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The head groundsman has a cottage right in the middle of the grounds.
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Vocabulary list

shunin
noun
  1. person in charge; senior staff; manager; chief; head
seibi
noun, suru verb
  1. maintenance; servicing
  2. putting in place; establishment; development; preparation; provision; outfitting
in
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. member
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
tenisukooto
noun
  1. tennis court
kooto
noun
  1. court (e.g. tennis, basketball, volleyball)
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
shikichi
noun
  1. site; plot; lot; grounds
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
choudo
adverb
  1. exactly; precisely; just; right
  2. as if; as though; quite
chuuou
noun, no adjective
  1. centre; center; middle; heart
  2. metropolis; capital city; central government
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
chiisana
pre-noun adjectival
  1. small; little; tiny
ie
noun
  1. house; residence; dwelling
  2. family; household
  3. lineage; family name
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.
motsu

te-form

motte
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to hold (in one's hand); to take; to carry
  2. to possess; to have; to own
  3. to maintain; to keep
  4. to last; to be durable; to keep; to survive
  5. to take charge of; to be in charge of
  6. to hold (meeting, etc.); to have (opportunity, etc.)
Suffix after the te form of a verb
iru
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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