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Source Totoeba Project
I prefer poetry to novels.
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Vocabulary list

watashi
pronoun
  1. I; me (slightly formal or feminine)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
shousetsu
noun, no adjective
  1. novel; (short) story
yori
particle
  1. than
  2. from; out of; since; at; on
  3. except; but; other than
adverb
  1. more
shi
noun
  1. poem; verse of poetry
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
hou
noun
  1. direction; way; side; area (in a particular direction)
  2. side (of an argument, etc.); one's part (often 私の方, あなたの方, etc.)
  3. type; category
  4. field (of study, etc.)
  5. indicates one side of a comparison
  6. way; method; manner; means
  7. length (of each side of a square)
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)
suki
na adjective, noun
  1. liked; well-liked; favourite; favorite
  2. in love (with); loved; romantically interested (in)
noun, na adjective
  1. faddism; eccentricity
  2. the way one likes; (as) it suits one
noun
  1. refined taste; elegant pursuits
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)

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