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I´ve just got a doubt here.
Does the english language has an expression that would be translated to the so usual today in Japan DONDAKEEEE ?(*￣∇￣*)エヘヘ
Since I´ve learned dondakee I can´t stop to use it, sometimes like a baka T___T" So I want to learn how to say it in english
And for who don´t know: http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E3%81%A9%E3%82%93%E3%81%A0%E3%81%91%E3%80%9C
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Again, this is probably not a phrase most people, especially foreigners usually run around saying. Unless you're like this guy... er, girl... then go right ahead. xD
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Funnily enough, I just posted this link earlier this week. It seems this song Again, this is probably not a phrase most people, especially foreigners usually run around saying. Unless you're like this guy... er, girl... then go right ahead. xD
Actually, どんだけ was the number 2 (or 3, I can't remember) most popular catch phrase of 2007. There are many MANY people who were running around saying it.
Also, as it got its start as a saying among the Japanese gay population, there were a number of people who were saying it even before it became famous.
As for translating it into English, I think it's just one of those things that doesn't translate very well.
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I never heard this word before, so I'm not sure if I'm right. For example: "What a big house!" 「大きい家どんだけよ！」
or "What a party [I'm so tired now]!" 「パーティーどんだけだったよ！[今とても眠いだ］」
It's not said very much and I don't know if my Japanese examples made a lot of sense, but I attempted.
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