English Sentence:

When he was a child he passionately collected stamps.

Japanese Translation:

彼は子どもの頃、熱心に切手を集めていました。

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かれ|
カレ|

kare wa

he (with a topic marker)

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|ドモ

kodomo

child, children

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no

(nominalization, possession, description, nominative case, sentence-final particle for interrogation, confirmation)

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ころ
コロ

koro

time, when, while

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ねっ|しん|
ネッ|シン|

nesshin ni

eagerly, enthusiastically, diligently, passionately

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きっ|
キッ|

kitte

postage stamp

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o

(accusative-case particle)

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あつ|めていました
アツ|メテイマシタ

atsumete imashita

to have been collecting, used to be collecting (polite)

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