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[Z]utto – ずっと

Zutto

1: continuously in some state (for a long time, distance); throughout; all along; the whole time; all the way;
2: much (better, etc.); by far; far and away;
3: far away; long ago;
4: direct; straight

-Denshi Jisho


[Y]ellow – 黄色い

Yellow (/ˈjɛl/) is the color evoked by light that stimulates both the L and M (long and medium wavelength) cone cells of the retina about equally, with no significant stimulation of the S (short-wavelength) cone cells.[2] Light with a wavelength of 570–590 nm is yellow, as is light with a suitable mixture of red and green. Yellow’s traditional RYB complementary color is purple, violet, or indigo, while its colorimetrically defined complementary color in both RGB and CMYK color spaces is blue.

The term “yellow movie” (黃色電影) can refer to films of pornographic nature in Chinese culture, and is analogous to the English “blue movie”.[6]

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[X] No Entry – 立入禁止

X! NO ENTRY

DON’T ENTER!

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[W]ings - 翼

WINGS

wing  (wng)

n.

1. One of a pair of movable organs for flying, as the feather-covered modified forelimb of a bird or the skin-covered modified digits of the forelimb of a bat.
2. Any of usually four membranous organs for flying that extend from the thorax of an insect.
3. A winglike organ or structure used for flying, as the folds of skin of a flying squirrel or the enlarged pectoral fin of a flying fish.

4. Botany

a. A thin or membranous extension, such as of the fruit of the elm, maple, or ash or of the seed of the pine.
b. One of the lateral petals of the flower of a pea or of most plants in the pea family.
5. Informal An arm of a human.
6. An airfoil whose principal function is providing lift, especially either of two such airfoils symmetrically positioned on each side of the fuselage of an aircraft.
7. Something that resembles a wing in appearance, function, or position relative to a main body.

8.

a. The act or manner of flying.
b. A means of flight or rapid movement: Fear lent wings to his feet.

9.

a. Something, such as a weathervane, that is moved by or moves against the air.
b. The sail of a ship.
10. Chiefly British The fender of a motor vehicle.
11. A folding section, as of a double door or of a movable partition.
12. Either of the two side projections on the back of a wing chair.

13.

a. A flat of theatrical scenery projecting onto the stage from the side.
b. wings The unseen backstage area on either side of the stage of a proscenium theater.
14. A structure attached to and connected internally with the side of a main building.
15. A section of a large building devoted to a specific purpose: the children’s wing of the hospital.
16. A group affiliated with or subordinate to an older or larger organization.

17.

a. Either of two groups with opposing views within a larger group; a faction.
b. A section of a party, legislature, or community holding distinct, especially dissenting, political views: the conservative wing.

18.

a. Either the left or right flank of an army or a naval fleet.
b. An air force unit larger than a group but smaller than a division.

19. Sports

a. Either of the forward positions played near the sideline, especially in hockey.
b. A player who plays such a position.
20. wings An outspread pair of stylized bird’s wings worn as insignia by qualified pilots or air crew members.
v. winged, wing·ing, wings

v.intr.

To move on or as if on wings; fly.

v.tr.

1.

a. To furnish with wings.
b. To cause or enable to fly or speed swiftly along.
2. To feather (an arrow).

3.

a. To pass over or through with or as if with wings.
b. To carry or transport by or as if by flying.
c. To effect or accomplish by flying.
4. To throw or dispatch (a ball, for example).

5.

a. To wound the wing of (a game bird, for example).
b. To wound superficially, as in an appendage.
6. To furnish with side or subordinate extensions, as a building or an altarpiece.

Idioms:

in the wings

1. In the stage wings, unseen by the audience.
2. Close by in the background; available at short notice: a presidential candidate waiting in the wings.

on the wing

In flight; flying.

take wing

To fly off; soar away.

under (one’s) wing

Under one’s protection; in one’s care.

wing it Informal

To say or do something without preparation, forethought, or sufficient information or experience; improvise: She hadn’t studied for the exam, so she decided to wing it.

[Middle English wenge, winge, of Scandinavian origin; see w- in Indo-European roots.]

[V]ictory – 勝利

v

Vic·to·ry

[vik-tuh-ree, vik-tree] Show IPA

noun, plural vic·to·ries.

1.

a success or triumph over an enemy in battle or war.
2.

an engagement ending in such triumph: American victories in the Pacific were won at great cost.
3.

the ultimate and decisive superiority in any battle or contest: The new vaccine effected a victory over poliomyelitis.
4.

a success or superior position achieved against any opponent, opposition, difficulty, etc.: a moral victory.
5.

( initial capital letter ) the ancient Roman goddess Victoria, often represented in statues or on coins as the personification of victory.
Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English victorie  < Latin victōria,  equivalent to victōr-,  stem of victor victor  + -ia -y3
-dictionary.reference.com

[U]me-Shu – 梅酒

U (1 of 1)

Umeshu (梅酒?) is a Japanese liqueur made from steeping ume fruits (while still unripe and green) in alcohol (焼酎 shōchū?) and sugar. It has a sweet, sour taste, and an alcohol content of 10–15%. The taste and aroma of umeshu can appeal to even those people who normally dislike alcohol. Famous brands of umeshu include Choya and Takara Shuzo. Varieties are available with whole ume fruits contained in the bottle, and some make their own umeshu at home.[citation needed]

Japanese restaurants serve many different varieties of umeshu and also make cocktails. Umeshu on the Rocks (pronounced umeshu rokku), Umeshu Sour (pronounced umeshu sawa), Umeshu Tonic (with 2/3 tonic water), Umeshu Soda (with 2/3 carbonated water) and the Flaming Plum[citation needed] cocktail are popular. It is sometimes mixed with Green tea (o-cha-wari) or warm water (o-yu-wari). “Umeshu” can be served at different temperatures; chilled or with ice, room temperature, or even hot in the winter.

