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Hiyaku Voc L4

Hiyaku Lesson 4 Vocab

昔話 むかしばなし an old tale
たけ a bamboo
物語 ものがたり a story
ひめ a princess
昔々 むかしむかし once upon a time; a long time ago
暮らす くらす to live; to get along; to spend (one's time)
▲翁 おきな an old man (from classical Japanese)
ある日 あるひ one day
▲竹やぶ たけやぶ a bamboo bush
ピカッ a mimetic expression describing something that emits a flash of light
光る ひかる to shine; to glow
不思議(な) ふしぎ(な) mysterious; strange
すると and (just then)
▲なんと how?!; what?! (expressing feelings such as astonishment, surprise, admiration and marvel)
▲手のひら てのひら the flat of one's hand; palm
そっと gently; softly
のせる to put; to place
育てる そだてる to bring up; to foster
きん gold
金持ち かねもち a rich person
すくすく(と) (growing up) rapidly
育つ そだつ to grow (up); to be brought up
(時間が)たつ (days, years, etc.) to pass; to elapse
▲輝く かがやく to shine; to glitter
名づける なづける to name
つらい hard; painful
うわさ a rumor
広がる ひろがる to spread; to extend
▲一目 ひとめ a look; a glance
やって来る やってくる to come
もの a person
身分 みぶん one’s social position; one’s social status
▲皆 みな all; everyone; everything
なんとかして somehow
次々と つぎつぎと one after another; one by one; in succession
▲など = なんて more formal than (なんて)
申し込む もうしこむ to propose
熱心(な) ねっしん(な) ardent; eager
あまり〜 too ~ (having a negative implication)
断る ことわる to decline; to refuse
わたくし I (formal variant of わたし)
くらべる to compare
どうか Please do ~ (I beg you to ~)
▲実 a fruit
▲(実が)なる (みが)なる to grow; to bear; to be in frui
▲金の枝 きんのえだ a golden branch
金色の〜 きんいろの〜 golden
ねずみ a mouse
▲毛皮 けがわ fur
▲竜 りゅう a dragon
首かざり くびかざり a necklace
▲仏さま ほとけさま Buddha
▲鉢 はち a bowl
▲つばめ a swallow
小安貝 こやすがい a cowry shell
しばらくして after a while
にせ物 にせもの an imitation
やがて soon; before long
近づく ちかづく to approach
見上げる みあげる to look up
時には ときには sometimes, occasionally
たずねる to ask
▲十五夜 じゅうごや a night of a full moon
迎えの者 むかえのもの a person coming to pick up someone
許す ゆるす to permit; to allow
▲泣きくずれる なきくずれる to break down crying; to burst into tears
▲(大声を)あげる (おおごえを)あげる to raise one's voice; to scream
泣き出す なきだす =泣き始める to begin to cry; to burst into tears
▲都 みやこ a capital; a city; a town
さむらい a warrior; a samurai
守る まもる to protect; to defend
とうとう at last; finally
▲弓矢 ゆみや a bow and arrow(s)
▲ぐるりと (circling) around
囲む かこむ to surround; to enclose; to circle
▲満月 まんげつ a full moon
昇る のぼる to rise
▲天女 てんにょ a celestial nymph; a heavenly maiden
▲しずしずと quietly; gently; slowly
下りる おりる to come down; to go down
様子 ようす the state of affairs
ただ only; merely
見送る みおくる to see off
大事に だいじに with care
▲[ご]恩 [ご]おん (a) kindness; an obligation
決して〜ない けっして〜ない never; by no means
言い残す いいのこす to say something before leaving for good