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Using the rudder and the jib with the wind behind it we backed up, turning the bow to the direction we wanted to go.
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Vocabulary list

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
uraho
noun
  1. sail with the wind at its back
adverb
  1. aback
ura
noun
  1. opposite side; bottom; other side; side hidden from view; undersurface; reverse side
  2. rear; back; behind
  3. lining; inside
  4. in the shadows; behind the scenes; offstage; behind (someone's) back
  5. more (to something than meets the eye); hidden side (e.g. of one's personality); unknown circumstances; different side
  6. proof
  7. opposite (of a prediction, common sense, etc.); contrary
  8. inverse (of a hypothesis, etc.)
  9. bottom (of an inning); last half (of an inning)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
radaa
noun
  1. rudder
  2. ladder (PLC programming paradigm) (programing)
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.
tsukau

te-form

tsukatte
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to use (a thing, method, etc.); to make use of; to put to use
  2. to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.); to employ; to handle; to manage; to manipulate
  3. to use (time, money, etc.); to spend; to consume
  4. to use (language); to speak
bakku
noun
  1. back
noun, suru verb
  1. backing; going backwards; reversing
noun
  1. background; backdrop; background colour (color)
  2. backhand
  3. backer; supporter
noun, suru verb
  1. refunding
noun
  1. backstroke (swimming)
  2. doggy style (sexual position)
suru

masu stem

shi
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do; to carry out; to perform
  2. to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into)
  3. to serve as; to act as; to work as
  4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
  5. to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as (as 〜にする,〜とする)
  6. to decide on; to choose (as 〜にする)
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.) (as 〜がする)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
suru verb (irregular), transitive verb
  1. to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B (as AをBにする)
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B (as AをBにする)
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B (as AをBにする)
  4. to feel A about B (as AをBにする)
suffix, suru verb (irregular)
  1. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
auxiliary verb, suru verb (irregular)
  1. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  2. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to (as 〜うとする,〜ようとする)
nagara
particle
  1. while; during; as
  2. while; although; though; despite; in spite of; notwithstanding
  3. all; both
  4. as (e.g. "as always", "as long ago"); in (e.g. "in tears")
prefix
  1. while doing something else (at the same time)
senshu
noun
  1. bow (of boat); prow; stem
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.
susumu

Tai Present Indicative Form

susumitai
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to advance; to go forward
  2. to precede; to go ahead (of)
  3. to make progress; to improve
  4. to deepen; to heighten
  5. to be fast (of a clock); to be ahead
  6. to do of one's own free will
houkou
noun
  1. direction; orientation; bearing; way
  2. course (e.g. of action)
ni
particle
  1. at (place, time); in; on; during
  2. to (direction, state); toward; into
  3. for (purpose)
  4. because of (reason); for; with
  5. by; from
  6. as (i.e. in the role of)
  7. per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month")
  8. and; in addition to
  9. if; although
muku

Potential Polite Past Indicative Form

mukemashita
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to turn toward; to look (up, down, etc.)
  2. to face (e.g. east); to look out on
  3. to point to
  4. to be suited to; to be fit for
  5. to go in the direction of; to lean towards (of a feeling)

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