Advanced Vocab




上回る, 上廻る, うわまわる

to exceed (esp. figures: profits, unemployment rate, etc.), to surpass, to be more than, to be better than

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川上, かわかみ

upper reaches of a river

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上着, 上衣, 表着, うわぎ, じょうい

coat, tunic, jacket, outer garment

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後続, こうぞく

succeeding, following, trailing

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今上陛下, きんじょうへいか

the reigning emperor, His Majesty the Emperor

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赤道, せきどう

equator

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分かつ, 分つ, 別つ, わかつ

to divide, to separate, to share, to distribute, to distinguish

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時雨, しぐれ

drizzle, shower in late autumn (fall) or early winter

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生年月日, せいねんがっぴ

birth date

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黄金, 金, おうごん, こがね, きがね, くがね

gold

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金堂, こんどう

main temple structure (sanctuary, hall)

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金物屋, かなものや

hardware store or dealer

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木立, 木立ち, こだち

grove of trees

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独活の大木, うどの大木, うどのたいぼく

good for nothing (of people), derived from a large 'udo' plant being of no use (only the young, tender, plant can be eaten)

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大木, たいぼく

large tree

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五月雨式, さみだれしき

intermittent (off and on) manner, dragging on and on

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五月雨, さみだれ, さつきあめ

early-summer rain

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五月晴れ, 五月晴, さつきばれ

early-summer fine weather (during rainy season)

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祝日, しゅくじつ

national holiday

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仲人, 中人, なこうど, ちゅうにん

go-between, matchmaker, child in elementary or middle school

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