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Strangers close by are better than family far away.
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Vocabulary list

tooku
no adjective, adverbial noun, noun
  1. far away; distant; at a distance; distant place; by far
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)
shinseki
noun
  1. relative
yori
adverb, particle
  1. from; out of; since; at
  2. than
  3. other than; except; but
  4. more
chikai
i adjective
  1. near; close; short (distance)
chikaku
adverbial noun, noun
  1. near; neighbourhood; neighborhood; vicinity
  2. nearly (i.e. "it took nearly one year"); close to
  3. shortly; soon
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)
tanin
adabito
noun
  1. another person; unrelated person; outsider; stranger

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