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My father used to read me bedtime stories.
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Vocabulary list

ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
neru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to lie down
  2. to go to bed; to lie in bed
  3. to sleep (lying down)
  4. to sleep (with someone, i.e. have intercourse)
  5. to lie idle
toki
noun
  1. regular (stops at every station) Jouetsu-line Shinkansen
toku
godan verb
  1. to do something in readiness for; to get something (needful) done
yoi
i adjective
  1. good; excellent; fine; nice; pleasant; agreeable
  2. sufficient (can be used to turn down an offer); ready; prepared
  3. profitable (e.g. deal, business offer, etc.); beneficial
  4. OK
hon
noun
  1. book; volume
  2. main; head; this; our; present; real
  3. counter for long cylindrical things
moto
noun
  1. origin; source
  2. base; foundation
  3. cause
  4. ingredient
  5. (somebody's) side; (somebody's) location
  6. original cost (or capital, principal, etc.)
  7. trunk
  8. first section of a waka
  9. counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry)
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.
yomu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to read
kureru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to give; to let one have; to do for one; to be given

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