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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

ani
noun
  1. older brother; elder 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
suru
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
  6. to decide on; to choose
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  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
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B
  4. to feel A about B
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
de
particle
  1. at; in
  2. at; when
  3. by; with
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know
neru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to sleep (lying down)
  2. to go to bed; to lie in bed
  3. to lie down
  4. to sleep (with someone, i.e. have intercourse)
  5. to lie flat (e.g. of hair)
  6. to lie idle (of funds, stock, etc.)
  7. to ferment (of soy sauce, miso, etc.)
bakari
particle
  1. only; merely; nothing but; no more than
  2. approximately; about
  3. just (finished, etc.)
  4. as if to; (as though) about to
  5. indicates emphasis
  6. always; constantly
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

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