We were awed into silence when we heard the story.
Watashitachi sono hanashi o kiita toki, ikei no nen ni utareteshimatta.
that (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener); the; um...; er...; uh...
talk; speech; chat; story; conversation; discussions; negotiation; argument
indicates direct object of action; indicates subject of causative expression; indicates an area traversed; indicates time (period) over which action takes place; indicates point of departure or separation of action; indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
to hear; to listen (e.g. to music); to ask; to enquire; to query; to learn of; to hear about; to follow (advice); to comply with; to smell (esp. incense); to sample fragrance
regular (stops at every station) Jouetsu-line Shinkansen
reverence; awe; respect
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
sense; idea; thought; feeling; desire; concern; attention; care
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 hit; to strike; to knock; to beat; to punch; to slap; to tap; to bang; to clap; to pound; to strike (noon, etc.); to sound (cymbals, etc.); to beat (a drum, etc.); to beat (rhythmically, e.g. pulse, waves, etc.); to move; to impress; to touch; to drive in; to hammer in; to put in; to inject; to type; to send; to transmit; to insert; to write in; to mark; to make (noodles, etc.); to prepare; to till (soil); to sprinkle; to throw; to cast; to do; to carry out; to play; to perform; to engage in (gambling, etc.); to pay (a deposit, etc.); to visit (on a pilgrimage); to line (a coat); to bind (a criminal)
Readings: シ、 わたくし、 わたし
Meanings: private, I, me
Readings: ワ、 はな.す、 はなし
Meanings: tale, talk
Readings: ブン、 モン、 き.く、 き.こえる
Meanings: hear, ask, listen
Readings: イ、 おそ.れる、 かしこま.る、 かしこ、 かしこ.し
Meanings: fear, majestic, graciously, be apprehensive
Readings: ケイ、 キョウ、 うやま.う
Meanings: awe, respect, honor, revere
Meanings: wish, sense, idea, thought, feeling, desire, attention
Readings: ダ、 ダアス、 う.つ、 う.ち-、 ぶ.つ
Meanings: strike, hit, knock, pound, dozen