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English Translation of Sentence

These customs used to prevail all over Japan.
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Vocabulary list

mukashi
no adjective, adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. olden days; former
kono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. this (something or someone close to the speaker (including the speaker), or ideas expressed by the speaker)
shuukan
noun, no adjective
  1. custom; habit; manners
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
nihonjuu
noun
  1. throughout Japan
de
particle
  1. indicates location of action; at; in
  2. indicates time of action
  3. indicates means of action; cause of effect; by
  4. and then; so
fukyuu
noun, suru verb
  1. diffusion; spread
shite
particle
  1. by (indicating means of action); as (a group, etc.)
  2. indicates patient of a causative expression
  3. (after the ren'youkei form of an adjective) acts as a connective
  4. (after an adverb or a particle) adds emphasis
  5. and then
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
  3. (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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