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You should call on your parents at least once a month.
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Vocabulary list

sukunakutomo
adverb
  1. at least
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
ichido
noun, adverb
  1. once; one time; on one occasion
  2. temporarily; for a moment
  3. one degree; one tone; one musical interval
ichi
numeric, prefix
  1. one (壱, 弌 and 壹 are used in legal documents)
no adjective, suffix
  1. best
no adjective
  1. first; foremost
noun
  1. beginning; start
noun, used as a prefix
  1. a (single); one (of many) (before a noun)
noun
  1. ace (playing card)
  2. bottom string (on a shamisen, etc.)
do
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. degree (angle, temperature, scale, etc.)
counter
  1. counter for occurrences
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. strength (of glasses); glasses prescription
  2. alcohol content (percentage); alcohol by volume
noun
  1. extent; degree; limit
  2. presence of mind; composure
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
goryoushin
noun
  1. (somebody else's) parents; both parents
go
prefix
  1. honorific/polite/humble prefix (usu. before a term with an on-yomi reading)
suffix
  1. honorific suffix (after a noun indicating a person)
ryoushin
noun
  1. parents; both parents
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
moto
moto
moto
moto
noun
  1. origin; source (usu. 元)
  2. base; basis; foundation; root (esp. 基)
  3. cause (also 因, 原)
  4. ingredient; material (esp. 素)
  5. (somebody's) side; (somebody's) location
  6. original cost (or capital, principal, etc.)
  7. (plant) root; (tree) trunk
  8. first section of a waka
counter
  1. counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry)
noun
  1. handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.); grip
moto
moto
noun, adverb
  1. under (guidance, supervision, rules, the law, etc.) (oft. のもとに or のもとで)
  2. under (a flag, the sun, etc.); beneath
  3. with (e.g. one blow); on (the promise, condition, assumption, etc. that ...); in (e.g. the name of) (as ...のもとに)
noun
  1. (somebody's) side; (somebody's) location (usu. written 元)
moto
moto
moto
no adjective, noun, used as a prefix
  1. former; ex-; past; one-time
noun, no adjective
  1. earlier times; the past; previous state
noun, adverb
  1. formerly; previously; originally; before
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.
tazuneru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to visit; to call on; to pay a visit to
Suffix after the dictionary form of a verb
beki
auxiliary
  1. should; must; that one ought to; to be done (after plain verbs)
da

Polite Present Indicative Form

desu
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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