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    I think N1 is the minimum qualification necessary in order to claim Japanese literacy...
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    You should buy a real dictionary because that's a...

    You should buy a real dictionary because that's a terrible translation of that word. You're also going to need to read some materials covering the different aspects of keigo because that word is...
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    日本経済新聞 (http://www.nikkei.com/) はてなブックマーク...

    日本経済新聞
    はてなブックマーク
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    ねじれ国会 - Twisted parliment
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    Today I learned a bunch of business Japanese vocab. Nothing really too exciting. Just plowing through a book.

    削減、運用 and for some reason I'm having a hard time remembering this one (競争).
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    Hehe I learned them by going through all the...

    Hehe I learned them by going through all the JLPTs from 1991-2009 and studying everything I missed, which was mostly hiragana based vocab.
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    I never knew the difference between the 通、枚、and 冊 counters until today. Got it from the 1991 2級 test.
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    It's probably a super old expression. It's in the dictionary.
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    Yea I was reading the paper and they are having sales on heaters at the moment and I saw the 暖房 and I was like wtf is 房?

    Then I looked it up and it's like a lightbulb went off in my brain. I've...
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    I'm really embarrassed that I've lived here a year and a half without ever learning these two words.

    冷房 - れいぼう - AC; cooling
    暖房 - だんぼう - Heating
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    More nonsense way above my jlpt level

    軍事的脅威 【ぐんじてききょうい】 (n) military threat
    戦術核兵器 【せんじゅつかくへいき】 (n) tactical nuclear weapon
    中距離核兵器 【ちゅうきょりかくへいき】 (n) intermediate-range nuclear forces
    核兵器国...
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    宗教裁判 - しゅうきょうさいばん - The inquisition
    地動説 - ちどうせつ - Earth revolves around the sun
    放棄 - ほうき - Abandon; resign; renuciate an idea
    命じる - めいじる - Order; command

    宗教裁判にかけられ、地動説の放棄を命じられました。
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    受験中心の教育 - じゅけんちゅうしんのきょういく - Entrance exam centered education
    発想 - はっそう - Ideas; conception
    弊害 - へいがい - Harm

    Putting it all together

    受験中心の教育が自由な発想の弊害になっているかもしれない。
    Something like - Exam...
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    水母の骨 - くらげのほね - Something you never expect to exist (lit. Jellyfish bones)
    海月;水母 - くらげ - jellyfish
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    低体温症 - ていたいおんしょう - Hypothermia
    砂漠 - さばく - Desert
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    圧縮 - あっしゅく - Compression.

    Like compressing a file to a zip.
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    Today I learned that double negatives are okay in Japanese.

    So excited.
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    But they're always driven by hot chicks.

    Or really tan dudes...
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    北極圏(ほっきょくけん) - The artic circle

    共産圏(きょうさんけん) - The Communist bloc
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    hehe that's racist

    hehe that's racist
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    清涼飲料水(せいりょういんりょうすい) - soda!

    That's right, 5 kanji there.
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    冷戦(れいせん)- Cold War

    I think I said 寒い戦 before and now I feel like a huge idiot.
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    Post the Japanese you learn today here

    I didn't learn anything today yet so you go first.
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