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English Translation of Sentence

This city will suffer from an acute water shortage unless it rains soon.
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Vocabulary list

chikaiuchini
adverb
  1. before long
chikai
i adjective
  1. near; close; short (distance)
uchi
noun, no adjective
  1. inside; within
  2. while
  3. among; amongst; between
pronoun, no adjective
  1. we (referring to one's in-group, i.e. company, etc.); our
  2. my spouse
noun
  1. imperial palace grounds
  2. emperor
pronoun, no adjective
  1. I (primarily used by women and children); me
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
particle, conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
furu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to precipitate; to fall (e.g. rain)
kagiri
adverbial noun, noun
  1. limit; limits; bounds
  2. degree; extent; scope
  3. as far as possible; as much as possible; to the best of one's ability
  4. unless (after neg. verb)
  5. the end; the last
kono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. this (something or someone close to the speaker (including the speaker), or ideas expressed by the speaker)
machi
noun
  1. town; block; neighbourhood; neighborhood
  2. street; road
  3. 109.09 m
  4. 0.99 hectares
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
shinkoku
na adjective, noun
  1. serious
na
particle
  1. (sentence end, mainly masc.) indicates emotion or emphasis
  2. (used with masu stem verb) command
  3. (used with dictionary form verb) prohibition
mizubusoku
noun
  1. water shortage; shortage of water supply
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
naru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted (shogi)

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