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Source Totoeba Project
This book will give you a clear idea of the American way of life.
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Vocabulary list

kono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. this (something or someone close to the speaker (including the speaker), or ideas expressed by the speaker)
  2. last (couple of years, etc.); these; past; this (in ref. to a stretch of time or date)
  3. you (as in "you liar") (emphatic, accusatory, insulting)
hon
noun
  1. book; volume; script
prefix
  1. this; present
  2. main; head
  3. real; regular
suffix, counter
  1. counter for long cylindrical things; counter for films, TV shows, etc.; counter for goals, home runs, etc.; counter for telephone calls (sometimes pronounced ぼん or ぽん)
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
  2. to count (now mostly used in idioms)
  3. to guess; to predict; to read (someone's thoughts); to see (e.g. into someone's heart); to divine
amerikajin
noun
  1. American person
amerika
noun
  1. America
  2. United States of America
jin
suffix
  1. -ian (e.g. Italian); -ite (e.g. Tokyoite) (indicates nationality, race, origin, etc.)
  2. -er (e.g. performer, etc.); person working with ... (indicates expertise (in a certain field))
  3. man; person; people (usu. in compound words)
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
seikatsuyoushiki
noun
  1. one's lifestyle
seikatsu
noun, suru verb
  1. living; life (one's daily existence); livelihood
youshiki
noun
  1. style; form; pattern
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
yoku
adverb
  1. nicely; properly; well; skillfully; skilfully
  2. frequently; often
  3. I'm glad that you ...; thank you for ...
  4. (you have) quite the nerve to; I don't know how you can ...
wakaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to understand; to comprehend; to grasp; to see; to get; to follow
  2. to become clear; to be known; to be discovered; to be realized; to be realised; to be found out
interjection
  1. I know!; I think so too!
da
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)

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