MoeManga 00B: Haruka Suenaga

POSTED BY DANNY CHOO On Tue 2013/11/05 18:42 JST in MoeManga
*Haruka is often also referred to as Haruka-chan, where "-chan" is a suffix which expresses that the speaker finds the person endearing.

MoeManga Japanese Learning

Here are some of the keywords you may want to remember for your Japanese studies.

妹 - younger sister. When referring to sisters, you would write it out as "~姉妹".


彼女 - she/her. It can also refer to one's girlfriend.


責任感 - a sense of responsibility. "責任" means "responsible" and "~感" means "a sense of". "~感" can be mixed with wide varieties of kanji to express feeling or emotion.
  • 義務感 - a sense of duty.
  • 焦燥感 - restlessness.
  • 親近感 - a familiarity or affinity.


強く - to be strong. Note that the kanji can have a different meaning when used with a different kana suffixes (送り仮名 okurigana). The plain adjective is 強い .
  • 強める - to increase/emphasize.
  • 強いる - to enforce/insist.


成績 - grades/performance/result.


優等生 - an honor-roll student. The antonym for "優等生" is "劣等生" .


電子工作 - electronics or electric work. "電子" means electrical and "工作" means arts & crafts.


得意 - to be skilled or gifted in a particular field. "得意" is also used when someone talks or behaves in a prideful manner. It may also refer to customers or clients when used with "お~" or "~先".
  • 得意分野 - one's field of expertise.
  • 得意がる - to boast about something.
  • 得意先 - a client or a customer. Usually refers to a regular customer who frequently buys product/service from you.


だが - a sentence connector that means "but", "however" or "nevertheless".


的外れ - to be off track/point. "的" means "target" and "外れ" means to "miss".


行動 - action/behavior.


多い - to be in abundance.


いたずらっ子 - a prankster. When you break it down, "いたずら" means "prank/mischief" and "~子" means child. "~子" can also be mixed with different kanji to create a new meaning.
  • 江戸っ子 - a true-born Tokyoite.
  • 駄々っ子 - a spoiled brat.
  • ぶりっ子 - a girl trying to act cute and innocent.


~でもある - to also be something.
Keywords from previous MoeManga posts are as follows.
  • 良い
  • 人知れず
  • 戦う
  • 戦士
  • こと
  • 一員
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