He was at a loss for a word.
Kare wa nani to itte yoi ka tohō ni kureta.
he; him; his; boyfriend
topic marker particle; indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated); adds emphasis
what; how many; you-know-what; that; whatsit; what's the expression; what do you call them; what?; hey!
if; when; and; with; particle used for quoting (with speech, thoughts, etc.); quoting particle; promoted pawn; indicates question (sentence end)
to say; to utter; to declare; to name; to call; to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"); to make a noise
good; excellent; fine; nice; pleasant; agreeable; sufficient (can be used to turn down an offer); ready; prepared; profitable (e.g. deal, business offer, etc.); beneficial; OK
indicates a question (sometimes rhetorical); or; whether or not; some- (e.g. something, someone); indicates doubt, uncertainty, etc.; emphatic prefix; suffix forming adjectives or adverbs; in that way
way; destination; reason
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 get dark; to end; to come to an end; to close; to run out; to be sunk (e.g. in despair); to be lost
Readings: ヒ、 かれ、 かの、 か.の
Meanings: he, that, the
Readings: カ、 なに、 なん、 なに-、 なん-
Readings: ゲン、 ゴン、 い.う、 こと
Meanings: say, word
Readings: ト、 みち
Meanings: route, way, road
Readings: ホウ、 かた、 -かた、 -がた
Meanings: direction, person, alternative
Readings: ボ、 く.れる、 く.らす
Meanings: evening, twilight, season's end, livelihood, make a living, spend time