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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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