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After a long wait in line, she was told she should get a certified copy of her birth certificate as identification.
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Vocabulary list

retsu
noun
  1. queue; line; row; column; sequence; string; train
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
narabu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to line up; to stand in a line
  2. to rival; to match; to equal
nagaiaida
noun (temporal)
  1. long interval
matasu
godan verb
  1. to keep (a person) waiting
matsu
godan verb, transitive verb, intransitive verb
  1. to wait
  2. to await; to look forward to; to anticipate
  3. (usu. in negative form) to depend on; to need
ato
noun, no adjective
  1. behind; rear
  2. after; later
  3. after one's death
  4. remainder; the rest
  5. descendant; successor; heir
  6. past; previous
  7. more (i.e. five more minutes)
nochi
noun, no adjective
  1. later; afterwards; since
  2. future
  3. after one's death
  4. descendant
mibunshou
noun
  1. identification papers; ID
saya
adverb
  1. clearly; brightly
  2. cleanly; purely
myou
noun
  1. vidya (wisdom)
  2. mantra
  3. the coming (4th of July, etc.)
min
noun
  1. Ming (dynasty of China, 1368-1644)
mei
noun
  1. brightness
  2. clarity; acumen
  3. power of vision
toshite
expression
  1. as (i.e. in the role of); for (i.e. from the viewpoint of)
  2. apart from... (used to change the topic)
  3. (before a negative form) even (e.g. "not even a single person")
  4. (after a volitional form) thinking that...; trying to...
seishiki
na adjective, no adjective, noun
  1. due form; official; formality
na
particle
  1. (sentence end, mainly masc.) indicates emotion or emphasis
  2. (used with masu stem verb) command
  3. (used with dictionary form verb) prohibition
shusshoushoumeisho
shusseishoumeisho
noun
  1. birth certificate
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
hitsuyou
na adjective
  1. necessary; needed; essential; indispensable
  2. necessity; need; requirement
dato
expression
  1. if it's the case
iu
iu
iu
godan verb
  1. to say
  2. to call (i.e. to give a name)
iu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to do up (hair); to braid; to fasten; to fix

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