English Sentence:

He only speaks a little Japanese.

Japanese Translation:

彼は日本語は少ししか話せません。

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Words used:

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かれ|
カレ|

kare wa

he (with a topic marker)

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|ほん|
|ホン|

nihongo

Japanese (language)

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wa

(topic/comparison particle)

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すこ|
スコ|

sukoshi

a little

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しか
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シカ

shika

only, no more than, merely (particle followed by negation)

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はな|せません
ハナ|セマセン

hanasemasen

can't speak (polite)

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