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Hoist your sail when the wind is fair.
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etenihowoageru
expression, ichidan verb
  1. to hoist one's sail when the wind is fair; to get one's time to shine
ete
na adjective, noun
  1. forte; strong point
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
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.
ageru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to raise; to elevate
  2. to do up (one's hair)
  3. to fly (a kite, etc.); to launch (fireworks, etc.); to surface (a submarine, etc.)
  4. to land (a boat)
  5. to deep-fry
  6. to show someone (into a room)
  7. to give
  8. to send someone (away)
  9. to enrol (one's child in school); to enroll
  10. to increase (price, quality, status, etc.); to develop (talent, skill); to improve
  11. to make (a loud sound); to raise (one's voice)
  12. to earn (something desirable)
  13. to praise
  14. to give (an example, etc.); to cite (usu. 挙げる)
  15. to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.) (usu. 挙げる)
  16. to arrest
  17. to nominate
  18. to summon (for geishas, etc.)
  19. to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.)
  20. to bear (a child)
  21. to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding) (usu. 挙げる)
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. (of the tide) to come in
ichidan verb, intransitive verb, transitive verb
  1. to vomit
auxiliary verb, ichidan verb
  1. to do for (the sake of someone else) (after the -te form of a verb)
  2. to complete ... (after the -masu stem of a verb)
  3. to humbly do ... (after the -masu stem of a humble verb to increase the level of humility)

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