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English Translation of Sentence

Are you certain that you lost your book, or did you merely misplace it?
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Vocabulary list

hon
noun
  1. book; volume
prefix
  1. main; head; this; our; present; real
counter
  1. counter for long cylindrical things
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.
nakusu
nakusu
nakusu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to lose something
  2. to get rid of
  3. to lose someone (wife, child, etc.)
toiuka
expression, adverb
  1. or perhaps I should say; or, how should I put it,....
toiu
expression
  1. said; called thus
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn (shogi)
iu
godan verb
  1. to say
  2. to call (i.e. to give a name)
ka
particle
  1. indicates question (sentence end)
  2. indicates choice, doubt, etc.
dokoka
expression, noun, adverb
  1. somewhere; anywhere; in some respects
doko
pronoun, no adjective
  1. where; what place
  2. how much (long, far); what extent
ka
particle
  1. indicates question (sentence end)
  2. indicates choice, doubt, etc.
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
oku
godan verb
  1. to put; to place
  2. to leave (behind)
  3. to do something in advance (usu. following te-form verb)
kuru
kuru verb, intransitive verb, auxiliary verb
  1. to come (spatially or temporally); to approach; to arrive
  2. to come back; to do ... and come back
  3. to come to be; to become; to get; to grow; to continue
kuru verb, intransitive verb
  1. to come from; to be caused by; to derive from
  2. to come to (i.e. "when it comes to spinach ...")
toiunoha
expression
  1. means; is
  2. because (often with kara); that is to say
toiu
expression
  1. said; called thus
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)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
tashika
expression, noun, na adjective
  1. certain; sure; definite
adverb
  1. if I'm not mistaken; if I remember correctly
desuka
expression
  1. indicates question (sentence end)
ka
particle
  1. indicates question (sentence end)
  2. indicates choice, doubt, etc.

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