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A woman was driving a car on a country road.
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Vocabulary list

josei
noun, no adjective
  1. woman; female
  2. feminine gender
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) (after the volitional form of a verb)
inaka
noun
  1. rural area; countryside; the sticks
  2. hometown
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
michi
noun
  1. road; path; street; lane; passage
  2. route; way
  3. distance; journey
  4. road (e.g. to victory); course
  5. way (of living, proper conduct, etc.); moral principles
  6. teachings (esp. Confucian or Buddhist); dogma
  7. field (e.g. of medicine); subject; speciality
  8. means; way; method
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.
kuruma
noun
  1. car; automobile; vehicle
  2. wheel
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.)
hashiru

te-form

hashitte
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to run
  2. to run (of a vehicle); to drive; to travel; to move; to sail
  3. to rush (to); to dash; to race
  4. to retreat; to flee; to defect (to)
  5. to run away; to abscond; to elope (occ. 奔る)
  6. to flash (of lightning); to streak; to shoot (through; e.g. of pain); to run (through); to flare; to flit (e.g. across one's face); to spread quickly (of news, shock, etc.)
  7. to go (e.g. bad, to extremes); to become; to turn; to take to (e.g. crime); to get carried away by (e.g. one's emotions); to get involved in; to get wrapped up in (as 〜に走る; occ. 趨る)
  8. to run (through; of a road, street, etc.); to extend (e.g. of a mountain range); to stretch; to lie
iru

Plain Past Indicative Form

ita
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to be ...-ing; to have been ...-ing (after the -te form of a verb; indicates continuing action or state)

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