Japanese Audio Dictionary - A

The Japanese-English audio dictionary contains more than 2,000 entries, each with a Japanese word or expression, sound file, English translation, and links to additional or related information.

 

abaku暴く (あばく)expose, reveal
abareruあばれるto become violent
abekobeあべこべopposite, topsy-turvy
abiru浴びる (あびる)take a bath or shower; bask in sunlight; abundantly receive (praise or criticism)
abunai危ない (あぶない)dangerous
abura油 (あぶら)oil
aburuあぶるroast; boil
achiraあちらthat; that person, thing, or place; over there
achikochiあちこちhere and there; in various places; back and forth
adanaあだ名 (あだな)nickname
adokenaiあどけないinnocent
aeguあえぐgasp; groan; suffer
aete敢えて (あえて)positively
afureruあふれるoverflow
agaruあがるclimb; go up; rise (price); enter (a house); stop (rain or snow)
ageku挙句 (あげく)negative outcome
ageru上げる (あげる)raise; lift; give; turn up (volume)
agoあごchin; jaw
ahiruあひるduck
ai愛 (あい)love 
aichaku愛着 (あいちゃく)affection 
aida間 (あいだ)interval; time; distance 
aigo愛護 (あいご)protection 
aijin愛人 (あいじん)lover; mistress 
aikawarazu相変わらず (あいかわらず)as usual 
aikyou愛嬌 (あいきょう)charm 
aimaiあいまいambiguous; vague; unsure 
ainikuあいにくunfortunately 
aisatsu挨拶 (あいさつ)greeting, salutation 
aishou相性 (あいしょう)affinity 
aiso愛想 (あいそ)sociability; friendliness 
aita開いた (あいた)open 
aite相手 (あいて)partner; associate 
aitsugu相次ぐ (あいつぐ)continuous; successive 
aiyouno愛用の (あいようの)favorite 
aizu合図 (あいず)sign; signal 
aizuchi相槌 (あいづち)nod of assent 
aji味 (あじ)taste; flavor 
ajikenai味気ない (あじけない)uninspiring; insipid; dreary 
ajisaiあじさいhydrangea 
ajiwau味わう (あじわう)taste; savor 
aka赤 (あか)red; crimson; scarlet 
akachan赤ちゃん (あかちゃん)baby (affectionate usage) 
akarasamaあからさまなfrank; open 
akari明かり (あかり)light 
akarui明るい (あかるい)bright 
akashingou赤信号 (あかしんごう)red traffic light 
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Abe, Namiko. "Japanese Audio Dictionary - A." ThoughtCo, Apr. 25, 2017, thoughtco.com/japanese-audio-dictionary-a-2027900. Abe, Namiko. (2017, April 25). Japanese Audio Dictionary - A. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/japanese-audio-dictionary-a-2027900 Abe, Namiko. "Japanese Audio Dictionary - A." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/japanese-audio-dictionary-a-2027900 (accessed November 19, 2017).