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Source Totoeba Project
Tom has memorised so many kanji that he can read books for primary school children.
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Vocabulary list

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)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
shougakusei
noun
  1. elementary school student; primary school student; grade school student
muke
noun, used as a suffix
  1. intended for ...; oriented towards ...; aimed at ...
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
hon
noun
  1. book; volume; script
prefix
  1. this; present
  2. main; head
  3. real; regular
suffix, counter
  1. counter for long cylindrical things; counter for films, TV shows, etc.; counter for goals, home runs, etc.; counter for telephone calls (sometimes pronounced ぼん or ぽん)
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
yomu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to read
  2. to count (now mostly used in idioms)
  3. to guess; to predict; to read (someone's thoughts); to see (e.g. into someone's heart); to divine
gurai
suffix, particle
  1. approximately; about; around; or so (also written as 位)
  2. to (about) the extent that; (almost) enough that; so ... that ...; at least
  3. as ... as ...; like
kanji
noun
  1. kanji; Chinese characters
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.
takusan
no adjective, na adjective, noun, adverb
  1. a lot; lots; plenty; many; a large number; much; a great deal; a good deal
  2. enough; sufficient
noun, used as a suffix
  1. enough; too many; too much (after a noun; usu. read as だくさん)
oboeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to memorize; to memorise; to commit to memory; to learn by heart; to bear in mind; to remember
  2. to learn; to pick up; to acquire
  3. to feel
  4. to think; to regard
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)

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