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English Translation of Sentence

As time went on, the sky grew darker and darker.
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Vocabulary list

ji
suffix
  1. hour; o'clock
  2. (specified) time; when ...; during ...
toki
adverbial noun, noun
  1. time; hour
  2. occasion; moment
doki
noun, used as a suffix
  1. time for -; time of -; - time; (suitable) time to -
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.)
kuu
noun
  1. empty air; sky
  2. shunya (emptiness, the lack of an immutable intrinsic nature within any phemomenon)
  3. air force
  4. fruitlessness; meaninglessness
  5. void (one of the five elements)
sora
noun
  1. sky; the heavens
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
shidaini
adverb
  1. gradually (progress into a state)
  2. in sequence; in order; in turn
kurai
i adjective
  1. dark; gloomy
  2. dark (in colour); dull
  3. depressed; dispirited
  4. sorrowful; bitter (as in a dark past)
  5. unclear; unfamiliar; unknown
naru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted (shogi)

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