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English Translation of Sentence

Boxing Day, when presents are given to the postman, the milkman, etc., is the first week-day after Christmas.
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Vocabulary list

bokushingu
noun
  1. boxing
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
ya
particle
  1. such things as (non-exhaustive list related to a specific time and place); and ... and
  2. (after the dictionary form of a verb) the minute (that) ...; no sooner than ...
interjection
  1. punctuational exclamation in haiku, renga, etc.
auxiliary
  1. plain copula
nado
noun, noun, used as a suffix, particle
  1. et cetera; etc.; and the like; and so forth
  2. (indicating an approximate quote or vague suggestion) or something
  3. (lessening the significance or value of the previous word) the likes of
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
okurimono
noun
  1. present; gift
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.
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
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
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
hi
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. day; days
  2. sun; sunshine; sunlight
  3. case (esp. unfortunate); event
desuga
conjunction
  1. but; however; (and) yet; nevertheless; still; for all that
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
particle, conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
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)
saisho
no adjective, adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. beginning; outset; first; onset
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)
shuujitsu
noun
  1. weekday

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