The United States of America has a new president, and that means there’s more Japanese vocabulary and grammar in the news to learn.

When Joe Biden took the oath of office on Jan. 20, his translated remarks in the Japanese media provided an opportunity to discover a bevy of useful current events words, such as 国民 (kokumin, the people), 意志 (ishi, will) and 憲法 (kenpō, constitution).

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