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She was, unlike her daughter, of small stature and her body was fat on the sides. It was as if a human head had been fitted unto the body of a pig.
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Vocabulary list

kara
particle
  1. from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity); since
  2. from (originator); by
  3. because; since (follows verbs, adjectives)
  4. out of (constituent, part)
  5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
  6. after; since (following the te-form of a verb)
  7. expresses sympathy or warning
da
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
sono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. that; the (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener)
  2. part (as in "part two") (preceding a number)
interjection
  1. um ...; er ...; uh ...
musume
noun
  1. daughter
  2. girl (i.e. a young, unmarried woman)
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
chigau

te-form

chigatte
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to differ (from); to vary
  2. to not be in the usual condition
  3. to not match the correct (answer, etc.)
  4. to be different from promised
expression
  1. isn't it?; wasn't it? (at sentence-end; oft. as 〜のと違うか)
take
noun
  1. height; stature
  2. length (esp. of clothing)
  3. all (one has); everything
  4. magnificence (of a waka poem, etc.)
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)
hikui

Adverbial Form

hikuku
i adjective
  1. low (rank, degree, value, content, quality, etc.)
  2. low (position); close to the ground
  3. short (height)
  4. deep (voice); in a low key; low (volume)
yokoni
adverb
  1. horizontally; flat
  2. across; crossways; crosswise; sideways; abreast
yoko
noun
  1. horizontal (as opposed to vertical); lying down
  2. side-to-side (as opposed to front-to-back); width; breadth
  3. side (of a box, etc.)
  4. beside; aside; next to
  5. unconnected
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
debudebu
no adjective, na adjective, adverb, adverb taking the to particle, suru verb
  1. fat
debu
no adjective, na adjective, noun
  1. fat; chubby (usu. derog.)
noun
  1. fatso; fatty; fat person
debu
no adjective, na adjective, noun
  1. fat; chubby (usu. derog.)
noun
  1. fatso; fatty; fat person
futoru

te-form

futotte
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to put on weight; to gain weight; to grow fat; to get stout
buta
noun
  1. pig (Sus scrofa domesticus)
  2. pork
  3. fatso; fatty
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
karada
noun
  1. body (からだ is a gikun reading of 身体)
  2. torso; trunk
  3. build; physique; frame; figure
  4. health; constitution
  5. corpse; dead body
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
hito
noun
  1. man; person
  2. human being; mankind; people
  3. human (Homo sapiens); humans as a species
  4. character; personality
  5. man of talent; true man
  6. another person; other people; others
  7. 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
kubi
noun
  1. neck
  2. head
  3. dismissal; discharge; firing (from a job) (also written as 馘)
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)
tsuku

te-form

tsuite
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be lit (e.g. electricity comes on); to be lighted
  2. to catch fire
tsuku

te-form

tsuite
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to breathe out; to breathe
  2. to tell (a lie); to use (foul language)
  3. to vomit; to throw up; to spit up
tsuku

te-form

tsuite
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to hull (rice, barley, etc.); to pound (rice); to polish (rice); to stamp (ore)
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)
youda
auxiliary
  1. seeming to be; appearing to be (usu. at sentence-end)
  2. like; similar to
  3. in order to (e.g. meet goal); so that
  4. indicates hope, wish, request or mild command (as ように at sentence-end)
you
noun, used as a suffix, noun
  1. appearing ...; looking ... (usu. after the -masu stem of a verb)
  2. way to ...; method of ...ing (usu. after the -masu stem of a verb)
  3. form; style; design (usu. after a noun)
  4. like; similar to (usu. after a noun)
noun
  1. thing (thought or spoken)
da
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)

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