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English Translation of Sentence

You may be able to read the handwriting on the wall, but it is Greek to me.
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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)
niha
particle
  1. for (in regard to); in order to
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
wazawai
noun
  1. calamity; catastrophe
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
zenchou
noun, no adjective
  1. omen; portent; sign; premonition; harbinger
dearu
godan verb (irregular)
  1. to be (formal, literary)
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be (usu. of inanimate objects); to exist; to live
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
kaku
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to write
  2. to draw
mono
noun
  1. thing; object
  2. the natural thing; a frequently done thing
  3. used to express emotional involvement
  4. used in giving a reason
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
particle, conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
yomu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to read
kamoshirenai
expression
  1. may; might; perhaps; may be; possibly
kamo
particle
  1. may; might; perhaps; may be; possibly
shiru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to know; to understand; to be acquainted with; to feel
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
particle, conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
watashi
pronoun, no adjective
  1. I; me
  2. private affairs; personal matter; secrecy
  3. selfishness
niha
particle
  1. for (in regard to); in order to
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
chinpunkanpun
expression, na adjective, noun
  1. unintelligible language; incoherent language; talking nonsense; "all Greek to me"; double Dutch; (something) incomprehensible; babble; gibberish; jargon; gobbledygook

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