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In Japan, only women are entitled to take the national obstetrics exam.
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Vocabulary list

nippon
noun
  1. Japan
de
particle
  1. at; in (indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form)
  2. at; when (indicates time of action)
  3. by; with (indicates means of action)
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then (indicates continuing action; alternative form of 〜て used for some verb types)
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know (at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc.)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
josanshi
noun
  1. midwife
josan
noun
  1. midwifery
shi
noun
  1. teacher; master; one's mentor
noun, suffix
  1. religious leader
suffix
  1. specialist
noun
  1. five-battalion brigade comprising 2500 men (Zhou-dynasty Chinese army)
kokkashiken
noun
  1. state examination
kokka
noun
  1. state; country; nation
shiken
noun, suru verb
  1. examination; exam; test
  2. trial; experiment; test
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
jukenshikaku
noun
  1. qualifications of candidacy for an examination
juken
noun, suru verb
  1. taking an examination (esp. school and university entrance)
shikaku
noun
  1. qualifications; requirements; capabilities
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
josei
noun, no adjective
  1. woman; female
  2. feminine gender
nomi
suffix, particle
  1. only; nothing but (literary equiv. of だけ)
tonaru

te-form

tonatte
expression, godan verb
  1. to become; to amount to
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)
naru

te-form

natte
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.)
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)

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