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English Translation of Sentence

The first point to be discussed is whether segregation existed in this district.
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Vocabulary list

saisho
no adjective, adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. beginning; outset; first; onset
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
giron
noun, suru verb
  1. argument; discussion; dispute; controversy
subeki
expression
  1. should do (abbr. of suru+beki); ought to do
chobo
bochi
botsu
noun
  1. dot; point; mark
  2. gidayuu musicians (in kabuki)
ten
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. spot; mark
  2. point; dot
  3. mark (e.g. in exam); score; points
  4. counter for goods or items
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. this (something or someone close to the speaker (including the speaker), or ideas expressed by the speaker)
chiiki
noun
  1. area; region
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
sabetsu
noun, suru verb
  1. discrimination; distinction; differentiation
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
  3. but; however; still; and
sonzai
noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. existence; being
suru
suru verb (irregular)
  1. to do
  2. to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into)
  3. to serve as; to act as; to work as
  4. to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.)
  5. to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as
  6. to decide on; to choose
  7. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  8. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  9. to be worth; to cost
  10. to pass (of time); to elapse
  11. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
  12. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  13. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
kadouka
expression
  1. whether or not (in phrases like "I don't know whether or not I can come")
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
iukoto
noun
  1. instructions; (parental) advice; talking
dearu
godan verb (irregular)
  1. to be (formal, literary)

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