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Source Totoeba Project
"How do you do, James?" "Fine, thanks for asking. Nice to meet you."
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Vocabulary list

hajimemashite
expression
  1. How do you do?; I am glad to meet you
san
suffix
  1. Mr.; Mrs.; Miss; Ms.; -san (after a person's name (or position, etc.))
  2. politeness marker (usu. after a noun or sometimes na-adjective)
kochirakoso
expression
  1. it is I who should say so
kochira
pronoun
  1. this way; this direction (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker)
  2. here (place close to the speaker or where the speaker is)
  3. this (one) (something physically close to the speaker)
  4. I; me; we; us
  5. this person (someone physically close to the speaker and of equal or higher status)
koso
particle
  1. it is ... that ...; precisely; in particular; definitely; for sure; only (when, after, because, etc.) (emphasizes preceding word or phrase)
  2. although; while; it is the case that ... but (as こそあれ, こそすれ, こそするが, etc.)
  3. it is precisely because ... that ...; only because ... (after conditional -ba form of verb)
  4. not at all; not in the slightest; absolutely not; never (after -nai stem of verb + ば)
anata
pronoun
  1. you (trad. polite in ref. to someone of equal or lower status, now oft. regarded as rude or distant)
  2. dear; honey (used by wives addressing their husbands)
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
o
prefix
  1. honorific/polite/humble prefix (usu. before a term with a kun-yomi reading; おん is more formal)
au
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to meet; to encounter; to see (逢う is often used for close friends, etc. and may be associated with drama or pathos; 遭う may have an undesirable nuance)
  2. to have an accident; to have a bad experience (esp. 遭う when in kanji)
dekiru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be able (in a position) to do; to be up to the task
  2. to be ready; to be completed
  3. to be made; to be built
  4. to be good at; to be permitted (to do)
  5. to become intimate; to take up (with somebody)
  6. to grow; to be raised
  7. to become pregnant
konnani
adverb
  1. so; like this; in this way
ureshii
i adjective
  1. happy; glad; pleased; delighted; overjoyed
  2. joyful; delightful; gratifying; pleasant
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)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
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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