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Source Totoeba Project
The government makes us pay tax.
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Vocabulary list

seifu
noun
  1. government; administration
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
watashitachi
pronoun
  1. we; us
watashi
pronoun
  1. I; me (slightly formal or feminine)
tachi
suffix
  1. pluralizing suffix (esp. for people and animals; formerly honorific)
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
zeikin
noun
  1. tax; duty
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.
harau
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to pay (e.g. money, bill)
  2. to brush off; to wipe away; to clear away; to dust off; to cut off (e.g. branches)
  3. to drive away (e.g. one's competitors)
  4. to sell off (something unneeded); to dispose of
  5. to pay (e.g. attention); to show (e.g. respect, concern)
  6. to make (e.g. effort, sacrifice); to expend; to exert
  7. to move out (of one's own place); to vacate
  8. to sweep (e.g. one's legs); to knock aside
  9. to make a sweeping stroke (in Japanese calligraphy)
  10. to reset (an abacus)

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