Wednesday, February 10, 2010

7 Japanese Words A Week - February 10, 2010

Hi-lo. This week, we're looking at different modes of transportation:

1) Bicycle - Jitensha (自転車, じてんしゃ)
2) Train - Densha (電車
, でんしゃ)
3) Car - Kuruma (
車, くるま)
4) Motorbike - baiku (
5) Bus - basu (
6) Walk - aruku (
歩く, あるく)
7) taxi - takushii (


Tekkaus said...

I have learnt this in Uni. Too bad I didn't do well. :p

Kelvin -KtheBlogger- Tan said...

Tekkaus, try harder. XD

Ken said...

The 'walk' I learned is 'aruite'... Is that the same as aruku?

Kinga shinnen!

Kelvin -KtheBlogger- Tan said...

aruku is the root word for walk.
aruite is the te form of aruku.
If a word is in the te form, it has a connection with the following word or to join more than one verb together.