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English Translation of Sentence

They were watching for the signal to start.
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Vocabulary list

arera
noun, no adjective
  1. those (indicating something distant from both speaker and listener, or something understood without naming it directly)
  2. they (of people) (used to refer to one's equals or inferiors)
karera
pronoun, no adjective
  1. they (usually male); them
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
shuppatsu
noun, suru verb
  1. departure
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)
aizu
noun, suru verb
  1. sign; signal
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.
matsu
godan verb, transitive verb, intransitive verb
  1. to wait
  2. to await; to look forward to; to anticipate
  3. (usu. in negative form) to depend on; to need
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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