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English Translation of Sentence

As time went on, people grew less and less concerned about the matter.
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Vocabulary list

jikan
adverbial noun, noun
  1. time
  2. hours
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
tatsu
noun
  1. fifth sign of Chinese zodiac (The Dragon, 7am-9am, east-southeast, March)
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be erected; to be built
tatsu
tatsu
tatsu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to sever; to cut off; to suppress; to abstain (from)
tatsu
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to stand; to rise; to stand up
  2. to find oneself (e.g. in a difficult position)
  3. to depart (on a plane, train, etc.)
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to pass; to lapse
tatsu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to rise up; to initiate (political) action
tatsu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to cut (cloth)
tatsu
tatsu
noun
  1. dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon)
  2. naga (semidivine human-cobra chimera in Indian mythology)
  3. promoted rook (shogi)
nitsurete
conjunction
  1. as X, then Y (e.g. as we age we gain wisdom, as wine matures it becomes more valuable, etc.)
hitobito
ninnin
noun, no adjective
  1. each person; people; men; human; everybody
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
sono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. that (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener); the
  2. um...; er...; uh...
kotoni
kotoni
adverb
  1. especially; particularly; unusually; above all
  2. additionally
dandan
expression
  1. thank you (dialect from the Izumo region of Shimane Prefecture)
kanshin
noun
  1. concern; interest
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
nakunaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to die
nakunaru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to disappear; to get lost
kuru
kuru verb, intransitive verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to come (spatially or temporally); to approach; to arrive
  2. to come back; to do ... and come back
  3. to come to be; to become; to get; to grow; to continue
  4. to come from; to be caused by; to derive from
  5. to come to (i.e. "when it comes to spinach ...")

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