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It's the answer told by lines that stretched around schools and churches, in numbers this nation has never seen. By people who waited three hours and four hours, many for the first time in their lives, because they believed that this time must be different, that their voices could be that difference.
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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
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
miru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
  2. to look over; to look on; to assess; to examine; to judge
  3. to look after; to keep an eye on; to take care of
  4. to view (e.g. flowers, movie)
  5. (usu. after the -te form of a verb) to try
ko
ko
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. child
  2. young (animal)
  3. young woman; young geisha
  4. offshoot
  5. interest
  6. new shares
  7. bird egg
  8. (after a noun or -masu stem) -er (often of young women)
ko
ko
counter
  1. counter for articles
  2. counter for military units
  3. individual
ko
prefix
  1. the late (deceased)
ko
counter
  1. counter for houses
ko
suffix
  1. lake (in place names)
ko
prefix
  1. small; little; slight
  2. slightly less than; just about
  3. somewhat; somehow
  4. minor (sometimes derogatory); petty
ko
ko
noun
  1. hu (ancient Chinese vessel shaped like a vase, usually used to store alcohol)
ko
noun
  1. barbarian tribes surrounding ancient China
tomonai
noun, noun or verb acting prenominally
  1. companion; accompaniment
tomonau
tomonau
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to accompany; to bring with; to be accompanied by; to be involved in; to be consequent upon
hodo
adverbial noun, noun
  1. degree; extent; bounds; limit
  2. indicates approx. amount or maximum; upper limit
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)
ooi
prefix
  1. greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior
  2. a great deal; very much
ooki
prefix
  1. great; grand; large
  2. greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior
  3. a great deal; very much
dai
prefix
  1. the large part of
  2. big; large; great
  3. approximate size; no larger than
  4. -university
  5. large (e.g. serving size); loud (e.g. volume setting)
gyouretsu
noun, suru verb
  1. line; procession
  2. matrix
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
kyou
konnichi
konjitsu
noun (temporal)
  1. today; this day
  2. these days; recently; nowadays
achikochi
adverb, pronoun
  1. here and there
  2. to get things in the wrong order (back to front); to become muddled up
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)
gakkou
noun
  1. school
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
kyoukai
noun, no adjective
  1. church
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)
mawari
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. circumference; perimeter; edge
  2. surroundings; locality; neighborhood
  3. rotation; circulation
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
nobiru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to stretch; to extend; to lengthen; to spread
  2. to make progress; to grow (beard, body height)
  3. to grow stale (soba)
  4. to be straightened; to be flattened; to be smoothed
  5. to be exhausted
  6. to be postponed; to be prolonged
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)
narabu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to line up; to stand in a line
  2. to rival; to match; to equal
hitotachi
noun
  1. people
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
jikan
adverbial noun, noun
  1. time
  2. hours
mo
particle
  1. also; too; words of similar weight
  2. about (emphasizing an upper limit); as much as; even
  3. more; further; other; again
jikan
adverbial noun, noun
  1. time
  2. hours
mo
particle
  1. also; too; words of similar weight
  2. about (emphasizing an upper limit); as much as; even
  3. more; further; other; again
matsu
godan verb, transitive verb, intransitive verb
  1. to wait
  2. to await; to look forward to; to anticipate
  3. (usu. in negative form) to depend on; to need
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)
jin
suffix
  1. -ian (e.g. Italian, etc.) (attaches to name of country to denote nationality); -er (e.g. performer, etc.) (attaches to name of occupation)
  2. (usu. in compound words) man; person; people
nin
tari
ri
counter
  1. counter for people
  2. (usu. in compound words) person
hito
noun
  1. man; person
  2. human being; mankind; people
  3. character; personality
  4. man of talent; true man
  5. other people
  6. adult
niyotte
expression
  1. according to; by (means of); due to; because of
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
umaretehajimete
expression
  1. for the first time in one's life
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)
keiken
noun, suru verb
  1. experience
kondo
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. now; this time; next time; another time
koso
particle
  1. for sure (emphasize preceding word)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
tagau
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to differ; to be different
  2. to run counter to
  3. to change (into something out of the ordinary)
chigau
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to differ (from); to vary
  2. to not be in the usual condition
  3. to not match the correct (answer, etc.)
  4. to be different from promised
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
shinjiru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to believe; to believe in; to place trust in; to confide in; to have faith in
kara
particle
  1. from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity); since
  2. from (originator)
  3. because
  4. out of (constituent, part)
  5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
  6. after; since (following te-form verb)
kondo
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. now; this time; next time; another time
koso
particle
  1. for sure (emphasize preceding word)
jibun
pronoun, no adjective
  1. myself; yourself; oneself; himself; herself
  2. I; me
tachi
noun
  1. quality; nature (of person)
tachi
suffix
  1. pluralizing suffix (esp. for people & animals; formerly honorific)
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)
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
tagau
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to differ; to be different
  2. to run counter to
  3. to change (into something out of the ordinary)
chigau
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to differ (from); to vary
  2. to not be in the usual condition
  3. to not match the correct (answer, etc.)
  4. to be different from promised
kekka
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. result; consequence; outcome; effect
  2. coming to fruition; bearing fruit
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.
tsukuridasu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to manufacture; to produce; to raise (crops)
  2. to invent; to dream up
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
shinjiru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to believe; to believe in; to place trust in; to confide in; to have faith in
kara
particle
  1. from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity); since
  2. from (originator)
  3. because
  4. out of (constituent, part)
  5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
  6. after; since (following te-form verb)
dakara
conjunction, noun
  1. so; therefore
minna
adverb, noun
  1. all; everyone; everybody
  2. everything
narabu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to line up; to stand in a line
  2. to rival; to match; to equal
nodesu
expression
  1. the expectation is that ...; the reason is that ...; the fact is that ...; it is that ...
soshite
conjunction
  1. and; and then; thus; and now
sou
adverb
  1. so; really; seeming
  2. (after masu stem and adj-stem) appearing that; seeming that; looking like; having the appearance of
yaru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to do
  2. to have sexual intercourse
  3. to kill
  4. to give (to inferiors, animals, etc.)
  5. to do for (inferiors)
  6. to send (e.g. somebody somewhere); to dispatch (e.g. letter) (despatch)
  7. to move (something to); to row (a boat)
  8. (used in place of other verb) to have (eat, drink, smoke); to study; to run or operate (a restaurant)
narabu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to line up; to stand in a line
  2. to rival; to match; to equal
hitotachi
noun
  1. people
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
konya
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. this evening; tonight
utaguri
noun
  1. doubt; question; uncertainty; skepticism; scepticism; suspicion; distrust
utaguru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to doubt; to distrust; to be suspicious of; to suspect
fukai
i adjective
  1. deep; profound; thick; close
hitotachi
noun
  1. people
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
kotae
noun
  1. response; reply; answer; solution
kotaeru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to answer; to reply
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.
shimesu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to denote; to show; to point out; to indicate; to exemplify
nodesu
expression
  1. the expectation is that ...; the reason is that ...; the fact is that ...; it is that ...

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