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Source Totoeba Project
Older couples often appreciate cash more than gifts because they neither need nor have room for them.
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nenpai
noun, no adjective
  1. elderly; age; years
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
fuufu
noun
  1. married couple; husband and wife; man and wife
noun, used as a prefix
  1. his and hers; pair of objects, one larger (for man), one smaller (for woman)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
okurimono
noun
  1. present; gift
yori
particle
  1. than
  2. from; out of; since; at; on
  3. except; but; other than
adverb
  1. more
genkin
noun
  1. cash; ready money; money on hand; currency
na adjective
  1. mercenary; self-interested; calculating
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.
konomu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to like; to prefer
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter
  2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis
  3. circumstances; situation; state of affairs
  4. work; business; affair
  5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
noun, used as a suffix
  1. nominalizing suffix
  2. pretending to ...; playing make-believe ...
noun
  1. alias; also known as; otherwise known as; or
  2. necessity; need
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ...
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)
ooi
i adjective
  1. many; numerous; a lot
  2. large amount of; large quantity of; a lot; much
  3. frequent; common
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)
soreha
adverb
  1. very; extremely
expression
  1. that is
sore
pronoun
  1. that; it
  2. then; that point (in time); that time
  3. there
  4. you
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
soushita
expression, pre-noun adjectival
  1. such
okurimono
noun
  1. present; gift
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
hitsuyou
na adjective
  1. necessary; needed; essential; indispensable
noun
  1. necessity; need; requirement
demonai
expression, i adjective
  1. it is not (like that) either
demo
conjunction
  1. but; however; though; nevertheless; still; yet; even so; also; as well
particle
  1. even
  2. however; no matter how; even if; even though
  3. ... or something
  4. either ... or ...; neither ... nor ...
prefix
  1. pseudo-; quack; in-name-only
  2. for lack of anything better to do
nai
i adjective
  1. nonexistent; not being (there)
  2. unowned; not had; unpossessed
  3. unique
  4. not; impossible; won't happen
auxiliary adjective
  1. not
  2. to not be; to have not
oku
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to put; to place
  2. to leave (behind)
  3. to establish (an organization, a facility, a position, etc.); to set up
  4. to appoint (someone to a certain position); to hire; to employ
  5. to place (one's trust, one's faith, etc.); to bear (in mind, etc.)
  6. to put down a tool (e.g. a pen) hence stopping what one is doing with that tool
  7. to take in (boarders, etc.); to provide lodging in one's house
  8. to separate spatially or temporally
godan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to do something in advance
  2. to leave something in a certain state; to keep something in a certain state
basho
noun
  1. place; location; spot; position
  2. room; space
  3. basho; wrestling tournament
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)
  3. even; as much as; as many as; as far as; as long as; no less than; no fewer than
  4. even if; even though; although; in spite of
adverb
  1. further; more; again; another; the other
nai
i adjective
  1. nonexistent; not being (there)
  2. unowned; not had; unpossessed
  3. unique
  4. not; impossible; won't happen
auxiliary adjective
  1. not
  2. to not be; to have not
kara
particle
  1. from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity); since
  2. from (originator); by
  3. because; since
  4. out of (constituent, part)
  5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
  6. after; since
  7. expresses sympathy or warning
dearu
copula, godan verb (irregular)
  1. be; is
da
copula
  1. be; is
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done
  2. please; do
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be; 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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