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Chokichi keenly felt that people, as they get older, forget entirely about the worries that only young people know about and that they themselves experienced in their youth; and that they nonchalantly take this convenient disposition where they judge harshly the circumstances of the young persons born of the next generation. He felt that there was truly an irreconcilable gap between the old and the young.
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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
ningen
noun
  1. human being; man; person
  2. character (of a person)
toiumono
expression
  1. something like ...; something called ...
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
toshiwotoru
expression, godan verb
  1. to grow old; to age
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
jibun
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. time; hour; season; time of the year
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
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
waka
noun
  1. youth
  2. child (esp. of the young son of someone of high social standing)
  3. young; new
imono
noun
  1. cast metal; casting
shika
particle
  1. only (used with a negative verb); nothing but
shiranai
i adjective
  1. unknown; strange
  2. I don't care; I don't know and I feel nothing
shiru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to know; to understand; to be acquainted with; to feel
hanmon
noun, suru verb
  1. worry; agony
fuan
na adjective, noun
  1. anxiety; uneasiness; insecurity; suspense
woba
particle
  1. marks object of action, etc. (also adds emphasis)
kerori
adverb, adverb taking the to particle
  1. completely; entirely
  2. nonchalantly; as if nothing happened
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
wasureru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to forget; to leave carelessly; to be forgetful of; to forget about; to forget (an article)
shimau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to finish; to close; to do something completely; to put away; to put an end to
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)
jidai
noun (temporal), noun
  1. period; epoch; era; age
  2. the times; those days
  3. oldness; ancientness; antiquity
  4. antique; period piece
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
umareru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be born
naru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to bear fruit
kitaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to come; to arrive; to be due to
  2. next (e.g. "next April"); forthcoming; coming
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 ...")
monono
particle
  1. but; although
minoue
noun
  1. one's future; one's welfare; one's personal history
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.
kiwamete
adverb
  1. exceedingly; extremely; decisively
kiwameru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to carry to extremes; to go to the end of something
  2. to investigate thoroughly; to master
mutonchaku
mutonjaku
na adjective, noun
  1. indifferent; do not care about
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
kunkai
noun, suru verb
  1. warning; admonition; lesson or a phrase that teaches you not to do something
hihyou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. criticism; review; commentary
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
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)
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
benri
na adjective
  1. convenient; handy; useful
na
particle
  1. (sentence end, mainly masc.) indicates emotion or emphasis
  2. (used with masu stem verb) command
  3. (used with dictionary form verb) prohibition
seishitsu
noun
  1. nature; property; disposition
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.
motsu
godan verb
  1. to hold; to carry
  2. to possess
irumono
noun
  1. thing (someone) needs or wants
toshiwotoru
expression, godan verb
  1. to grow old; to age
mo
particle
  1. also; too; words of similar weight
  2. about (emphasizing an upper limit); as much as; even
  3. more; further; other; again
noto
noun
  1. Shinto ritual prayer
  2. congratulatory address
noto
noun, suru verb
  1. maneuver to return a sword to its scabbard
monono
particle
  1. but; although
aida
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. space (between); gap; interval; distance
  2. time (between); pause; break
  3. span (temporal or spatial); stretch; period (while)
  4. relationship (between, among)
  5. members (within, among)
  6. due to; because of
kan
noun, suffix
  1. interval; period of time
  2. among; between; inter-
ken
noun
  1. 1.818 m (6 jou)
  2. counter used to number the gaps between pillars
niha
particle
  1. for (in regard to); in order to
toutei
adverb
  1. (cannot) possibly; no matter how
ichi
hito
numeric, prefix
  1. one
  2. best in; the most (...) in (where an adjective follows)
hitotsu
numeric
  1. one
  2. for one thing (often used in itemized lists)
  3. (after a noun) only
  4. (with a verb in negative form) (not) even
  5. just (i.e. "just try it")
itasu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to do
kenkaku
noun
  1. difference; discrepancy
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)
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
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.
tsukuduku
na adjective, adverb
  1. completely; really; thoroughly; deeply; severely; intently
kanjiru
ichidan verb
  1. to feel; to sense; to experience

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