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Source Totoeba Project
Once upon a time, there was a pretty little house way out in the country.
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Vocabulary list

mukashimukashi
noun, adverb
  1. long ago; once upon a time
mukashimukashi
noun, adverb
  1. long ago; once upon a time
mukashi
no adjective, noun, adverb
  1. olden days; former
mukashi
no adjective, noun, adverb
  1. olden days; former
zutto
adverb
  1. continuously in some state (for a long time, distance); throughout; all along; the whole time; all the way (ずーっと and ずうっと are more emphatic)
  2. much (better, etc.); by far; far and away
  3. far away; long ago
  4. direct; straight
inaka
noun
  1. rural area; countryside; the sticks
  2. hometown
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
shizuka
na adjective
  1. quiet; silent
  2. slow; unhurried
  3. calm; peaceful
na
particle
  1. don't (prohibitive; used with dictionary form verb)
  2. do (imperative (from なさい); used with -masu stem of verb)
interjection
  1. hey; listen; you
particle
  1. now, ...; well, ...; I tell you!; you know (when seeking confirmation, for emphasis, etc.; used at sentence end)
  2. wow; ooh (used to express admiration, emotionality, etc.; used at sentence end)
tokoro
noun, adverb, suffix
  1. place; spot; scene; site (also pronounced どころ when a suffix)
noun, suffix
  1. address
  2. district; area; locality
  3. one's house
  4. point; aspect; side; facet
  5. passage (in text); part
  6. space; room
  7. thing; matter
noun
  1. whereupon; as a result (after the plain past form of a verb)
  2. about to; on the verge of (after present form of a verb)
  3. was just doing; was in the process of doing; have just done; just finished doing (after past form of a verb)
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
chiisai
i adjective
  1. small; little; tiny
  2. slight; below average (in degree, amount, etc.); minor; small
  3. low (e.g. sound); soft (e.g. voice)
  4. unimportant; petty; insignificant; trifling; trivial
  5. young; juvenile
ouchi
noun
  1. your home; your family; their home; their family
  2. (my) home
o
prefix
  1. honorific/polite/humble prefix (usu. before a term with a kun-yomi reading; おん is more formal)
uchi
noun
  1. house
noun, no adjective
  1. one's house; one's home; one's family; one's household
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be; to exist; to live (usu. of inanimate objects)
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about

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