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Grade me 1

Postby torgosaves » Fri 02.24.2006 1:23 am

Here's a few sentences, that I've written down over the past few weeks. I'd like to know if there correct. I write what I want to say in English below each stament.

衣を着るのが欲しい。
I enjoy wearing clothes.

黒い紙で醜い象を描く事が鉛筆を用いた。
I used a pencil to draw an ugly elephant on the black paper.

木星でどの位いますか。
How long have you been on Jupiter?

I don't feel like writing anymore. I've been wanting to write some songs in Japanese, but I want to work on my grammar skills first. bye, Thanks :o
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RE: Grade me 1

Postby AJBryant » Fri 02.24.2006 2:27 am

衣を着るのが欲しい。
I enjoy wearing clothes.


Well, not to put a fine spin on your sartorial stylings... ;)
What you've got in English is really "I want to wear clothing/robes." (Maybe it's my historical touch, but when I see 衣 I tend to think Japanese stuff and robes. You'd be better using 衣服 just for the more common usage. Your text should read: 衣服を着るのが好き。

黒い紙で醜い象を描く事が鉛筆を用いた。
I used a pencil to draw an ugly elephant on the black paper


You are a very interesting person. :)

I'd go with 鉛筆で醜い象を黒い紙にに書いた as it sounds more natural to me, but if you really want that "used" function, 醜い象を黒い紙に書く為に鉛筆を使った/用いた would work, I guess.

木星でどの位いますか。
How long have you been on Jupiter?


:o

That sound you may have heard was my brain popping.

木星はどのぐらですか。

Tony
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RE: Grade me 1

Postby keatonatron » Fri 02.24.2006 6:39 am

Oh great, now you've gone and killed our only Tony. :@
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RE: Grade me 1

Postby torgosaves » Fri 02.24.2006 12:11 pm

I now see the error of my ways. Oh, and sorry for killing you. My condolences.;)
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