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Source Totoeba Project
Are the Chinese GDP figures a case of the boy crying wolf?
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Vocabulary list

chuugoku
noun
  1. China
  2. Chūgoku region of western Honshu (incl. Okayama, Hiroshima, Shimane, Tottori and Yamaguchi prefectures)
  3. central part of a country; main region
  4. province of the second lowest rank (ritsuryo system)
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
toukei
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. statistics
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
ookamishounen
noun
  1. boy raised by wolves
  2. boy who cried wolf
ookami
noun
  1. wolf (Canis lupus)
  2. wolf in sheep's clothing; womanizer
shounen
noun
  1. boy; juvenile; young boy; youth; lad
ka
particle
  1. yes?; no?; isn't it?; is it? (used at sentence-end; indicates a question (sometimes rhetorical))
  2. or; whether or not (after each alternative)
  3. some- (e.g. something, someone) (after an interrogative)
  4. hmm; huh (indicates doubt, uncertainty, etc.; sometimes after other particles)
prefix
  1. very (emphatic prefix; usu. before an adjective)
suffix
  1. -al; -ial; -ic; -ical; -ish; -y (suffix forming adjectives or adverbs; after an indeclinable word)
adverb
  1. in that way

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