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English Translation of Sentence

Poor is not the one who has too little, but the one who wants too much.
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Vocabulary list

mazushii
i adjective
  1. poor; needy
jin
suffix
  1. -ian (e.g. Italian, etc.) (attaches to name of country to denote nationality); -er (e.g. performer, etc.) (attaches to name of occupation)
  2. (usu. in compound words) man; person; people
nin
tari
ri
counter
  1. counter for people
  2. (usu. in compound words) person
hito
noun
  1. man; person
  2. human being; mankind; people
  3. character; personality
  4. man of talent; true man
  5. other people
  6. adult
toha
particle
  1. indicates word or phrase being defined
honno
pre-noun adjectival
  1. mere; only; just
wazuka
wazuka
na adjective, adverb, noun
  1. only; merely; (a) little; small quantity
shika
particle
  1. only (used with a negative verb); nothing but
motsu
godan verb
  1. to hold; to carry
  2. to possess
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
  3. (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)
jin
suffix
  1. -ian (e.g. Italian, etc.) (attaches to name of country to denote nationality); -er (e.g. performer, etc.) (attaches to name of occupation)
  2. (usu. in compound words) man; person; people
nin
tari
ri
counter
  1. counter for people
  2. (usu. in compound words) person
hito
noun
  1. man; person
  2. human being; mankind; people
  3. character; personality
  4. man of talent; true man
  5. other people
  6. adult
deha
conjunction, interjection
  1. then; well; so; well then
nai
i adjective
  1. nonexistent; not being (there)
  2. unpossessed; unowned; not had
  3. unique
  4. indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility
  5. (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective) not ...
  6. (after the -te form of a verb) to not be...; to have not ...
yoku
noun
  1. greed; craving; desire; avarice; wants
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
ari
noun, no adjective
  1. existence (at the present moment)
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be (usu. of inanimate objects); to exist; to live
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about
sugiru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to pass through; to pass by; to go beyond
  2. to pass (i.e. of time); to elapse
  3. to have expired; to have ended; to be over
  4. to exceed; to surpass; to be above
  5. to be no more than ...
  6. (often used after adjective stems or the -masu stems of verbs) to be excessive; to be too much; to be too ...
jin
suffix
  1. -ian (e.g. Italian, etc.) (attaches to name of country to denote nationality); -er (e.g. performer, etc.) (attaches to name of occupation)
  2. (usu. in compound words) man; person; people
nin
tari
ri
counter
  1. counter for people
  2. (usu. in compound words) person
hito
noun
  1. man; person
  2. human being; mankind; people
  3. character; personality
  4. man of talent; true man
  5. other people
  6. adult
dearu
godan verb (irregular)
  1. to be (formal, literary)

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