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I think death is preferable to shame.
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Vocabulary list

watashi
pronoun, no adjective
  1. I; me
  2. private affairs; personal matter; secrecy
  3. selfishness
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
haji
noun
  1. shame; embarrassment
yori
adverb, particle
  1. from; out of; since; at
  2. than
  3. other than; except; but
  4. more
shi
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. death; decease
  2. death penalty (by strangulation or decapitation)
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
hougamashi
hougamashi
expression
  1. I would rather; I would as lief do; strong preference
dato
expression
  1. if it's the case
omou
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to think; to consider; to believe
  2. to think (of doing); to plan (to do)
  3. to judge; to assess; to regard
  4. to imagine; to suppose; to dream
  5. to expect; to look forward to
  6. to feel; to desire; to want
  7. to recall; to remember
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
  3. (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)

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