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The graduation from elementary school to middle school is regarded by some as the first step towards adulthood.
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shougakkou
noun
  1. primary school; elementary school; grade school
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.
sotsugyou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. graduation; completion (e.g. of a course)
  2. outgrowing something; moving on
shite
particle
  1. by (indicating means of action); as (a group, etc.)
  2. indicates patient of a causative expression
  3. (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective) acts as a connective
  4. (after an adverb or a particle) adds emphasis
  5. and then
chuugakkou
noun
  1. junior high school; middle school; lower secondary school
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
nyuugaku
noun, suru verb
  1. entry to school or university; matriculation
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
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter; fact; circumstances; business; reason; experience
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
ga
noun
  1. picture; drawing; painting; sketch
ga
noun
  1. obstinacy
  2. atman; the self; the ego
ga
noun, na adjective
  1. elegance; grace
  2. festal song (genre of the Shi Jing)
otona
dainin
noun
  1. adult
he
particle
  1. indicates direction or goal (e.g. "to")
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)
daiichi
adverb, noun
  1. first; foremost; number one
fu
noun
  1. pawn (in chess or shogi)
bu
noun
  1. unit of land measurement; 3.95 square yards; 3.31 square metres (meters)
ho
noun
  1. step; stride
  2. counter for steps
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
minasu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to consider as; to regard (as equivalent); to deem (as); to equate
kangaekata
noun
  1. way of thinking
mo
particle
  1. also; too; words of similar weight
  2. about (emphasizing an upper limit); as much as; even
  3. more; further; other; again
sonzai
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. existence; being
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

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