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The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep. We may not get there in one year or even in one term. But, America, I have never been more hopeful than I am tonight that we WILL get there.
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watashitachi
watakushitachi
pronoun, no adjective
  1. we; us
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)
saki
noun, no adjective, noun, used as a suffix, prefix
  1. previous; prior; former; some time ago; preceding
  2. point (e.g. pencil); tip; end; nozzle
  3. head (of a line); front
  4. ahead; the other side
  5. the future; hereafter
  6. destination
  7. the other party
zen
noun, used as a prefix
  1. the last (i.e. immediately preceding) (e.g. "the last mayor"); previous; one-time; former
  2. (before the name of an era) pre- (e.g. "premodern")
  3. before; earlier
niha
particle
  1. for (in regard to); in order to
nagai
i adjective
  1. long (distance)
  2. long (time); lengthy
michinori
noun
  1. distance; journey; itinerary
  2. way; process
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
machiukeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to await; to expect
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)
menomae
noun
  1. before one's eyes; immediate; imminent
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)
shamen
noun
  1. slope; slanting surface; bevel
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kyuu
na adjective
  1. urgent; sudden; abrupt
  2. sharp; steep; precipitous
  3. rapid; swift; fast
  4. emergency; crisis
  5. hurrying; haste
  6. (in gagaku or noh) end of a song
desu
auxiliary
  1. polite copula in Japanese
mezasu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to aim at; to have an eye on
tokoro
noun, suffix
  1. place; spot; scene; site
  2. address
  3. district; area; locality
  4. one's house
  5. point
  6. part
  7. space; room
  8. whereupon; as a result
  9. (after present form of a verb) about to; on the verge of
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
toshi
adverbial noun, noun
  1. year
  2. age
tose
counter
  1. counter for years (following a number in the hito-futa-mi counting system)
nen
noun
  1. year (e.g. AD)
  2. counter for years
deha
conjunction, interjection
  1. then; well; so; well then
tadoritsuku
tadoritsuku
tadoritsuku
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to struggle on to; to arrive somewhere after a struggle; to grope along to; to barely manage to reach; to finally arrive at; to finally hit on (e.g. an idea)
kamoshirenai
expression
  1. may; might; perhaps; may be; possibly
daitouryou
noun
  1. president; chief executive
toshite
expression
  1. as (i.e. in the role of); for (i.e. from the viewpoint of)
  2. apart from... (used to change the topic)
  3. (before a negative form) even (e.g. "not even a single person")
  4. (after a volitional form) thinking that...; trying to...
ki
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. period; time
  2. (geological) age
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.
marugoto
adverb
  1. in its entirety; whole; wholly
tsukau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to use (a thing, method, etc.); to make use of; to put to use
  2. to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.); to employ; to handle; to manage; to manipulate
  3. to use (time, money, etc.); to spend; to consume
  4. to use (language); to speak
  5. to take (one's lunch); to circulate (bad money)
mo
particle
  1. also; too; words of similar weight
  2. about (emphasizing an upper limit); as much as; even
  3. more; further; other; again
muri
na adjective, noun, suru verb
  1. unreasonable; impossible; overdoing
kamoshirenai
expression
  1. may; might; perhaps; may be; possibly
shikashi
conjunction
  1. however; but
yo
particle
  1. (at sentence end) indicates indicates certainty, emphasis, contempt, request, etc.
  2. (after a noun) used when calling out to someone
  3. (in mid-sentence) used to catch one's breath or get someone's attention
  4. yo!
watashitachi
watakushitachi
pronoun, no adjective
  1. we; us
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
zettaini
adverb
  1. absolutely; unconditionally
tadoritsuku
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to struggle on to; to arrive somewhere after a struggle; to grope along to; to barely manage to reach; to finally arrive at; to finally hit on (e.g. an idea)
konya
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. this evening; tonight
hodo
adverbial noun, noun
  1. degree; extent; bounds; limit
  2. indicates approx. amount or maximum; upper limit
sono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. that (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener); the
  2. um...; er...; uh...
kitai
noun, suru verb
  1. expectation; anticipation; hope
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.
kyou
noun, used as a suffix
  1. a little over; a little more than
  2. powerhouse; one of the biggest; one of the most powerful
kusu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to feel down
koto
koto
noun, na adjective, noun, used as a prefix
  1. difference (from one another); different thing; other
  2. unusual; extraordinary
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be (usu. of inanimate objects); to exist; to live
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about

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