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English Translation of Sentence

An old man sat surrounded by his grandchildren.
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Vocabulary list

roujin
noun, no adjective
  1. the aged; old person
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
tachi
tachi
noun
  1. long sword
tachi
noun
  1. quality; nature (of person)
tachi
suffix
  1. pluralizing suffix (esp. for people & animals; formerly honorific)
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be erected; to be built
tatsu
tatsu
tatsu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to sever; to cut off; to suppress; to abstain (from)
tatsu
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to stand; to rise; to stand up
  2. to find oneself (e.g. in a difficult position)
  3. to depart (on a plane, train, etc.)
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to pass; to lapse
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to rise up; to initiate (political) action
tatsu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to cut (cloth)
tachi
noun
  1. mansion; small castle
  2. nobleman; noblewoman
  3. boat cabin
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
kakomu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to surround; to encircle
suwaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to sit; to squat
  2. to assume (a position)
  3. to hold steady; to hold still
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)

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