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Source Totoeba Project
At present the text book issue between the Korean and Japanese governments is developing into a significant problem affecting both countries.
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Vocabulary list

genzai
noun, adverb
  1. now; current; present; present time; as of
kankoku
noun, no adjective
  1. South Korea; Republic of Korea
  2. Korean Empire (1897-1910)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
nippon
noun
  1. Japan
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
seifu
noun
  1. government; administration
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
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
ma
noun
  1. time; pause
  2. space
  3. room
de
particle
  1. at; in (indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form)
  2. at; when (indicates time of action)
  3. by; with (indicates means of action)
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then (indicates continuing action; alternative form of 〜て used for some verb types)
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know (at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc.)
kyoukashomondai
noun
  1. controversy over school textbooks (i.e. history texts avoiding reference to Japanese military, etc. acts)
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)
ryoukokukan
no adjective
  1. between both countries; bilateral
ryoukoku
noun
  1. both countries
  2. Ryōgoku (area of Tokyo)
aidani
adverb
  1. while; during (the time when)
aida
noun
  1. space (between); gap; interval; distance; stretch
noun, adverb
  1. period of time (during, while); duration; interval
noun
  1. between (two parties or things)
  2. among (a group)
  3. relations (between); relationship
  4. midpoint; average; halfway; middle ground
conjunction
  1. due to; because of
kan
noun, suffix
  1. interval; period of time
noun, suffix, adverb
  1. among; between; inter-
noun
  1. good opportunity; chance
  2. estrangement; discord; alienation
  3. spy; secret agent
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
kakawaru
kakawaru
kakawaru
kakawaru
kakawaru
kakawaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be affected; to be influenced
  2. to be concerned with; to have to do with
  3. to stick to (opinions)
juuyou
na adjective, noun
  1. important; momentous; essential; principal; major
na
particle
  1. don't (prohibitive; used with dictionary form verb)
  2. do (imperative (from なさい); used with -masu stem of verb)
interjection
  1. hey; listen; you
particle
  1. now, ...; well, ...; I tell you!; you know (when seeking confirmation, for emphasis, etc.; used at sentence end)
  2. wow; ooh (used to express admiration, emotionality, etc.; used at sentence end)
mondai
noun
  1. question (e.g. on a test); problem
  2. problem (e.g. societal, political); question; issue; subject (e.g. of research); case; matter
  3. question (i.e. doubt)
  4. public discussion; controversy
  5. trouble; problem; inconvenience; difficulty
heto
expression, particle
  1. to; towards; for (へ with emphasis on what follows)
he
particle
  1. to; towards; for (indicates direction or goal; pronounced え in modern Japanese)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
hatten
noun, suru verb
  1. development; growth; expansion; extension; flourishing
  2. development (of a situation, story, etc.); advancement; progression; unfolding
  3. playing around; having an active sex life (recently often associated with gay sex)
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)
iru
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)

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