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It is often said that the best way to learn a foreign language is to go to the country where it is spoken.
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Vocabulary list

gaikokugo
noun
  1. foreign language
gaikoku
noun, no adjective
  1. foreign country
go
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. language
noun, noun, used as a suffix, counter
  1. word
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.
manabu
godan verb
  1. to study (in depth); to learn; to take lessons in
ichiban
noun, no adjective
  1. number one; first; first place
adverb
  1. best; most
noun
  1. game; round; bout
adverb
  1. as a test; as an experiment; by way of experiment; by way of trial; tentatively
noun
  1. song (e.g. in noh); piece
yoi
yoi
yoi
yoi
yoi
yoi
i adjective
  1. good; excellent; fine; nice; pleasant; agreeable (also いい (all senses))
  2. sufficient; enough; ready; prepared
  3. profitable (deal, business offer, etc.); beneficial
  4. OK; all right; fine; no problem (as て(も)良い, と(も)良い, etc.; indicates permission or compromise)
houhou
noun
  1. method; process; manner; way; means; technique
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
sono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. that; the (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener)
  2. part (as in "part two") (preceding a number)
interjection
  1. um ...; er ...; uh ...
kotoba
noun
  1. language; dialect
  2. word; words; phrase; term; expression; remark
  3. speech; (manner of) speaking
  4. learning to speak; language acquisition
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
tsukau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to use (a thing, method, etc.); to make use of; to put to use
  2. to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.); to employ; to handle; to manage; to manipulate
  3. to use (time, money, etc.); to spend; to consume
  4. to use (language); to speak
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)
kuni
noun
  1. country; state
  2. region
  3. national government; central government
  4. home (i.e. hometown, home country)
  5. province (of Japan)
  6. land; earth
he
particle
  1. to; towards; for (indicates direction or goal; pronounced え in modern Japanese)
iku
godan verb (iku/yuku), intransitive verb
  1. to go; to move (in a direction or towards a specific location); to head (towards); to be transported (towards); to reach
  2. to proceed; to take place (い sometimes omitted in auxiliary use)
  3. to pass through; to come and go
  4. to walk
  5. to die; to pass away
  6. to do (in a specific way)
  7. to stream; to flow
godan verb (iku/yuku), auxiliary verb
  1. to continue (after the -te form of a verb)
godan verb (iku/yuku), intransitive verb
  1. to have an orgasm; to come; to cum
  2. to trip; to get high; to have a drug-induced hallucination
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter
  2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis
  3. circumstances; situation; state of affairs
  4. work; business; affair
  5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
noun, used as a suffix
  1. nominalizing suffix
  2. pretending to ...; playing make-believe ...
noun
  1. alias; also known as; otherwise known as; or (as AことB (A = alias, B = real name))
  2. necessity; need (as 〜ことはない)
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ... (as 〜ことだ)
da
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
yokuiu
godan verb
  1. to say enough (as much as required); to say plenty
  2. to say well; to say cleverly; to say elegantly
  3. to say often; to say frequently
  4. to say without shame; to say impudently (oft. as an admonition in the form of よく言うよ)
yoku
adverb
  1. nicely; properly; well; skillfully; skilfully
  2. frequently; often
  3. I'm glad that you ...; thank you for ...
  4. (you have) quite the nerve to; I don't know how you can ...
iu
godan verb
  1. to say; to utter; to declare
  2. to name; to call
  3. to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"); to make a noise

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