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This seems expensive, but it's so durable it will pay in the long run.
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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)
kuruma
noun
  1. car; automobile; vehicle
  2. wheel
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
taka
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. quantity; amount; volume; number; amount of money (usu. だか when used as a suffix)
soudesuga
expression
  1. that's so, however ...
soudesu
interjection
  1. that is so; that is right; it looks to me; that's my impression
expression
  1. people say that; it is said that; I hear that (after plain form of a verb or adjective)
sou
adverb
  1. in that way; thus; such (concerning the actions of the listener or concerning the ideas expressed or understood by the listener; with a neg. sentence, implies that something isn't as much as one might think)
interjection
  1. so (used to express agreement with something said)
  2. so? (used to express doubt with something said)
desuga
conjunction
  1. but; however; (and) yet; nevertheless; still; for all that
da

Polite Present Indicative Form

desu
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)
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)
taikyuusei
noun
  1. durability
taikyuu
noun
  1. endurance; persistence
sei
noun
  1. nature (of a person)
  2. sex
  3. gender
suffix
  1. -ty; -ity; -ness; -cy (indicating quality or condition)
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)
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be; to exist; to live (usu. of inanimate objects)
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about
node
particle
  1. that being the case; because of ...; the reason is ...; given that ...
nagaimedemiru

Provisional Present Indicative Form

nagaimedemireba
expression, ichidan verb
  1. to look at the long term
nagaime
noun
  1. long-term view
nagai
i adjective
  1. long (distance, length)
  2. long (time); protracted; prolonged
me
noun
  1. eye; eyeball
  2. eyesight; sight; vision
  3. look; stare; gaze; glance
  4. notice; attention; observation; eyes (of the world, public, etc.)
  5. an experience
  6. viewpoint
  7. discrimination; discernment; judgement; eye (e.g. for quality)
  8. appearance
  9. chance to succeed; possibility
  10. spacing (between crossed strands of a net, mesh, etc.); opening; stitch; texture; weave
  11. grain (of wood)
  12. eye (of a storm, needle, etc.)
  13. intersection (on a go board); square (on a chess board)
  14. dot (on a dice); pip; rolled number
  15. graduation; division (of a scale)
  16. tooth (of a saw, comb, etc.)
suffix
  1. ordinal number suffix
  2. somewhat; -ish (after adj. stem)
  3. point (e.g. of change) (following -masu stem)
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.)
miru

Provisional Present Indicative Form

mireba
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
  2. to examine; to look over; to assess; to check; to judge
  3. to look after; to attend to; to take care of; to keep an eye on
  4. to experience; to meet with (misfortune, success, etc.)
auxiliary verb, ichidan verb
  1. to try ...; to have a go at ...; to give ... a try (after the -te form of a verb)
  2. to see (that) ...; to find (that) ... (as 〜てみると, 〜てみたら, 〜てみれば, etc.)
toku
na adjective, noun
  1. profit; advantage; benefit; gain (also written as 徳)
  2. rebirth in paradise, entering nirvana
da

Polite Present Indicative Form

desu
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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