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English Translation of Sentence

The dog is often called 'man's best friend.'
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Vocabulary list

inu
noun
  1. dog (Canis (lupus) familiaris)
  2. snoop (i.e. a detective, a spy, etc.)
  3. counterfeit; inferior; useless; wasteful
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
shibashi
adverb
  1. for a short while; for a brief period
ba
counter
  1. counter for birds and rabbits
ba
noun
  1. place
  2. occasion; situation
  3. field (physics)
ba
particle
  1. indicates supposition; if ... then
ningen
noun
  1. human being; man; person
  2. character (of a person)
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
sairyou
na adjective, noun
  1. the best; ideal
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. verb and adjective nominalizer (nominaliser)
  3. substituting for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. indicates a confident conclusion
  5. emotional emphasis (sentence end) (fem)
  6. indicates question (sentence end)
tomo
noun
  1. friend; companion; pal
to
particle, conjunction
  1. if; when
  2. and
  3. with
  4. particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.)
  5. promoted pawn (shogi)
yobareru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be called (a name); to be referred to (as)
  2. to be treated to something (e.g. a meal); to be invited to
yobu
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to call out (to); to call; to invoke
  2. to summon (a doctor, etc.)
  3. to invite
  4. to designate; to name; to brand
  5. to garner (support, etc.); to gather
  6. to take as one's wife
iru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to be (of animate objects); to exist
  2. to stay
  3. (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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