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Maru Fuyu wa Tooge o Koshita ... mitai 2019/February/16

this winter passed the peak ... maybe

15-nichi, Tokyo wa totemo samukatta desu.
Toshin no saikoo-kion wa 6-do gurai.
Sukoshi Yuki ga furimashita.

Demo, 16-nichi no Yosoo saikoo-kion wa 14-do kara 15-do.
Raishuu mo onaji gurai desu.

Kotoshi no fuyu wa Tooge o koshita mitai desu.

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Fuyu wa Tooge o Koshita ... mitai

fuyu winter, tooge the highest point on a mountain road
koshita ta form of koshimasu; exceed, go over, pass, -mitai it seems (like), it looks (like)

1. 15-nichi, Tokyo wa totemo samukatta desu.

juugo-nichi 15th. of the month
totemo very, samukatta ta form of samui; cold

2. Toshin no saikoo-kion wa 6-do gurai.

toshin downtown area of a capital, saikoo-kion the highest temperature
saikoo the highest, maximum, kion (air) temperature, -do degrees (celsius)
-gurai / -kurai about, approximately

3. Sukoshi Yuki ga furimashita.

sukoshi a little, a few, some, yuki ga furimasu to snow
yuki snow, furimasu to fall (rain, snow)

4. Demo, 16-nichi no Yosoo saikoo-kion wa 14-do kara 15-do.

demo however, but, juuroku-nichi 16th. of the month
yosoo saikoo-kion the expected highest temperature, yosoo [sv] expectation, forecast, prospect, guess
saikoo-kion the highest temperature, -do degrees (celsius), -kara from

5. Raishuu mo onaji gurai desu.

raishuu next week, -mo also, too
onaji gurai about the same, onaji same, -gurai / -kurai about, approximately

6. Kotoshi no fuyu wa Tooge o koshita mitai desu.

kotoshi this year, fuyu winter
tooge o koshimasu pass the peak, pass the worst point (expression)
tooge the highest point on a mountain road, koshimasu to exceed, go over, pass
-mitai desu it seems (like), it looks (like)

Koshimasu & Koemasu
There is a similar verb to Koshimasu which is Koemasu.
Both verbs mean the almost same, and both verbs are commonly used in daily conversation.
Tooge o Koshimasu
Tooge o Koemasu

Practice the following words

Audio 1.kotoshithis year
Audio 2.fuyuwinter
Audio 3.tooge

the highest point on a mountain road

Audio 4.koshimasu / kosuto exceed, go over, pass
Audio 5.koemasu / koeruto exceed, go over, pass
Audio 6.totemovery
Audio 7.samuicold
Audio 8.toshindowntown area of a capital
Audio 9.saikoo-kionthe highest temperature
Audio 10.saikoothe highest, maximum
Audio 11.kion(air) temperature
Audio 12.sukoshia little, a few, some
Audio 13.yukisnow
Audio 14.furimasu / furuto fall (rain, snow)
Audio 15.demohowever, but
Audio 16.yosoo

[sv] expectation, forecast, prospect, guess

Audio 17.raishuunext week
Audio 18.onajisame

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

fuyu wa tooge o koshita mitai
mitai desu:It seems, it looks

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