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English Translation of Sentence

The flash of lightning precedes the sound of thunder.
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Vocabulary list

inabikari
noun
  1. (flash of) lightning
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kaminari
ikazuchi
ikaduchi
noun
  1. thunder
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)
oto
ne
on
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. sound; noise; report
  2. note (music)
  3. fame
  4. Chinese-derived character reading
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
senkou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. preceding; going first; leading; going ahead; taking priority
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do
  2. to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into)
  3. to serve as; to act as; to work as
  4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
  5. to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as
  6. to decide on; to choose
  7. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  8. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  9. to be worth; to cost
  10. to pass (of time); to elapse
  11. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
  12. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  13. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to

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