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English Translation of Sentence

Writers such as novelists and poets don't seem to benefit much from the advance of science.
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Vocabulary list

shousetsuka
noun
  1. novelist; fiction writer
ya
particle
  1. such things as (non-exhaustive list related to a specific time and place); and ... and
  2. (after the dictionary form of a verb) the minute (that) ...; no sooner than ...
  3. punctuational exclamation in haiku, renga, etc.
  4. plain copula
shijin
noun
  1. poet
toitta
conjunction
  1. such ... as; or some such
monokaki
noun
  1. writer; copyist
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kagaku
noun
  1. science
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)
shinpo
noun, suru verb
  1. progress; development
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)
onkei
noun
  1. grace; favor; favour; blessing; benefit
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.
amari
na adjective, adverb, noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. remainder; rest; balance; remains; scraps; residue; remnant
  2. not very (with negative sentence); not much
  3. surplus; excess; fullness; too much
  4. overjoyed; overwhelmed
  5. more than; over
uke
noun
  1. popularity; favour; favor; reception
  2. defense; defence; reputation
  3. agreement
  4. submissive partner of a homosexual relationship
  5. receiver of technique (e.g. in martial arts)
teinai
noun
  1. grounds; premises
teinai
noun
  1. inside the court
youni
expression
  1. in order to (e.g. meet goal); so that; take care (so as)
  2. hoping or wishing for something
omowareru
ichidan verb
  1. to seem; to appear

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