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'Seminar', in universities, refers to debates and the presentation of research results by a few students.
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Vocabulary list

daigaku
noun
  1. university; college
  2. former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators)
  3. the Great Learning (one of the Four Books)
niokeru
expression
  1. in; at; on; as for; regarding; with regards to
enshuu
noun, suru verb
  1. practice; practising
  2. exercises; manoeuvres; maneuvers
  3. seminar (student debates, presentations, etc.); practicum
toha
expression, particle
  1. indicates word or phrase being defined
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.) (indicates contrast or adds emphasis to a negative statement)
  3. with (more emphatic than と)
  4. (not) as much as; (not) so much as (with neg. verb)
  5. the fact that; to think that; such a thing as (indicates surprise, disbelief, anger, etc.; sometimes at sentence end)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
shouninzuu
noun, no adjective
  1. small number of people
shou
prefix
  1. small; little; few
ninzuu
noun
  1. the number of people
  2. many people; a large number of people
  3. (counted as an) adult
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
gakusei
noun
  1. student (esp. a university student)
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)
kyouin
noun
  1. teacher; instructor; teaching staff; faculty member
shidounomotoni
adverb
  1. under the guidance of; under the leadership of
shidou
noun, suru verb
  1. guidance; leadership; instruction; direction; coaching
noun
  1. shido (disciplinary action for a minor infringement of the rules of judo)
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
shimoni
adverb
  1. down; below; downward
moto
noun, adverb
  1. under (guidance, supervision, rules, the law, etc.) (oft. のもとに or のもとで)
  2. under (a flag, the sun, etc.); beneath
  3. with (e.g. one blow); on (the promise, condition, assumption, etc. that ...); in (e.g. the name of) (as ...のもとに)
noun
  1. (somebody's) side; (somebody's) location (usu. written 元)
ni
particle
  1. at (place, time); in; on; during
  2. to (direction, state); toward; into
  3. for (purpose)
  4. because of (reason); for; with
  5. by; from
  6. as (i.e. in the role of)
  7. per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month")
  8. and; in addition to
  9. if; although
kenkyuuhappyou
noun
  1. research publication; scholarly publication
kenkyuu
noun, suru verb
  1. study; research; investigation
happyou
noun, suru verb
  1. announcement; publication; presenting; statement; communique; making known; breaking (news story); expressing (one's opinion); releasing; unveiling
touron
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. debate; discussion
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.
okonau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to perform; to do; to conduct oneself; to carry out
zeminaaru
noun
  1. seminar (ゼミナール is from German)
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
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter
  2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis
  3. circumstances; situation; state of affairs
  4. work; business; affair
  5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
noun, used as a suffix
  1. nominalizing suffix
  2. pretending to ...; playing make-believe ...
noun
  1. alias; also known as; otherwise known as; or (as AことB (A = alias, B = real name))
  2. necessity; need (as 〜ことはない)
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ... (as 〜ことだ)
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.
iu

Polite Present Indicative Form

iimasu
godan verb
  1. to say; to utter; to declare
  2. to name; to call
  3. to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"); to make a noise

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