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Source Learn Japanese with Anime - I Can't Beat The Shit Out Of You Without Getting Closer
I can’t drink alcohol because I’m still 18.
The legal drinking age in Japan is 20
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Vocabulary list

mada
adverb
  1. still; as yet; only
  2. (not) yet (with verb in the negative)
  3. more; (more) still
  4. at least; comparatively; relatively
na adjective
  1. unfinished; incomplete; not yet done
juuhassai
juuhachisai
  1. eighteen years old; 18 years old
sai
suffix, counter
  1. -years-old
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)
nde
particle
  1. that being the case; because of ...; the reason is ...; given that ...
osake
noun
  1. alcohol; sake
o
prefix
  1. honorific/polite/humble prefix (usu. before a term with a kun-yomi reading; おん is more formal)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
nomu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to drink; to gulp; to swallow; to take (medicine) (呑む often means swallowing whole, gulping, etc.)
  2. to smoke (tobacco) (also written 喫む)
  3. to engulf; to overwhelm
  4. to keep down; to suppress
  5. to accept (e.g. demand, condition)
  6. to make light of; to conceal
nomeru
ichidan verb
  1. to be able to drink
  2. to be worth drinking
ndesu
expression
  1. the expectation is that ...; the reason is that ...; the fact is that ...; the explanation is that ...; it is that ... (の and ん add emphasis)
n
noun, used as a prefix
  1. some (at the start of a number in place of a digit)
da
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)

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