The point we must clarify here is that the lines between amateur and professional in sport are beginning to disappear.
明確にしなければならない 点は、スポーツにおいてアマチュアとプロフェッショナルの 境界線が 消失しつつあるということだ。
Koko de meikaku ni shinakerebanaranai ten wa, supo-tsu nioite amachua to purofyesshonaru no kyōkaisen ga shōshitsushi tsutsu aru toiu koto da.
here (place physically close to the speaker, place pointed by the speaker while explaining); this place; these last (followed by a duration noun and a past sentence: time period before the present time of the speaker); these next ... (followed by a duration noun and a non past sentence: time period after the present time of the speaker); the next ...
indicates location of action; at; in; indicates time of action; indicates means of action; cause of effect; by; and then; so; indicates continuing action; indicates certainty, emphasis, etc.
clear; precise; definite; distinct
at (place, time); in; on; during; to (direction, state); toward; into; for (purpose); because of (reason); for; with; by; from; as (i.e. in the role of); per; in; for; a (e.g. "once a month"); and; in addition to; if; although
to do; to cause to become; to make (into); to turn (into); to serve as; to act as; to work as; to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.); to judge as being; to view as being; to think of as; to treat as; to use as; to decide on; to choose; to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.); to be (in a state, condition, etc.); to be worth; to cost; to pass (of time); to elapse; verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs"); creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go"); to be just about to; to be just starting to; to try to; to attempt to
spot; mark; point; dot; mark (e.g. in exam); score; points; comma; aspect; matter; respect; counter for goods, items, articles of clothing, works of art, etc.
topic marker particle; indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated); adds emphasis
in; on; at (place); as for; regarding
if; when; and; with; particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.); quoting particle; promoted pawn; indicates question (sentence end)
indicates possessive; nominalizes verbs and adjectives; substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases; (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion; (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis; (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
indicates sentence subject (occasionally object); indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions); but; however; still; and
die out; disappear; vanish
while; even though; despite
to be (usu. of inanimate objects); to exist; to live; to have; to be located; to be equipped with; to happen; to come about
called; named; as many as; as much as; all X; every X
thing; matter; incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis; circumstances; situation; state of affairs; work; business; affair; after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to; nominalizing suffix; pretending to ...; playing make-believe ...; alias; aka; nickname; alternative name; also known as
be; is; indicates past or completed action; indicates light imperative
Readings: メイ、 ミョウ、 ミン、 あ.かり、 あか.るい、 あか.るむ、 あか.らむ、 あき.らか、 あ.ける、 -あ.け、 あ.く、 あ.くる、 あ.かす
Meanings: bright, light
Readings: カク、 コウ、 たし.か、 たし.かめる
Meanings: assurance, firm, tight, hard, solid, confirm, clear, evident
Readings: テン、 つ.ける、 つ.く、 た.てる、 さ.す、 とぼ.す、 とも.す、 ぼち
Meanings: spot, point, mark, speck, decimal point
Readings: キョウ、 ケイ、 さかい
Meanings: boundary, border, region
Meanings: world, boundary
Readings: セン、 すじ
Meanings: line, track
Readings: ショウ、 き.える、 け.す
Meanings: extinguish, blow out, turn off, neutralize, cancel
Readings: シツ、 うしな.う、 う.せる
Meanings: lose, error, fault, disadvantage, loss