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"Say something in French." "I don't know what to say to that." "Well, try saying 'I don't know what to say to that' in French."
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furansugo
noun
  1. French (language)
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.)
nanika
adverb
  1. something; some; any
  2. somehow; for some reason
  3. (is there) something (you want, etc.)
nani
pronoun
  1. what
  2. you-know-what; that thing
  3. whatsit; whachamacallit; what's-his-name; what's-her-name
adverb
  1. (not) at all; (not) in the slightest (with neg. sentence)
interjection
  1. what?; huh? (indicates surprise)
  2. hey! (indicates anger or irritability)
  3. oh, no (it's fine); why (it's nothing); oh (certainly not) (used to dismiss someone's worries, concerns, etc.)
ka
particle
  1. yes?; no?; isn't it?; is it? (used at sentence-end; indicates a question (sometimes rhetorical))
  2. or; whether or not (after each alternative)
  3. some- (e.g. something, someone) (after an interrogative)
  4. hmm; huh (indicates doubt, uncertainty, etc.; sometimes after other particles)
prefix
  1. very (emphatic prefix; usu. before an adjective)
suffix
  1. -al; -ial; -ic; -ical; -ish; -y (suffix forming adjectives or adverbs; after an indeclinable word)
adverb
  1. in that way
iu

te-form

itte
godan verb
  1. to say; to utter; to declare
  2. to name; to call
  3. to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"); to make a noise
miru

te-form

mite
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
  2. to examine; to look over; to assess; to check; to judge
  3. to look after; to attend to; to take care of; to keep an eye on
  4. to experience; to meet with (misfortune, success, etc.)
auxiliary verb, ichidan verb
  1. to try ...; to have a go at ...; to give ... a try (after the -te form of a verb)
  2. to see (that) ...; to find (that) ... (as 〜てみると, 〜てみたら, 〜てみれば, etc.)
e
interjection
  1. eh?; what?; oh?
  2. yes; that's correct
particle
  1. strengthens a question, assertion, etc. (at sentence end)
  2. hey (after a noun, etc.; when calling out to someone)
souiu
pre-noun adjectival
  1. such; like that; that sort of; very
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
ichiban
noun, no adjective
  1. number one; first; first place
adverb
  1. best; most
noun
  1. game; round; bout
adverb
  1. as a test; as an experiment; by way of experiment; by way of trial; tentatively
noun
  1. song (e.g. in noh); piece
komaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be troubled; to have difficulty; to be in a fix; to be at a loss; to be stumped; to be embarrassed
  2. to be bothered; to be inconvenienced; to be annoyed
  3. to be badly off; to be hard up; to be in straitened circumstances
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)
kedo
conjunction, particle
  1. but; however; although
jaa
conjunction
  1. then; well; so; well then (from では)
copula
  1. be; is
souiu
pre-noun adjectival
  1. such; like that; that sort of; very
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
ichiban
noun, no adjective
  1. number one; first; first place
adverb
  1. best; most
noun
  1. game; round; bout
adverb
  1. as a test; as an experiment; by way of experiment; by way of trial; tentatively
noun
  1. song (e.g. in noh); piece
komaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be troubled; to have difficulty; to be in a fix; to be at a loss; to be stumped; to be embarrassed
  2. to be bothered; to be inconvenienced; to be annoyed
  3. to be badly off; to be hard up; to be in straitened circumstances
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)
kedo
conjunction, particle
  1. but; however; although
tte
particle
  1. you said; he said; she said; they said (casual quoting particle)
  2. if ... then (as たって; indicates supposition)
  3. do you seriously think that (as かって; indicates a satirical or rhetorical question)
  4. I already told you; you should know by now that; of course (indicates certainty, insistence, emphasis, etc.)
  5. the said ...; said ... (abbr. of という)
  6. says that ... (abbr. of と言っている)
  7. I hear that ... (abbr. of と聞いている)
  8. as for the term ... (abbr. of とは, というのは)
  9. as for ... (equiv. of は topic marker)
furansugo
noun
  1. French (language)
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.)
iu

te-form

itte
godan verb
  1. to say; to utter; to declare
  2. to name; to call
  3. to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"); to make a noise
miru

te-form

mite
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
  2. to examine; to look over; to assess; to check; to judge
  3. to look after; to attend to; to take care of; to keep an eye on
  4. to experience; to meet with (misfortune, success, etc.)
auxiliary verb, ichidan verb
  1. to try ...; to have a go at ...; to give ... a try (after the -te form of a verb)
  2. to see (that) ...; to find (that) ... (as 〜てみると, 〜てみたら, 〜てみれば, etc.)

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