talk about something”, “to tell something”, and “to recite something” to allow list, and updated meaning explanation.

投げ付ける (10) - added “to throw something at”, and “to throw something against” to allow list.

求める (10) - added “to want something” as primary meaning, added “to request something” and “to demand something” as alternative meanings, moved “to want”, “to request” and “to demand” to allow list, added “to ask for something” to allow list, and updated meaning explanation.

試す (11) - added “to try something out” as primary meaning, added “to give something a try” as alternative meaning, moved “to attempt”, “to try out”, “to test”, “to test the limits” and “to try” to allow list, and added “to attempt something”, “to try to do”, “to try”, “to try something”, “to test something”, “to give a try”, and “to give something a try” to allow list.

追う (11) - added “to follow something” and “to chase something” to allow list.

欠かす (11) - added “to miss something, “to fail to do something” and “to fail to have something” to allow list.

拾う (11) - added “to pick something up” as primary meaning, added “to find something” and “to gather something” as alternative meanings, moved “to pick up”, “to find”, and “to gather” to allow list.

指す (11) - added “to point at something” and “to point at someone” to allow list.

注ぐ (11) - added “to pour something” to allow list.

見送る (11) - added “to see someone off” to allow list.

起こす (14) - moved “to wake up” to allow list, added “to wake” to allow list, and updated meaning explanation.

Added

  • Level 34: 里芋 (さといも) - taro
  • Level 58: 菅原 (すがはら, すがわら) - Sugahara, Sugawara
  • Level 58: (しゃく) - pouring alcohol
  • Level 58: 酌量 (しゃくりょう) - making allowances
  • Level 59: 詠歌 (えいか) - poem
  • Level 59: 詠嘆 (えいたん) - exclamation

Moved

  • Level 58: (kanji) - moving up to level 60 to reflect how advanced and uncommon it is.

Hidden

Level 58: 媒酌 - this word is obscure, we have enough other words to practice this reading of 媒, and we’ve added 酌 and 酌量 to practice this reading of 酌.

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