-Wiki


[T]suki - 月

Tsuki

The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth,[nb 4][7] and the fifth largest satellite in the Solar System. It is the largest natural satellite of a planet in the Solar System relative to the size of its primary, having a quarter the diameter of Earth and 1⁄81 its mass.[nb 5] The Moon is the second densest satellite after Io, a satellite of Jupiter. It is in synchronous rotation with Earth, always showing the same face; the near side is marked with dark volcanic maria among the bright ancient crustal highlands and prominent impact craters. It is the brightest object in the sky after the Sun, although its surface is actually very dark, with a similar reflectance to coal. Its prominence in the sky and its regular cycle of phases have, since ancient times, made the Moon an important cultural influence on language, calendars, art and mythology. The Moon’s gravitational influence produces the ocean tides and the minute lengthening of the day. The Moon’s current orbital distance, about thirty times the diameter of the Earth, causes it to appear almost the same size in the sky as the Sun, allowing it to cover the Sun nearly precisely in total solar eclipses.

The Moon is the only celestial body on which humans have set foot. While the Soviet Union’s Luna programme was the first to reach the Moon with unmanned spacecraft in 1959, the United States’ NASA Apollo program achieved the only manned missions to date, beginning with the first manned lunar orbiting mission by Apollo 8 in 1968, and six manned lunar landings between 1969 and 1972, with the first being Apollo 11. These missions returned over 380 kg of lunar rocks, which have been used to develop geological understanding of the Moon’s origins, the formation of its internal structure, and its subsequent history. It is thought to have formed some 4.5 billion years ago. One formation theory is a giant impact event involving Earth. The impact theory was called into question in 2012, after re-analysis of Apollo samples.[8]

After the Apollo 17 mission in 1972, the Moon has been visited only by unmanned spacecraft, notably by the final Soviet Lunokhod rover. Since 2004, Japan, China, India, the United States, and the European Space Agency have each sent lunar orbiters. These spacecraft have contributed to confirming the discovery of lunar water ice in permanently shadowed craters at the poles and bound into the lunar regolith. Future manned missions to the Moon have been planned, including government as well as privately funded efforts. The Moon remains, under the Outer Space Treaty, free to all nations to explore for peaceful purposes.
-Wikipedia


[S]ushi – すし

Sushi (3 of 3)

When conventional toppings are not enough.

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[R]agnarok – ラグナロク

RO (1 of 1)
Ragnarok Online (Korean: 라그나로크 온라인, alternatively subtitled The Final Destiny of the Gods), often referred to as RO, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game or MMORPG created by GRAVITY Co., Ltd. based on the manhwa Ragnarok by Lee Myung-jin. It was first released in South Korea on 31 August 2002 for Microsoft Windows and has since been released in many other locales around the world. The game has spawned an animated series, Ragnarok the Animation, and a sequel game, Ragnarok Online 2: Legend of the Second, is in development. Player characters exist in a world with a player environment that gradually changes with the passage of time. Major changes in the features and history of the world take place as episodes in the RO timeline. Player characters interact in a 3D environment but are represented by 2D character sprites for front, back, side and diagonal facings. The major types of server-supported gameplay are Player vs Environment, Guild vs Guild, Player vs Player. Also supported by the game server are Group vs Group, Arena Combat, Player vs Monster, Player vs All, and various other specific scenarios at designated instance locations in the game world. NPC-run challenges and contests are also available with prizes, awards, and/or listing in a specific hall of fame listing.

-Wikipedia
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[Q]

Quickening (1 of 1)
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. (ヱヴァンゲリヲン新劇場版:Q Evangerion Shin Gekijōban: Kyū?, lit. “Evangelion: The New Movies: Quickening”) is an upcoming Japanese animated film directed by Kazuya Tsurumaki and Hideaki Anno. It is the third of four films released in the Rebuild of Evangelion tetralogy based on the original anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. It will be produced and co-distributed by Hideaki Anno’s Studio Khara, and will be released in Japanese theatres in the fall of 2012.[1]
-Wikipedia

EYEPATCH ASUKA!!!!!!
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[P]apaya – パパイヤ

Payaya (1 of 1)
All Mirais are born from Papayas!
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[O]-te – お手

ote (2 of 3)
1: (Polite language) hand; arm;
2: (Honorific or respectful language) handwriting; penmanship; (Interjection)
3: ‘shake’ (command to have a dog place its paw in your hand)
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[N]exus – ネ久サス

nexus
Nexus is a word that is popularly known in different terms, but generally means the center point of something, or even the center of various connections, much like a “hub“, which is used to describe the center of a contraption (like the inner part of a wheel) or large place etc.

-Wikipedia

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[M]echa – メカ

m1

A mech (plural: mecha or mechs), is a science fiction term for a large walking, usually bipedal, robot, including ones on treads and animal shapes.

They are called mecha in Japanese.

-Wikipedia

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