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Source Totoeba Project
Cover the seeds with a little earth.
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Vocabulary list

tane
noun
  1. seed (e.g. of a plant); pip; kind; variety; quality; tone
  2. material (e.g. for an article); matter (e.g. of a story); subject; theme; (news) copy
  3. ingredient; leaven (bread); main ingredient of a sushi
  4. cause; source
  5. trick; secret; magician's trick; inside story
  6. paternal blood; lineage
  7. breed (of a stock); sperm; semen
  8. 10-point card (in hanafuda); tane; animal card (oft. as タネ)
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
ue
noun, no adjective, adverb, noun, used as a suffix
  1. above; up; over; elder (e.g. daughter)
noun
  1. top; summit; head (e.g. of a staircase)
  2. surface
noun, no adjective, adverb
  1. before; previous
noun, no adjective
  1. superiority; one's superior; one's elder
noun, adverb
  1. on top of that; besides; what's more; not only ... but (following a verb or adjective)
  2. upon (further inspection, etc.); based on (and occurring after) (following a verb or noun)
  3. matters concerning ...; as concerns ...
  4. since (i.e. "for that reason") (as ~上は)
noun, used as a suffix
  1. honorable; venerable (suffix indicating higher social standing than the speaker)
  2. place of one's superior (e.g. the throne)
  3. emperor; sovereign; shogun; daimyo
  4. noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)
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
sukoshi
adverb, noun
  1. small quantity; little; few; something
  2. little while
  3. short distance
tsuchiwokabuseru
expression, ichidan verb
  1. to cover with earth
tsuchi
noun
  1. earth; soil; dirt; clay; mud
  2. the earth (historically, esp. as opposed to the heavens); the ground; the land
  3. low-quality torinoko-gami (containing mud)
  4. (period of) refraining from construction in the direction of the god of the earth (in Onmyōdō) (also written as 犯土, 椎, 槌)
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.
kabuseru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to cover (with something); to put on (e.g. on someone else's head); to plate something (with a metal); to pour or dash a liquid (on something); to charge (a person with a guilt)

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