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English Translation of Sentence

For years the picture passed as a genuine Rembrandt.
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Vocabulary list

nannen
noun
  1. what year; how many years
mono
noun
  1. thing; object
  2. the natural thing; a frequently done thing
  3. used to express emotional involvement
  4. used in giving a reason
aida
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. space (between); gap; interval; distance
  2. time (between); pause; break
  3. span (temporal or spatial); stretch; period (while)
  4. relationship (between, among)
  5. members (within, among)
  6. due to; because of
kan
noun, suffix
  1. interval; period of time
  2. among; between; inter-
ken
noun
  1. 1.818 m (6 jou)
  2. counter used to number the gaps between pillars
ma
noun
  1. space; room; time; pause
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...
e
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. picture; drawing; painting; sketch
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
honmono
noun, no adjective
  1. genuine article
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)
toshite
expression
  1. as (i.e. in the role of); for (i.e. from the viewpoint of)
  2. apart from... (used to change the topic)
  3. (before a negative form) even (e.g. "not even a single person")
  4. (after a volitional form) thinking that...; trying to...
tsuuyou
noun, suru verb
  1. popular use; circulation
  2. to pass as
shite
particle
  1. by (indicating means of action); as (a group, etc.)
  2. indicates patient of a causative expression
  3. (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective) acts as a connective
  4. (after an adverb or a particle) adds emphasis
  5. and then
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)

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