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Source Totoeba Project
Our policies and systems are getting outdated and need revising, but to try to swap horses while crossing a stream might be dangerous.
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wareware
pronoun
  1. we
wareware
pronoun
  1. we
wareware
pronoun
  1. we
wareware
pronoun
  1. we
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
seisaku
noun
  1. political measures; policy
ya
particle
  1. such things as ...; and ... and (used for non-exhaustive lists related to a specific time and place)
  2. the minute (that) ...; no sooner than ...; as soon as (after the dictionary form of a verb)
copula
  1. be; is
interjection
  1. o; oh (punctuational exclamation in haiku, renga, etc.)
  2. huh; what (interjection expressing surprise)
  3. hi
  4. yes; what?
particle
  1. yes?; no?; is it?; isn't it? (indicates a question)
houshiki
noun
  1. form; method; system; formula
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kyuushiki
na adjective, no adjective
  1. old type; old style
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
narikakaru
godan verb
  1. to be on the verge; to be on the brink; to get close
naru
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.)
kakaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to take (a resource, e.g. time or money)
godan verb
  1. to hang
  2. to come into view; to arrive
  3. to come under (a contract, a tax)
  4. to start (engines, motors)
  5. to attend; to deal with; to handle
godan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to have started to; to be on the verge of
godan verb
  1. to overlap (e.g. information in a manual); to cover
godan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to (come) at
godan verb
  1. to be fastened
  2. to be covered (e.g. with dust, a table-cloth, etc.)
  3. to be caught in
  4. to get a call
  5. to depend on
iru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be needed; to be wanted
kara
particle
  1. from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity); since
  2. from (originator); by
  3. because; since (follows verbs, adjectives)
  4. out of (constituent, part)
  5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
  6. after; since (following the te-form of a verb)
  7. expresses sympathy or warning
kaisei
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. revision; amendment; alteration
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do; to carry out; to perform
  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 (as 〜にする,〜とする)
  6. to decide on; to choose (as 〜にする)
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.) (as 〜がする)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
suru verb (irregular), transitive verb
  1. to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B (as AをBにする)
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B (as AをBにする)
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B (as AをBにする)
  4. to feel A about B (as AをBにする)
suffix, suru verb (irregular)
  1. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
auxiliary verb, suru verb (irregular)
  1. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  2. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to (as 〜うとする,〜ようとする)
hitsuyou
na adjective
  1. necessary; needed; essential; indispensable (必用 can imply has to be used rather than is just needed)
noun
  1. necessity; need; requirement
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be; to exist; to live (usu. of inanimate objects)
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about
daga
conjunction
  1. but; however; (and) yet; nevertheless; still; for all that
kiki
noun
  1. crisis; critical situation; emergency; pinch
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
saru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to leave; to go away
  2. to pass; to elapse
  3. to be distant
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to send away; to drive off; to divorce
auxiliary verb, godan verb
  1. to (do) completely (after a -masu stem, esp. of a suru verb)
pre-noun adjectival
  1. last ... (e.g. "last April")
uchi
noun, adverb
  1. inside; within
  2. while (e.g. one is young); during; within (e.g. a day); in the course of
  3. among; amongst; (out) of; between (as 〜のうち)
noun
  1. in (secret, chaos, poverty, etc.); amidst; with (e.g. success) (also 裡, 裏; as のうちに after a noun representing a state or condition)
  2. within oneself; one's feelings; inner thoughts
noun, no adjective
  1. we; our company; our organization
  2. one's home; one's family (also 家)
noun
  1. my spouse; my husband; my wife
  2. signed on behalf of (husband's name) by his wife (in a letter after the husband's name)
pronoun
  1. I; me (primarily used by women and children)
noun
  1. imperial palace grounds
  2. emperor
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
kaeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to change; to alter; to transform; to convert; to turn; to vary
  2. to reform; to revise; to amend
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
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kiken
noun, na adjective
  1. danger; peril; hazard
  2. risk
da
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)

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