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Uki Uki NihonGO + Culture! - Lesson 28 - Baseball

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Baseball has grown in popularity throughout the world, especially in Japan and Korea. To help prepare you for Japan Society's upcoming performance "God Bless Baseball", here's a basic primer on baseball vocabulary in English, Japanese and Korean!

http://www.japansociety.org/event/toshiki-okada-god-bless-baseball

This Uki Uki video is created in conjunction with Japan Society’s theatrical presentation of God Bless Baseball on January 14-17, 2016, which is performed in English, Japanese and Korean.

E: baseball
J: yakyuu
K:  yagu

E: game
J:  shiai
K:  sihab

E: ballpark
J: kyuujou
K: gujang

E: infield
J: naiya
K: naeya

E: outfield
J:  gaiya
K: oeya

E: home plate
J:  honrui, ho-mu
K: bonru

E: umpire
J:  shinpan
K: shimpan

E: catcher
J:  hoshu
K:  posu

E: pitcher
J:  toushu
K:  toosu

E: shortstop
J:  yuugekishu, sho-to
K:  yugeoksu

E: walk
J:  shikyuu, foabo-ru
K:  sagu, poebal

E: 1st, 2nd, 3rd base
J:  ichirui, nirui, sanrui
K:  1 roo, 2 roo, 3 roo

E: top of the 1st, bottom of the 1st
J:  ikkai omote, ikkai ura
K: 1 hoe cho, 1 hoe mal

E: home run
J:  Ho-mu ran
K:  homleon

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