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English Translation of Sentence

There used to be a lot of fish in any river in Japan.
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Vocabulary list

mukashi
no adjective, adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. olden days; former
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
nippon
noun
  1. Japan
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)
donna
pre-noun adjectival
  1. what; what kind of
kawa
noun
  1. river; stream
suffix
  1. the .... river; (suffix used with the names of rivers)
nimo
expression
  1. also; too; not ... either; as well; even
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
mo
particle
  1. also; too; words of similar weight
  2. about (emphasizing an upper limit); as much as; even
adverb
  1. more; further; other; again
takusan
na adjective, adverb, noun
  1. many; a lot; much
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)
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
particle, conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)

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