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Miscellaneous Japanese

__BASICS

Genki? / Genki.
Mane.
Genki-yo.
Genki-dayo.
How are you? / I'm fine.


Honto?
Honto-ni?
Maji?
Maji-ni?
Maji-de?
Uso?
Uso-da?
Really?


Okkeii.
Ii wa.
Okay.


Bai bai.
Bye bye.


Kare.
He.


Kanojo.
She.


Kore.
This.


Mono.
Butsu.
Thing.


Are.
That.


Hai!
Ypi!
Yes!


Gu!*
Good!


Ne.*
Na.
Oh yes.


Nande?
Why?


Nani?
E?
What?


Honki?
Are you serious?


Datte.
Because.


Demo.
But.


Kiite.
Listen.


Chibi.
Gaki.
Small / Shorty.


Shibui.
Sugoi.
Suge.
Kakkoii.*
Cool.


Ganbare!*
Ganbatte!*
Go for it!


Kissu.
Chu.
Kiss.


Urusai!
Shut up!


Rakki.
Lucky.


Dame.
Dame-yo.
No / Not possible.


Utsukushii.
Bishoujo.
Derumo.
Beautiful.


Za.
The.


Nokku.
Knock.


Shokku.
Shock.


Asupirin.
Asprin.


Bento.
Box lunch.






__CRIMINALS

Iri.*
Entering / Theif.


Goto.*
Robber / Burglary.


Gudo.*
A thief's tools.






__PLACES

Benisu.
Venice.


Amerika.
America.


Betonamu.
Vietnam.


Chugoku.
China.


Furansu.
French.


Igirisu.
England.


Itaria.
Italy.


Kanada.
Canada.


Kankoku.
Korea.


Nishi Doitsu.
West Germany.


Osutoraria.
Australia.


Porutogaru.
Portugal.


Roshia.
Russia.


Supein.
Spain.






__GAMBLING / GAMBLING SLANG

Ichimon nashi.
Yari Nashi.
Hai Nashi.
Penniless.


Yari.
One.


Furi.
Two.


Kara.
Three.


Tame.
Four.


Zuka.
Five.


Mizu.
Six.


Oki.
Seven.


Ata.
Eight.


Gake.
Nine.


Chiki.
Ten.


Hinkuya.
Bum / Broke.


Okera.
Okera otoko.
Okera onna.
Mole cricket / Mole cricket man / Mole cricket woman. Someone who is broke, but these expressions are used in shadier parts of town.


Sukkarakan.
Destitution.


Kinketsubyo.
"The no money sickness".


Bimbo.
Bimba.
Bimbesuto.
Poor / Poorer / Poorest.






__LANGUAGE

Ingo.
Hidden language / Yakuza slang.


Waseigo.
Japan-made-language.


Gairaigo.
Foreign words / Language.


Betonamu-go.
Vietnamese.


Chugoku-go.
Chinese.


Doitsu-go.
German.


Furansu-go.
France.


Indoneshia-go.
Indonesian.


Itaria-go.
Italian.


Kankoku-go.
Korean.


Porutogaru-go.
Portuguese.


Roshia-go.
Russian.


Supein-go.
Spanish.


Tai-go.
Thai.






__FOOD / DRINK / CANDY

Bitamin.
Vitamin.


Kyande.
Okashii.
Candy.


Anko.
Bean jam.


Imo.
Potato.


Rakkyo.
Pickled scallion.


Kona.
Nako.
Fummatsu.
Flour.


Ringo.
Apple.


Miso.
Bean paste.


Kocha.
Black tea.


Kyabetsu.
Cabbage.


Ninjin.
Carrot.






__PEOPLE / ETHNICITY / APPEARANCE

Betonamu-jin.
Vietnamese.


Furansu-jin.
French.


Igirisu-jin.
English / American.


Itaria-jin.
Italian.


Kanada-jin.
Canadian.


Kankoku-jin.
Korean.


Doitsu-jin.
German.


Osutoraria-jin.
Australian.


