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English Translation of Sentence

To tell the truth, he was rather a shy boy.
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Vocabulary list

jitsuwoiuto
jitsuwoyuuto
expression, adverb
  1. as a matter of fact; to tell the truth
jitsu
noun, no adjective
  1. truth; reality
  2. sincerity; honesty; fidelity
  3. content; substance
  4. (good) result
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.
iu
godan verb
  1. to say
  2. to call (i.e. to give a name)
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn (shogi)
kare
pronoun
  1. he; him
no adjective
  1. his
  2. boyfriend
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kanari
na adjective, adverb
  1. considerably; fairly; quite
uchiki
na adjective, noun, no adjective
  1. bashfulness; shyness; reserve; timidity
na
particle
  1. (sentence end, mainly masc.) indicates emotion or emphasis
  2. (used with masu stem verb) command
  3. (used with dictionary form verb) prohibition
ko
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. child
  2. young (animal)
  3. young woman; young geisha
  4. offshoot
  5. interest
  6. new shares
  7. bird egg
noun, used as a suffix
  1. (after a noun or -masu stem) -er (often of young women)

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