Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Japanese Words for the Day: Animals 7

 Rabbit is 兎 (Usagi)
 Sea Lion is トド (Todo)
 Reindeer is トナカイ (Tonakai)
 Rhino is  (Sai)
Racoon is あらいぐま (Araiguma)

9 comments:

  1. Wonderful, Adam. I love these. Thanks to yourself I am learning Japanese. :)

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  2. And all of them would taste delicious I bet. :P

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  3. Hello Adam
    Thank you for stopping by my place and leaving a comment.How do you pronounce that!!:)

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  4. Came back to ask you if Rabbit is pronounced as in YOU, in first letter and Eye In last!!!I think it's great that you are learning
    Japanese,my son is also learning Japanese.I never learnt the language but lived there for a while in 1970.

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    1. Usagi is like YOU at the start, and then like gi at the end like the martial arts uniform.

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    2. Thank you Adam.I am going to follow your blog as from today.:)

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  5. main character of sailor moon is named usage
    and japan's version of "the man on the moon" is a rabbit making marshmallows... ITS ALL COMING TOGETHER

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