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English Translation of Sentence

I have been acquainted with the mayor for more than twenty years.
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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
shichou
noun, no adjective
  1. mayor
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
toshi
adverbial noun, noun
  1. year
  2. age
tose
counter
  1. counter for years (following a number in the hito-futa-mi counting system)
nen
noun
  1. year (e.g. AD)
  2. counter for years
ijou
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. not less than; ... and more; ... and upwards
  2. beyond ... (e.g. one's means); further (e.g. nothing further to say); more than ... (e.g. cannot pay more than that)
  3. above-mentioned; foregoing
  4. since ...; seeing that ...
  5. this is all; that is the end; the end
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)
shiriai
noun
  1. acquaintance
shiriau
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to get to know (someone); to make acquaintance
da
noun
  1. dui (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: swamp, west)

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