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And, above all, I will ask you to join in the work of remaking this nation, the only way it's been done in America for 221 years — block by block, brick by brick, calloused hand by calloused hand.
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Vocabulary list

soshite
conjunction
  1. and; and then; thus; and now
wa
particle
  1. (sentence end, mainly fem.) indicates emotion or admiration
kono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. this (something or someone close to the speaker (including the speaker), or ideas expressed by the speaker)
kuni
noun
  1. country; (the) state
  2. region
  3. province (of Japan)
  4. home (i.e. hometown, home country)
  5. land; earth
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)
saiken
noun, suru verb
  1. rebuilding; reconstruction; rehabilitation
saikon
noun, suru verb
  1. (temple or shrine) rebuilding
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
kuwawaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to join in; to accede to; to increase; to gain in (influence)
youni
expression
  1. in order to (e.g. meet goal); so that; take care (so as)
  2. hoping or wishing for something
tazuneru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to ask; to enquire; to inquire
  2. to search; to look for; to look into; to investigate
nenkan
noun (temporal)
  1. year (period of)
nioite
expression
  1. in; on; at (place); as for; regarding
okonawareru
ichidan verb
  1. to be done; to be practiced; to be practised; to take place; to be held; to be prevalent; to be in fashion; to be in vogue; to be current; to come into use
kuru
kuru verb, intransitive verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to come (spatially or temporally); to approach; to arrive
  2. to come back; to do ... and come back
  3. to come to be; to become; to get; to grow; to continue
  4. to come from; to be caused by; to derive from
  5. to come to (i.e. "when it comes to spinach ...")
yuiitsu
yuitsu
no adjective, adverb
  1. only; sole; unique
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)
kata
noun
  1. direction; way
  2. person; lady; gentleman
  3. method of; manner of; way of
  4. care of ..
  5. person in charge of ..
  6. side (e.g. "on my mother's side")
gata
suffix
  1. honorific pluralizing suffix (used only for people)
  2. around (the time that, etc.); about
hou
adverbial noun, noun
  1. side; direction; way
hou
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. law; act; principle
  2. method
  3. mood
  4. dharma
katai
i adjective
  1. hard; solid; tough
  2. stiff; tight; wooden; unpolished (e.g. writing)
  3. strong; firm (not viscous or easily moved)
  4. safe; steady; honest; steadfast
  5. obstinate; stubborn
  6. bookish; formal; stuffy
nau
suffix, godan verb
  1. (after a noun, etc.) to do ...
naru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to bear fruit
naru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted (shogi)
te
noun
  1. hand; arm
  2. forepaw; foreleg
  3. handle
  4. hand; worker; help
  5. trouble; care; effort
  6. means; way; trick; move; technique; workmanship
  7. hand; handwriting
  8. kind; type; sort
  9. one's hands; one's possession
  10. ability to cope
  11. hand (of cards)
  12. direction
de
particle
  1. indicates location of action; at; in
  2. indicates time of action
  3. indicates means of action; cause of effect; by
  4. and then; so
hitotsuzutsu
noun
  1. one by one; one each; one at a time
burokku
suru verb
  1. to block (e.g. the way)
  2. block (lump of something (usu. square), area of town, etc.)
  3. bloc
  4. block; physical record (e.g. on magnetic tape)
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.
tsumiage
noun
  1. piling up; making a heap; laying bricks
tsumiageru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to pile up; to make a heap; to lay bricks
re
noun
  1. re; 2nd note in the tonic solfa representation of the diatonic scale
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.
tsumiageru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to pile up; to make a heap; to lay bricks
youni
expression
  1. in order to (e.g. meet goal); so that; take care (so as)
  2. hoping or wishing for something

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