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One of the important differences between Japanese and Americans is that Japanese tend to choose a safe course in life, while Americans choose to explore and challenge life.
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nihonjin
nipponjin
noun
  1. Japanese person; Japanese people
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
amerikajin
noun
  1. American person
tono
noun
  1. feudal lord; mansion; palace
juuyou
na adjective, noun
  1. important; momentous; essential; principal; major
na
particle
  1. (sentence end, mainly masc.) indicates emotion or emphasis
  2. (used with masu stem verb) command
  3. (used with dictionary form verb) prohibition
chigai
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. difference; discrepancy
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
hitotsu
numeric
  1. one
  2. for one thing (often used in itemized lists)
  3. (after a noun) only
  4. (with a verb in negative form) (not) even
  5. just (i.e. "just try it")
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
nihonjin
nipponjin
noun
  1. Japanese person; Japanese people
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
anzen
na adjective, noun
  1. safety
  2. security
na
particle
  1. (sentence end, mainly masc.) indicates emotion or emphasis
  2. (used with masu stem verb) command
  3. (used with dictionary form verb) prohibition
jinsei
noun
  1. (human) life (i.e. conception to death)
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
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.
erabu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to choose; to select
keikou
noun, suru verb
  1. tendency; trend; inclination
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be (usu. of inanimate objects); to exist; to live
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about
aru
pre-noun adjectival
  1. a certain ...; some ...
noni
particle
  1. although; when; and yet; despite this; in spite of; even though; but even so; but even then; however; nevertheless; for all that; notwithstanding that
  2. while
  3. if only; I wish
  4. I tell you; you should do
  5. in order to
taishite
expression
  1. for; in regard to; per
taisu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to face (each other); to be facing
  2. to be directed toward (the future, etc.); to be in response to; to be related to
  3. to receive (a client, etc.)
  4. to compare with; to contrast with; to be in opposition with; to be opposed to
  5. to confront; to oppose; to compete with
taisuru
suru verb (special class)
  1. to face (each other); to be facing
  2. to be directed toward (the future, etc.); to be in response to; to be related to
  3. to receive (a client, etc.)
  4. to compare with; to contrast with; to be in opposition with; to be opposed to
  5. to confront; to oppose; to compete with
tsuisu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to form a pair; to correspond
amerikajin
noun
  1. American person
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
jinsei
noun
  1. (human) life (i.e. conception to death)
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.
tankyuu
noun, suru verb
  1. quest; pursuit
shi
particle, conjunction
  1. (at the end of a phrase) notes one (of several) reasons
soreni
conjunction
  1. besides; moreover
chousen
noun, suru verb
  1. challenge; defiance
shitagaru
expression
  1. to wish (to do); to desire; to want
  2. to be ready; to be eager
koto
koto
noun, na adjective, noun, used as a prefix
  1. difference (from one another); different thing; other
  2. unusual; extraordinary
koto
koto
koto
noun
  1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
  2. stringed instrument
  3. zheng (Chinese zither); guzheng
dearu
godan verb (irregular)
  1. to be (formal, literary)

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