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Source Totoeba Project
Today the ozone layer is thinning.
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Vocabulary list

kyou
noun, adverb
  1. today; this day
  2. these days; recently; nowadays
ozonsou
noun
  1. ozone layer
sou
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. layer; stratum; seam; bed
  2. class; stratum; bracket; group
  3. sheaf
counter
  1. counter for stories (of a building)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
kihaku
na adjective, noun
  1. thin (e.g. air); diluted; sparse; lean; weak; rarified; rarefied
  2. lacking (e.g. empathy); deficient; insufficient (e.g. zeal)
ni
particle
  1. at (place, time); in; on; during
  2. to (direction, state); toward; into
  3. for (purpose)
  4. because of (reason); for; with
  5. by; from
  6. as (i.e. in the role of)
  7. per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month")
  8. and; in addition to
  9. if; although
naru
godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become; to get; to grow; to be; to reach; to attain
  2. to result in; to prove to be
  3. to consist of; to be composed of
  4. to succeed; to be complete
  5. to change into; to be exchanged for
  6. to play a role
  7. to be promoted
godan verb
  1. to do ... (as お+masu-stem+になる, ご+noun+になる, etc.)
nari
auxiliary verb, irregular ru verb
  1. to be (affirmative; meaning 〜だ、〜である)
  2. to be (location) (meaning 〜にある、〜にいる; usu. なる)
noun, suffix
  1. sum of money (indicates exact sum on a receipt, envelope, etc.)
tsutsuaru
suffix, godan verb (irregular)
  1. to be doing; to be in the process of doing (with -masu stem)
tsutsu
particle
  1. while (after the -masu stem of a verb)
  2. even though; despite
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be; to exist; to live (usu. of inanimate objects)
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about

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