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Can you reach what's on the top shelf?
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Vocabulary list

tana
noun
  1. shelf; shelves; ledge; rack
  2. trellis
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
ichiban
adverbial noun
  1. best; first; number one
  2. game; round; bout; fall; event (in a meet)
ue
noun, no adjective, adverbial noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. above; up; over
  2. top; summit
  3. surface; on
  4. before; previous
  5. superiority; one's superior (i.e. one's elder)
  6. on top of that; besides; what's more
  7. upon (further inspection, etc.); based on (and occurring after)
  8. matters concerning...; as concerns ...
  9. since (i.e. "for that reason")
  10. suffix indicating higher social standing
  11. place of one's superior (i.e. the throne)
  12. emperor; sovereign; shogun; daimyo
  13. noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)
uwa
noun, prefix
  1. upper; upward; outer; surface; top
kami
noun
  1. upper reaches (of a river); upper stream
  2. top; upper part; upper half (of the body)
  3. long ago
  4. beginning; first
  5. person of high rank (e.g. the emperor)
  6. government; imperial court
  7. imperial capital (i.e. Kyoto); capital region (i.e. Kansai); region (or direction of) the imperial palace
  8. head (of a table)
  9. wife; mistress (of a restaurant)
jou
noun, used as a suffix
  1. from the standpoint of; as a matter of (e.g. fact); in the field of; being of the type of
  2. aboard (a ship or vehicle); on top of; on; above
  3. first volume (e.g. book)
  4. superior quality; best; top; high class
  5. going up
  6. governmental; imperial
  7. presenting; showing
  8. ana- (medical, biol.)
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be (usu. of inanimate objects); to exist; to live
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about
aru
pre-noun adjectival
  1. a certain ...; some ...
mo
particle
  1. also; too; words of similar weight
  2. about (emphasizing an upper limit); as much as; even
  3. more; further; other; again
noni
particle
  1. although; when; and yet; despite this; in spite of; even though; but even so; but even then; however; nevertheless; for all that; notwithstanding that
  2. while
  3. if only; I wish
  4. I tell you; you should do
  5. in order to
tegatodoku
expression, godan verb
  1. to be able to reach; to be within one's reach
ka
noun
  1. addition; increase
  2. Canada
ka
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. passable; acceptable; tolerable; fair
ka
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. lesson
  2. section (in an organization); division; department
  3. counter for lessons and chapters (of a book)
ka
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. department; section
  2. (taxonomical) family
ka
noun
  1. unit of equipment; rack
ka
na adjective, noun
  1. beautiful; good; excellent
ka
noun
  1. ge (ancient Chinese dagger-axe)
ka
particle
  1. indicates question (sentence end)
  2. indicates choice, doubt, etc.
ka
suffix
  1. action of making something; -ification
ka
noun, used as a suffix
  1. day of month
  2. counter for days
ka
counter
  1. counter for grains and small spheres
ka
prefix
  1. surplus- (attaches to start of Sino-Japanese words); excess-; over-
  2. per- (chemical with more of a certain element than found in other compounds of the same constituents)
ka
suffix
  1. under (being in said condition or environment)
ka
noun
  1. phala (attained state, result)
  2. enlightenment (as the fruits of one's Buddhist practice)
  3. fruit
  4. counter for pieces of fruit
ka
suffix
  1. -ist (used after a noun indicating someone's occupation, pursuits, disposition, etc.); -er
ka
ka
ka
counter
  1. counter for the ichi-ni-san counting system (usu. directly preceding the item being counted); a noun read using its on-yomi
ka
noun
  1. Tuesday
  2. fire (second of the five elements)
ka
noun
  1. Xia (dynasty of China; perhaps mythological)
ka
suffix, counter
  1. counter for loads (that can be carried on one's shoulders)
ka
noun
  1. fruit
  2. counter for fruit
ka
noun
  1. deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon)

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