dewanee #2『The Jungle Book』

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But they are afraid of him too, because Tabaqui, more than anyone else in the jungle, is apt to go mad, and then he forgets that he was ever afraid of anyone, and runs through the forest biting everything in his way.

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subject with particle: オオカミたちが
dictionary form predicate: おそれる
modifier: タバキを

because: なぜなら
subject: かれが
predicate: はっきょう・する
predicate: かみつく
modifier: だれにでも

Even the tiger runs and hides when little Tabaqui goes mad, for madness is the most disgraceful thing that can overtake a wild creature.

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when: タバキが・はっきょうすると
subject: トラも
predicate: にげる

We call it hydrophobia, but they call it dewanee—the madness—and run.

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subject: にんげんは
predicate: よぶ
modifier: それを・きょうけんびょう

“Enter, then, and look,” said Father Wolf stiffly, “but there is no food here.”

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“For a wolf, no,” said Tabaqui, “but for so mean a person as myself a dry bone is a good feast. Who are we, the Gidur-log [the jackal people], to pick and choose?”

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subject: ジャッカルは
predicate: かわいた・ほねも・ごちそう

He scuttled to the back of the cave, where he found the bone of a buck with some meat on it, and sat cracking the end merrily.

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subject: かれが
predicate: みつけた
modifier: にくのついたほねを・どうくつのおくで

Reference : The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (project gutenberg)
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