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Japanese Word of the Day - February 2018

It's February and love is in the air! This month you're going to learn all the words you need to know about love in Japanese so you can start making Valentine's Day chocolates for that special someone!

 

鬼 (おに) - demon <br> From Hoozuki no Reitetsu
豆まき (まめまき) - bean throwing <br> From Minami ke tadaima
豆まき
節分(せつぶん) -festival to drive out evil spirits <br> From Minami ke tadaima
節分
 立春 (りっしゅん) - first day of spring <br> From Sakurako san
立春
恵方巻き(えほうまき)  - ehoumaki(food) <br> From Aitsu
恵方巻き
大安 (たいあん) - plenty of fortune <br> From K-On
大安
初午(はつうま) - Inari(fox spirit) shrine festival <br> From Inari kon kon
初午
いなり寿司(いなりずし) - inari sushi <br> From Touken ranbu hanamaru
いなり寿司
若者(わかもの) - young people <br> From Koe no katachi
若者
札幌雪まつり (札幌雪まつり) - Sapporo Winter Festival <br> From Gintama
札幌雪まつり
建国記念日 (けんこくきねんび) - National Foundation Day <br> From Sakura Quest
建国記念日
付き合い (つきあい) - seeing each other/in a relationship <br> From Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun
付き合い
甘い (あまい) - sweet  <br> From Akka 13 district
甘い
バレンタインデー - Valentine`s Day  <br> From Fate Zero
バレンタインデー
本命チョコ(ほんめいちょこ) - chocolate given to someone you actually like <br> From Ore Monogatari
本命チョコ
義理チョコ(ぎりちょこ)- chocolate given to friends or coworkers <br> From Kimi ni Todoke
義理チョコ
告白 (こくはく) -  confession <br> From Gekkan shoujo Nozaki kun
告白
手作り(てずくり)  - handmade <br> From A Certain Scientific Railgun
手作り
振られる (ふられる) - dumped/rejected <br> From Gamers!
振られる
下駄箱(げたばこ)- shoe rack(in genkan) <br> From Monogatari series
下駄箱
惚れる(ほれる) - to fall in love <br> From Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun
惚れる
デート - date <br> From Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun
デート
一目惚れ(ひとめぼれ) -  to be taken with someone at first sight <br> From Otomen
一目惚れ
初恋(はつこい) - first love <br> From Fukumenkei Noise
初恋
好き(すき) - liking/love <br> From Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun
好き
彼氏(かれし) - boyfriend <br> From Lovely Complex
彼氏
彼女(かのじょ) - she/girlfriend <br> From Lovely Complex
彼女
恋愛(れんあい) - love/romance <br> From Oregairu
恋愛

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