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Source Totoeba Project
Modern ships only need a small crew.
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Vocabulary list

saikin
noun, no adjective, adverb
  1. recently; lately; these days; nowadays; right now
no adjective
  1. nearest; closest
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
fune
noun
  1. ship; boat; watercraft; vessel; seaplane (舟 is often small and hand-propelled)
  2. tank; tub; vat; trough
noun, used as a suffix, counter
  1. counter for boat-shaped containers (e.g. of sashimi)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
norikumiin
noun
  1. crew
norikumi
noun
  1. crew
in
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. member
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)
sukunai
i adjective
  1. few; a little; scarce; insufficient; seldom
sumu
sumu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to finish; to end; to be completed
  2. to merely result in something less severe than expected
  3. to feel at ease
  4. to feel unease or guilt for troubling someone; to be sorry (in the negative)
sumu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to live (of humans); to reside; to inhabit; to dwell; to abide
sumu
sumu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become clear (water, air, etc.); to become transparent
  2. to resonate clearly (e.g. voice)
  3. to become serene; to become tranquil; to be free of worries
  4. to pronounce as an unvoiced sound
sumu
sumu
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to live (of animals); to inhabit; to nest

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