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I had not a little difficulty in bringing the truth home to him.
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Vocabulary list

watashi
pronoun
  1. I; me (slightly formal or feminine)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kare
pronoun
  1. he; him
noun
  1. boyfriend
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
shinjitsu
noun, no adjective, na adjective
  1. truth; reality
adverb
  1. truly; really
noun
  1. absolute truth
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.
wakaru

Causative Plain Present Indicative Form

wakaraseru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to understand; to comprehend; to grasp; to see; to get; to follow
  2. to become clear; to be known; to be discovered; to be realized; to be realised; to be found out
interjection
  1. I know!; I think so too!
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
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
sukunakarazu
adverb
  1. considerably; not a little; in no small numbers
honegaoreru

Plain Past Indicative Form

honegaoreta
expression, ichidan verb
  1. to require much effort; to be hard to do; to be bone-breakingly hard
hone
noun
  1. bone
  2. frame
  3. outline; core
  4. backbone; spirit; fortitude
na adjective, noun
  1. laborious; troublesome; difficult
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
oreru

Plain Past Indicative Form

oreta
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to break; to be broken; to snap; to fracture
  2. to be folded
  3. to give in; to back down; to yield; to submit
  4. to turn (a corner)

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