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English Translation of Sentence

I'm skeptical when I hear someone claim to speak more than five languages fluently.
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Vocabulary list

watashi
pronoun, no adjective
  1. I; me
  2. private affairs; personal matter; secrecy
  3. selfishness
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
tsu
particle
  1. indicates possessive (often found in place names and compound words)
ijou
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. not less than; ... and more; ... and upwards
  2. beyond ... (e.g. one's means); further (e.g. nothing further to say); more than ... (e.g. cannot pay more than that)
  3. above-mentioned; foregoing
  4. since ...; seeing that ...
  5. this is all; that is the end; the end
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)
gengo
gongo
noun
  1. language
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.
ryuuchou
na adjective, noun
  1. fluent (language skill); flowing
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
hanasu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to speak
toiu
expression
  1. said; called thus
shuchou
noun, suru verb
  1. claim; request; insistence; assertion; advocacy; emphasis; contention; opinion; tenet
niha
particle
  1. for (in regard to); in order to
utagai
noun
  1. doubt; question; uncertainty; skepticism; scepticism; suspicion; distrust
utagau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to doubt; to distrust; to be suspicious of; to suspect
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.
motsu
godan verb
  1. to hold; to carry
  2. to possess

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