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English Translation of Sentence

My brother is sleeping most of the time instead of studying.
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Vocabulary list

kei
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. elder brother
  2. pronoun or suffix used in reference to an older brother figure; Mister; Mr
nii
noun, used as a suffix
  1. used after the name of someone who is an older brother figure
  2. used with various honorifics to mean (older) brother
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
benkyou
noun, suru verb
  1. study
  2. diligence
  3. discount; reduction
sezuni
adverb
  1. without (doing); instead of
neru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to lie down
  2. to go to bed; to lie in bed
  3. to sleep (lying down)
  4. to sleep (with someone, i.e. have intercourse)
  5. to lie idle
bakari
particle
  1. approximately; about
  2. only; merely; nothing but
  3. (after the -ta form of a verb) just (finished, etc.)
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
  3. (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)

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