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The distance he ran was much greater than had been expected.
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Vocabulary list

kare
pronoun
  1. he; him
noun
  1. boyfriend
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
hashiru

Plain Past Indicative Form

hashitta
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to run
  2. to run (of a vehicle); to drive; to travel; to move; to sail
  3. to rush (to); to dash; to race
  4. to retreat; to flee; to defect (to)
  5. to run away; to abscond; to elope (occ. 奔る)
  6. to flash (of lightning); to streak; to shoot (through; e.g. of pain); to run (through); to flare; to flit (e.g. across one's face); to spread quickly (of news, shock, etc.)
  7. to go (e.g. bad, to extremes); to become; to turn; to take to (e.g. crime); to get carried away by (e.g. one's emotions); to get involved in; to get wrapped up in (as 〜に走る; occ. 趨る)
  8. to run (through; of a road, street, etc.); to extend (e.g. of a mountain range); to stretch; to lie
kyori
noun
  1. distance; range
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
omou

te-form

omotte
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to think; to consider; to believe; to reckon (想う has connotations of heart-felt)
  2. to think (of doing); to plan (to do)
  3. to judge; to assess; to regard
  4. to imagine; to suppose; to dream
  5. to expect; to look forward to
  6. to feel; to be (in a state of mind); to desire; to want
  7. to recall; to remember
iru

Plain Past Indicative Form

ita
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)
yorimo
expression
  1. in comparison to (emphatic form of より)
  2. rather than
yori
particle
  1. than
  2. from; out of; since; at; on
  3. except; but; other than
adverb
  1. more
mo
particle
  1. too; also; in addition; as well; (not) either (in a negative sentence)
  2. both A and B; A as well as B; neither A nor B (in a negative sentence) (as AもBも)
  3. even; as much as; as many as; as far as; as long as; no less than; no fewer than (used for emphasis or to express absence of doubt regarding a quantity, etc.)
  4. even if; even though; although; in spite of (often as 〜ても, 〜でも, 〜とも, etc.)
adverb
  1. further; more; again; another; the other
harukani
adverb
  1. by far; far and away; much; far
  2. far away; far off; in the distance
  3. long ago; long before
haruka
na adjective, adverb
  1. far away; far off; far; distant; in the distance
  2. long ago; long before
ni
particle
  1. at (place, time); in; on; during
  2. to (direction, state); toward; into
  3. for (purpose)
  4. because of (reason); for; with
  5. by; from
  6. as (i.e. in the role of)
  7. per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month")
  8. and; in addition to
  9. if; although
nagai

Plain Past Indicative Form

nagakatta
i adjective
  1. long (distance, length)
  2. long (time); protracted; prolonged

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