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Source Totoeba Project
Of the two stories, the latter story is better.
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Vocabulary list

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
monogatari
noun
  1. story; tale; narrative; account; fable; legend
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
uchi
noun
  1. house
noun, no adjective
  1. one's house; one's home; one's family; one's household
uchi
noun, adverb
  1. inside; within
  2. while (e.g. one is young); during; within (e.g. a day); in the course of
  3. among; amongst; (out) of; between (as 〜のうち)
noun
  1. in (secret, chaos, poverty, etc.); amidst; with (e.g. success) (also 裡, 裏; as のうちに after a noun representing a state or condition)
  2. within oneself; one's feelings; inner thoughts
noun, no adjective
  1. we; our company; our organization
  2. one's home; one's family (also 家)
noun
  1. my spouse; my husband; my wife
  2. signed on behalf of (husband's name) by his wife (in a letter after the husband's name)
pronoun
  1. I; me (primarily used by women and children)
noun
  1. imperial palace grounds
  2. emperor
atonohou
no adjective
  1. later
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
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
hougayoi
expression, i adjective
  1. had better ... (after past tense verb)
  2. had better not ... (after negative verb)
hou
noun
  1. direction; way; side; area (in a particular direction)
  2. side (of an argument, etc.); one's part (often 私の方, あなたの方, etc.)
  3. type; category
  4. field (of study, etc.)
  5. indicates one side of a comparison
  6. way; method; manner; means
  7. length (of each side of a square)
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
yoi
i adjective
  1. good; excellent; fine; nice; pleasant; agreeable (also いい (all senses))
  2. sufficient; enough; ready; prepared
  3. profitable (deal, business offer, etc.); beneficial
  4. OK; all right; fine; no problem (as て(も)良い, と(も)良い, etc.; indicates permission or compromise)

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