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In 1994, there was a shortage of water and rice in Japan.
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Vocabulary list

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)
nippon
noun
  1. Japan
de
particle
  1. at; in (indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form)
  2. at; when (indicates time of action)
  3. by; with (indicates means of action)
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then (indicates continuing action; alternative form of 〜て used for some verb types)
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know (at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc.)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
mizu
noun
  1. water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water) (み is generally used in compounds)
  2. fluid (esp. in an animal tissue); liquid
  3. flood; floodwaters
  4. water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout
  5. break granted to wrestlers engaged in a prolonged bout
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)
bei
noun, noun, used as a prefix, noun, used as a suffix
  1. (United States of) America; USA
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
fusoku
noun, suru verb, na adjective
  1. insufficiency; deficiency; shortage; lack; scarcity; deficit
noun, na adjective
  1. dissatisfaction; discontent; complaint
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
shoujiru

Plain Past Indicative Form

shoujita
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to produce; to yield; to cause
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to result from; to arise; to be generated
shouzuru

Plain Past Indicative Form

shoujita
ichidan verb (zuru), intransitive verb
  1. to produce; to yield; to cause (生ずる is more literary than 生じる)
  2. to result from; to arise; to be generated

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