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He says that if he were a bird he would fly to me.
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Vocabulary list

moshi
adverb
  1. if; in case; supposing
tori
noun
  1. bird
  2. bird meat (esp. chicken meat); fowl; poultry
da

Conditional Present Indicative Form

dattara
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)
watashi
pronoun
  1. I; me (slightly formal or feminine)
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
tokoro
noun, adverb, suffix
  1. place; spot; scene; site (also pronounced どころ when a suffix)
noun, suffix
  1. address
  2. district; area; locality
  3. one's house
  4. point; aspect; side; facet
  5. passage (in text); part
  6. space; room
  7. thing; matter
noun
  1. whereupon; as a result (after the plain past form of a verb)
  2. about to; on the verge of (after present form of a verb)
  3. was just doing; was in the process of doing; have just done; just finished doing (after past form of a verb)
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
tobu

te-form

tonde
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to fly; to soar (esp. 飛ぶ)
  2. to jump; to leap; to spring; to bound; to hop (esp. 跳ぶ)
  3. to spatter; to scatter; to splash; to fly (e.g. of sparks)
  4. to hurry; to rush
  5. to flee; to run off; to escape
  6. to disappear; to vanish; to fade; to thin out
  7. to break off; to come off; to fall off; to blow (of a fuse)
  8. to be sent out (of an order); to fly (of false rumours, catcalls, etc.)
  9. to come flying (of a punch, kick, etc.)
  10. to be missing (of a page, stitch, etc.); to skip; to jump (e.g. of a conversation)
kuru
kuru verb, intransitive verb
  1. to come (spatially or temporally); to approach; to arrive
kuru verb, intransitive verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to come back; to do ... and come back (after the -te form of a verb)
  2. to come to be; to become; to get; to grow; to continue (after the -te form of a verb)
kuru verb, intransitive verb
  1. to come from; to be caused by; to derive from
  2. to come to (i.e. "when it comes to spinach ...")
noda
expression
  1. the expectation is that ...; the reason is that ...; the fact is that ...; the explanation is that ...; it is that ... (の and ん add emphasis)
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
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)
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)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
kare
pronoun
  1. he; him
noun
  1. boyfriend
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
iu
godan verb
  1. to say; to utter; to declare
  2. to name; to call
  3. to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"); to make a noise

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