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When I was in my first years of grade school, my father taught me a haiku and I longed to be a poet. On my Tanabata wish, I also wrote "Please make me a poet". Thirty years have passed and my wish has been granted. I am without doubt an invalid.
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Vocabulary list

shougakkou
noun
  1. primary school; elementary school; grade school
teigakunen
noun
  1. lower grades of primary school (first, second, and sometimes third grades)
tei
prefix
  1. low (level, value, price, etc.)
gakunen
noun
  1. academic year; school year
  2. year in school; grade in school
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
koro
noun, adverb, noun, used as a suffix
  1. (approximate) time; around; about; toward (ごろ when used as a suffix)
  2. suitable time (or condition)
  3. time of year; season
boku
pronoun
  1. I; me
  2. you (when addressing young boys)
  3. manservant
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
chichi
noun
  1. father (とと and ちゃん are used by children)
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
haiku
noun
  1. haiku; 17-mora poem, usu. in 3 lines of 5, 7 and 5 morae
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.
oshieru

Passive Plain masu stem

oshierare
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to teach; to instruct
  2. to tell; to inform
  3. to preach
haijin
noun
  1. haiku poet
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
akogareru

Plain Past Indicative Form

akogareta
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to long for; to yearn after; to admire; to be attracted by
tanabata
noun
  1. Star Festival (held in July or August); Tanabata; Festival of the Weaver
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
negaigoto
noun
  1. wish; dream; prayer; one's desire
mo
particle
  1. too; also; in addition; as well; (not) either (in a negative sentence)
  2. both A and B; A as well as B; neither A nor B (in a negative sentence) (as AもBも)
  3. even; as much as; as many as; as far as; as long as; no less than; no fewer than (used for emphasis or to express absence of doubt regarding a quantity, etc.)
  4. even if; even though; although; in spite of (often as 〜ても, 〜でも, 〜とも, etc.)
adverb
  1. further; more; again; another; the other
hai
interjection
  1. yes; that is correct
  2. understood; I see; OK; okay
  3. present; here (as a response to a roll call)
  4. pardon?; what's that?; come again? (with rising intonation)
  5. now; here; here you go (used when calling for someone's attention or when handing something to someone)
  6. giddy-up; giddap
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
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
naru

Potential Polite Present Indicative Form

naremasu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted
godan verb
  1. to do ... (as お+masu-stem+になる, ご+noun+になる, etc.)
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 ... (usu. after the -masu stem of a verb)
  2. way to ...; method of ...ing (usu. after the -masu stem of a verb)
  3. form; style; design (usu. after a noun)
  4. like; similar to (usu. after a noun)
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
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 (at sentence end)
kaku

Plain Past Indicative Form

kaita
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to write; to compose; to pen
  2. to draw; to paint
are
pronoun
  1. that; that thing (indicating something distant from both speaker and listener (in space, time or psychologically), or something understood without naming it directly)
  2. that person (used to refer to one's equals or inferiors)
  3. then; that time
  4. that place (over there)
noun
  1. down there (i.e. one's genitals)
  2. period; menses
kara
particle
  1. from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity); since
  2. from (originator); by
  3. because; since (follows verbs, adjectives)
  4. out of (constituent, part)
  5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
  6. after; since (following the te-form of a verb)
  7. expresses sympathy or warning
sanjuunen
  1. thirty years; 30 years
sanjuu
miso
numeric
  1. thirty; 30
nen
noun
  1. year
counter
  1. counter for years (e.g. of an era), grades (e.g. school)
noun
  1. period of an apprentice's contract (usu. ten years)
negai
noun
  1. desire; wish; hope
  2. request; entreaty; plea; appeal
  3. prayer
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. (written) application (oft. 願 when used as a suffix)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kanau
kanau
kanau

Plain Past Indicative Form

kanatta
godan verb
  1. to come true (of a wish, prayer, etc.); to be realized; to be fulfilled (esp. 叶う)
  2. to suit (e.g. a purpose); to meet (wishes, ideals, etc.); to conform to (standards, rules, etc.); to be consistent with (esp. 適う)
  3. to match (implies competition); to rival; to bear (e.g. the heat) (esp. 敵う, usu. with neg. verb)
imaya
adverb
  1. now (esp. in contrast to the past); now at last; at present; right now
boku
pronoun
  1. I; me
  2. you (when addressing young boys)
  3. manservant
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
magiremonai
expression, i adjective (negative)
  1. certain; unmistaken; evident; obvious; beyond doubt
magire
noun
  1. confusion; complications
noun, used as a suffix
  1. being gripped by strong feelings; fit (e.g. of anger); moment (e.g. of frustration)
mo
particle
  1. too; also; in addition; as well; (not) either (in a negative sentence)
  2. both A and B; A as well as B; neither A nor B (in a negative sentence) (as AもBも)
  3. even; as much as; as many as; as far as; as long as; no less than; no fewer than (used for emphasis or to express absence of doubt regarding a quantity, etc.)
  4. even if; even though; although; in spite of (often as 〜ても, 〜でも, 〜とも, etc.)
adverb
  1. further; more; again; another; the other
nai
i adjective (negative)
  1. nonexistent; not being (there)
  2. unowned; not had; unpossessed
  3. unique
  4. not; impossible; won't happen (as ...ことがない, etc.; indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility)
auxiliary adjective
  1. not (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective)
  2. to not be; to have not (after the -te form of a verb)
haijin
noun
  1. cripple; disabled person; invalid
da
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)

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