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The children were insistent about our taking them to the movies.
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kodomotachi
noun
  1. children
kodomo
noun
  1. child
tachi
suffix
  1. pluralizing suffix (esp. for people and animals; formerly honorific)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
eiga
noun, no adjective
  1. movie; film
nitsurete
expression, conjunction
  1. as (X, then Y); with; in accordance with; in proportion to (as XにつれてY)
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
tsureteiku

te-form

tsureteitte
godan verb (iku/yuku)
  1. to take someone (to some place); to take someone along; to lead someone away
tsureru

te-form

tsurete
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to take (someone) with one; to bring along; to go with; to be accompanied by
iku

te-form

itte
godan verb (iku/yuku), intransitive verb
  1. to go; to move (in a direction or towards a specific location); to head (towards); to be transported (towards); to reach
  2. to proceed; to take place (い sometimes omitted in auxiliary use)
  3. to pass through; to come and go
  4. to walk
  5. to die; to pass away
  6. to do (in a specific way)
  7. to stream; to flow
godan verb (iku/yuku), auxiliary verb
  1. to continue (after the -te form of a verb)
godan verb (iku/yuku), intransitive verb
  1. to have an orgasm; to come; to cum
  2. to trip; to get high; to have a drug-induced hallucination
kureru

masu stem

kure

Negative stem

kure

Imperative Plain Present Indicative Form

kure
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to give; to let (one) have (the receiver is the speaker or someone close to the speaker)
  2. to give (often as くれてやる; shows mild disdain for the receiver)
auxiliary verb, ichidan verb
  1. to do for one; to take the trouble to do (after the -te form of a verb)
  2. to do to someone's disadvantage (after the -te form of a verb)
toitte
expression
  1. however; because; as
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
particle
  1. with
  2. used for quoting (thoughts, speech, etc.)
noun
  1. promoted pawn
particle
  1. indicates a question (at sentence end)
iu

te-form

itte
godan verb
  1. to say; to utter; to declare
  2. to name; to call
  3. to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"); to make a noise
kiku
kiku

Plain Past Indicative Negative Form

kikanakatta
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to hear
  2. to listen (e.g. to music) (esp. 聴く)
  3. to ask; to enquire; to query (聴く is used in legal and official contexts)
  4. to hear about; to hear of; to learn of
  5. to follow (advice, order, etc.); to obey; to listen to; to comply with
  6. to hear (e.g. a plea); to grant (a request); to accept (e.g. an argument); to give consideration to
  7. to smell (esp. incense); to sample (a fragrance)
  8. to taste (alcohol); to try (also 利く)

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