outlaw #4『The Jungle Book』

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Shere Khan was the tiger who lived near the Waingunga River, twenty miles away.

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subject: シア・カーンは
predicate: 20マイル・はなれたところに・すむ・トラ

“He has no right!” Father Wolf began angrily—

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“By the Law of the Jungle he has no right to change his quarters without due warning.

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subject: かれは
predicate: けんりが・ない
modifier: かりばを・かえる

He will frighten every head of game within ten miles, and I—I have to kill for two, these days.”

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subject: かれは
predicate: こわがる・させる
modifier: ふきんの・どうぶつを

“His mother did not call him Lungri [the Lame One] for nothing,” said Mother Wolf quietly.

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subject: シア・カーンの・ははおやが・かれを・ルングリと・よぶのは
predicate: りゆうが・ある

“He has been lame in one foot from his birth.

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subject: かれは
predicate: かたあしが・ふじゆう
modifier: うまれつき

That is why he has only killed cattle.

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subject: それが
predicate: かれが・かちくだけ・かる・りゆう

Now the villagers of the Waingunga are angry with him, and he has come here to make our villagers angry. 

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because: じもとの・にんげんを・おこらせたから
subject: シアカーンは
predicate: こちらに・くる

They will scour the jungle for him when he is far away, and we and our children must run when the grass is set alight.

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subject: ははおや・オオカミが
predicate: いう
modifier: シアカーンの・いどうが・めいわく

Indeed, we are very grateful to Shere Khan!”

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“Shall I tell him of your gratitude?” said Tabaqui.

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subject: わたしが
predicate: つたえる
modifier: かれに・かんしゃを

“Out!” snapped Father Wolf.

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subject: ちちおや・オオカミが
predicate: いかく・する

“Out and hunt with thy master. Thou hast done harm enough for one night.”

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“I go,” said Tabaqui quietly.

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“Ye can hear Shere Khan below in the thickets.

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I might have saved myself the message.”

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Reference : The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (project gutenberg)
Japanese grammar and condensed translation

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