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Have you ever heard the saying: "Lying leads to thieving?"
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Vocabulary list

usotsuki
noun, no adjective
  1. liar (sometimes said with not much seriousness); fibber
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
dorobou
noun, suru verb
  1. thief; burglar; robber; theft
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)
hajimari
noun
  1. origin; beginning
hajimaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to begin
ma
noun
  1. demon; devil; evil spirit; evil influence
  2. someone who (habitually) performs some (negative) act
ma
noun
  1. space; room; time; pause
ma
noun, prefix
  1. just; right; due (east); pure; genuine; true
ri
counter
  1. counter for people
  2. (usu. in compound words) person
ri
noun
  1. advantage; benefit; profit; interest
ri
noun
  1. reason; principle; logic
  2. general principle (as opposed to individual concrete phenomenon)
  3. (in neo-Confucianism) the underlying principles of the cosmos
ri
noun
  1. ri (old Japanese unit of distance, approx. 3.927km or 2.44 miles)
  2. neighbourhood (under the ritsuryo system; orig. of 50 homes)
  3. unit of area (approx. 654m by 654m)
ri
noun
  1. li (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: fire, south)
toiu
expression
  1. said; called thus
kotowaza
noun
  1. proverb; maxim
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.
kiku
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to hear
  2. to listen (e.g. to music)
  3. to ask; to enquire; to query
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter; fact; circumstances; business; reason; experience
a
a
pronoun, no adjective
  1. I; me
  2. oneself
  3. you
  4. prefix indicating familiarity or contempt

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