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Old words often take on new meanings because of inventions and technology.
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Vocabulary list

hatsumei
noun, suru verb
  1. invention
ya
particle
  1. such things as (non-exhaustive list related to a specific time and place); and ... and
  2. (after the dictionary form of a verb) the minute (that) ...; no sooner than ...
  3. punctuational exclamation in haiku, renga, etc.
  4. plain copula
kagakugijutsu
noun, no adjective
  1. science and technology
  2. scientific technique
notameni
auxiliary
  1. for the sake of; because
furui
i adjective
  1. old (not person); aged; ancient; antiquated; stale; threadbare; outmoded; obsolete article
go
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. language
  2. word
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
imi
noun, suru verb
  1. meaning; significance
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.
toru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to take; to pick up; to harvest; to earn; to choose
  2. to steal
  3. to eat; to have (a meal)
  4. to remove (one's glasses, etc.)
toru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to take (a photo); to make (a film)
toru
toru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to take; to catch (fish); to capture
toru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to adopt (measure, proposal)
  2. to pick (fruit); to catch (insects); to take (e.g. a sample)
  3. to assume (attitude)
  4. to take on (i.e. hire); to engage
toru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to take (trouble); to attend (to business); to command (army)
toru
godan verb
  1. to take (nuance of stealing)
toru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to have (lunch, etc.); to take (vitamins, etc.)
youninaru
expression
  1. to reach the point that; to come to be that
baai
adverbial noun, noun
  1. case; situation
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and

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