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Source Totoeba Project
An important function of policemen is to catch thieves.
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Vocabulary list

keisatsukan
noun
  1. police officer; policeman; policewoman
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
juuyou
na adjective, noun
  1. important; momentous; essential; principal; major
na
particle
  1. don't
  2. do
interjection
  1. hey; listen; you
particle
  1. now, ...; well, ...; I tell you!; you know
  2. wow; ooh
shokumu
noun
  1. professional duties
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
hitotsu
numeric
  1. one
noun
  1. for one thing
  2. only
  3. (not) even
noun, adverb
  1. just (e.g. "just try it")
no adjective
  1. some kind of; one type of
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
doro
noun, no adjective
  1. mud; slush; (wet) dirt; mire
noun
  1. thief
bou
noun
  1. the Rabbit (fourth sign of the Chinese zodiac); the Hare
  2. hour of the Rabbit (around 6am, 5-7am, or 6-8am)
  3. east
  4. second month in the lunar calendar
bou
noun
  1. Chinese "Hairy Head" constellation (one of the 28 mansions); Pleiades; Seven Sisters
bou
noun
  1. pole; rod; stick; baton
  2. line; dash
expression
  1. spoken monotonously
bou
noun, prefix
  1. certain; one
pronoun
  1. I; me
bou
noun
  1. chamber; room; cell (prison); atrium
  2. home of a monk; monk
  3. Chinese "room" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
bou
noun
  1. bonze; monk
  2. monk's dwelling
  3. boy; son; sonny
  4. I; me
suffix
  1. little
  2. person who is ...
bou
noun
  1. peng (in Chinese mythology, giant bird said to transform from a fish)
bou
noun, used as a suffix, noun
  1. hat; cap
bou
adverb taking the to particle, taru adjective
  1. extensive; spacious
noun
  1. vague; hazy
bou
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. death
prefix
  1. the late; the deceased
bou
noun
  1. evening rain
bou
noun
  1. full moon
  2. 15th day of the lunar month
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.
toraeru
ichidan verb, transitive verb
  1. to catch; to capture; to seize; to arrest; to grab; to catch hold of
  2. to grasp (e.g. meaning); to perceive; to capture (e.g. features)
  3. to captivate; to move (one's heart)
koto
noun
  1. thing; matter
  2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis
  3. circumstances; situation; state of affairs
  4. work; business; affair
  5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
noun, used as a suffix
  1. nominalizing suffix
  2. pretending to ...; playing make-believe ...
noun
  1. alias; also known as; otherwise known as; or
  2. necessity; need
  3. you should ...; I advise that you ...; it's important to ...
dearu
copula, godan verb (irregular)
  1. be; is
da
copula
  1. be; is
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done
  2. please; do
aru
godan verb (irregular), intransitive verb
  1. to be; to exist; to live
  2. to have
  3. to be located
  4. to be equipped with
  5. to happen; to come about

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