Porutogaru-jin.
Portuguese.


Roshia-jin.
Russian.


Supein-jin.
Spanish.


Firipina.
Filipina; a Southeast Asian woman; dark-skinned Japanese.


Japayuki.
Jap-asian; a Filipina or any other Asian who acts and dresses Japanese, is usually in the sex business.


Banchopari.
Half-Korean, Half Japanese.


Chugokujin.
Chinese, who are viewed as the highest status Asians outside Japan.


Tai-jin.
Thais / Taiwanese.


Indo-jin.
Indian; anyone who looks vaguely south Asian.


Arabu-jin.
Arabs / Arabian.


Yudaya-jin.
Jews / Jewish.


Isuraeru-jin.
Israelis / Hebrews.


Iran-jin.
Iranians.


Hansamu.
Handsome.






__TITLES / NICKNAMES / GENDER

Chimpira.
Chinpira.
A street punk / Young blood.


Chonga.*
Bachelor.


Deka.
Omawari.
Cop / Police.


Marubo.
Marubi.
A rough and dangerous punk.


Dan.
Male.


Gyaru.*
Gal.


Suke.
Woman.


Manekko.
Copycat.


Nozoki.
Peeping tom.


Ojosama.
Preppy girl / Aristocratic young lady.


Kanojo.
Girlfriend.


Boifurendo.
Kareshi.
Boyfriend.


Kareshi.
My him / My boyfriend.


Naon.
Broads / Women.


Hakui.
Beautiful woman.


Ronin.
Masterless samurai / Not in school / Not working.


Putaro.
Goof-off / Bum.


Moderu.
Model.


Ainu.
Aborigines.


Edokko.
Japanese from Tokyo.


Burakumin.
Eta.
Japanese outcasts.


Maneja.
Manager.


Pota.
Porter.


Otoko.
Man.


Ya.
Person.


Imobeda.
Invader.


Wakamono.
Young generation.


Bebii.
Baby.


Bo.
Priest.


Gatako.
Broken-down dude.


Bosozoku.
Motorcycle gang.


Raita.
Writer.


Suri.
Chibo.*
Pickpocket.


Higaisha.
Gaisha.
Victim.


Onna.
Woman.


Otona.
Adult.


Kodomo.
Child.


Eirian.
Alien.


Chapatsu.
Tea colored hair (bleached or dyed).


Ki-irogami.
Rebelous yellow haired kids (bleached).


Gaisen.
A Japanese girl who only dates gaijin.


Hama o.
"A hammer boy"; a Japanese boy who dresses and acts "black" to attract hama ko.


Hama ko.
"A hammer girl"; Japanese girl who likes street fashion and dating black men.


Bobbi-o.
Bobbi-ko.
Same as hama o/hama ko; this phrase is inspired by Bobby Brown.


Marukomu ekksu.
Malcolm X; followers of black fashions.


O-eru (OL).
Office lady; they all tend to have long hair and wear frumpy dresses.


Braza.
"Brotha"; black or African American.


Obatarian.
Hen / Old auntie.


Ojamamushi.
Third-wheel (bothersome insect).


Shin jinrui.
Born after 1965 and not hard workers.


Dere suke.
Ladies' man.


Iro otoko.
Hunk / Stud.


Yakuza.
Yat-chan.
Members of criminal syndicates, Japanese gangsters.


Marubo.
A criminal gang.


Terebi ana-unsa.
TV reporter / TV announcer.


Boryoku dan.
A violent gang.


Yamato nadeshiko.
A classical, original Japanese girl; innocent.


Okuri-okami.
A see-you-home wolf; scheming man.


Feminisuto.
Gentleman.


Pin hane.
Protection money, collected by Yakuza from tekiya around parks.


Tekiya.
Mob-related vendors who work the food stands.






__OTHER STUFF

Mii-izumu.
Me-ism.


Uii-izumu.
We-ism.


Torendii.
Trendy.


Haiteku.
Hi tech.


Tsumaranai.
Tsumannai.
Boring.


