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When I tried to speak to her, I always found myself too shy to do more than stammer or say something stupid.
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Vocabulary list

kanojo
pronoun
  1. she; her
  2. her
  3. girl friend; girlfriend; sweetheart
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
hanashikakeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to accost a person; to talk (to someone)
tosuru
expression, suru verb (irregular)
  1. (after volitional form of verb) to try to (verb); (after dictionary form) to (decide to) do
  2. to take as; to treat as
  3. to use for
  4. to suppose that (such) is the case; to assume
  5. to decide that; to think that
  6. to make into; to change into
  7. to feel (e.g. after sound symbolism or psychological experience word); to look; to feel like
  8. to intend; to have the intention
toku
godan verb
  1. to do something in readiness for; to get something (needful) done
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
itsudemo
adverb
  1. (at) any time; always; at all times; whenever
totemo
adverb
  1. very; awfully; exceedingly
  2. (before a negative form) (not) at all; by no means; simply (cannot)
hazukashii
i adjective
  1. shy; ashamed; embarrassed
kuchigomoru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to hesitate to say; to mumble; to hem and haw; to falter
toka
particle, conjunction
  1. among other things; such things as; or something like that
nanika
nanka
expression
  1. something
bakageta
noun or verb acting prenominally
  1. absurd; foolish
bakageru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to look foolish
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter; fact; circumstances; business; reason; experience
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.
iu
yuu
godan verb
  1. to say
  2. to call (i.e. to give a name)
ijou
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. not less than; ... and more; ... and upwards
  2. beyond ... (e.g. one's means); further (e.g. nothing further to say); more than ... (e.g. cannot pay more than that)
  3. above-mentioned; foregoing
  4. since ...; seeing that ...
  5. this is all; that is the end; the end
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter; fact; circumstances; business; reason; experience
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do
  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
  7. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  8. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  9. to be worth; to cost
  10. to pass (of time); to elapse
  11. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
  12. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  13. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to

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