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Forming an information infrastructure, the real impact of the information highway is an expectation of new economic development due to a shift from a tangible hardware-industry to brain-oriented software-industry.
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jouhousuupaahaiei
noun
  1. information superhighway
jouhou
noun
  1. information; news; intelligence; advices
  2. information; data contained in characters, signals, code, etc.
suupaa
noun
  1. supermarket
  2. subtitles; telop
  3. superheterodyne
noun or verb acting prenominally
  1. super
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
shinno
noun or verb acting prenominally
  1. true; real; genuine; proper; utter
shin
noun, no adjective
  1. truth; reality; genuineness
noun
  1. seriousness
  2. logical truth
  3. printed style writing
  4. star performer
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
inpakuto
noun
  1. impact (on); (strong) impression; effect; influence
  2. impact (of a ball against a racket, bat, club, etc.)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
jouhouinfura
noun
  1. information infrastructure
jouhou
noun
  1. information; news; intelligence; advices
  2. information; data contained in characters, signals, code, etc.
infura
noun
  1. infrastructure
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
kouchiku
noun, suru verb
  1. construction; building; putting up; erecting; creation; formulation; architecture (systems, agreement, etc.)
niyori
expression
  1. according to; by (means of); due to; because of
keizai
noun
  1. economy; economics
  2. finance; (one's) finances; financial circumstances
  3. being economical; economy; thrift
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)
juurai
noun, adverb
  1. up to now; so far
no adjective
  1. traditional; conventional; usual; existing
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
haado
na adjective, no adjective
  1. hard; tough
noun
  1. hardware
  2. hard disk
ya
particle
  1. such things as ...; and ... and (used for non-exhaustive lists related to a specific time and place)
  2. the minute (that) ...; no sooner than ...; as soon as (after the dictionary form of a verb)
copula
  1. be; is
interjection
  1. o; oh (punctuational exclamation in haiku, renga, etc.)
  2. huh; what (interjection expressing surprise)
  3. hi
  4. yes; what?
particle
  1. yes?; no?; is it?; isn't it? (indicates a question)
monodukuri
noun
  1. manufacturing; craftsmanship; making things by hand
  2. making New-Year's decorations
  3. preparing fields; farming; farmer
dukuri
dukuri
suffix
  1. making; forming; cultivating; growing
  2. form; appearance
chuushin
noun, no adjective
  1. center; centre; middle; heart; core; focus; pivot; emphasis; balance
suffix
  1. -centered; -centred; -focused; -oriented; centered on; focused on
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
jittaikeizai
noun
  1. actual business; actual economy; real economy
jittai
noun
  1. substance; essence; entity; subject; content; reality; true form
keizai
noun
  1. economy; economics
  2. finance; (one's) finances; financial circumstances
  3. being economical; economy; thrift
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
chishiki
noun
  1. knowledge; information
jouhou
noun
  1. information; news; intelligence; advices
  2. information; data contained in characters, signals, code, etc.
sofuto
na adjective, no adjective
  1. soft
noun
  1. software
  2. soft hat; felt hat
  3. soft serve ice cream
  4. softball
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.
shutai
noun
  1. main constituent; core; nucleus
  2. subject (philosophical); protagonist
tosuru

Plain Past Indicative Form

toshita
expression, suru verb (irregular)
  1. to try to ...; to be about to do ... (after the volitional form of verb)
  2. to decide to ... (after the dictionary form of verb)
  3. to take as; to treat as; to regard as
  4. to use for
  5. to suppose that (such) is the case; to assume
  6. to decide that; to think that
  7. to make into; to change into
  8. to feel (e.g. after sound symbolism or psychological experience word); to look; to feel like
  9. to intend; to have the intention (with を目的)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
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)
keizai
noun
  1. economy; economics
  2. finance; (one's) finances; financial circumstances
  3. being economical; economy; thrift
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
ikou
noun, suru verb
  1. switching over to; migration; transition
suru

masu stem

shi
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)
sokokara
expression
  1. from there; thence
soko
pronoun
  1. there (place relatively near listener)
  2. there (place just mentioned); that place
  3. then (of some incident just spoken of); that (of point just raised)
  4. you
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
umareru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be born
umu

Passive Plain Present Indicative Form

umareru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to give birth; to bear (child); to lay (eggs)
  2. to produce; to yield; to give rise to; to deliver
atarashii
i adjective
  1. new; novel; fresh; recent; latest; up-to-date; modern
sangyou
noun, no adjective
  1. industry
noun
  1. livelihood; occupation
ya
particle
  1. such things as ...; and ... and (used for non-exhaustive lists related to a specific time and place)
  2. the minute (that) ...; no sooner than ...; as soon as (after the dictionary form of a verb)
copula
  1. be; is
interjection
  1. o; oh (punctuational exclamation in haiku, renga, etc.)
  2. huh; what (interjection expressing surprise)
  3. hi
  4. yes; what?
particle
  1. yes?; no?; is it?; isn't it? (indicates a question)
keizaikatsudou
noun
  1. economic activity
keizai
noun
  1. economy; economics
  2. finance; (one's) finances; financial circumstances
  3. being economical; economy; thrift
katsudou
noun, suru verb
  1. activity (of a person, organization, animal, volcano, etc.); action
noun
  1. movie (esp. during the silent movie period)
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
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be; to exist; to live (usu. of inanimate objects)
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about

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