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We must always be prepared for the worst.
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Vocabulary list

wareware
pronoun
  1. we
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
tsuneni
adverb
  1. always; constantly
saiakunojitai
expression, noun, no adjective
  1. worst; worst-case (scenario)
saiaku
na adjective, no adjective, noun
  1. worst
na adjective, interjection
  1. horrible; horrid; awful; terrible
adverb
  1. in the worst case; if worst comes to worst
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
jitai
noun
  1. situation; (present) state of affairs; circumstances (often with a negative connotation)
nisonaete
expression
  1. in preparation (for); in case (of); in the lead-up (to)
ni
particle
  1. at (place, time); in; on; during
  2. to (direction, state); toward; into
  3. for (purpose)
  4. because of (reason); for; with
  5. by; from
  6. as (i.e. in the role of)
  7. per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month")
  8. and; in addition to
  9. if; although
sonaeru

te-form

sonaete
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to furnish with; to equip with; to provide; to install
  2. to prepare for; to make preparations for; to make provision for
  3. to possess (all that is needed); to be endowed with; to be equipped with
  4. to be born with; to have since birth
iru

Provisional Present Indicative Negative Form

inakereba
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)
naru

Plain Present Indicative Negative Form

naranai
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
godan verb
  1. to do ... (as お+masu-stem+になる, ご+noun+になる, etc.)

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