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We can say that Japan was fighting a constant battle against hunger during the war.
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nihon
nippon
noun
  1. Japan
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
senchuu
noun
  1. during the war
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
ue
noun
  1. hunger; starvation
tono
noun
  1. feudal lord; mansion; palace
tatakai
noun
  1. battle; fight; struggle; conflict
tatakau
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to fight; to battle; to combat; to struggle against; to wage war; to engage in contest
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
akekureru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to do nothing but; to spend all one's time doing
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
  3. (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)
tomo
suffix, particle
  1. certainly; of course; to be sure; rather
  2. even if; no matter (who, what, when, where, why, how)
  3. at the (least, earliest, etc.)
iu
yuu
godan verb
  1. to say
  2. to call (i.e. to give a name)
ieru
ichidan verb
  1. to be possible to say; to be able to say

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