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Source Totoeba Project
We looked for our lost puppy, but in vain.
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Vocabulary list

watashitachi
pronoun
  1. we; us
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
naru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted
godan verb
  1. to do ...
koinu
noun
  1. puppy
  2. small dog
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.
sagasu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to search for; to look for; to hunt for; to seek
  2. to search (a house, pocket, etc.); to search through; to rummage in (e.g. a drawer); to fish around
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)
muda
muda
noun, na adjective
  1. futility; waste; uselessness; pointlessness; idleness
da
copula
  1. be; is
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done
  2. please; do

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