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Kotoba Boost - Japanese Vocabulary



'Momotaro' Preview

The deck contains words from the classic folk-tale of Momotaro vocabulary.

The vocabulary found in this deck was collected from the version found on the link below. A good site where you can read and both listen to improve your skills.
http://www.douwa-douyou.jp/contents/html/douwastory/douwastory1_05.shtml

For extra history on the subject try the wiki page:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Momotar%C5%8D


First 5 of 88 Words

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魂消る
たまげる

(uk) to be astonished; to be flabbergasted; to be startled; to be amazed

おっとたまげた
Actual Usage
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家来
けらい

retainer; retinue; servant

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懲らしめる
こらしめる

to chastise; to punish; to discipline

俺様が懲らしめてやる
Actual Usage

Also see this blog post for good insight into the condescending implications.
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こし

(1) back; lower back; waist; hips; lumbar region;
(2) body (of hair, noodle, paper, etc.); resilience; spring

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驚く
おどろく

to be surprised; to be astonished

二人は驚いたけれども
Actual Usage
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Example Question

To be astonished?
着く
つく
貰う
もらう
魂消る
たまげる
切る
きる