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Words are like knives. If you use them the wrong way, they can turn into dangerous weapons.
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Vocabulary list

kotoba
ketoba
noun
  1. language; dialect
  2. word; words; phrase; term; expression; remark
  3. speech; (manner of) speaking
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
hamono
noun
  1. edged tool; cutlery
nanda
auxiliary
  1. it is assuredly that ...; can say with confidence that ...
tsukaikata
noun
  1. way to use something; treatment; management (of help)
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.
machigau
godan verb
  1. to make a mistake; to be incorrect; to be mistaken
machigaeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to make a mistake (in); to commit an error (e.g. in calculation)
  2. to confuse; to mistake something for something else
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
yakkai
na adjective, noun
  1. trouble; burden; care; bother; worry; dependence; support; kindness; obligation
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
kyouki
noun
  1. dangerous weapon
ninaru
suffix
  1. becomes; will become; turns out
  2. (with "o" and masu-stem of verb) grammatical form creating an honorific verbal expression

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