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The interdependence of thought and speech makes it clear that languages are not so much a means of expressing truth that has already been established, but a means of discovering truth that was previously unknown. Their diversity is a diversity not of sounds and signs but of ways of looking at the world.
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shikou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. thought; consideration; thinking
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
hatsuwa
noun, no adjective
  1. utterance
toga
na adjective, noun
  1. graceful; sophisticated
sougoizon
noun, no adjective
  1. interdependence
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
kotokara
expression
  1. from the fact that ...
wakaru
wakaru
wakaru
wakaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be understood; to be comprehended; to be grasped
  2. to become clear; to be known; to be discovered; to be realized; to be realised; to be found out
youni
expression
  1. in order to (e.g. meet goal); so that; take care (so as)
  2. hoping or wishing for something
gengo
gongo
noun
  1. language
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kiseinojijitsu
noun
  1. established fact
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.
toraeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to seize; to capture; to arrest
  2. to grasp; to perceive; to treat (as)
tame
noun
  1. good; advantage; benefit; welfare
  2. sake; purpose; objective; aim
  3. consequence; result; effect
  4. affecting; regarding; concerning
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)
shudan
noun
  1. means; way; measure
toiuyori
expression
  1. rather than
mo
particle
  1. also; too; words of similar weight
  2. about (emphasizing an upper limit); as much as; even
  3. more; further; other; again
michi
no adjective, na adjective, noun
  1. not yet known
naru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to sound; to ring; to resound; to echo; to roar; to rumble
shinjitsu
sana
sane
na adjective, adverb, noun, no adjective
  1. truth; reality
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.
mitsukedasu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to find out; to discover; to locate
tame
noun
  1. good; advantage; benefit; welfare
  2. sake; purpose; objective; aim
  3. consequence; result; effect
  4. affecting; regarding; concerning
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)
shudan
noun
  1. means; way; measure
dearu
godan verb (irregular)
  1. to be (formal, literary)
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...
tayousei
noun
  1. diversity; variety
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
onsei
onjou
noun
  1. voice; (the concept of) sound
ya
particle
  1. such things as (non-exhaustive list related to a specific time and place); and ... and
  2. (after the dictionary form of a verb) the minute (that) ...; no sooner than ...
  3. punctuational exclamation in haiku, renga, etc.
  4. plain copula
kigou
noun, no adjective
  1. symbol; code; sign; notation
deha
conjunction, interjection
  1. then; well; so; well then
nai
i adjective
  1. nonexistent; not being (there)
  2. unpossessed; unowned; not had
  3. unique
  4. indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility
  5. (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective) not ...
  6. (after the -te form of a verb) to not be...; to have not ...
sekaikan
noun
  1. world view; outlook on the world; Weltanschauung (philosophy)
  2. appearance of a world (e.g. in fiction)
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)
tayousei
noun
  1. diversity; variety
nanoda
auxiliary
  1. it is assuredly that ...; can say with confidence that ...

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