TheJapanShop.com

TheJapanShop.com

Florida / We are small business specializing in books for learning Japanese, but we also deal in an eclectic array of goods including toys and non-Japanese media. Fun!
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猿も木から落ちる / さる / き / Japanese Ro-maji Literal English Equivalent / さるも き から おちる saru mo ki kara ochiru Even monkeys fall from trees. Everyone makes mistakes. / お / Click for Video and Audio Examples

The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves wht is behind him. / G.K. Chesterton / (This is true not just of war, but of business, work, or whatever duty you find yourself obliged to do today.)

Japanese Idioms / u chou ten / 一億円の宝くじをあてた人は有頂天になった。 / 一億 ichi oku—100,000,000 宝くじ takara kuji—lottery あてた ateta—hit the mark (for the lottery) [当ててみて atete mite--to take a guess] あてた人 ateta hito—the person who won (the lottery) になった ni natta—になる / 有頂天 / Ecstasy / Click for sound files / ichi oku en no takarakuji o ateta hito wa uchouten ni natta. The person who won the hundred million yen lottery was in ecstasy.

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"It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting." / Another great Epictetus quote. / If someone shouts an insult at you, they have done nothing more than insult your opinion. Nothing more. Choose to be insulted or choose to...smile.