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Only afterward did he explain why he did it.
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Vocabulary list

atoninaru

te-form

atoninatte
expression, godan verb
  1. to become late; to fall behind; to lag; to pass (of time)
ato
noun, no adjective
  1. behind; rear
  2. after; later
  3. remainder; the rest
noun, adverb
  1. more (e.g. five more minutes); left
  2. also; in addition
noun, no adjective
  1. descendant; successor; heir
  2. after one's death
  3. past; previous
ninattehajimete
expression
  1. (it was) not until; (it was) only when
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
naru

te-form

natte
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.)
hajimete
adverb, no adjective
  1. for the first time
adverb
  1. only after ... is it ...; only when ... do you ... (after the -te form of a verb)
sore
pronoun
  1. that; it (indicating an item or person near the listener, the action of the listener, or something on their mind)
  2. then; that point (in time); that time
  3. there (indicating a place near the listener)
  4. you
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.
yaru

Plain Past Indicative Form

yatta
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to do; to undertake; to perform; to play (a game); to study
  2. to send; to dispatch; to despatch
  3. to put; to move; to turn (one's head, glance, etc.)
  4. to give (esp. to someone of equal or lower status); to let have; to present; to bestow; to confer
  5. to make (a vehicle) go faster
  6. to run (a business); to keep; to be engaged in; to practice (law, medicine, etc.); to practise
  7. to have (food, drink, etc.); to eat; to drink; to smoke
  8. to hold (a performance); to perform; to show
  9. to ease (one's mind)
  10. to harm; to injure; to kill
  11. to have sex with
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to live; to get by; to get along
suffix, godan verb
  1. to do ... completely (after the -masu stem of a verb, often in the negative)
  2. to do ... broadly; to do ... to a great distance (after the -masu stem of a verb)
auxiliary verb, godan verb
  1. to do ... for (someone of equal or lower status); to do ... to (sometimes with negative nuance) (after the -te form of a verb)
  2. to make active efforts to ... (after the -te form of a verb)
riyuu
noun
  1. reason; pretext; motive
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.
kare
pronoun
  1. he; him
noun
  1. boyfriend
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
setsumei
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. explanation; exposition
suru

Plain Past Indicative Form

shita
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)

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