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The man was folding and unfolding his arms.
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Vocabulary list

sono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. that (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener); the
  2. um...; er...; uh...
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
udewokumu
expression, godan verb
  1. to fold one's arms
  2. to link arms with someone
ri
counter
  1. counter for people
  2. (usu. in compound words) person
ri
noun
  1. advantage; benefit; profit; interest
ri
noun
  1. reason; principle; logic
  2. general principle (as opposed to individual concrete phenomenon)
  3. (in neo-Confucianism) the underlying principles of the cosmos
ri
noun
  1. ri (old Japanese unit of distance, approx. 3.927km or 2.44 miles)
  2. neighbourhood (under the ritsuryo system; orig. of 50 homes)
  3. unit of area (approx. 654m by 654m)
ri
noun
  1. li (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: fire, south)
hodoku
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to unfasten; to untie; to unwrap (e.g. parcel)
shite
particle
  1. by (indicating means of action); as (a group, etc.)
  2. indicates patient of a causative expression
  3. (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective) acts as a connective
  4. (after an adverb or a particle) adds emphasis
  5. and then
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
  3. (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)

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