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Myanmaa no Koozan de Jisuberi : 162-nin Shiboo

landslide at a mine in Myanmar : 162 dead

2020/July/03

2-ka, Myanmaa no Koozan de dai-kibo na Jisuberi ga okimashita.

Kono jiko de sukunakutomo 162-nin ga nakunarimashita.
Soshite, 50-nin ijoo ga Kega o shimashita.

Jisuberi ga atta basho wa Hisui no koozan da soo desu.
Myanmaa wa Hisui no sanchi to shite yuumei desu.

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Myanmaa no Koozan de Jisuberi : 162-nin Shiboo

Myanmaa Myanmar, koozan mine, jisuberi landslide, shiboo [sv] death, die (formal)

1. 2-ka, Myanmaa no Koozan de dai-kibo na Jisuberi ga okimashita.

futsuka 2nd. of the month, Myanmaa Myanmar, koozan mine, -de place marker; in, at
dai-kibo [na] large scale, dai- big, large / very, great, serious, kibo scale, size
ji-suberi landslide, okimasu to happen, occur, break out

ji-suberi is a compound word of jimen "surface of the earth" and suberimasu "to slide".
There are 3 common words meaning "landslide", Gake-kuzure, Dosha-kuzure, Ji-suberi.
When you are not sure which one is the right word, you can use Dosha-kuzure.

2. Kono jiko de sukunakutomo 162-nin ga nakunarimashita.

jiko de because of an accident, due to an accident, in an accident
jiko accident, -de cause marker; by, because of, from, due to
sukunakutomo at least, hyaku-rokujuu-ni-nin 162 people
nakunarimasu to die, pass away (formal)

There are 3 common words meaning "to die"; shinimasu, nakunarimasu and shiboo (shimasu).
The most common word is shinimasu in daily conversation.
nakunarimasu and shiboo are formal words.
nakunarimasu is often used for a family member, friend, co-worker, well-known person and victims.
shiboo is normally used in news, reports and statistics.

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3. Soshite, 50-nin ijoo ga Kega o shimashita.

soshite and, gojuu-nin 50 people, ijoo A or more, A or above, A or over
kega o shimasu be injured, get hurt, kega injury, hurt, wound

4. Jisuberi ga atta basho wa Hisui no koozan da soo desu.

jisuberi ga atta basho the place where there was the landslide
atta ta form of arimasu; there is, have, happen, basho place
Hisui jade, koozan mine, da root form of desu
-soo desu reported information; I heard, he/they said

5. Myanmaa wa Hisui no sanchi to shite yuumei desu.

Myanmaa Myanmar, Hisui jade, sanchi production area
[A] wa [B] to shite yuumei [A] is famous as [B], [A] is well-known as [B]
yuumei [na] famous, well-known

Practice the following words

Audio 1.MyanmaaMyanmar
Audio 2.koozanmine
Audio 3.dai-kibo[na] large scale, massive
Audio 4.kiboscale, size
Audio 5.ji-suberilandslide
Audio 6.gake-kuzurelandslide
Audio 7.dosha-kuzurelandslide
Audio 8.jimen

the ground, the surface of the earth

Audio 9.suberimasu / suberuto slide, slip
Audio 10.gakeprecipice, cliff
Audio 11.doshaearth and sand
Audio 12.kuzuremasu / kuzureruto collapse, fall
Audio 13.okimasu / okiruto happen, occur
Audio 14.jikoaccident
Audio 15.sukunakutomoat least
Audio 16.shiboo[sv] death, die (formal)
Audio 17.nakunarimasu / nakunaru

to die, pass away (formal)

Audio 18.shinimasu / shinuto die (general)
Audio 19.soshiteand
Audio 20.ijooA or more, A or above, A or over
Audio 21.kegainjury, hurt, wound
Audio 22.arimasu / aruthere is, to have, happen
Audio 23.bashoplace
Audio 24.Hisuijade
Audio 25.sanchiproduction area
Audio 26.-to shiteas
Audio 27.yuumei[na] famous, well-known

Functional patterns used in the sentences (Chapter numbers are from Building Up Conversation)

jisuberi ga atta basho
phrase + noun:Noun Modifier

Level 2 Chapter 13

Hisui no koozan da soo desu
plain form + soo desu:reported information; I heard, he/they said

Level 2 Chapter 11

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