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It gradually dawned on me that I had taken the wrong train.
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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
chigau
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to differ (from); to vary
  2. to not be in the usual condition
  3. to not match the correct (answer, etc.)
  4. to be different from promised
expression
  1. isn't it?; wasn't it? (at sentence-end; oft. as 〜のと違うか)
ressha
noun
  1. train; railway train
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
noru

Plain Past Indicative Form

notta
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to get on (train, plane, bus, ship, etc.); to get in; to board; to take; to embark
  2. to get on (e.g. a footstool); to step on; to jump on; to sit on; to mount
  3. to reach; to go over; to pass
  4. to follow; to stay (on track); to go with (the times, etc.)
  5. to take part; to participate; to join
  6. to get into the swing (and sing, dance, etc.)
  7. to be deceived; to be taken in
  8. to be carried; to be spread; to be scattered (usu. with an adverb of manner, e.g. よく乗る)
  9. to stick; to attach; to take; to go on (usu. with an adverb of manner, e.g. よく乗る)
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter
  2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis
  3. circumstances; situation; state of affairs
  4. work; business; affair
  5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
noun, used as a suffix
  1. nominalizing suffix
  2. pretending to ...; playing make-believe ...
noun
  1. alias; also known as; otherwise known as; or (as AことB (A = alias, B = real name))
  2. necessity; need (as 〜ことはない)
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ... (as 〜ことだ)
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)
shidaini
adverb
  1. gradually (progress into a state)
  2. in sequence; in order; in turn
wakaru

masu stem

wakari
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!
hajimeru

Plain Past Indicative Form

hajimeta
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to start; to begin; to commence; to initiate; to originate
  2. to start up (a business, society, etc.); to open (e.g. a store); to establish
auxiliary verb, ichidan verb
  1. to start ...; to begin to ... (after the -masu stem of a verb)

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