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English Translation of Sentence

New forms of energy must be developed before oil dries up.
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sekiyu
noun
  1. oil; petroleum; kerosene
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
tei
noun
  1. (logarithmic) base
  2. base (of a triangle, cone, cylinder, etc.)
  3. type; kind; extent; degree
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.
tsuku
tsuku
tsuku
tsuku
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to prick; to stab
  2. to poke; to prod; to push; to thrust; to nudge; to hit; to strike
  3. to use (a cane); to prop oneself up with; to press against (the floor, etc.)
  4. to attack
  5. to brave (the rain, etc.)
nakunaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to die
nakunaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to disappear; to get lost
zen
noun, used as a prefix
  1. the last (i.e. immediately preceding) (e.g. "the last mayor"); previous; one-time; former
  2. (before the name of an era) pre- (e.g. "premodern")
  3. before; earlier
mae
adverbial noun, noun (temporal), suffix
  1. ago; before (some event); previously; (minutes) to (the hour)
  2. in front (of); before (e.g. the house)
  3. head (of a line); front (e.g. of a bus); fore part
  4. in the presence of
  5. helping; portion
  6. privates; private parts
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
atarashii
i adjective
  1. new
keitai
noun
  1. form; shape; figure
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.
kaihatsu
noun, no adjective, suru verb
  1. development; exploitation
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do
  2. to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into)
  3. to serve as; to act as; to work as
  4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
  5. to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as
  6. to decide on; to choose
  7. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  8. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  9. to be worth; to cost
  10. to pass (of time); to elapse
  11. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
  12. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  13. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
naranai
expression
  1. cannot help (doing, etc.); irresistibly; unbearably
  2. must not do; bad; wrong; not good

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