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English Translation of Sentence

In 1939, as in 1914, the world was on the brink of war.
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Vocabulary list

toshi
adverbial noun, noun
  1. year
  2. age
tose
counter
  1. counter for years (following a number in the hito-futa-mi counting system)
nen
noun
  1. year (e.g. AD)
  2. counter for years
niha
particle
  1. for (in regard to); in order to
toshi
adverbial noun, noun
  1. year
  2. age
tose
counter
  1. counter for years (following a number in the hito-futa-mi counting system)
nen
noun
  1. year (e.g. AD)
  2. counter for years
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
douyou
no adjective, na adjective, noun
  1. identical; equal to; same (kind); like; similarity
sekai
noun
  1. the world; society; the universe
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
sensou
noun, suru verb
  1. war
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)
kiki
noun, no adjective
  1. crisis
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
hinsuru
suru verb (special class)
  1. to be on the verge of; to be about to; to be on the point of
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
  3. (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)

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