Lesson 2                                                                                                         Int. 1, Halper

 

Part 2

Learn to write:

かんじ

いみ (meaning)

友だち(とも・だち)

Friend(s)

京都(きょう・と)

Kyoto

日本語(に・ほん・ご)

The Japanese language

勉強(べん・きょう)

Study

飲みます(の・みます)

To drink

千(せん)

Thousand

国内(こく・ない)

Inside the country/nation, opposite of foreign or international

Domestic, internal

外国(がい・こく)

Foreign country

市(し)

City, municipality

Usually not used as a standalone word. It’s often used to mean a city as an administrative body.

Example: 市バス、サンフランシスコ市、京都市

町(まち/ちょう)

Town as in 日本町(Japantown )

 

 

Learn to read:

かんじ

いみ (meaning)

他府県(た・ふ・けん)

Other prefectures

·         means “other”

·         means “prefecture”, used only for Osaka and Kyoto

·         means “prefecture” for almost all other prefectures

送金(そう・きん)

Sending money

貯金(ちょ・きん)

Savings, deposit

小包(こ・づつみ)

Small package

船便(ふな・びん)

Sea mail, surface mail (as opposed to airmail)

郵便番号(ゆう・びん・ばん・ごう)

Postal code (zip code)