Dog Commands

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Reggie
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Dog Commands

Post by Reggie » Sat 09.03.2005 10:22 pm

This may sound a bit strange, but I was wondering if anyone could tell me some Japanese dog commands. I recently got Nintendogs and thought that it would be interesting to command a Shiba Inu in Japanese. So far, I only know "sit". Would anyone be kind enough to tell me the translations for shake (hands/paw), lie down, roll over, turn around/spin, beg, flip, handstand, dance, hop, and...breakdance? ...I'll understand if no one wants to reply to this strange request.

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RE: Dog Commands

Post by Harisenbon » Sat 09.03.2005 10:51 pm

The only ones I remember are:

おすわり -sit

おて - give me your paw

おかわり - the other paw

ふせ - lie down

those are the ones my wife taught her dog, so I hear them every day. :/
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RE: Dog Commands

Post by Reggie » Sat 09.03.2005 10:57 pm

Thanks! Now to find the weird ones...

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RE: Dog Commands

Post by Mukade » Wed 09.07.2005 1:38 am

My dog is super hyperactive. When he wants to play, he'll basically turn into the Tasmanian Devil and start trying to gnaw your hands apart and lick your face with the same tounge he uses on his butt and his crotch. :o So I taught him to search around the house for his toy and bring it back whenever I say:

おもちゃは?

Very handy. ;)

There's also:

おいで come
かむな don't bite!
かんで bite!
うんこたべるな don't eat your poop!
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RE: Dog Commands

Post by Harisenbon » Wed 09.07.2005 2:04 am

My wife's dog is trained to respond to the word "house." Only english word it knows. You say house, it goes to the house.

Hana, house! HOUSE HANA!
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RE: Dog Commands

Post by Akuma » Wed 09.07.2005 2:29 am

Harisenbon wrote:
おすわり -sit

おて - give me your paw

おかわり - the other paw

ふせ - lie down
If I may point out (And I'm not 100% about all of these, so if I'm wrong, correnct me, o' Harrisenbon):

おすわり - "Suwaru" is to sit, with the polite "o" prefix.

おて - "Te" is the word for hand, with the polite "o" prefix.

おかわり - I believe "kawari" means "alternate" or "other".

ふせ - Comes from "Fusu" which either means to bend down or to lie down. "Fuse" is the command form of "fusu".

If I'm wrong.. too bad. :(.
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RE: Dog Commands

Post by Harisenbon » Wed 09.07.2005 2:39 am

You are correct, Sir!
Would you like to keep the red snapper or go for whats in the box?

I'll take the box

Ok! The box, what's in the box.... NOTHING, ABSOLUTELY NOTHING, YOU SO STUPID!!!!

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Ummm.. sorry bout that. Due to the typhoon, there are no students in school. I am going insane. I haven't left the teacher's room. SAVE ME, DEAR GOD SAAAAAAAAVE ME! :o
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RE: Dog Commands

Post by Kates » Thu 09.08.2005 11:42 am

I visited a friend's house, and he had a dog. When it would jump up or otherwise misbehave, he would say "ikenai!" I assume "dame!" is also used for "no!"

The other day, some Japanese girls came over to my place to hang out. They met my cats and were playing with them. ^_^ They would say "yosh yosh (yoshi yoshi)" and "ii ko ne" to them. (Both of those would mean something like: "good good" and "good boy/girl")

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