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Definition
イェス
yesu
interjection yes
イクラ
ikura
noun salted salmon roe (i.e. individual mature eggs)
イコール
ikooru
  1. na-adjective equal
  2. mathematics the equality sign (=)
  3. Expression colloquialism equals (A equals B)
イスラム教 イスラムきょう
isuramukyou
noun no-adjective Islam
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イヤリング
iyaringu
noun earring
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インキ
inki
noun no-adjective ink
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インスタント
insutanto
na-adjective noun instant
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インチキ
inchiki
  1. na-adjective noun auxillary suru verb cheating, fake, bogus
  2. travelling seller of trinkets, magic tricks, etc. (traveling)
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インテリ
interi
  1. noun no-adjective intellectual, egghead
  2. abbreviation intelligentsia
インテリア
interia
  1. noun interior (of building, room, vehicle, etc.)
  2. abbreviation interior design
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イントネーション
intoneeshon
noun intonation
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インフルエンザ
infuruenza
noun no-adjective influenza
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インフレ
infure
noun no-adjective abbreviation inflation
ウール
uuru
noun wool
エアコン
eakon
noun no-adjective air-conditioner, air-conditioning
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AIDS エイズ
eizu
noun usually kana acquired immune deficiency syndrome, AIDS
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エチケット
echiketto
noun etiquette
エネルギー
enerugii
  1. noun energy
  2. strength, power, stamina, get-up-and-go
  3. food energy, calories
エプロン
epuron
noun apron
エレガント
ereganto
na-adjective noun elegant
エンジニア
enjinia
noun engineer
エンジン
enjin
noun engine
オイル
oiru
noun oil, engine oil, kerosene
オーケストラ
ookesutora
noun orchestra
オートバイ
ootobai
noun motorcycle
オートメーション
ootomeeshon
noun automation
オープン
oopun
na-adjective noun auxillary suru verb open
オフィス
ofisu
noun office
オリエンテーション
orienteeshon
noun orientation
オリンピック
orinpikku
noun Olympics
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オルガン
orugan
noun organ (musical instrument)
オレンジ
orenji
noun orange
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オンライン
onrain
noun computer term online
カー
kaa
noun car
カーテン
kaaten
noun curtain, curtains
カード
kaado
  1. noun card
  2. curd
ガード
gaado
  1. noun auxillary suru verb guard
  2. noun girder bridge
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カーブ
kaabu
  1. noun auxillary suru verb curve, turn
  2. curve ball (baseball)
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カーペット
kaapetto
noun carpet
ガイド
gaido
noun auxillary suru verb guide, tour guide, conductor, guiding, leading
ガイドブック
gaidobukku
noun guidebook
カサカサ
kasakasa
  1. na-adjective auxillary suru verb adverb to-adverb onomatopia dry, bone dry
  2. rustle
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瓦斯 ガス
gasu
  1. noun usually kana gas (state of matter, e.g. poison gas, natural gas)
  2. usually kana gasoline, gas, petrol
  3. usually kana dense fog, thick fog
  4. usually kana abbreviation gas stove, gas cooker, gas range
  5. usually kana colloquialism flatulence, gas, wind, fart
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カセット
kasetto
  1. noun cassette (tape)
  2. game cartridge
ガソリン
gasorin
noun gasoline, petrol
カタログ
katarogu
noun auxillary suru verb usually kana catalog, catalogue
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カッと
katto
  1. adverb auxillary suru verb onomatopia flaring up, burning hotly, suddenly becoming bright
  2. onomatopia flying into a rage, losing one's cool
  3. onomatopia opening suddenly and widely (e.g. eyes, mouth)
  4. onomatopia archaism acting resolutely
カップ
kappu
noun cup (drinking vessel, measure, brassiere, prize, etc.)
カップル
kappuru
noun couple
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加特力 カトリック
katorikku
noun no-adjective usually kana Catholic (church)
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カビが生える カビがはえる
kabigahaeru
  1. Expression Ichidan verb to get moldy, to get mouldy
  2. idiomatic expression to get out-of-fashion
ガム
gamu
  1. noun abbreviation chewing gum
  2. gum, rubber
カムバック
kamubakku
noun auxillary suru verb comeback
カメラマン
kameraman
noun cameraman, photographer, cinematographer
カラー
karaa
  1. noun collar
  2. color, colour
  3. calla (variety of arum lily)
カラオケ
karaoke
noun no-adjective usually kana karaoke (singing to taped accompaniment)
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硝子 ガラス
garasu
  1. noun usually kana glass, pane
  2. prenominal vitreous
硝子戸 ガラスど
garasudo
noun glass door
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カルチャー
karuchaa
noun culture
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カロリー
karorii
noun no-adjective calorie
カンカン
kankan
noun can-can
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ガンガン
gangan
adverb auxillary suru verb colloquialism onomatopia sound of large bell, sound of scolding voice, (pounding of) headache, intense
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カンニング
kanningu
noun auxillary suru verb cheating
キー
kii
  1. noun key
  2. long squealing sound
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ギター
gitaa
noun guitar
キノコ
kinoko
noun mushroom
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キャッチ
kyacchi
  1. noun auxillary suru verb catch, catching, obtaining (e.g. information), receiving (e.g. radio transmission or phone call)
  2. baseball term catch
  3. catching (in swimming and boating), catching the water
  4. noun baseball term catcher
キャプテン
kyaputen
noun captain
ギャング
gyangu
  1. noun gang
  2. abbreviation gangster
キャンセル
kyanseru
noun auxillary suru verb computer term cancel
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キャンパス
kyanpasu
noun campus
キャンプ
kyanpu
noun auxillary suru verb camp
キリスト
kirisuto
noun no-adjective usually kana Christ
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キリスト教 キリストきょう
kirisutokyou
noun Christianity
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キル
kiru
noun kill
キロ
kiro
  1. prefix kilo-, 10^3
  2. noun abbreviation kilogram, kilogramme
  3. abbreviation kilometre, kilometer
  4. prefix computer term kilo-, 2^10
キログラム
kiroguramu
noun usually kana kilogram, kilogramme
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グアテマラ共和国 グアテマラきょうわこく
guatemarakyouwakoku
noun Republic of Guatemala
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クイズ
kuizu
noun quiz
クーラー
kuuraa
noun cooler, air conditioner
クッキー
kukkii
  1. noun cookie, biscuit
  2. computer term cookie (browser-related file sent from a WWW server)
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グラウンド
guraundo
noun sports ground, sports oval
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クラス
kurasu
noun class
グラス
gurasu
  1. noun glass (drinking vessel)
  2. glass
  3. glasses
  4. grass
倶楽部 クラブ
kurabu
noun usually kana club, fraternity, sorority, clubhouse
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グラフ
gurafu
noun graph
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グラム
guramu
noun usually kana gram, gramme
グランド
gurando
  1. noun gland
  2. grand
  3. ground (e.g. land, electrical, base material of textiles, etc.)
クリーニング
kuriiningu
noun auxillary suru verb cleaning, dry cleaning, laundry service
クリーム
kuriimu
noun cream
グリーン
guriin
na-adjective noun green, environmentally friendly
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クリスマス
kurisumasu
noun Christmas
グループ
guruupu
noun group (usu. of people)
クレーン
kureen
noun crane
ケーキ
keeki
noun cake
ゲーム
geemu
noun game
ゲスト
gesuto
noun guest
コイン
koin
noun coin
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コース
koosu
  1. noun course (route, trail, course of study, course of action, plan, option)
  2. full course meal (multiple dishes served in sequence), prix fixe meal
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コーチ
koochi
noun auxillary suru verb coach
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