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Source Totoeba Project
Tom had his ear pressed to the door, trying to hear what was going on in next room.
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Vocabulary list

tonari
no adjective, noun
  1. next (to); adjoining; adjacent
noun, no adjective
  1. house next door; neighbouring house; next-door neighbour; next-door neighbor
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
heya
noun
  1. room; chamber
  2. apartment; flat; pad
  3. stable
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.)
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.)
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)
okoru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to occur; to happen
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)
noka
particle
  1. endorsing and questioning the preceding statement (sentence ending particle)
  2. lamenting reflections on the preceding statement (sentence ending particle)
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
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
kiku
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to hear
  2. to listen (e.g. to music) (esp. 聴く)
  3. to ask; to enquire; to query (聴く is used in legal and official contexts)
  4. to hear about; to hear of; to learn of
  5. to follow (advice, order, etc.); to obey; to listen to; to comply with
  6. to hear (e.g. a plea); to grant (a request); to accept (e.g. an argument); to give consideration to
  7. to smell (esp. incense); to sample (a fragrance)
  8. to taste (alcohol); to try (also 利く)
toshite
expression
  1. as (i.e. in the role of); for (i.e. from the viewpoint of)
  2. apart from... (used to change the topic)
  3. even (e.g. "not even a single person") (before a negative form)
  4. thinking that...; trying to... (after a volitional form)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
doa
noun
  1. door (Western-style, car, etc.)
ni
particle
  1. at (place, time); in; on; during
  2. to (direction, state); toward; into
  3. for (purpose)
  4. because of (reason); for; with
  5. by; from
  6. as (i.e. in the role of)
  7. per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month")
  8. and; in addition to
  9. if; although
mimi
noun
  1. ear
  2. hearing
  3. edge; crust
  4. selvedge (non-fray machined edge of fabrics); selvage
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.
oshiateru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to push (something) against
osu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to push; to press
  2. to apply pressure from above; to press down
  3. to stamp (i.e. a passport); to apply a seal
  4. to affix (e.g. gold leaf)
  5. to press (someone for something); to urge; to compel; to influence
  6. to overwhelm; to overpower; to repress
  7. to push (events along); to advance (a plan)
  8. to do in spite of ...; to do even though ...; to force
  9. to make sure
  10. to be pressed for time
  11. to advance troops; to attack
  12. (of light) to be diffused across an entire surface
ateru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to hit
  2. to expose
  3. to apply (e.g. patch); to put on; to put against; to hold on; to hold against
  4. to allot; to call on someone (e.g. in class)
  5. to guess (an answer)
  6. to make a hit (e.g. in a lottery)

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