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English Translation of Sentence

In one's reading, great writers of the past must be given the most attention.
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Vocabulary list

shomotsu
noun
  1. books
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)
sentaku
noun, suru verb
  1. selection; choice; option
nisaishite
expression
  1. on the occasion of; at the time of
kako
adverbial noun, noun
  1. the past; bygone days; the previous
  2. a past (i.e. a personal history one would prefer remained secret); one's past
  3. past (tense); preterit; preterite
  4. previous life
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)
idai
na adjective, noun
  1. greatness
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
sakka
noun
  1. author; writer; novelist; artist
tachi
tachi
noun
  1. long sword
tachi
noun
  1. quality; nature (of person)
tachi
suffix
  1. pluralizing suffix (esp. for people & animals; formerly honorific)
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be erected; to be built
tatsu
tatsu
tatsu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to sever; to cut off; to suppress; to abstain (from)
tatsu
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to stand; to rise; to stand up
  2. to find oneself (e.g. in a difficult position)
  3. to depart (on a plane, train, etc.)
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to pass; to lapse
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to rise up; to initiate (political) action
tatsu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to cut (cloth)
tachi
noun
  1. mansion; small castle
  2. nobleman; noblewoman
  3. boat cabin
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
mottomo
adverb
  1. most; extremely
chuumoku
noun, suru verb
  1. notice; attention; observation
sareru
ichidan verb
  1. honorific or passive form of the verb "suru"
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
beki
auxiliary
  1. should (suf. to verbs); must; that one ought to; to be done
  2. (passive ending) -able
da
noun
  1. dui (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: swamp, west)

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