Asoko.*
Over there.


Usui.
Weak.


Noroi.
Slow.


Kane.
Bell.


Tsuzumi.
Drum.


Charamporan.
Irresponsible / Flaky.


Chikusho.
Beast.


Himo.*
String.


Dekoru.
To apply a thick layer of make-up.


Dasu.
To send / To throw out.


Deru.
To come out.


Iku.
To go.


Kon.
Root.


Gokusaishiki.
Gorgeously colored.


Daburu.
Double.


Supa.
Super.


Ekisutora.
Extra.


Okane.
Gennama.
Money.


Kyasshu.
Cash.


Ura.
Back.


Tsura.
Face.


Higo.
Protection.


Riki.
Convenience.


Watari.
Handing over.


Tsuka.
Currency.


Sanryo.
The 3 goods; good face, good personality, good family.


Dogu.
Tool.


Hajiku.
To flick / To flip.


Gudo.
A thief's tools.


Hi.
Kaze.
Air / Wind.


Hiru.
To flutter.


Gyogi ga ii.
Good manners.


Suru.
Koku.
To do.


Tareru.
To drop.


Nara.
Sound.


Narasu.
To ring, sound, or blow.


Mittsu.
Three.


Dasai.
Uncool.


Regei.
Homuresu.
Yasanuke.
Homeless.


Ippaku.
Crash for the night.


Makka.
Blush or turn dark red.


Mongen.
Curfew.


Senmenjo.
Toilet / Wash-face place.


Zurakaro.
To escape.


Beronberon.
Plastered / Drunk.


Yada.
No way.


Yappi.
Happy happy.


Buriko.
Cutie cutie.


Kanezuru.
Gold mine.


Eizu.
AIDS.


Yarase.
Faking / Trickery.


Onigawara.
Gargoyle.


Suppin.
No makeup.


Mechakomi.
Crowded.


Mabui.
Cute / Pretty.


Oishi.
Deliciously benifitial.


Kure(yo).
A casual, breezy request.


Tane.
Neta.
Seed.


Shiro.
White.


Matsu.
Powder.


Yuki.
Snow.


Risuku.
Risk.


Kusuri.
Medicine.


Suriku.
Slick.


Bokeru.
Boke.
To be muddled.


Dokutsu.
Kutsu.
Cavern / Den.


So.
Put in.


Nyu.
Enter.


Butsu.
To hit.


Komu.
Into.


Hako.
Box.


Sara.
Ozara.
Deep, shallow bowls.


Atarabachi.
New pot.


Ochoko.
Small sake cup.


Ohachi.
Deep bowl.


Suribachi.
An earthenware mortar.


Utsuwa.
Container.


Meiki.
Vase.


Kara.
Empty.


Su.
Basis / Foundation.


Hin.
Poor.


Ku.
Worry.


Kin.
Gold / Money.


Ketsu.
Lacking.


Byo.
Illness.


Imaichi.
Not up to par.


Gero.
Vomit.


Kechi.
Stingy.


Keshi.
Shabby / Dingy.


Kame.
Turtle.


Kei.
Punishment.


Mu.
Duty.


Sho.
Place.


Kan.
Supervise.


Goku.
Jail.


Hoteru.
Teruho.
Hotel.


Shaba.
"The outside world."


Waru.
Break.


Retsuwaru.
Breaking jail with an accomplice.


Retsu.
Tsure.
Together.


Yaburu.
Breaking jail.


Kikuza.
Crysanthemum.


Tama.
Ball.


Tama.
Soul.


Kyu.
Critical / Crucial.


Bukuro.
Sack.


Ki.
Spirit.


Za.
Affect.


Kizaru.
Spirit disturbing.


Kiza.
Flashy.


Jarajara.
Jingle, Jangle.


Kuro.
Black.


A.
Pleasure / Delectation.


Hen.
A piece of / A morsel.


Ningyo.
Doll.


Nekura.
Depressed / Negative.


Nekku.
Blue / In the dumps.


Kuradishonaru.
Too uncool for words.


