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Parents think of the new generation as one that is widely removed from reality and only chasing after unfulfillable dreams.
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Vocabulary list

oya
noun
  1. parent; parents; mother and father
  2. dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.); banker
  3. founder; inventor
  4. (pet) owner
no adjective, noun
  1. key; parent (organization); main
noun
  1. ancestor; forefather
tachi
suffix
  1. pluralizing suffix (esp. for people and animals; formerly honorific)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
atarashii
i adjective
  1. new; novel; fresh; recent; latest; up-to-date; modern
sedai
noun, no adjective
  1. generation; the world; the age
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
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter
  2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis
  3. circumstances; situation; state of affairs
  4. work; business; affair
  5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
noun, used as a suffix
  1. nominalizing suffix
  2. pretending to ...; playing make-believe ...
noun
  1. alias; also known as; otherwise known as; or (as AことB (A = alias, B = real name))
  2. necessity; need (as 〜ことはない)
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ... (as 〜ことだ)
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.
genjitsu
noun
  1. reality; actuality; hard fact
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
tooi

Adverbial Form

tooku
i adjective
  1. far; distant; far away; a long way off; in the distance
  2. distant (past); remote (in time); remote; far-removed (in time)
  3. distant (relationship or kinship); having little to do (with someone)
  4. far (from something else in quality, degree, etc.); not similar; way off
  5. hard (of hearing) (as 耳が遠い)
  6. nearsighted (as 目が遠い)
hanareru

masu stem

hanare

Negative stem

hanare
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be separated; to be apart; to be distant
  2. to leave; to go away
  3. to leave (a job, etc.); to quit; to give up
  4. to lose connection with; to drift away from
jitsugen
noun, suru verb
  1. implementation (e.g. of a system); materialization; materialisation; realization; realisation; actualization; actualisation
dekiru

Plain Present Indicative Negative Form

dekinai
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
  7. to become pregnant
youna
pre-noun adjectival
  1. like; similar to
expression
  1. (I) think (that); (I) have a feeling (that) (at sentence end; short for ような気がする)
  2. feels like; feels similar to; feels as if (at sentence end; short for ような感じ(がする))
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)
na
particle
  1. don't (prohibitive; used with dictionary form verb)
  2. do (imperative (from なさい); used with -masu stem of verb)
interjection
  1. hey; listen; you
particle
  1. now, ...; well, ...; I tell you!; you know (when seeking confirmation, for emphasis, etc.; used at sentence end)
  2. wow; ooh (used to express admiration, emotionality, etc.; used at sentence end)
yumewoou

te-form

yumewootte
expression, godan verb
  1. to go after one's dreams; to follow one's dreams; to purse one's dreams
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.
ou

te-form

otte
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to chase; to run after; to pursue; to follow after
  2. to follow (a set order, a trend, etc.)
  3. to drive out; to get rid of; to oust; to expel
  4. to drive (e.g. a herd)
  5. to be pressed (e.g. for time) (in passive voice)
bakari
particle
  1. only; merely; nothing but; no more than
  2. approximately; about
  3. just (finished, etc.) (after the -ta form of a verb)
  4. as if to; (as though) about to (after an attributive form or auxiliary verb ぬ(ん), also often …とばかり(に))
  5. indicates emphasis (often …とばかり(に))
  6. always; constantly
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)
sedai
noun, no adjective
  1. generation; the world; the age
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)
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)
omou

te-form

omotte
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to think; to consider; to believe; to reckon (想う has connotations of heart-felt)
  2. to think (of doing); to plan (to do)
  3. to judge; to assess; to regard
  4. to imagine; to suppose; to dream
  5. to expect; to look forward to
  6. to feel; to be (in a state of mind); to desire; to want
  7. to recall; to remember
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)

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