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America, we have come so far. We have seen so much. But there is so much more to do. So tonight, let us ask ourselves, if our children should live to see the next century, if my daughters should be so lucky to live as long as Ann Nixon Cooper, what change will they see? What progress will we have made?
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Vocabulary list

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
hakon
noun, suru verb
  1. marriage breakup; divorce
nanimo
expression, adverb
  1. nothing (with neg. verbs); not any
  2. and everything else (with noun plus "mo"); all
tooku
no adjective, adverbial noun, noun
  1. far away; distant; at a distance; distant place; by far
made
particle
  1. until; till doing; as far as
ayumu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to walk; to go on foot
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 ...")
konnani
adverb
  1. so; like this; in this way
mo
particle
  1. also; too; words of similar weight
  2. about (emphasizing an upper limit); as much as; even
  3. more; further; other; again
takusan
na adjective, adverb, noun
  1. many; a lot; much
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)
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter; fact; circumstances; business; reason; experience
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.
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
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 ...")
shikashi
conjunction
  1. however; but
madamada
adverb
  1. still some way to go before the goal; still more to come; much more; not yet
yara
particle
  1. indicates a non-exhaustive list of items
  2. denotes uncertainty
nakutehanaranai
expression
  1. cannot do without something; indispensable; absolutely necessary
  2. (after negative base of verb) have to do
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter; fact; circumstances; business; reason; experience
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
takusan
na adjective, adverb, noun
  1. many; a lot; much
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
dakara
conjunction, noun
  1. so; therefore
konya
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. this evening; tonight
kono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. this (something or someone close to the speaker (including the speaker), or ideas expressed by the speaker)
yoru
yo
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. evening; night
aratamu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to revise; to change
aratameru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to change; to alter; to revise; to replace
  2. to reform; to correct; to mend; to improve
  3. to examine; to check; to inspect
  4. to do properly; to do formally
jibun
pronoun, no adjective
  1. myself; yourself; oneself; himself; herself
  2. I; me
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
toikakeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to ask a question
  2. to begin to ask a question
jibun
pronoun, no adjective
  1. myself; yourself; oneself; himself; herself
  2. I; me
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)
kodomotachi
noun
  1. children
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
ji
prefix
  1. next
  2. hypo- (i.e. containing an element with low valence)
  3. order; sequence; time; times
tsugi
noun, no adjective
  1. next; following; subsequent
  2. stage; station
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)
seiki
noun
  1. century; era
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.
menisuru
expression, suru verb (irregular)
  1. to see; to witness
made
particle
  1. until; till doing; as far as
ikiru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to live; to exist
toshitara
conjunction
  1. if it happens that; if we make ...; if we take ...; if we assume ...
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)
musume
noun
  1. (my) daughter
  2. girl (i.e. a young, unmarried woman)
tachi
tachi
noun
  1. long sword
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
kouun
na adjective, noun
  1. good luck; fortune
nimo
expression
  1. also; too; not ... either; as well; even
san
suffix
  1. Mr, Mrs, Miss or Ms
  2. honorific used with occupational titles
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
onajikurai
expression
  1. approximately the same
nagai
i adjective
  1. long (distance)
  2. long (time); lengthy
ikiru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to live; to exist
toshitara
conjunction
  1. if it happens that; if we make ...; if we take ...; if we assume ...
musume
noun
  1. (my) daughter
  2. girl (i.e. a young, unmarried woman)
tachi
tachi
noun
  1. long sword
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
nani
nan
interjection, pronoun, no adjective
  1. what
  2. how many (some counter)
  3. euph. for genitals or sex
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.
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
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)
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
sho
prefix
  1. various; many; several
sho
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. document; book
  2. penmanship; handwriting; calligraphy (esp. Chinese)
sho
noun
  1. station (esp. a police station); office (i.e. tax office)
sho
suffix, counter
  1. counter for places
u
noun
  1. fourth sign of Chinese zodiac (The Hare, 5am-7am, east, February)
u
counter
  1. counter for buildings, etc.
u
noun
  1. fifth degree (of the Japanese & Chinese pentatonic scale)
u
noun
  1. bhava (becoming, existence)
u
nidan verb (archaic), transitive verb
  1. to get; to acquire; to obtain; to procure; to earn; to win; to gain; to secure; to attain
  2. to be possible
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
soremade
expression, noun (temporal)
  1. That's the end of the matter; That's it; Until then
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
doredake
expression
  1. how long; how much; to what extent
shinpo
noun, suru verb
  1. progress; development
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do
  2. to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into)
  3. to serve as; to act as; to work as
  4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
  5. to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as
  6. to decide on; to choose
  7. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  8. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  9. to be worth; to cost
  10. to pass (of time); to elapse
  11. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
  12. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  13. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
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
node
particle
  1. that being the case; because of ...; the reason is ....; given that...
shou
noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. smallness; small item
  2. short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days)
  3. elementary school
  4. younger or inferior (of two items or people with the same name)
  5. unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)
shou
noun
  1. life; living
  2. I; me; myself
shou
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. nature (of a person or thing)
  2. that which does not change according to external influences
ka
ka
ka
counter
  1. counter for the ichi-ni-san counting system (usu. directly preceding the item being counted); a noun read using its on-yomi
ka
noun
  1. addition; increase
  2. Canada
ka
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. passable; acceptable; tolerable; fair
ka
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. lesson
  2. section (in an organization); division; department
  3. counter for lessons and chapters (of a book)
ka
noun
  1. deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon)
ka
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. department; section
  2. (taxonomical) family
ka
noun
  1. unit of equipment; rack
ka
na adjective, noun
  1. beautiful; good; excellent
ka
noun
  1. ge (ancient Chinese dagger-axe)
ka
particle
  1. indicates question (sentence end)
  2. indicates choice, doubt, etc.
ka
suffix
  1. action of making something; -ification
ka
noun, used as a suffix
  1. day of month
  2. counter for days
ka
counter
  1. counter for grains and small spheres
ka
prefix
  1. surplus- (attaches to start of Sino-Japanese words); excess-; over-
  2. per- (chemical with more of a certain element than found in other compounds of the same constituents)
ka
suffix
  1. under (being in said condition or environment)
ka
noun
  1. phala (attained state, result)
  2. enlightenment (as the fruits of one's Buddhist practice)
  3. fruit
  4. counter for pieces of fruit
ka
suffix
  1. -ist (used after a noun indicating someone's occupation, pursuits, disposition, etc.); -er
ka
noun
  1. Tuesday
  2. fire (second of the five elements)
ka
noun
  1. Xia (dynasty of China; perhaps mythological)
ka
suffix, counter
  1. counter for loads (that can be carried on one's shoulders)
ka
noun
  1. fruit
  2. counter for fruit

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