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What is the reason why you were late to the important meeting?
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Vocabulary list

daiji
oogoto
na adjective, noun
  1. important; valuable; serious matter
na
particle
  1. (sentence end, mainly masc.) indicates emotion or emphasis
  2. (used with masu stem verb) command
  3. (used with dictionary form verb) prohibition
kaigi
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. meeting; conference; session; assembly; council; convention; congress
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
okureru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be late; to be delayed; to fall behind schedule; to be overdue
riyuu
noun
  1. reason; pretext; motive
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
nani
nan
interjection, pronoun, no adjective
  1. what
  2. how many (some counter)
  3. euph. for genitals or sex
da
noun
  1. dui (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: swamp, west)

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