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That's because there weren't any large carnivores in New Guinea.
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nyuuginia
noun
  1. New Guinea
shima
noun
  1. island
  2. territory (of a prostitute, organized crime gang, etc.); turf
tou
suffix
  1. island (in placenames)
niha
particle
  1. for (in regard to); in order to
oogata
na adjective, noun, no adjective
  1. large; large scale; big; jumbo
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)
nikushokujuu
noun
  1. carnivore; carnivorous animal
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
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)
tame
noun
  1. good; advantage; benefit; welfare
  2. sake; purpose; objective; aim
  3. consequence; result; effect
  4. affecting; regarding; concerning
desu
auxiliary
  1. polite copula in Japanese

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