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Maru Ano Moosho ga "Uso no yoo" 2018/August/19

It's hard to believe we had such "Scorching Heat"

18-nichi, Kantoo-chihoo wa totemo suzushiku narimashita.
Saikoo-kion wa 30-do ika.
Yoru wa samui kurai desu.

Ano Moosho ga "Uso mitai" desu.

Kono suzushisa wa sui-yoobi made tsuzuku soo desu.
Demo, moku-yoobi kara mata atsuku naru soo desu.

Aki wa moo sukoshi saki mitai desu.

Practice Each Sentence

Ano Moosho ga "Uso no yoo"

ano that, such, moosho extremely hot (weather), scorching heat
uso no yoo it seems untrue, as if it's untrue, uso a lie, untrue, -no yoo it seems, it looks like

1. 18-nichi, Kantoo-chihoo wa totemo suzushiku narimashita.

juuhachi-nichi 18th. of the month
Kantoo-chihoo Kantoo region (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma), chihoo region, local
totemo very, suzushiku ku form of suzushii; cool, narimasu to become, come to

2. Saikoo-kion wa 30-do ika.

saikoo-kion highest temperature, saikoo the highest, maximum
kion (air) temperature, -do degrees (celsius)
ika A or less, A or below, A or under

3. Yoru wa samui kurai desu.

yoru night, samui cold
[adjective] kurai rather [adjective]

4. Ano Moosho ga "Uso mitai" desu.

ano that, such, moosho extremely hot (weather), scorching heat
uso mitai it seems untrue, as if it's untrue
uso a lie, untrue, -mitai it seems, it looks

-yoo in Uso no yoo vs. -mitai in Uso mitai
-yoo is formal, -mitai is less formal.
In daily conversation, -mitai is normally used.

5. Kono suzushisa wa sui-yoobi made tsuzuku soo desu.

suzushisa coolness, sui-yoobi Wednesday, -made till, until, to
tsuzuku root form of tsuzukimasu; continue, -soo desu reported information; I heard, he/they said

suzushii is an adjective "cool".
suzushisa is a noun "coolness".

6. Demo, moku-yoobi kara mata atsuku naru soo desu.

demo however, but, moku-yoobi Thursday, -kara from
mata again, atsuku ku form of atsui; hot, naru root form of narimasu; become, come to
-soo desu I heard, he/they said

7. Aki wa moo sukoshi saki mitai desu.

aki autumn, fall
[A] wa moo sukoshi saki mitai It will take a while that [A], It seems we'll have to wait a little longer before [A]
moo sukoshi a little more, a little further, saki ahead, future
-mitai desu it seems, it looks

Practice the following words

Audio 1.mooshoextremely hot (weather), scorching heat
Audio 2.usoa lie, untrue
Audio 3.chihooregion, local
Audio 4.totemovery
Audio 5.suzushiicool
Audio 6.suzushikuku form of suzushii
Audio 7.suzushisacoolness
Audio 8.narimasuto become, come to
Audio 9.saikoo-kionhighest temperature
Audio 10.saikoothe highest, maximum
Audio 11.kion(air) temperature
Audio 12.ikaA or less, A or below, A or under
Audio 13.yorunight
Audio 14.samuicold
Audio 15.sui-yoobiWednesday
Audio 16.tsuzukimasuto continue
Audio 17.demohowever, but
Audio 18.moku-yoobiThursday
Audio 19.mataagain
Audio 20.atsuihot
Audio 21.atsukuku form of atsui
Audio 22.akiautumn, fall
Audio 23.moo sukoshia little more, a little further
Audio 24.sakiahead, future

Functional patterns used in the sentences (Chapter numbers are from Building Up Conversation)

Uso no yoo
plain form + yoo desu:It seems, It looks

Level 3 Chapter 8

Uso mitai / Aki wa moosukoshi saki mitai desu
mitai desu:It seems, it looks

Level 3 Chapter 4

suzushiku narimashita / mata atsuku naru soo desu
-ku narimasu / -ni narimasu:become, come to

Level 2 Chapter 9

mata atsuku naru soo desu
plain form + soo desu:reported information; I heard, he/they said

Level 2 Chapter 11

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