Vocabulary list: Terrible Twos! 魔の二歳児!? - Intermediate Japanese 中級日本語

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this time; now
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indicates possessive; nominalizes verbs and adjectives; substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases; (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion; (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis; (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
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intermediate level
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video (esp. digital); video clip; animation; animated cartoon; in-betweens (animation)
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at; in; at; when; by; with; and then
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indicates sentence topic; indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated); adds emphasis
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I; me
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daughter; girl (i.e. a young, unmarried woman)
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to have a talk; to tell a story
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if; when; and; with; used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.); promoted pawn; indicates a question
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to think; to consider; to think (of doing); to plan (to do); to judge; to assess; to imagine
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いま
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now; the present time; just now; another; more
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さい
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-years-old
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です
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be; is
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May; fifth month of the lunar calendar
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だが
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but; however; (and) yet; nevertheless; still; for all that
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last month
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April; fourth month in the lunar calendar
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at (place, time); in; to (direction, state); toward; for (purpose); because of (reason); for
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birthday
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indicates direct object of action; indicates subject of causative expression; indicates an area traversed; indicates time (period) over which action takes place; indicates point of departure or separation of action; indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
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to go out to meet; to receive; to welcome; to accept (e.g. as a member of a group or family); to call for; to summon
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to become; to get; to result in; to turn out; to consist of; to be composed of; to be completed
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ばかり
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only; merely; approximately; about; just (finished, etc.); as if to; (as though) about to
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all; everyone; everybody
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なか
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inside; interior; among; within; middle; center; during
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child
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indicates sentence subject (occasionally object); indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions); but; however; regardless of; whether (or not)
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to be (of animate objects); to exist; to stay; to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing
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ほう
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direction; way; side (of an argument, etc.); one's part; type; category; field (of study, etc.)
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to come; to go; to be (somewhere); to be (doing)
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indicates a question; or; whether or not; some- (e.g. something, someone); hmm; huh; very
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child rearing; child raising; raising children; parenting
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experience
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to be; to exist; to have; to be located; to be equipped with; to happen
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English (language)
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でも
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but; however; even; however; no matter how; ... or something; either ... or ...
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という
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called; named; as many as; as much as; all ...; every single ...
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language; dialect; word; phrase; speech; (manner of) speaking
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that's so, however ...
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Japan
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demon; devil; evil spirit; -crazed person; -obsessed person; fiend
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child; boy; (arch.) I; (arch.) me
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to call out (to); to call; to summon (a doctor, etc.); to invite; to designate; to name; to garner (support, etc.)
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する
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to do; to carry out; to cause to become; to make (into); to serve as; to act as; to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
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quite a chore; not that easy; fairly difficult
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terrible twos (developmental stage in toddlers)
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になると
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when it becomes; when it comes to
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any; anything; whatever; I am told; I hear; I understand
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いや
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no; nay; well; er; you're welcome; not at all
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