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In those days, sugar was less valuable than salt.
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Vocabulary list

touji
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. at that time; in those days
satou
noun
  1. sugar
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
shio
en
noun
  1. salt
hodo
adverbial noun, noun
  1. degree; extent; bounds; limit
  2. indicates approx. amount or maximum; upper limit
kachi
noun
  1. value; worth; merit
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
nai
i adjective
  1. nonexistent; not being (there)
  2. unpossessed; unowned; not had
  3. unique
  4. indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility
  5. (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective) not ...
  6. (after the -te form of a verb) to not be...; to have not ...
nai
auxiliary adjective
  1. not (verb-negating suffix; may indicate question or invitation with rising intonation)
  2. emphatic suffix (used after the root of an adjective)

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