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The company president's welcome was so long that we were squeezed for time in the second half of the ceremony.
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shachou
noun
  1. company president; manager; director
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
aisatsu
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. greeting; greetings; salutation; salute; condolences; congratulations (polite set phrase used when meeting or parting from somebody)
  2. speech (congratulatory or appreciative); address
  3. reply; response
  4. revenge; retaliation
expression
  1. a fine thing to say (used sarcastically as a response to a rude remark; usu. in the form of ご挨拶)
  2. dialoging (with another Zen practitioner to ascertain their level of enlightenment) (orig. meaning)
noun
  1. relationship (between people); connection
  2. intervention; mediation; mediator
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)
nagai

te-form

nagakute
i adjective
  1. long (distance, length)
  2. long (time); protracted; prolonged
shiki
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. equation; formula; expression
  2. ceremony
  3. style
  4. enforcement regulations (of the ritsuryo)
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
kouhan
noun
  1. second half; latter half
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)
oseose
noun
  1. putting on the pressure; pushing forward
  2. being pressed; being under pressure
osu

Potential Plain masu-stem

ose
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to push; to press
  2. to apply pressure from above; to press down
  3. to stamp (i.e. a passport); to apply a seal
  4. to affix (e.g. gold leaf)
  5. to press (someone for something); to urge; to compel; to influence
  6. to overwhelm; to overpower; to repress
  7. to push (events along); to advance (a plan)
  8. to do in spite of ...; to do even though ...; to force
  9. to make sure
  10. to be pressed for time
  11. to advance troops; to attack
  12. (of light) to be diffused across an entire surface
osu

Imperative Plain Present Indicative Form

ose
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to push; to press
  2. to apply pressure from above; to press down
  3. to stamp (i.e. a passport); to apply a seal
  4. to affix (e.g. gold leaf)
  5. to press (someone for something); to urge; to compel; to influence
  6. to overwhelm; to overpower; to repress
  7. to push (events along); to advance (a plan)
  8. to do in spite of ...; to do even though ...; to force
  9. to make sure
  10. to be pressed for time
  11. to advance troops; to attack
  12. (of light) to be diffused across an entire surface
ni
particle
  1. at (place, time); in; on; during
  2. to (direction, state); toward; into
  3. for (purpose)
  4. because of (reason); for; with
  5. by; from
  6. as (i.e. in the role of)
  7. per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month")
  8. and; in addition to
  9. if; although
naru

te-form

natte
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted
godan verb
  1. to do ... (as お+masu-stem+になる, ご+noun+になる, etc.)
shimau

Plain Past Indicative Form

shimatta
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to finish; to stop; to end; to put an end to; to bring to a close
  2. to close (a business, etc.); to close down; to shut down; to shut up
  3. to put away; to put back; to keep; to store
auxiliary verb, godan verb
  1. to do completely; to finish (after the -te form of a verb)
  2. to do accidentally; to do without meaning to; to happen to do (after the -te form of a verb)

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