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It is difficult to keep up a conversation with someone who only says "Yes" and "No".
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Vocabulary list

ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
i
noun
  1. stomach
  2. Chinese "stomach" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
i
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. medicine; the healing art; healing; curing; doctor
i
na adjective, noun
  1. greatness
i
noun
  1. twelfth sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Boar, 9pm-11pm, north-northwest, October)
i
noun
  1. soft rush (Juncus effusus var. decipiens)
i
noun, na adjective
  1. difference (of opinion)
  2. strange; odd; unusual
  3. different
i
counter
  1. place; rank
  2. decimal place
  3. counter for ghosts
i
noun
  1. feelings; thoughts
  2. meaning
i
i
i
noun
  1. hog (esp. a wild boar, but also including the domesticated pig)
i
noun, used as a suffix, noun, used as a prefix, noun
  1. (usu. used in compound words) being (somewhere)
  2. sitting
i
particle
  1. strengthens a question, assertion, etc.
iru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to shoot
iru
iru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to cast; to mint; to coin
iru
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)
to
to
noun
  1. door (esp. Japanese-style)
  2. entrance (to a home)
  3. narrows
to
noun
  1. to (measure of volume, approx. 18 litres)
  2. square bearing block (at the top of a pillar)
  3. Chinese "Dipper" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
to
noun, no adjective
  1. metropolitan; municipal
i
particle
  1. strengthens a question, assertion, etc.
i
particle
  1. strengthens a question, assertion, etc.
e
e
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. picture; drawing; painting; sketch
e
noun
  1. egoma (type of perilla); Perilla frutescens var. frutescens
e
noun
  1. gathering (esp. Buddhist, festive, etc.)
e
noun
  1. handle; grip
  2. stalk (of a mushroom, leaf, etc.)
e
interjection
  1. eh? (surprise)
  2. eh (agreement)
  3. strengthens a question, assertion, etc.
  4. (after a noun) used when calling out to someone
eru
eru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to get; to acquire; to obtain; to procure; to earn; to win; to gain; to secure; to attain
  2. (after the -masu stem of a verb) to be able to ..., can ...
e
noun
  1. fate; destiny (esp. as a mysterious force that binds two people together)
  2. relationship (e.g. between two people); bond; link; connection
  3. family ties; affinity
  4. opportunity; chance (to meet someone and start a relationship)
  5. pratyaya (indirect conditions, as opposed to direct causes)
  6. narrow open-air veranda
e
e
noun
  1. surrounding area
  2. shore (of the sea)
  3. suffix used as a rough indicator of location, direction, time, etc.
shika
particle
  1. only (used with a negative verb); nothing but
iu
yuu
godan verb
  1. to say
  2. to call (i.e. to give a name)
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
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
kaiwa
noun, suru verb
  1. conversation
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.
tsudukeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to continue; to keep up; to keep on
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)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
muzukashii
mutsukashii
i adjective
  1. difficult

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