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Again, I have trouble with the order.

Postby sarcastic_enigma » Sat 11.26.2005 11:22 pm

If i wanted to tell someone they are a small and crazy boy(guy, man, whatever, just as long as I get the point across they are a male), what would the order be? I have two verbs and an object, but i still need a subject. And I'm not sure how to put in two verb either. Maybe if the sentence was You are a small and crazy man, it would make more sence. May I have your help one more time?
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Postby aoeuaoeuaoeu » Sat 11.26.2005 11:38 pm

My guess would be something like (informal):
君は小さくて狂気な男の子
きみはちいさくてしょうきなおとこのこ
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RE: Again, I have trouble with the order.

Postby sarcastic_enigma » Sat 11.26.2005 11:52 pm

Im sorry, but can you put that in romanji?
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Postby Harisenbon » Sun 11.27.2005 12:25 am

狂気 is a bit strange in this situation (きょうき, not しょうき, by the way).

It's kind of rude to say, but this might work for you.
君はちびな狂った子よね。
kimiwa chibina kurtta ko yone
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RE: Again, I have trouble with the order.

Postby sarcastic_enigma » Sun 11.27.2005 12:34 am

thank you. my computer doesnt read the kanji, kana, which ever one you were using. it just shows up as squares.
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Postby sarcastic_enigma » Sun 11.27.2005 12:38 am

but wouldnt the words chiisai and kichigaijimata be in there?
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Postby Harisenbon » Sun 11.27.2005 1:22 am

fuasu's chichakkute is the te form of chiisai. I used the word chibi, which is a more casual and more of a teasing word than chiisai.

What is kichigaijimata? I've never heard that before.
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Postby sarcastic_enigma » Sun 11.27.2005 9:00 pm

I thought it meant crazy, or insane.
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RE: Again, I have trouble with the order.

Postby Harisenbon » Sun 11.27.2005 9:45 pm

kuruu -- 狂う-- くるう-- is to be crazy
ikaru -- いかる -- is also slang to be crazy or insane.

Haven't heard of きちがいじまた (kichigaijimata). It doesn't even show up in the IME.
There IS きちがいじみる (kichigaijimiru), which means to act or speak in without any sense, but it doesn't look like it is used very often. きちがいじみた行動 (kichigaijimita koudou) would be an example. The kanji won't show up in the IME,though, so I think that lends further credence to the idea that it's not commonly used.

Edit (forgot your computer doesn't read Japanese. You should fix that. It takes only 2 seconds or so)
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RE: Again, I have trouble with the order.

Postby sarcastic_enigma » Sun 11.27.2005 10:18 pm

Could you tell me how?
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Postby Harisenbon » Sun 11.27.2005 11:13 pm

Setting up Windows XP for Japanese
Windows XP:

Start -> Control Panel -> Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options -> Regional and Language Options -> Languages Tab -> Check "Install files for East Asian languages" -> Details -> Add -> "Japanese" from drop down list and press OK -> Language bar -> Check "Show language bar on desktop" -> Click English and change it to Japanse -> Click Input Mode and change it from Direct Input to Hiragana or Katakana
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RE: Again, I have trouble with the order.

Postby mandolin » Sun 11.27.2005 11:40 pm

^^ Harisenbon's info is for being able to write in japanese. You'll also need to set up your web browser to read it.

For Internet Explorer:
view->encoding->more->Japanese
THEN
view->encoding->auto-select

This should put a checkmark by autoselect! If there's already one there, don't click it again, it will uncheck it. When you have this on, it will automatically decode properly. If you turn it off, it will only decode whatever language you select.

If you're on Firefox, you're on your own. I don't know how to make jp work on that because I don't use it.

EDIT: Your browser might have to make a brief download after selecting japanese language encoding. I really can't remember, been a long time....
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Postby kempokatt » Mon 11.28.2005 12:13 am

If you use firefox it's very similar to MIE.

View->character encoding-> auto-detect-> japanese.
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RE: Again, I have trouble with the order.

Postby Phurdonk » Tue 12.13.2005 11:43 pm

I guess you could say...
君は小さくてクレージーな男の子!
kimi wa chiisakute KUREEJII na otoko no ko!
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RE: Again, I have trouble with the order.

Postby Aujin » Fri 12.16.2005 1:35 pm

Tengo una pregunta:

Would the 'ko' be translated as '!' or some type of cant expression like "You're so friggin' small and crazy!!" :|?
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