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The pillar tilted to the right and fell.
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Vocabulary list

  1. pillar; post
  2. support; prop; mainstay
suffix, counter
  1. counter for buddhas, gods, nobles, etc.
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
noun, no adjective
  1. right; right-hand side
  2. afore-mentioned (esp. in vertical Japanese writing); foregoing; forgoing; above
  1. to; towards; for (indicates direction or goal; pronounced え in modern Japanese)


godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to incline toward; to slant; to lurch; to heel over; to be disposed to; to trend toward; to be prone to
  2. to go down (sun); to wane; to sink; to decline

Plain Past Indicative Form

ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to fall (over, down); to collapse; to take a fall; to topple
  2. to be destroyed (in a collapse); to collapse; to cave in; to crumble; to give away
  3. to be confined to bed (with an illness); to come down with; to break down (e.g. from overwork)
  4. to die; to be killed
  5. to go bankrupt (of a company, bank, etc.); to fail; to collapse; to go under
  6. to be defeated (in a game); to lose
  7. to fall (of a government, dictator, etc.); to be overthrown

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