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English Translation of Sentence

Bob can no more swim than a hammer can.
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Vocabulary list

ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kanaduchi
noun
  1. (iron) hammer
  2. hopeless swimmer; complete beginner at swimming
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)
gotoku
noun
  1. the five virtues
  2. tripod; three or four-legged kettle stand
  3. family crest in the shape of such an object
gotoku
adverb
  1. like; as if; the same as
mattaku
adverb
  1. really; truly; entirely; completely; wholly; perfectly
  2. indeed
interjection
  1. good grief (expression of exasperation)
oyogu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to swim

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