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Sixty percent of Japanese adult males drink alcoholic beverages on a regular basis.
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Vocabulary list

nipponjin
noun
  1. Japanese person; Japanese people
dansei
noun, no adjective
  1. man; male
  2. masculine gender
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
roku
numeric
  1. six (陸 is used in legal documents)
wari
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. rate; ratio; proportion; percentage
  2. profit
  3. assignment
  4. 10%; unit of ten percent (usu. 割)
  5. match; schedule of matches
noun, used as a suffix
  1. diluted with (of drinks); mixed with
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
nichijouteki
na adjective
  1. mundane; routine; everyday; unremarkable; common; day-to-day
nichijou
no adjective, noun, adverb
  1. everyday; daily; ordinary; usual; routine; regular
teki
suffix, na adjective
  1. -ical; -ive; -al; -ic; -y (used to form adjectives from nouns)
  2. -like; -ish; -sort of; -kind of
  3. (something) like; along the lines of (used similarly to a quoting particle, esp. as 的な or 的なこと)
  4. -wise; in terms of; for; from the viewpoint of; from a ... standpoint; as far as ... is concerned (after a noun or pronoun, esp. adverbially as ~に(は))
suffix
  1. Mr.; Ms.; Mrs. (used as a form of address with names, work titles, etc. to denote either light disdain or familiarity)
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
osake
noun
  1. alcohol; sake
o
prefix
  1. honorific/polite/humble prefix (usu. before a term with a kun-yomi reading; おん is more formal)
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.
nomu

te-form

nonde
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to drink; to gulp; to swallow; to take (medicine) (呑む often means swallowing whole, gulping, etc.)
  2. to smoke (tobacco) (also written 喫む)
  3. to engulf; to overwhelm
  4. to keep down; to suppress
  5. to accept (e.g. demand, condition)
  6. to make light of; to conceal
iru

Polite Present Indicative Form

imasu
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)

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