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Canals have been built to irrigate the desert.
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Vocabulary list

  1. desert
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
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
  1. water (cold, fresh)
  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.
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)
  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
  1. good; advantage; benefit; welfare
  2. sake; purpose; objective; aim
  3. consequence; result; effect
  4. affecting; regarding; concerning
  1. indicates such things as location of person or thing, location of short-term action, etc.
  1. canal; waterway
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
particle, conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
noun, suru verb
  1. construction; establishment
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
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, to have been

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