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When Chokichi thought listlessly about this winter, and the similar winter before and the one before that, he vividly experienced the fact that as people grow older, they gradually lose their happiness.
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Vocabulary list

chou
osa
noun, suffix
  1. chief; head
tsukasa
noun
  1. office; official
  2. chief; head
kichi
kitsu
noun, no adjective
  1. good fortune; good luck
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
onaji
onnaji
noun or verb acting prenominally, noun
  1. same; identical; equal; uniform; equivalent; similar; common (origin); changeless; alike
  2. (usu. part of a 'nara' conditional) anyway; anyhow; in either case
youna
pre-noun adjectival
  1. like; similar to
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...
fuyu
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. winter
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)
kotoshi
konnen
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. this year
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
kyonen
kozo
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. last year
kyonen
kozo
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. last year
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
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...
zennen
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. the preceding year; the previous year; last year
sorekara
expression
  1. and then; after that
soreto
conjunction
  1. and then; even so; and
ikunen
ikutose
adverbial noun
  1. number of years
mo
particle
  1. also; too; words of similar weight
  2. about (emphasizing an upper limit); as much as; even
  3. more; further; other; again
sakanoboru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to go back; to go upstream; to make retroactive
nanigokoronaku
noun
  1. without any special thought
kangaeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to consider; to think about
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
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
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
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
seichou
noun, suru verb
  1. growth; grow to adulthood
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
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
shitagau
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to abide (by the rules); to obey; to follow; to accompany
shitagatte
conjunction
  1. therefore; consequently; in accordance with
ikani
adverb, interjection
  1. how?; in what way?; how much?; however; whatever
koufuku
na adjective, noun
  1. happiness; blessedness; joy; well-being
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.
ushinau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to lose; to part with
iku
yuku
godan verb (iku/yuku), intransitive verb
  1. to go
  2. to proceed; to take place
  3. to die; to pass away
  4. to continue
monoka
particle
  1. used to create a rhetorical question indicating that the speaker actually believes the opposite is true
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.
saya
adverb
  1. clearly; brightly
  2. cleanly; purely
myou
noun
  1. vidya (wisdom)
  2. mantra
  3. the coming (4th of July, etc.)
min
noun
  1. Ming (dynasty of China, 1368-1644)
mei
noun
  1. brightness
  2. clarity; acumen
  3. power of vision
kani
kani
noun
  1. crab
keiken
noun, suru verb
  1. experience
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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