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New Year

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Vocabulary List

  • 屠蘇
    とそ
    spiced sake (served at New Year's)
    new
    34189
  • 祝箸
    いわいばし
    festive chopsticks;  thick round chopsticks used on festive occasions
    new
    34188
  • 天照大神
    あまてらすおおみかみ
    Sun Goddess;  Amaterasu Oomikami
    new
    34187
  • 元旦
    がんたん
    1.New Year's Day 2.New Year's morning;  morning of New Year's Day
    new
    34186
  • 元日
    がんじつ
    New Year's Day
    new
    34185
  • 栗きんとん
    くりきんとん
    mashed sweet potatoes with sweetened chestnuts
    new
    34184
  • 初夢
    はつゆめ
    year's first dream
    new
    34183
  • 福袋
    ふくぶくろ
    lucky bags
    new
    34182
  • 双六
    すごろく
    traditional Japanese board game
    new
    34181
  • 福笑い
    ふくわらい
    game like "pin the tail on the donkey"
    new
    34180
  • カルタ, 歌留多
    かるた
    card game
    new
    34179
  • 凧揚げ
    たこあげ
    kite flying
    new
    34178
  • 羽根突き
    はねつき
    Japanese badminton
    new
    34177
  • お年玉袋
    おとしだまぶくろ
    money envelope for new year celebration
    new
    34176
  • 重箱
    じゅうばこ
    multi-tiered food box;  stacked boxes
    new
    34175
  • 紅白歌合戦
    こうはくうたがっせん
    Red and White singing contest;  annual contest between male and female popular singers on New Year's Eve
    new
    34174
  • 年越しそば
    としこしそば
    soba noodles eaten on New Year's Eve
    new
    34173
  • 年神
    としがみ
    god celebrated at the beginning of New Year
    new
    34172
  • 注連縄
    しめなわ
    sacred Shinto straw festoon
    new
    34171
  • 紙垂, 四手
    しで
    zigzag-shaped paper streamer often used to adorn Shinto-related objects
    new
    34170
  • しめ飾り
    しめかざり
    decorating shrines and gates with shimenawa ropes for the New Year
    new
    34169
  • 大掃除
    おおそうじ
    major cleanup
    new
    34168
  • 餅つき
    もちつき
    pounding mochi
    new
    34167
  • お歳暮
    おせいぼ
    end of the year;  year-end gift
    new
    34166
  • 忘年会
    ぼうねんかい
    year-end party
    new
    34165
  • エビ
    えび
     shrimp
    new
    34164
  • 昆布巻
    こぶまき
    sliced dried herring or other fish wrapped in konbu seaweed and boiled
    new
    34163
  • 錦卵
    にしきたまご
    egg roulade with layers of cooked yolks and cooked egg whites
    new
    34162
  • たい
    sea bream
    new
    34161
  • 紅白なます
    こうはくなます
    red and white salad made of daikon and carrot strips and pickled in sweetened vinegar with yuzu flavor
    new
    34160
  • 数の子
    かずのこ
    herring roe
    new
    34159
  • 黒豆
    くろまめ
    black soy bean
    new
    34158
  • 伊達巻
    だてまき
    rolled omelette mixed with fish paste
    new
    34157
  • 蒲鉾
    かまぼこ
    broiled fish cake
    new
    34156
  • 田作り
    たずくり
    candied sardines
    new
    34155
  • 除夜の鐘
    じょやのかね
    temple bell rung 108 times on New Year's Eve
    new
    34154
  • 甘酒
    あまざけ
    sweet hot rice wine
    new
    34153
  • だいだい
    Bitter orange
    new
    34152
  • もち
    sticky rice cake
    new
    34151
  • 鏡餅
    かがみもち
    New Year's decoration formed from two round cakes of mochi with a tangerine placed on top
    new
    34150
  • 謹賀新年
    きんがしんねん
    Happy New Year! (written greeting)
    new
    34149
  • 絵馬
    えま
    small wooden plaques to write wishes and prayers
    new
    34148
  • 御神籤
    おみくじ
    written oracle;  fortune slip;
    new
    34147
  • 破魔矢
    はまや
    (ceremonial) arrow used to drive off evil
    new
    34146
  • お守り
    おまもり
    charm;  amulet
    new
    34145
  • 年賀状
    ねんがじょう
    New Year's card
    new
    34144
  • 明けましておめでとうございます
    あけましておめでとうございます
    Happy New Year
    new
    34143
  • お年玉
    おとしだま
    New Year's gift (usu. money given to a child )
    new
    34142
  • 初詣で
    はつもうで
    first shrine visit of New Year
    new
    34141
  • 初日の出
    はつひので
    first sunrise (of New Year)
    new
    34140
  • 雑煮
    ぞうに
    soup containing rice cakes and vegetables (New Year's dish)
    new
    34139
  • 昆布
    こんぶ
    kombu
    new
    34138
  • お節料理
    おせちりょうり
    food served during the New Year's Holidays
    new
    34136
  • 門松
    かどまつ
    New Year's pine decoration
    new
    34135
  • 正月
    しょうがつ
    New Year;  New Year's Day;  the first month;  January
    new
    34134
  • 大晦日
    おおみそか
    New Year's Eve;  December 31st
    new
    34130
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