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Gomi no naka kara 1000-man-en

10 million yen in trash

2020/February/15

11-nichi, Aichi-ken Toyota-shi no Gomi-shorijoo de, genkin 1,127-man-en ga mitsukarimashita.

Shi wa mochi-nushi o sagashimashita.
14-ka, mochi-nushi ga wakatta node, Shi wa mochi-nushi ni okane o kaeshimashita.

Nihon de wa imadani "Tansu Chokin" ga ooi desu.
Sono tame, tokidoki Gomi no naka kara Taikin ga mitsukarimasu.

See Intermediate 305 : Nihon no Genkin Shugi "cash-based society"

See Short News : Manshon de Hooseki 15-oku-en Nusumareru "at the apartment, 1.5 billion yen jewelry stolen" (2019/09/22)

Practice Each Sentence

Gomi no naka kara 1000-man-en

gomi garbage, trash, rubbish, naka in, inside, -kara from, -man ten thousand

1. 11-nichi, Aichi-ken Toyota-shi no Gomi-shorijoo de,
genkin 1,127-man-en ga mitsukarimashita.

juu-ichi-nichi 11th. of the month, Aichi-ken Aichi prefecture, ken prefecture
Toyota-shi Toyota City, shi city
gomi-shorijoo garbage disposal center, waste station, gomi garbage, trash, rubbish
shori [sv] disposal, handling, treatment, processing, -joo place, facilities, -de place marker; in, at
genkin cash, mitsukarimasu to be found, be discovered
issen-hyaku-nijuu-nana-man-en 11,270,000 yen, -man ten thousand

2. Shi wa mochi-nushi o sagashimashita.

shi city, mochi-nushi owner, sagashimasu to search, look for

3. 14-ka, mochi-nushi ga wakatta node, Shi wa mochi-nushi ni okane o kaeshimashita.

juuyokka 14th. of the month, mochi-nushi owner
wakatta ta form of wakarimasu; understand, know, find out, -node because, therefore, so
shi city, okane money, kaeshimasu to return (something), give back

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4. Nihon de wa imadani "Tansu Chokin" ga ooi desu.

Nihon de in Japan, -de place marker; in, at
imadani still, even now, ima present, current, now
Tansu-Chokin money under the mattress, cash hoarded at home
tansu chest, bureau, chokin [sv] saving (money)
-ga ooi there are many, has many

5. Sono tame, tokidoki Gomi no naka kara Taikin ga mitsukarimasu.

sono tame because of that, tokidoki sometimes
gomi garbage, trash, rubbish, naka in, inside, -kara from
taikin large amount of money, big money, mitsukarimasu to be found, be discovered

Practice the following words

Audio 1.gomigarbage, trash, rubbish
Audio 2.gomi-shorijoo

garbage disposal center, waste station

Audio 3.gomi-shuushuushagarbage truck
Audio 4.shori

[sv] disposal, handling, treatment, processing

Audio 5.shuushuu[sv] collection, gathering
Audio 6.genkincash
Audio 7.taikinlarge amount of money, big money
Audio 8.okanemoney
Audio 9.mitsukarimasu / mitsukaru

to be found, be discovered

Audio 10.shicity
Audio 11.mochi-nushiowner of a thing
Audio 12.mochimasu / motsu

to carry, hold, own, have

Audio 13.sagashimasu / sagasu

to search, look for

Audio 14.wakarimasu / wakaru

to understand, know, find

Audio 15.kaeshimasu / kaesu

to return (something), give back

Audio 16.imadanistill, even now
Audio 17.tansu-chokin

money under the mattress, cash hoarded at home

Audio 18.tansuchest, bureau
Audio 19.chokin[sv] saving (money)
Audio 20.ooimany, a lot
Audio 21.tokidokisometimes

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

mochi-nushi ga wakatta node
plain form + node:expressing a reason or a cause; because, therefore, so

Level 2 Chapter 3

tansu-chokin ga ooi
... ga ooi / sukunai:There are many ..., has many ...

Common Expressions & Sentences patterns File No. 069a

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