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English Translation of Sentence

Life being very short, we ought not to waste time.
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Vocabulary list

jinsei
noun
  1. (human) life (i.e. conception to death)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
taihen
adverb
  1. very; greatly
  2. immense; enormous; great
  3. serious; grave; dreadful; terrible
  4. difficult; hard
  5. major incident; disaster
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)
dakara
conjunction, noun
  1. so; therefore
jikan
adverbial noun, noun
  1. time
  2. hours
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.
rouhi
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. waste; extravagance
subeki
expression
  1. should do (abbr. of suru+beki); ought to do

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