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One hot summer afternoon, John and Dan were cutting the long grass.
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Vocabulary list

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
atsui
i adjective
  1. hot; warm; sultry; heated
  2. passionate; impassioned; burning (desire, etc.)
  3. on everybody's mind; on the radar; du jour; interested (gaze, etc.)
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
gogo
noun, adverb
  1. afternoon; p.m.
jon
noun
  1. jeon; Korean dish of meat, vegetables, etc. coated in flour and egg and fried
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)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
nagai

Adverbial Form

nagaku
i adjective
  1. long (distance, length)
  2. long (time); protracted; prolonged
naru

Plain Past Indicative Form

natta
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted
godan verb
  1. to do ... (as お+masu-stem+になる, ご+noun+になる, etc.)
bokusou
noun
  1. pasture; grass
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.
karu

te-form

katte
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to cut (grass, hair, etc.); to mow; to clip; to trim; to prune; to shear; to reap; to harvest
iru

Polite Past Indicative Form

imashita
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)

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