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She was approaching thirty when I first met her.
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Vocabulary list

watashi
pronoun
  1. I; me (slightly formal or feminine)
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)
kanojo
pronoun
  1. she; her
noun
  1. girlfriend
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
hajimete
adverb, no adjective
  1. for the first time
adverb
  1. only after ... is it ...; only when ... do you ... (after the -te form of a verb)
au

Plain Past Indicative Form

atta
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to meet; to encounter; to see (逢う is often used for close friends, etc. and may be associated with drama or pathos; 遭う may have an undesirable nuance)
  2. to have an accident; to have a bad experience (esp. 遭う when in kanji)
toki
noun
  1. time; hour; moment (刻 signifies a time of day; 秋 signifies an important time)
noun, adverb
  1. occasion; case
noun
  1. chance; opportunity; season
  2. the times; the age; the day
  3. tense
kanojo
pronoun
  1. she; her
noun
  1. girlfriend
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
sanjuu
miso
numeric
  1. thirty; 30
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
madika
na adjective, adverb, noun
  1. proximity; nearness; soon; nearby
da

Plain Past Indicative Form

datta
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)

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