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How do you make a triangle-shaped onigiri? No matter how many times I try I can only make round onigiri.
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Vocabulary list

douyattara
expression
  1. how (can); by what means
dou
adverb
  1. how; in what way; how about
yaru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to do
  2. to have sexual intercourse
  3. to kill
  4. to give (to inferiors, animals, etc.)
auxiliary verb
  1. to do for (inferiors)
  2. to send (e.g. somebody somewhere); to dispatch (e.g. letter) (despatch)
  3. to move (something to); to row (a boat)
  4. (used in place of other verb) to have (eat, drink, smoke); to study; to run or operate (a restaurant)
sankaku
noun
  1. triangle; triangular
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)
onigiri
onigiri
noun
  1. rice ball (often triangular, sometimes with a filling and wrapped in nori)
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
particle, conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
dekiru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be able (in a position) to do; to be up to the task
  2. to be ready; to be completed
  3. to be made; to be built
  4. to be good at; to be permitted (to do)
  5. to become intimate; to take up (with somebody)
  6. to grow; to be raised
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)
nando
noun
  1. how many times?; how often?
yaru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to do
  2. to have sexual intercourse
  3. to kill
  4. to give (to inferiors, animals, etc.)
auxiliary verb
  1. to do for (inferiors)
  2. to send (e.g. somebody somewhere); to dispatch (e.g. letter) (despatch)
  3. to move (something to); to row (a boat)
  4. (used in place of other verb) to have (eat, drink, smoke); to study; to run or operate (a restaurant)
mo
particle
  1. also; too; words of similar weight
  2. about (emphasizing an upper limit); as much as; even
adverb
  1. more; further; other; again
marui
i adjective
  1. round; circular; spherical
  2. harmonious; calm
onigiri
onigiri
noun
  1. rice ball (often triangular, sometimes with a filling and wrapped in nori)
shika
particle
  1. only (used with a negative verb); nothing but
dekiru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be able (in a position) to do; to be up to the task
  2. to be ready; to be completed
  3. to be made; to be built
  4. to be good at; to be permitted (to do)
  5. to become intimate; to take up (with somebody)
  6. to grow; to be raised
yo
particle
  1. (at sentence end) indicates indicates certainty, emphasis, contempt, request, etc.
  2. (after a noun) used when calling out to someone
  3. (in mid-sentence) used to catch one's breath or get someone's attention
interjection
  1. yo!

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