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English Translation of Sentence

Canals have been built to irrigate the desert.
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Vocabulary list

sabaku
noun
  1. desert
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
mizuwohiku
expression, godan verb
  1. to draw water (e.g. from a river); to lead water to (e.g. a field, a pond); to supply water to; to irrigate
mizu
noun
  1. water (cold, fresh)
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.
hiku
godan verb, intransitive verb, transitive verb
  1. to pull
  2. to draw (attention, etc.); to attract (interest, etc.)
  3. to draw back
  4. to draw (a card)
  5. to draw (plan, line, etc.)
  6. to catch (cold)
  7. to play (string instr.)
  8. to look up (e.g. dictionary); to consult
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to haul; to pull (vehicles)
  2. to subtract
  3. to ebb; to fade
  4. to descend (from); to inherit (a characteristic)
  5. to quote; to raise (as evidence)
  6. to lay (a cable); to draw (a cable)
tameni
conjunction
  1. for; for the sake of; to one's advantage; in favor of; in favour of; on behalf of
  2. because of; as a result of
tame
noun
  1. good; advantage; benefit; welfare
  2. sake; purpose; objective; aim
  3. consequence; result; effect
  4. affecting; regarding; concerning
ni
particle
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
unga
noun
  1. canal; waterway
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
particle, conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
kensetsu
noun, suru verb
  1. construction; establishment
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
suru verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.)
  2. to be (in a state, condition, etc.)
  3. to be worth; to cost
  4. to pass (of time); to elapse
suffix, suru verb (irregular)
  1. verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs")
auxiliary verb, suru verb (irregular)
  1. creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go")
  2. to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
ichidan verb, auxiliary verb
  1. (after the -te form of a verb) verb indicating continuing action or state (i.e. to be ..ing, to have been ..ing)

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