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There was a long interval before he replied.
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Vocabulary list

kare
pronoun
  1. he; him
  2. his
  3. boyfriend
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
kotaeru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to answer; to reply
zen
noun, used as a prefix
  1. the last (i.e. immediately preceding) (e.g. "the last mayor"); previous; one-time; former
  2. (before the name of an era) pre- (e.g. "premodern")
  3. before; earlier
mae
adverbial noun, noun (temporal), suffix
  1. ago; before (some event); previously; (minutes) to (the hour)
  2. in front (of); before (e.g. the house)
  3. head (of a line); front (e.g. of a bus); fore part
  4. in the presence of
  5. helping; portion
  6. privates; private parts
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
nagai
i adjective
  1. long (distance)
  2. long (time); lengthy
jikan
adverbial noun, noun
  1. time
  2. hours
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)
kankaku
noun
  1. space; interval; SPC
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
au
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to meet; to encounter
  2. to have an accident; to have a bad experience
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

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