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The hand of the magician was quicker than our eyes. Before we could say Jack Robinson, the cards he was holding between his fingers disappeared.
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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...
tejinashi
noun
  1. magician; juggler
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)
te
noun
  1. hand; arm
  2. forepaw; foreleg
  3. handle
  4. hand; worker; help
  5. trouble; care; effort
  6. means; way; trick; move; technique; workmanship
  7. hand; handwriting
  8. kind; type; sort
  9. one's hands; one's possession
  10. ability to cope
  11. hand (of cards)
  12. direction
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
watashitachi
watakushitachi
pronoun, no adjective
  1. we; us
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)
me
manako
noun
  1. eye; eyeball
  2. eyesight; sight; vision
  3. look; stare; glance
  4. experience
  5. viewpoint
  6. stitch; texture; weave
  7. ordinal number suffix
  8. somewhat; -ish
yori
adverb, particle
  1. from; out of; since; at
  2. than
  3. other than; except; but
  4. more
hayai
i adjective
  1. fast; quick; hasty; brisk
  2. early (in the day, etc.); premature
  3. (too) soon; not yet; (too) early
  4. easy; simple; quick
attoyuumani
attoyuumani
expression
  1. just like that (lit: in the time it takes to say "Ah!"); in the twinkling of an eye; in the blink of an eye
kare
pronoun
  1. he; him
  2. his
  3. boyfriend
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
yubi
oyobi
oyubi
noun
  1. finger; toe; digit
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)
aidani
adverb
  1. while; during (the time when)
hasamu
hasamu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to interpose; to hold between; to insert
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)
toranpu
noun
  1. playing cards (from trump)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kieru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to go out; to vanish; to disappear

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