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He's a car nut. Ask him anything.
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Vocabulary list

aitsu
pronoun
  1. he; she; that guy (きゃつ and かやつ are masc.)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kaamania
noun
  1. car enthusiast; car buff
mania
noun
  1. enthusiast
  2. mania; enthusiasm
da
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)
kara
particle
  1. from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity); since
  2. from (originator); by
  3. because; since (follows verbs, adjectives)
  4. out of (constituent, part)
  5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
  6. after; since (following the te-form of a verb)
  7. expresses sympathy or warning
kuruma
noun
  1. car; automobile; vehicle
  2. wheel
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
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter
  2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis
  3. circumstances; situation; state of affairs
  4. work; business; affair
  5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
noun, used as a suffix
  1. nominalizing suffix
  2. pretending to ...; playing make-believe ...
noun
  1. alias; also known as; otherwise known as; or (as AことB (A = alias, B = real name))
  2. necessity; need (as 〜ことはない)
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ... (as 〜ことだ)
nara
auxiliary
  1. if; in case; if it is the case that; if it is true that (hypothetical form of the copula だ, from なり and sometimes classed as a particle)
  2. as for; on the topic of
conjunction
  1. if that's the case; if so; that being the case
  2. if possible; if circumstances allow
nan
pronoun
  1. what
prefix
  1. how many (followed by a counter)
  2. many; a lot of (followed by (optional number), counter and も)
  3. several; a few; some (followed by a counter and か)
demo
conjunction
  1. but; however; though; nevertheless; still; yet; even so; also; as well
particle
  1. even
  2. however; no matter how; even if; even though
  3. ... or something
  4. either ... or ...; neither ... nor ... (as 〜でも〜でも)
prefix
  1. pseudo-; quack; in-name-only (before an occupation, etc.)
  2. for lack of anything better to do (before an occupation, etc.)
teru
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (from ..て or で plus いる; indicates continuing action or state)
yo
particle
  1. hey; you (at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, contempt, request, etc.)
  2. hey (after a noun; used when calling out to someone)
  3. hey; hold on (in mid-sentence; used to catch one's breath or get someone's attention)
interjection
  1. yo; hey

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