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Maru Waarudo-Kappu Hajimaru 2018/June/15

2018 FIFA World Cup begins

14-ka, Roshia de Sakkaa no Waarudo-Kappu ga hajimarimashita.
Kono taikai ni wa 32-kakoku ga shutsujoo shimasu.

Kaimaku-sen wa Roshia tai Saujiarabia.
5 tai 0 de Roshia ga kachimashita.

Nihon mo kono taikai ni deru koto ga dekimashita.
Nihon no saisho no shiai wa 19-nichi.
Aite wa Koronbia desu.

See also Intermediate 301 : 2018 Waarudo-Kappu Kaimaku.

2018 FIFA World Cup - 32 qualified nations

Europe
1DoitsuドイツGermany
2PorutogaruポルトガルPortugal
3BerugiiベルギーBelgium
4PoorandoポーランドPoland
5FuransuフランスFrance
6SupeinスペインSpain
7SuisuスイスSwitzerland
8IngurandoイングランドEngland
9KuroachiaクロアチアCroatia
10DenmaakuデンマークDenmark
11AisurandoアイスランドIceland
12Su'ueedenスウェーデンSweden
13SerubiaセルビアSrbija
(Host)RoshiaロシアRussia
South America
1BurajiruブラジルBrazil
2AruzenchinアルゼンチンArgentina
3PeruuペルーPeru
4KoronbiaコロンビアColombia
5UruguaiウルグアイUruguay
North-South America & Caribbean
1MekishikoメキシコMexico
2KosutarikaコスタリカCosta Rica
3PanamaパナマPanama
Africa
1ChunijiaチュニジアTunisia
2EjiputoエジプトEgypt
3SenegaruセネガルSenegal
4NaijeriaナイジェリアNigeria
5MorokkoモロッコMorocco
Asia
1IranイランIran
2SaujiarabiaサウジアラビアSaudi Arabia
3OosutorariaオーストラリアAustralia
4Kankoku韓国South Korea
5Nihon日本Japan

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Waarudo-Kappu Hajimaru

Waarudo-Kappu World Cup, hajimaru root form of hajimarimasu; start, begin, open

1. 14-ka, Roshia de Sakkaa no Waarudo-Kappu ga hajimarimashita.

juuyokka 14th. of the month, Roshia Russia, -de place marker; in, at
sakkaa soccer, football, Waarudo-Kappu World Cup
hajimarimasu to start, begin, open

2. Kono taikai ni wa 32-kakoku ga shutsujoo shimasu.

taikai tournament, contest, convention, (big) event, sanjuuni-kakoku 32 countries
shutsujoo [sv] participate, take part, play in a game

3. Kaimaku-sen wa Roshia tai Saujiarabia.

kaimaku-sen opening game, kaimaku [sv] open (of an event)
Roshia Russia, Saujiarabia Saudi Arabia
-tai vs., against, to (A vs. B / 1 to 0)

4. 5 tai 0 de Roshia ga kachimashita.

go-tai-zero de with 5 to 0, kachimasu to win, beat, defeat

5. Nihon mo kono taikai ni deru koto ga dekimashita.

-mo also, too, taikai tournament, contest, convention, (big) event
deru root form of demasu; appear / attend, participate, take part, play in a game
-koto ga dekimasu can, be able to do

shutsujoo is a formal word.
demasu / deru is more common in daily conversation.

6. Nihon no saisho no shiai wa 19-nichi.

saisho first, shiai game, match, juuku-nichi 19th. of the month

7. Aite wa Koronbia desu.

aite partner / other party, opponent, Koronbia Colombia

Practice the following words

Audio 1.sakkaasoccer, football
Audio 2.Waarudo-KappuWorld Cup
Audio 3.hajimarimasuto start, begin, open
Audio 4.taikai

tournament, contest, convention, (big) event

Audio 5.shutsujoo

[sv] participate, take part, play in a game

Audio 6.demasu

to come out, appear /
attend, participate, take part, play in a game

Audio 7.kaimaku-senopening game
Audio 8.kaimaku[sv] open (of an event)
Audio 9.kachimasuto win, beat, defeat
Audio 10.saishofirst
Audio 11.shiaigame, match
Audio 12.aitepartner / other party, opponent
Audio 13.RoshiaRussia
Audio 14.SaujiarabiaSaudi Arabia
Audio 15.KoronbiaColombia

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

deru koto ga dekimashita
verb root form + koto ga dekimasu:can do, be able to do

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