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I buy the texts, but first I start writing the English sentences that come along without looking at them.
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Vocabulary list

watashi
pronoun, no adjective
  1. I; me
  2. private affairs; personal matter; secrecy
  3. selfishness
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
tekisuto
noun
  1. text
  2. text book
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.
kau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to buy; to purchase
  2. to value; to have a high opinion
  3. to stir; to provoke
masu
auxiliary verb
  1. used to indicate respect for the listener (or reader)
  2. used to indicate respect for those affected by the action
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
nagareru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to stream; to flow (liquid, time, etc.); to run (ink); to be washed away
kuru
kuru verb, intransitive verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to come (spatially or temporally); to approach; to arrive
  2. to come back; to do ... and come back
  3. to come to be; to become; to get; to grow; to continue
  4. to come from; to be caused by; to derive from
  5. to come to (i.e. "when it comes to spinach ...")
eibun
noun
  1. sentence in English; article in English; English text
  2. English literature (study of)
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.
tekisuto
noun
  1. text
  2. text book
mi
noun, used as a suffix, noun
  1. looking; viewing
miru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to see; to look; to watch; to view; to observe
  2. to look over; to look on; to assess; to examine; to judge
  3. to look after; to keep an eye on; to take care of
  4. to view (e.g. flowers, movie)
  5. (usu. after the -te form of a verb) to try
zu
noun
  1. head
  2. mind; brain; intellect
  3. top
  4. hair (on one's head)
  5. bangs; fringe
  6. top structural component of a kanji
zu
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. figure (e.g. Fig 1); drawing; picture; illustration
zu
noun
  1. imprisonment (for one to three years)
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
mazu
adverb
  1. first (of all); to start with; about; almost; anyway; well; now
  2. hardly (with neg. verb)
kakidasu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to begin to write; to write out; to export (file); to extract
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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