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"Honey, quick, quick. There's this website called Tatoeba that's auctioning its sentence collection for a cent each! They've even got special offers like buy 100 sentences and get 1 free!" "Ah great! now people collect sentences as a hobby?! What's the world coming to!"
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Vocabulary list

hora
interjection
  1. look!; look out!; hey!; look at me!; there you are!
hayai

Adverbial Form

hayaku
i adjective
  1. fast; quick; hasty; brisk (esp. 速い, 疾い, 捷い)
  2. early (in the day, etc.); premature (esp. 早い)
  3. (too) soon; not yet; (too) early (esp. 早い)
  4. easy; simple; quick (esp. 早い)
hayai

Adverbial Form

hayaku
i adjective
  1. fast; quick; hasty; brisk (esp. 速い, 疾い, 捷い)
  2. early (in the day, etc.); premature (esp. 早い)
  3. (too) soon; not yet; (too) early (esp. 早い)
  4. easy; simple; quick (esp. 早い)
tteiu
conjunction
  1. meaning; called; said
saito
noun
  1. site (usu. website)
  2. sight
  3. payable on sight
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)
atsumeru

Plain Past Indicative Form

atsumeta
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to collect; to assemble; to gather
bunshou
noun
  1. writing; composition; essay; article; passage; prose; (writing) style
  2. sentence
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.
hitotsu
numeric
  1. one
noun
  1. for one thing (often used in itemized lists)
  2. only (after a noun)
  3. (not) even (with a verb in negative form)
noun, adverb
  1. just (e.g. "just try it")
no adjective
  1. some kind of; one type of
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.)
sento
noun
  1. cent (monetary unit)
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.)
Contraction of 「~て·いる」 to 「~て·る」
iru
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)
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
bunshou
noun
  1. writing; composition; essay; article; passage; prose; (writing) style
  2. sentence
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.
hyakko
  1. one hundred articles; 100 articles
hyaku
numeric
  1. 100; hundred (陌 and 佰 are used in legal documents)
ko
counter
  1. counter for articles
  2. counter for military units (usu. 個)
  3. individual
kau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to buy; to purchase (in western Japan, 買う conjugates euphonically as こうた, こうて, etc.)
  2. to value; to have a high opinion
  3. to stir; to provoke; to draw upon oneself
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)
hitotsu
numeric
  1. one
noun
  1. for one thing (often used in itemized lists)
  2. only (after a noun)
  3. (not) even (with a verb in negative form)
noun, adverb
  1. just (e.g. "just try it")
no adjective
  1. some kind of; one type of
muryou
no adjective, noun
  1. free (of charge); gratuitous
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
tokubetsu
na adjective, no adjective, adverb, noun
  1. special; particular; extraordinary; exceptional; especial
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
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be; to exist; to live (usu. of inanimate objects)
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about
nda
expression
  1. the expectation is that ...; the reason is that ...; the fact is that ...; the explanation is that ...; it is that ... (の and ん add emphasis)
n
auxiliary verb
  1. probably (after a -nai stem)
  2. will; intend to
  3. would like to have done (for me)
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)
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
aa
interjection
  1. ah!; oh!; alas! (also written as 於乎, 於戯, 嗟乎, 嗟夫, 吁, etc.)
  2. yes; indeed; that is correct
  3. aah; gah; argh (in exasperation)
  4. hey!; yo!
  5. uh huh; yeah yeah; right; gotcha
aa
adverb
  1. like that; so (used for something or someone distant from both speaker and listener)
sorya
adverb
  1. very; extremely
expression
  1. that is
ii
i adjective (yoi/ii)
  1. good; excellent; fine; nice; pleasant; agreeable (also written 良い, 好い and 善い)
  2. sufficient; enough; ready; prepared
  3. profitable (deal, business offer, etc.); beneficial
  4. OK; all right; fine; no problem (as て(も)いい, と(も)いい, etc.; indicates permission or compromise)
ima
noun, no adjective, adverb
  1. now; the present time; just now; soon; immediately
adverb
  1. another; more
ja
conjunction
  1. then; well; so; well then (from では)
copula
  1. be; is
seken
noun
  1. world; society; people; the public
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
shumi
noun
  1. hobby; pastime
  2. tastes; preference; liking
toshite
expression
  1. as (i.e. in the role of); for (i.e. from the viewpoint of)
  2. apart from... (used to change the topic)
  3. even (e.g. "not even a single person") (before a negative form)
  4. thinking that...; trying to... (after a volitional form)
tosuru

te-form

toshite
expression, suru verb (irregular)
  1. to try to ...; to be about to do ... (after the volitional form of verb)
  2. to decide to ... (after the dictionary form of verb)
  3. to take as; to treat as; to regard as
  4. to use for
  5. to suppose that (such) is the case; to assume
  6. to decide that; to think that
  7. to make into; to change into
  8. to feel (e.g. after sound symbolism or psychological experience word); to look; to feel like
  9. to intend; to have the intention (with を目的)
bunshou
noun
  1. writing; composition; essay; article; passage; prose; (writing) style
  2. sentence
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.
atsumeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to collect; to assemble; to gather
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
kai
particle
  1. yes?; no?; isn't it?; is it? (used at sentence-end; indicates a question (sometimes rhetorical))
sekai
noun
  1. the world; society; the universe
  2. sphere; circle; world
no adjective
  1. world-renowned; world-famous
noun
  1. realm governed by one Buddha; space (original meaning)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
doko
pronoun
  1. where; what place
  2. how much (long, far); what extent
he
particle
  1. to; towards; for (indicates direction or goal; pronounced え in modern Japanese)
mukau

te-form

mukatte
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to face
  2. to go towards; to head towards
Suffix after the te form of a verb
iru
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)
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
yara
particle
  1. denotes uncertainty
  2. such things as A and B; A and B and so on; A and B and the like; A and B and whatnot (as AやらBやら...)

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