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Source Totoeba Project
It crawls on all fours as a baby, then learns to walk on two legs, and finally needs a cane in old age.
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Vocabulary list

ningen
noun
  1. human being; human; person; man; mankind; humankind
  2. character (of a person)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
akanbou
akanbo
noun
  1. baby; infant
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
toki
noun
  1. Japanese crested ibis (Nipponia nippon); crested ibis
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
yotsunbai
noun
  1. crawling on all fours; getting on one's hands and knees; falling flat
de
particle
  1. at; in
  2. at; when
  3. by; with
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know
sore
pronoun
  1. that; it
  2. then; that point (in time); that time
  3. there
  4. you
kara
particle
  1. from (e.g. time, place, numerical quantity); since
  2. from (originator); by
  3. because; since
  4. out of (constituent, part)
  5. through (e.g. window, vestibule)
  6. after; since
  7. expresses sympathy or warning
nihon
noun
  1. two (long cylindrical things)
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
ashi
noun
  1. foot; paw; arm (of an octopus, squid, etc.)
  2. leg
  3. gait
  4. pace
  5. bottom structural component (i.e. radical) of a kanji
  6. means of transportation
  7. money; coin
de
particle
  1. at; in
  2. at; when
  3. by; with
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know
aruku
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to walk
youninaru
expression, godan verb
  1. to reach the point that; to come to be that; to turn into
youni
expression
  1. in order to (e.g. meet goal); so that; take care (so as)
  2. hoping or wishing for something
you
noun, used as a suffix, noun
  1. appearing ...; looking ...
  2. way to ...; method of ...ing
  3. form; style; design
  4. like; similar to
noun
  1. thing (thought or spoken)
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
naru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted
godan verb
  1. to do ...
saigo
noun
  1. end; conclusion
no adjective
  1. last; final; latest; most recent
expression
  1. no sooner than; once; right after (often having negative consequences)
noun
  1. one's final moments
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
toshiwotoru
expression, godan verb
  1. to grow old; to age
toshi
noun, adverb
  1. year
noun
  1. age; years
  2. past one's prime; old age
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.
toru
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to take; to pick up; to grab; to catch
  2. to pass; to hand; to give
  3. to get; to obtain; to acquire; to win; to receive; to earn; to take (e.g. a vacation)
  4. to adopt (a method, proposal, etc.); to take (a measure, attitude, etc.); to choose
  5. to remove; to get rid of; to take off
  6. to take away; to steal; to rob
  7. to eat; to have (e.g. lunch); to take (e.g. vitamins)
  8. to pick (e.g. flowers); to gather; to extract (e.g. juice); to catch (e.g. fish)
  9. to take up (time, space); to occupy; to spare; to set aside
  10. to secure; to reserve; to save; to put aside; to keep
  11. to take (e.g. a joke); to interpret; to understand; to make out; to grasp
  12. to record; to take down
  13. to subscribe to (e.g. a newspaper); to take; to buy; to get
  14. to order; to have delivered
  15. to charge; to fine; to take (tax)
  16. to take (e.g. a wife); to take on (e.g. an apprentice); to adopt; to accept
  17. to compete (in sumo, cards, etc.); to play
tsue
noun
  1. cane; walking stick; staff; wand
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)
hitsuyou
na adjective
  1. necessary; needed; essential; indispensable
noun
  1. necessity; need; requirement
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
naru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted
godan verb
  1. to do ...

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