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While welcoming the firming up of the present government policy to abandon the proposal of the reform bill to the Diet, at the same time some are worried that Prime Minister Koizumi won't clearly state the bill's withdrawal.
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Vocabulary list

seifu
noun
  1. government; administration
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
konkokkai
noun
  1. current Diet session
kon
prefix
  1. the current ...; this
  2. today's ...
kokkai
noun
  1. National Diet; legislative assembly of Japan (1947-)
  2. Imperial Diet; legislative assembly of Japan (1889-1947)
  3. legislative assembly; parliament; congress
he
particle
  1. to; towards; for (indicates direction or goal; pronounced え in modern Japanese)
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
kaiseian
noun
  1. reform bill; reform proposal; amendment
kaisei
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. revision; amendment; alteration
an
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. idea; plan; proposal; suggestion; (government) bill
noun
  1. draft; rough copy
  2. expectation
  3. desk; stand
teishutsu
noun, suru verb
  1. presentation (of documents); submission (of an application, report, etc.); production (e.g. of evidence); introduction (e.g. of a bill); filing; turning in
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
miokuri
noun
  1. seeing one off; farewell; escort
houshinwokatameru

Plain Past Indicative Form

houshinwokatameta
expression, ichidan verb
  1. to agree on the principle; to firmly establish a policy
houshin
noun
  1. policy; course; plan (of action); principle
  2. magnetic needle (orig. meaning)
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.
katameru

Plain Past Indicative Form

katameta
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to harden; to freeze; to strengthen; to solidify; to make (a fist); to tramp down (snow, dirt)
  2. to put together; to collect; to gather; to consolidate
  3. to make secure; to stabilize; to settle down; to strengthen (belief, resolution, etc.); to establish (evidence)
  4. to fortify; to reinforce; to support
  5. to wear for a specific purpose (armor, coat, etc.) (in the form に身をかためる)
  6. to swear; to resolutely vow; to sincerely promise
  7. to tie tightly; to fasten
  8. to hold a bow fully drawn
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter
  2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis
  3. circumstances; situation; state of affairs
  4. work; business; affair
  5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
noun, used as a suffix
  1. nominalizing suffix
  2. pretending to ...; playing make-believe ...
noun
  1. alias; also known as; otherwise known as; or (as AことB (A = alias, B = real name))
  2. necessity; need (as 〜ことはない)
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ... (as 〜ことだ)
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.
kangei
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. welcome; reception
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do; to carry out; to perform
  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 (as 〜にする,〜とする)
  6. to decide on; to choose (as 〜にする)
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.) (as 〜がする)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
suru verb (irregular), transitive verb
  1. to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B (as AをBにする)
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B (as AをBにする)
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B (as AをBにする)
  4. to feel A about B (as AをBにする)
suffix, suru verb (irregular)
  1. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
auxiliary verb, suru verb (irregular)
  1. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  2. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to (as 〜うとする,〜ようとする)
ippou
noun
  1. one (esp. of two); the other; one way; the other way; one direction; the other direction; one side; the other side; one party; the other party
conjunction
  1. on the one hand; on the other hand
  2. whereas; although; but at the same time; meanwhile; in turn
noun, noun, used as a suffix, adverb
  1. just keeps; being inclined to ...; tending to be ...; tending to do ...; continuously ...; just keeps on ...ing; only (after noun, adjective-stem or plain verb)
shushou
noun
  1. prime minister; chancellor (Germany, Austria, etc.); premier
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
teishutsu
noun, suru verb
  1. presentation (of documents); submission (of an application, report, etc.); production (e.g. of evidence); introduction (e.g. of a bill); filing; turning in
dannen
noun, suru verb
  1. abandoning (hope, plans); giving up
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.
meigen
noun, suru verb
  1. declaration; statement
suru

te-form

shite
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do; to carry out; to perform
  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 (as 〜にする,〜とする)
  6. to decide on; to choose (as 〜にする)
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.) (as 〜がする)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
suru verb (irregular), transitive verb
  1. to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B (as AをBにする)
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B (as AをBにする)
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B (as AをBにする)
  4. to feel A about B (as AをBにする)
suffix, suru verb (irregular)
  1. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
auxiliary verb, suru verb (irregular)
  1. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  2. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to (as 〜うとする,〜ようとする)
iru

Plain Present Indicative Negative Form

inai
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)
ten
noun
  1. dot; spot; point; speck; mark
  2. mark (in an exam, etc.); grade; score; points
  3. point (in a game); score; goal; run
  4. point (in geometry)
  5. point; aspect; matter; detail; part; respect; way; viewpoint
  6. (punctuation) mark (e.g. comma, period, decimal point); dot
  7. "dot" stroke (in a Chinese character)
counter
  1. counter for points, marks, goals, etc.
  2. counter for goods, items, articles of clothing, works of art, 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.
keikai
noun, suru verb
  1. vigilance; caution; alertness; precaution; being on guard
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do; to carry out; to perform
  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 (as 〜にする,〜とする)
  6. to decide on; to choose (as 〜にする)
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.) (as 〜がする)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
suru verb (irregular), transitive verb
  1. to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B (as AをBにする)
  2. to transform A to B; to make A into B; to exchange A for B (as AをBにする)
  3. to make use of A for B; to view A as B; to handle A as if it were B (as AをBにする)
  4. to feel A about B (as AをBにする)
suffix, suru verb (irregular)
  1. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
auxiliary verb, suru verb (irregular)
  1. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  2. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to (as 〜うとする,〜ようとする)
koe
noun
  1. voice
  2. singing (of a bird); chirping (of an insect); hoot
  3. voice; opinion (as expressed in words); view; wish; attitude; will
  4. sound
  5. sense (of something's arrival); feeling (usu. as ~の声を聞く)
  6. voice; voiced sound
mo
particle
  1. too; also; in addition; as well; (not) either (in a negative sentence)
  2. both A and B; A as well as B; neither A nor B (in a negative sentence) (as AもBも)
  3. even; as much as; as many as; as far as; as long as; no less than; no fewer than (used for emphasis or to express absence of doubt regarding a quantity, etc.)
  4. even if; even though; although; in spite of (often as 〜ても, 〜でも, 〜とも, etc.)
adverb
  1. further; more; again; another; the other
agaru

Plain Past Indicative Form

agatta
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to rise; to go up; to come up; to ascend; to be raised
  2. to enter (esp. from outdoors); to come in; to go in
  3. to enter (a school); to advance to the next grade
  4. to get out (of water); to come ashore
  5. to increase (also written as 騰る in ref. to price)
  6. to improve; to make progress
  7. to be promoted; to advance
  8. to be made (of profit, etc.)
  9. to occur (esp. of a favourable result)
  10. to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.) (often as 〜で上がる)
  11. to be finished; to be done; to be over
  12. (of rain) to stop; to lift
  13. to stop (working properly); to cut out; to give out; to die
  14. to win (in a card game, etc.)
  15. to be arrested
  16. to turn up (of evidence, etc.)
  17. to be deep fried
  18. to be spoken loudly
  19. to get nervous; to get stage fright
  20. to be offered (to the gods, etc.)
  21. to go; to visit
  22. to eat; to drink
  23. to be listed (as a candidate) (esp. 挙がる)
  24. to serve (in one's master's home)
  25. to go north (in Kyoto)
auxiliary verb, godan verb
  1. to be complete; to finish (after the -masu stem of a verb)

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