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English Translation of Sentence

You ought to have read the book.
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Vocabulary list

anata
pronoun, no adjective
  1. you (referring to someone of equal or lower status)
  2. dear (what a wife calls a husband)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
sono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. that (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener); the
  2. um...; er...; uh...
hon
noun
  1. book; volume
  2. main; head; this; our; present; real
  3. counter for long cylindrical things
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
beki
auxiliary
  1. should (suf. to verbs); must; that one ought to; to be done
  2. (passive ending) -able
noni
particle
  1. although; when; and yet; despite this; in spite of; even though; but even so; but even then; however; nevertheless; for all that; notwithstanding that
  2. while
  3. if only; I wish
  4. I tell you; you should do
  5. in order to

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