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English Translation of Sentence

Using a doubled-up cushion in place of a pillow I lie down on the hard wooden floor with nothing but a carpet spread over it.
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Vocabulary list

futatsuori
no adjective
  1. folded in half; doubled
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
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
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.
makura
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. pillow; bolster
  2. introduction (e.g. to a rakugo story); lead-in
kawarini
adverb
  1. instead of; for; as; in exchange for; in return (for); to make up for
boku
pronoun, no adjective
  1. I; me
  2. you (used addressing young children)
  3. manservant
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
furooringu
noun
  1. wooden floor (from flooring)
no
particle
  1. possessive (used on tombs, etc.)
ue
noun, no adjective, adverbial noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. above; up; over
  2. top; summit
  3. surface; on
  4. before; previous
  5. superiority; one's superior (i.e. one's elder)
  6. on top of that; besides; what's more
  7. upon (further inspection, etc.); based on (and occurring after)
  8. matters concerning...; as concerns ...
  9. since (i.e. "for that reason")
  10. suffix indicating higher social standing
  11. place of one's superior (i.e. the throne)
  12. emperor; sovereign; shogun; daimyo
  13. noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)
jou
noun, used as a suffix
  1. from the standpoint of; as a matter of (e.g. fact); in the field of; being of the type of
  2. aboard (a ship or vehicle); on top of; on; above
  3. first volume (e.g. book)
  4. superior quality; best; top; high class
  5. going up
  6. governmental; imperial
  7. presenting; showing
  8. ana- (medical, biol.)
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
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.
shiku
godan verb
  1. to spread out; to lay out
  2. to take a position
  3. to impose widely (e.g. over a city)
no
particle
  1. possessive (used on tombs, etc.)
katai
i adjective
  1. hard; solid; tough
  2. stiff; tight; wooden; unpolished (e.g. writing)
  3. strong; firm (not viscous or easily moved)
  4. safe; steady; honest; steadfast
  5. obstinate; stubborn
  6. bookish; formal; stuffy
toko
noun
  1. bed; bedding
  2. sickbed
  3. alcove
  4. riverbed
  5. seedbed
  6. straw "core" of a tatami mat
  7. floor
yuka
noun
  1. floor
  2. stage (for the narrator and the shamisen player)
  3. dining platform built across a river
he
particle
  1. indicates direction or goal (e.g. "to")
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
yokoninaru
expression, godan verb
  1. to lie down (and rest)

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