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A person in charge in Kobe city at the press conference apologised saying, “It is very regrettable that this kind of misconduct happened. We are very sorry”.
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koube
noun
  1. Kobe (city)
shi
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. city
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
tantousha
noun
  1. person in charge (of an area of work); person responsible; contact (person)
tantou
noun, suru verb
  1. being in charge (of an area of responsibility); being responsible (for a work role, etc.)
sha
suffix
  1. person; -er
noun
  1. expert; geisha; prostitute
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kaiken
noun, suru verb
  1. interview; audience; meeting; (viewing) party
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.)
konoyou
na adjective
  1. like this; this sort; this way
kono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. this (something or someone close to the speaker (including the speaker), or ideas expressed by the speaker)
  2. last (couple of years, etc.); these; past; this (in ref. to a stretch of time or date)
  3. you (as in "you liar") (emphatic, accusatory, insulting)
youna
pre-noun adjectival
  1. like; similar to
expression
  1. (I) think (that); (I) have a feeling (that) (at sentence end; short for ような気がする)
  2. feels like; feels similar to; feels as if (at sentence end; short for ような感じ(がする))
you
noun, used as a suffix, noun
  1. appearing ...; looking ... (usu. after the -masu stem of a verb)
  2. way to ...; method of ...ing (usu. after the -masu stem of a verb)
  3. form; style; design (usu. after a noun)
  4. like; similar to (usu. after a noun)
noun
  1. thing (thought or spoken)
na
particle
  1. don't (prohibitive; used with dictionary form verb)
  2. do (imperative (from なさい); used with -masu stem of verb)
interjection
  1. hey; listen; you
particle
  1. now, ...; well, ...; I tell you!; you know (when seeking confirmation, for emphasis, etc.; used at sentence end)
  2. wow; ooh (used to express admiration, emotionality, etc.; used at sentence end)
fushouji
noun
  1. scandal; deplorable event
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)
shoujiru

te-form

shoujite
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to produce; to yield; to cause
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to result from; to arise; to be generated
shouzuru

te-form

shoujite
ichidan verb (zuru), intransitive verb
  1. to produce; to yield; to cause (生ずる is more literary than 生じる)
  2. to result from; to arise; to be generated
shimau

Plain Past Indicative Form

shimatta
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to finish; to stop; to end; to put an end to; to bring to a close
  2. to close (a business, etc.); to close down; to shut down; to shut up
  3. to put away; to put back; to keep; to store
auxiliary verb, godan verb
  1. to do completely; to finish (after the -te form of a verb)
  2. to do accidentally; to do without meaning to; to happen to do (after the -te form of a verb)
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter
  2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis
  3. circumstances; situation; state of affairs
  4. work; business; affair
  5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
noun, used as a suffix
  1. nominalizing suffix
  2. pretending to ...; playing make-believe ...
noun
  1. alias; also known as; otherwise known as; or (as AことB (A = alias, B = real name))
  2. necessity; need (as 〜ことはない)
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ... (as 〜ことだ)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
taihen
adverb
  1. very; greatly; terribly; awfully
na adjective, noun
  1. immense; enormous; great
  2. serious; grave; dreadful; terrible
  3. difficult; hard
noun
  1. major incident; disaster
ikan
na adjective, noun
  1. regrettable; unsatisfactory; deplorable; lamentable
dearu

masu stem

deari
copula, godan verb (irregular)
  1. be; is
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.)
aru

masu stem

ari
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be; to exist; to live (usu. of inanimate objects)
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about
moushiwakegozaimasen
expression
  1. I'm sorry; (it's) inexcusable
  2. thank you very much (for help, etc.)
moushiwake
noun, suru verb
  1. apology; excuse
gozaru

Polite Present Indicative Negative Form

gozaimasen
yondan verb (archaic), intransitive verb
  1. to be (usu. ございます in modern Japanese)
da

Polite Past Indicative Form

deshita
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)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
chinsha
noun, suru verb
  1. apology
suru

Polite Past Indicative Form

shimashita
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do; to carry out; to perform
  2. to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into)
  3. to serve as; to act as; to work as
  4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
  5. to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as (as 〜にする,〜とする)
  6. to decide on; to choose (as 〜にする)
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.) (as 〜がする)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
suru verb (irregular), transitive verb
  1. to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B (as AをBにする)
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B (as AをBにする)
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B (as AをBにする)
  4. to feel A about B (as AをBにする)
suffix, suru verb (irregular)
  1. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
auxiliary verb, suru verb (irregular)
  1. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  2. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to (as 〜うとする,〜ようとする)

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