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Source Totoeba Project
It is true that behavior cannot be legislated, and legislation cannot make you love me, but legislation can restrain you from lynching me, and I think that is kind of important.
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Vocabulary list

tashikani
adverb
  1. surely; certainly
tashika
na adjective, noun
  1. sure; certain; positive; definite
  2. reliable; trustworthy; safe; sound; firm; accurate; correct; exact
adverb
  1. If I'm not mistaken; If I remember correctly; If I remember rightly
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
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
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
koudou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. action; conduct; behaviour; behavior; mobilization; mobilisation
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.
hou
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. law; act; principle
  2. method
  3. mood
  4. dharma; law
de
particle
  1. at; in
  2. at; when
  3. by; with
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know
kisei
noun, suru verb
  1. regulation; (traffic) policing; control; restriction
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do; to carry out; to perform
  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
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
suru verb (irregular), transitive verb
  1. to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B
  4. to feel A about B
suffix, suru verb (irregular)
  1. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
auxiliary verb, suru verb (irregular)
  1. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  2. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
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
  2. necessity; need
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ...
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
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
  7. to become pregnant
hou
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. law; act; principle
  2. method
  3. mood
  4. dharma; law
de
particle
  1. at; in
  2. at; when
  3. by; with
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know
kimi
pronoun
  1. you; buddy; pal
noun
  1. monarch; ruler; sovereign; (one's) master
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)
boku
pronoun
  1. I; me
  2. you
  3. manservant
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.
aisuru
suru verb (special class), transitive verb
  1. to love
younisuru
expression, suru verb (irregular)
  1. (following a verb) to be sure to; to do (something) so that ...; to make sure to; to try to
youni
expression
  1. in order to (e.g. meet goal); so that; take care (so as)
  2. hoping or wishing for something
you
noun, used as a suffix, noun
  1. appearing ...; looking ...
  2. way to ...; method of ...ing
  3. form; style; design
  4. like; similar to
noun
  1. thing (thought or spoken)
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
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do; to carry out; to perform
  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
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
suru verb (irregular), transitive verb
  1. to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B
  4. to feel A about B
suffix, suru verb (irregular)
  1. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
auxiliary verb, suru verb (irregular)
  1. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  2. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
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
  2. necessity; need
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ...
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
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
  7. to become pregnant
shikashi
conjunction
  1. however; but
kimi
pronoun
  1. you; buddy; pal
noun
  1. monarch; ruler; sovereign; (one's) master
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)
boku
pronoun
  1. I; me
  2. you
  3. manservant
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.
rinchi
noun, suru verb
  1. beating (inflicted as punishment); mob violence; mob justice
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
kakeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to hang up (e.g. a coat, a picture on the wall); to let hang; to suspend (from); to hoist (e.g. sail); to raise (e.g. flag)
  2. to put on (e.g. a blanket); to put on top of; to cover; to lay; to spread
  3. to put on (glasses, etc.); to wear (a necklace, etc.)
  4. to make (a call)
  5. to spend (time, money); to expend; to use
  6. to pour (liquid) onto; to sprinkle (powder or spices) onto; to splash; to throw (e.g. water) onto
  7. to turn on (engine, radio, etc.); to set (dial, alarm clock, etc.); to put on (DVD, song, etc.); to use (device, implement, etc.)
  8. to cause (somebody inconvenience, trouble, etc.); to burden (someone); to impose
  9. to multiply (arithmetic operation)
  10. to secure (e.g. lock)
  11. to take a seat; to sit; to rest (something on something else); to support (something on something else)
  12. to bind
  13. to wager; to bet; to risk; to stake; to gamble
  14. to put an effect (spell, anaesthetic, etc.) on
  15. to hold (a play, festival, etc.)
  16. to hold an emotion for (pity, hope, etc.)
  17. to argue (in court); to deliberate (in a meeting); to present (e.g. idea to a conference, etc.)
  18. to increase further
  19. to catch (in a trap, etc.)
  20. to set atop
  21. to erect (a makeshift building)
  22. to apply (insurance)
  23. to pun (on a word); to use (a word) as a pivot word; to play on words
suffix, ichidan verb
  1. to be partway doing ...; to begin (but not complete) ...; to be about to ...
  2. to address (someone); to direct (something, to someone); to do (something, to someone)
kotoganai
expression, i adjective
  1. (something) has never occurred; to have never done (something); such a thing has not happened
  2. never happens; there is never a time when
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
  2. necessity; need
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ...
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)
nai
i adjective
  1. nonexistent; not being (there)
  2. unowned; not had; unpossessed
  3. unique
  4. not; impossible; won't happen
auxiliary adjective
  1. not
  2. to not be; to have not
youni
expression
  1. in order to (e.g. meet goal); so that; take care (so as)
  2. hoping or wishing for something
you
noun, used as a suffix, noun
  1. appearing ...; looking ...
  2. way to ...; method of ...ing
  3. form; style; design
  4. like; similar to
noun
  1. thing (thought or spoken)
niha
expression, particle
  1. to; for; on; in; at
  2. in order to; for
  3. as for; regarding
  4. while it is (was) the case that ...; indeed ... (but); certainly ... (but)
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
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
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
  7. to become pregnant
souiu
pre-noun adjectival
  1. such; like that; that sort of; very
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
  2. necessity; need
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ...
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
aruimide
expression
  1. in a sense; in some way; to an extent
aruimi
expression
  1. in a sense; in some way; to an extent
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be; to exist; to live
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about
imi
noun, suru verb
  1. meaning; significance; sense
de
particle
  1. at; in
  2. at; when
  3. by; with
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know
juuyou
na adjective, noun
  1. important; momentous; essential; principal; major
na
particle
  1. don't
  2. do
interjection
  1. hey; listen; you
particle
  1. now, ...; well, ...; I tell you!; you know
  2. wow; ooh
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
  2. necessity; need
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ...
da
copula
  1. be; is
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done
  2. please; do
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
omou
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to think; to consider; to believe; to reckon
  2. to think (of doing); to plan (to do)
  3. to judge; to assess; to regard
  4. to imagine; to suppose; to dream
  5. to expect; to look forward to
  6. to feel; to be (in a state of mind); to desire; to want
  7. to recall; to remember

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