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Source Totoeba Project
This is a sentence, that has the syllable count, of a haiku.
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kono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. this (something or someone close to the speaker (including the speaker), or ideas expressed by the speaker)
  2. last (couple of years, etc.); these; past; this (in ref. to a stretch of time or date)
  3. you (as in "you liar") (emphatic, accusatory, insulting)
bun
noun
  1. sentence
  2. composition; text; writings
  3. the literary arts (as opposed to the military arts); academia; literature
  4. statement
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
haiku
noun
  1. haiku; 17-mora poem, usu. in 3 lines of 5, 7 and 5 morae
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
shirabe
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. investigation; inspection; examination
  2. tune; note; melody
motsu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to hold (in one's hand); to take; to carry
  2. to possess; to have; to own
  3. to maintain; to keep
  4. to last; to be durable; to keep; to survive
  5. to take charge of; to be in charge of
  6. to hold (meeting, etc.); to have (opportunity, etc.)
bun
noun
  1. sentence
  2. composition; text; writings
  3. the literary arts (as opposed to the military arts); academia; literature
  4. statement
yo
particle
  1. hey; you (at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, contempt, request, etc.)
  2. hey (after a noun; used when calling out to someone)
  3. hey; hold on (in mid-sentence; used to catch one's breath or get someone's attention)
interjection
  1. yo; hey

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