Neaka.
Bright-rooted or positive.


Butareru.
To complain / To grumble.


Toradishonaru.
Traditional.


Tareru.
To drop / To let go.


Kureru.
To be overcome with / To abandon oneself to.


Yamu.
To be taken ill.


Haramu.
To become pregnant / To concieve.


In.
In.


Hara.
Belly.


Panku.
Puncture.


Harabote.
Stomach-heavy.


Ninshin.
Pregnancy.


Nusumu.
To steal.


Doro.
Mud.


Bo.
Stick.


Kaku.
To scratch.


Harau.
To brush together.


Chomboru.
Chombo.
Mistake / Lapse.


Kau.
To buy.


Dekigokoro.
Sudden impulse.


Warau.
To laugh.


Tsumu.
To pluck.


Negiru.
Giru.
To drive a bargain.


Kama.
Rice pot.


Saikocho.
Climax / Peak.


Rariru.
To flip out.


Naku.
To cry / To howl.


Uiri.
Wheelie.


Daka.
High / Tall.


Gan.
Kari.
Wild goose.


Okama.
Pot.


Onabe.
Pan.


Kai.
Shell.


Rumpen.
Destitute.


Sayanuke.
Without a sheath.


Saya.
Yasa.
Yasagure.
House.


Gureru.
To go astray.


Aokan.
"Blue ceiling" / The sky.


Yamatesen.
The Yamate line.


Daiben.
Large convenience.


Suritsukeru.
Rubbing against.


Wappa.
Ring / Bracelet.


Hazusu.
To unfasten.


Oi.
To follow.


Hagi.
Stripping off.


Yubiwa.
Wayubi.
Waibi.
Guruwa.
Finger ring / Round ring.


Posuto.
Mailbox.


Iwa.
Rock.


Sutairu.
Style.


Wan.
Woof / Barking.


Patan.
Bang.


Kuko.
Airport.


Hitori.
Alone.


Gozen.
A.M.


Torii.
Archway.


Nimotsu.
Bag.


Ginko.
Bank.


Enkai.
Banquet.


Ba.
Bar.


Yakyu.
Baseball.


Chika.
Basement.


Okii.
Big.


Tori.
Bird.


Nigai.
Bitter.


Hon.
Book.


Karimasu.
Borrow.


Kaimashita.
Bought.


Azayaka.
Bright.


Daibutsu.
Buddha.


Biru.
Building.


Shinkansen.
Bullet train.


Kaimasu.
Buy.


Kaimasen.
Doesn't buy / Don't buy.


Karenda.
Calendar.


Yobimasu.
Call.


Kamera.
Camera.


Kyanpu.
Camping.


Dekimasu.
Can / Is able.


Dekimasen.
Can't / Isn't able.


Kuruma.
Car.


Shiro.
Castle.


Sesshi.
Celsius.


Ryokin.
Charge / Fee.


Go.
Checkers board game.


Tojiki.
Chinaware / Ceramics.


Kyokai.
Church.


Machi.
City / Town.


Kiko.
Climate.


Tokei.
Clock.


Furoshiki.
Cloth for wrapping.


Kumori.
Cloudy.


Ato / No Ato.
After.


Mata.
Again.


Reibo-sochi.
Air conditioner.


Hiko-ki.
Airplane.


Mezamashi-dokei.
Alarm clock.


Daijoubu.
Alright.


Kyukyu-sha.
Ambulance.


Yuen-chi.
Amusement park.


Dobutsu.
Animal.


Kinen-bi.
Anniversary.


Kotto(-hin).
Antique.


Buubuu.
He.
Ho.
Fart / Poot.


Hekoki.
Hetare.
Farter.


Mongen.
Curfew.


Yatai.
Stands selling food and drinks, usually without legal title to the land they use.


Koshubenjo.
Public toilet.


Otearai.
Washroom.


Keshoshitsu.
Powder room.


Mon-mon.
Tattoo, Irezumi.


Sanko.
The three heights: tall stature, high education, and high salary.