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English Translation of Sentence

I lay down not so much to sleep as to think.
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Vocabulary list

nemuru
neburu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to sleep (not necessarily lying down)
  2. to die
  3. to close one's eyes
toiuyori
expression
  1. rather than
kangaeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to consider; to think about
tameni
conjunction
  1. for; for the sake of; to one's advantage; in favor of; in favour of; on behalf of
  2. because of; as a result of
yokoninaru
expression, godan verb
  1. to lie down (and rest)

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