English Sentence:

Only a few colleagues attended the meeting.

Japanese Translation:

ほんの数人の同僚だけが会議に出席しました。

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ほんの
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ホンノ

hon'no

just, only, mere

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すう|にん|
スウ|ニン|

sūnin no

a few (followed by numerical classifier for people)

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どう|りょう
ドウ|リョウ

dōryō

co-worker, colleague

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だけ
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ダケ

dake

only, merely

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ga

(nominative case particle), but (conjunction)

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かい|
カイ|

kaigi

meeting, conference

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ni

(particle for dative, time, location, direction)

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しゅっ|せき|しました
シュッ|セキ|シマシタ

shusseki shimashita

to have attended (polite)

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