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The old are apt to catch cold.
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roujin
noun
  1. old person; senior citizen; the aged; the elderly
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kazewohiku

masu stem

kazewohiki
expression, godan verb
  1. to catch a cold
kaze
noun
  1. (common) cold; influenza; flu; ague; inflammatory respiratory system illness (in general)
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.
hiku

masu stem

hiki
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to pull; to tug; to lead (e.g. a horse)
  2. to draw (attention, sympathy, etc.); to attract (e.g. interest)
  3. to draw back (e.g. one's hand); to draw in (one's chin, stomach, etc.); to pull in
  4. to draw (a card, mahjong tile, etc.)
  5. to draw (a line, plan, etc.)
  6. to catch (a cold)
  7. to play (a stringed or keyboard instrument)
  8. to look up (in a dictionary, phone book, etc.); to consult; to check
  9. to haul; to pull (vehicles) (esp. 牽く)
  10. to subtract; to deduct
  11. to recede; to ebb; to fade
  12. to be descend from; to inherit (a characteristic)
  13. to quote; to cite; to raise (as evidence)
  14. to lay on (electricity, gas, etc.); to install (e.g. a telephone); to supply (e.g. water)
  15. to hold (e.g. a note)
  16. to apply (e.g. lipstick); to oil (e.g. a pan); to wax (e.g. a floor)
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to move back; to draw back; to recede
  2. to lessen; to subside; to ebb; to go down (e.g. of swelling)
  3. to resign; to retire; to quit
yasui
i adjective
  1. easy
suffix, i adjective
  1. likely to ...; have a tendency to ... (after -masu stem of verb)
  2. easy to ... (after -masu stem of verb)

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