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English Translation of Sentence

A painter only becomes a true painter by practicing his craft.
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Vocabulary list

gaka
noun, no adjective
  1. painter; artist
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
jibun
pronoun, no adjective
  1. myself; yourself; oneself; himself; herself
  2. I; me
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)
motsu
godan verb
  1. to hold; to carry
  2. to possess
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)
gihou
noun
  1. technique
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.
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
  5. to take (one's lunch); to circulate (bad money)
koso
particle
  1. for sure (emphasize preceding word)
shinno
noun or verb acting prenominally
  1. true; real; genuine; proper; utter
gaka
noun, no adjective
  1. painter; artist
tonaru
expression
  1. to become; to amount to

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