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Source Totoeba Project
A treaty is, as it were, a contract between countries.
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Vocabulary list

jouyaku
noun
  1. treaty; pact; convention; agreement
toiunoha
expression, conjunction
  1. because ...; for ...; the reason being ...
  2. as for ...; when it comes to ...; regarding ...; how about ...
toiu
expression
  1. called; named; that says; that
  2. as many as; as much as (after a quantity)
  3. all ...; every single ... (as ...という...)
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
iwaba
adverb
  1. so to speak; so to call it; as it were
kokkakan
no adjective
  1. cross-national
kokka
noun
  1. state; country; nation
kan
noun, suffix
  1. interval; period of time
noun, suffix, adverb
  1. among; between; inter-
noun
  1. good opportunity; chance
  2. estrangement; discord; alienation
  3. spy; secret agent
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
keiyaku
noun, suru verb
  1. contract; compact; agreement
dearu
copula, godan verb (irregular)
  1. be; is
de
particle
  1. at; in (indicates location of action; にて is the formal literary form)
  2. at; when (indicates time of action)
  3. by; with (indicates means of action)
conjunction
  1. and then; so
auxiliary
  1. and; then (indicates continuing action; alternative form of 〜て used for some verb types)
particle
  1. let me tell you; don't you know (at sentence-end; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc.)
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be; to exist; to live (usu. of inanimate objects)
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about

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