昔(むかし)

a long time ago

あるところ

some place

おじいさん

old man

おばあさん

old woman

くらす

to live

まち

town

うる

to sell

川(かわ)

river

せんたくする

to do laundry

はじめる

to start

なにか

something

ながれる

to flow

もも

peach

今夜(こんや)

tonight

持って帰る(もってかえる)

to bring home

きる

to cut

おどろく

to surprise

ほうちょう

knife

あかんぼう

baby

あかちゃん

baby

生まれる(うまれる)

to be born

そだてる

to raise

だんご

dumpling

なる

to become

どうぶつ

animal

森(もり)

forest

おそろしい

scary

おに

demon

あばれている

to act violently

たいじする

to eliminate

とくべつ

special

ふしぎ

wonder

ちから

power

すむ

to reside

しま

island

いぬ

dog

しんせつ

kind

あげる

to give

さる

monkey

さんかする

to join

きじ

Japanese pheasant

つく

to arrive

ちからがある

have power

なく

to cry

ゆるす

to forgive

たからもの

treasure

まずしいひと

poor people

帰る(かえる)

to return

むら

village

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