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Work and play are both necessary to health; this gives us rest, and that gives us energy.
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Vocabulary list

shigoto
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. work; job; business; occupation; employment; vocation; task
  2. work
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
asobu
asubu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to play; to enjoy oneself; to have a good time
  2. to mess about (with alcohol, gambling, philandery, etc.)
  3. to be idle; to do nothing; to be unused
  4. to go to (for pleasure or for study)
  5. (in baseball) to intentionally throw a ball to lower the batter's concentration
asobi
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. playing
  2. play (margin between on and off, gap before pressing button or lever has an effect)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
ryouhoutomo
noun
  1. the two; both
kenkou
na adjective, noun
  1. health; sound; wholesome
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
hitsuyou
na adjective
  1. necessary; needed; essential; indispensable
  2. necessity; need; requirement
dearu
godan verb (irregular)
  1. to be (formal, literary)
kousha
noun, no adjective
  1. the latter
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
wareware
pronoun, no adjective
  1. we
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
kyuusoku
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. rest; relief; relaxation
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.
ataeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to give (esp. to someone of lower status); to bestow; to grant; to confer; to present; to award
  2. to provide; to afford; to offer; to supply
  3. to assign
  4. to cause
  5. to pass (a variable to a function)
zensha
noun
  1. the former
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
katsudouryoku
noun
  1. energy; vitality
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.
ataeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to give (esp. to someone of lower status); to bestow; to grant; to confer; to present; to award
  2. to provide; to afford; to offer; to supply
  3. to assign
  4. to cause
  5. to pass (a variable to a function)
kureru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to give; to let one have; to do for one; to be given

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