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In later years, I confess that I do not envy the white boy as I once did.
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toshiwotoru

te-form

toshiwototte
expression, godan verb
  1. to grow old; to age
toshi
noun, adverb
  1. year
noun
  1. age; years
  2. past one's prime; old age
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

te-form

totte
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to take; to pick up; to grab; to catch
  2. to pass; to hand; to give
  3. to get; to obtain; to acquire; to win; to receive; to earn; to take (e.g. a vacation)
  4. to adopt (a method, proposal, etc.); to take (a measure, attitude, etc.); to choose
  5. to remove; to get rid of; to take off
  6. to take away; to steal; to rob
  7. to eat; to have (e.g. lunch); to take (e.g. vitamins)
  8. to pick (e.g. flowers); to gather; to extract (e.g. juice); to catch (e.g. fish)
  9. to take up (time, space); to occupy; to spare; to set aside
  10. to secure; to reserve; to save; to put aside; to keep
  11. to take (e.g. a joke); to interpret; to understand; to make out; to grasp
  12. to record; to take down
  13. to subscribe to (e.g. a newspaper); to take; to buy; to get
  14. to order; to have delivered
  15. to charge; to fine; to take (tax)
  16. to take (e.g. a wife); to take on (e.g. an apprentice); to adopt; to accept
  17. to compete (in sumo, cards, etc.); to play
kara
particle
  1. from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity); since
  2. from (originator); by
  3. because; since (follows verbs, adjectives)
  4. out of (constituent, part)
  5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
  6. after; since (following the te-form of a verb)
  7. expresses sympathy or warning
shoujiki
na adjective, noun
  1. honest; frank; candid; straightforward
adverb
  1. honestly; frankly
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
iu

te-form

itte
godan verb
  1. to say; to utter; to declare
  2. to name; to call
  3. to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"); to make a noise
watashi
pronoun
  1. I; me (slightly formal or feminine)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
izen
noun, adverb
  1. ago; since; before; previous
noyouni
expression, adverb
  1. like; similar to
  2. as with; in the same way
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
youni
expression
  1. in order to (e.g. meet goal); so that; take care (so as)
  2. hoping or wishing for something
you
noun, used as a suffix, noun
  1. appearing ...; looking ... (usu. after the -masu stem of a verb)
  2. way to ...; method of ...ing (usu. after the -masu stem of a verb)
  3. form; style; design (usu. after a noun)
  4. like; similar to (usu. after a noun)
noun
  1. thing (thought or spoken)
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
hakujin
noun
  1. white person; Caucasian
  2. beginner; amateur
  3. unlicensed prostitute
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
shounen
noun
  1. boy; juvenile; young boy; youth; lad
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.
urayamashii

Adverbial Form

urayamashiku
i adjective
  1. envious; jealous
  2. enviable (position, etc.)
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
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
iru

Plain Present Indicative Negative Form

inai
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)
iru

Plain Present Indicative Negative Form

inai
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to calm down (usu. as 腹がいる)

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