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English Translation of Sentence

The days grow shorter as winter approaches.
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Vocabulary list

fuyu
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. winter
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
chikaduku
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to approach; to draw near; to get close
  2. to get acquainted with; to get closer to; to get to know
nitsurete
conjunction
  1. as X, then Y (e.g. as we age we gain wisdom, as wine matures it becomes more valuable, etc.)
ka
noun, used as a suffix
  1. day of month
  2. counter for days
nichi
noun
  1. Sunday
  2. day (of the month)
  3. counter for days
hi
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. day; days
  2. sun; sunshine; sunlight
  3. case (esp. unfortunate); event
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
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 (shogi)

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