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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Hokudai/Cast 260: Making You Sick

In Word/Play today we talk about

nauseate (v)

nauseous (adj)

nausea (n)

ad nauseam (a Latin phrase meaning something like 'until sick')

These all have to do with becoming sick. Usually it has to do with your stomach feeling bad and maybe you feel like throwing up. Oddly enough, the root word ~ nau ~ is the same root word for navy and naval. And, they all meant seasick although they have never been used for seasickness.

In your Trilingual Lesson we have very familiar words:

Nausea 吐き気

Nauseous  吐き気を催させる

Nauseate 吐き気を催す

Ad Nauseam うんざり

Music today is:

ハーブティーを飲んだ後に by Norio from

我只在乎你 by 曲婉婷 (QuWanting) from

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