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"I will let you pass safely," the Sphinx said, "if you can answer my riddle."
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Vocabulary list

moshi
adverb
  1. if; in case; supposing
omae
omae
pronoun, no adjective
  1. you (formerly honorific, now sometimes derog. term referring to an equal or inferior)
  2. presence (of a god, nobleman, etc.)
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
watashi
pronoun, no adjective
  1. I; me
  2. private affairs; personal matter; secrecy
  3. selfishness
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)
nazonazo
nazonazo
noun
  1. riddle; puzzle; enigma
kotaeru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to answer; to reply
ra
noun
  1. lightweight fabric or clothing; silk gauze; thin silk
  2. Latin (language)
ra
suffix
  1. pluralizing suffix (often humble, derogatory or familiar); and others; et alios; and the like; and followers
  2. or so (rough indicator of direction, location, amount, etc.)
  3. (after the stem of an adjective) nominalizing suffix
watashi
pronoun, no adjective
  1. I; me
  2. private affairs; personal matter; secrecy
  3. selfishness
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
omae
omae
pronoun, no adjective
  1. you (formerly honorific, now sometimes derog. term referring to an equal or inferior)
  2. presence (of a god, nobleman, etc.)
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.
bujini
adverb
  1. safely; peacefully; quietly; without problems
toosu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to let pass; to overlook; to continue; to keep; to make way for; to persist in
ya
particle
  1. such things as (non-exhaustive list related to a specific time and place); and ... and
  2. (after the dictionary form of a verb) the minute (that) ...; no sooner than ...
  3. punctuational exclamation in haiku, renga, etc.
  4. plain copula
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
sufinkusu
noun
  1. Sphinx
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
iu
yuu
godan verb
  1. to say
  2. to call (i.e. to give a name)

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