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English Translation of Sentence

Before buying anything, you had better ask yourself whether you cannot do without it.
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Vocabulary list

nanika
nanka
expression
  1. something
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
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.
kau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to buy; to purchase
  2. to value; to have a high opinion
  3. to stir; to provoke
zen
noun, used as a prefix
  1. the last (i.e. immediately preceding) (e.g. "the last mayor"); previous; one-time; former
  2. (before the name of an era) pre- (e.g. "premodern")
  3. before; earlier
mae
adverbial noun, noun (temporal), suffix
  1. ago; before (some event); previously; (minutes) to (the hour)
  2. in front (of); before (e.g. the house)
  3. head (of a line); front (e.g. of a bus); fore part
  4. in the presence of
  5. helping; portion
  6. privates; private parts
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
sore
noun
  1. that (indicating an item or person near the listener, the action of the listener, or something on their mind); it
  2. that time; then
  3. there (indicating a place near the listener)
  4. you
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
nakuteha
expression
  1. unless; without
komaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be troubled; to be worried; to be bothered; to be embarrassed; to be stumped
kadouka
expression
  1. whether or not (in phrases like "I don't know whether or not I can come")
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.
kangaeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to consider; to think about
miru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
  2. to look over; to look on; to assess; to examine; to judge
  3. to look after; to keep an eye on; to take care of
  4. to view (e.g. flowers, movie)
  5. (usu. after the -te form of a verb) to try
gaii
noun
  1. outer garment
gaii
noun
  1. malice; malicious intent; intent to kill
gaii
noun
  1. periphery; surroundings

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