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Source Totoeba Project
The Japanese government will take measures to counter depression.
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Vocabulary list

nihonseifu
noun
  1. Japanese government
nihon
noun
  1. Japan
seifu
noun
  1. government; administration
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
fukyoutaisaku
noun
  1. antidepression policy; antirecession policy; counterrecession policy; economic recovery policy; remedy for depression
fukyou
noun, na adjective, no adjective
  1. depression; recession; slump
taisakuwokoujiru
expression, ichidan verb
  1. to take measures (against); to take steps
taisaku
noun
  1. measure; step; countermeasure; counterplan; countermove; strategy; preparation (e.g. for a test)
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.
koujiru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to take measures; to work out a plan
  2. to lecture; to read aloud
  3. to confer
kotoninaru
expression, godan verb
  1. to have been decided (so) that; to have been arranged (so) that (usu. sentence ending)
  2. to be the result (of); to be the outcome
  3. to be the reason (for)
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 (as AことB (A = alias, B = real name))
  2. necessity; need (as 〜ことはない)
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ... (as 〜ことだ)
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
naru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted
godan verb
  1. to do ... (as お+masu-stem+になる, ご+noun+になる, etc.)
da
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)

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