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English Translation of Sentence

You may as well burn your money as spend it on lottery tickets.
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Vocabulary list

takarakuji
noun
  1. lottery
wo
particle
  1. indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
kau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to buy; to purchase
  2. to value; to have a high opinion
  3. to stir; to provoke
kurai
suffix, particle
  1. approximately; about; around; or so
  2. to (about) the extent that; (almost) enough that; so ... that ...; at least
  3. as ... as ...; like
nara
auxiliary
  1. if; in case; if it is the case that; if it is true that
  2. as for; on the topic of
  3. if that's the case; if so; that being the case
  4. if possible; if circumstances allow
sono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. that (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener); the
  2. um...; er...; uh...
kin
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. gold; golden (color); metaphor for (most) valuable; gold (medal, cup)
  2. money (written before an amount)
  3. Friday
  4. metal (fourth of the five elements)
  5. Jin (dynasty of China; 1115-1234 CE)
  6. gold general (shogi)
  7. testicles
  8. karat; carat
wo
particle
  1. indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
moyasu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to burn
shimatta
expression
  1. damn it!; damn!; oops!; oh dear!; oh no!
hougamashi
expression
  1. I would rather; I would as lief do; strong preference

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