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I had imagined that the newbies fresh from university would probably be stuck with all the backstage work - collecting reference material, getting copies and such but I couldn't have been proved more wrong.
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daigaku
noun
  1. post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.
  2. the Great Learning - one of the Four Books
de
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. coming out; going out; outflow; efflux; rising (of the sun or moon)
  2. attending (work); appearing (on stage); one's turn to go on
  3. start; beginning
  4. origins; background; person (or item) originating from ...; graduate of ...; native of ...; member of ... (lineage)
  5. architectural member that projects outward
  6. highest point of the stern of a ship
  7. amount (comprising something); amount of time or effort required to do something
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be erected; to be built
tatsu
tatsu
tatsu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to sever; to cut off; to suppress; to abstain (from)
tatsu
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to stand; to rise; to stand up
  2. to find oneself (e.g. in a difficult position)
  3. to depart (on a plane, train, etc.)
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to pass; to lapse
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to rise up; to initiate (political) action
tatsu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to cut (cloth)
tate
tate
tate
noun
  1. the vertical; height
  2. front-to-back; length
tate
tate
noun
  1. shield; buckler; escutcheon; pretext
tate
noun
  1. sword battle (staged for television, etc.); sword fight
tate
suffix
  1. just (done); freshly (baked); indicates activity only just occurred
tateru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to build; to construct
tateru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to stand (something) up; to erect (something)
  2. to make (a noise, a sound)
  3. to put (tooth, claw, pointed object) to
  4. to set (a plan, etc.); to decide (objective, schedule)
tateru
ichidan verb
  1. to make tea (macha); to perform the tea ceremony
tate
noun
  1. mansion; small castle
  2. nobleman; noblewoman
  3. boat cabin
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)
shinjin
noun, no adjective
  1. new face; newcomer
  2. modern humans (from Cro-Magnon man onwards)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
shiryou
noun, no adjective
  1. materials; data; document
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.
tsukuru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to make; to produce; to manufacture; to build; to construct
  2. to prepare (food); to brew (alcohol)
  3. to raise; to grow; to cultivate; to train
  4. to till
  5. to draw up (a document); to make out; to prepare; to write
  6. to create (an artistic work, etc.); to compose
  7. to coin (a phrase); to organize; to organise; to establish; to found
  8. to have (a child)
  9. to make up (one's face, etc.)
  10. to fabricate (an excuse, etc.)
  11. to form (a line, etc.)
  12. to set (a record)
  13. to commit (a sin, etc.)
kopii
noun, suru verb
  1. copy; photocopy
  2. blurb on a book jacket
  3. catch copy
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.
tottari
noun
  1. arm bar throw (sumo)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
urakata
noun
  1. lady consort (to a high personage)
  2. someone working behind-the-scenes; scene shifter
shigoto
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. work; job; business; occupation; employment; vocation; task
  2. work
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
tessuru
suru verb (special class)
  1. to sink in; to penetrate; to devote oneself; to believe in; to go through; to do intently and exclusively
noda
expression
  1. the expectation is that ...; the reason is that ...; the fact is that ...; it is that ...
routo
noun
  1. funnel
katteni
adverb
  1. arbitrarily; of its own accord; involuntarily; wilfully; willfully; as one pleases
souzou
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. imagination; guess
shitei
noun, suru verb
  1. designation; specification; assignment; appointment; pointing at
shitei
noun
  1. private residence
shitei
noun
  1. young(er) people
shitei
noun
  1. teacher and student
shitei
noun
  1. servant; janitor; messenger
shitei
noun
  1. older sister and younger brother
tano
expression
  1. (usu. sentence end) indicates emotion, admiration, emphasis, etc.
desuga
conjunction
  1. but; however; (and) yet; nevertheless; still; for all that
migoto
na adjective
  1. splendid; magnificent; beautiful; admirable
  2. praiseworthy act; feat; commendable deed
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
uragiru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to betray; to turn traitor to; to double-cross

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