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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby TsukimiyaAyu » Tue 05.15.2007 6:30 pm

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Don't take it personal, everyone is omae to me.


Do you expect to ever interact with actual Japanese people?


I do, over the net. And no, I don't call them omaetachi.
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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby aKuMu » Tue 05.15.2007 6:34 pm

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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby hungryhotei » Tue 05.15.2007 6:36 pm

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Did you just call me "omae"?


Is that one of those pronouns you're not supposed to use? JDIC lists it as a familiar you.


It's fine to use it in the right circumstances, just like any other pronoun. Here, however, it comes off as just rude.
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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Tue 05.15.2007 6:37 pm

lalaith wrote:
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Did you just call me "omae"?


Is that one of those pronouns you're not supposed to use? JDIC lists it as a familiar you.


That's being generous. It's true that among some people, particularly males, "omae" can be used as a familiar you. But this is a usage among friends. I think this is similar to how in English, I might be able to call my friend "bastard" or even "fucker" as a term of familiarity or endearment, but if I say that to a stranger I'm risking a beatdown. "omae" is similar to that.
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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby TsukimiyaAyu » Tue 05.15.2007 6:44 pm

urusaiurusaiurusai kisama! :o
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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby lalaith » Tue 05.15.2007 6:45 pm

hungryhotei wrote:
It's fine to use it in the right circumstances, just like any other pronoun. Here, however, it comes off as just rude.


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That's being generous. It's true that among some people, particularly males, "omae" can be used as a familiar you. But this is a usage among friends. I think this is similar to how in English, I might be able to call my friend "bastard" or even "fucker" as a term of familiarity or endearment, but if I say that to a stranger I'm risking a beatdown. "omae" is similar to that.


:o I see. Is this the kind of language usage people learn from anime and manga?
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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby TsukimiyaAyu » Tue 05.15.2007 6:52 pm

そうかんじつはあまりアニメガ見えないんだけど。。。
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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby TsukimiyaAyu » Tue 05.15.2007 6:59 pm

soshite hai, keigo wa dekimasu kedo kejiban ni yousanai to omoimasu ga
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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby lalaith » Tue 05.15.2007 7:05 pm

TsukimiyaAyu wrote:
soshite hai, "polite" nihongo(keigo, I think) dekimasu kedo kejiban ni yousanai to omoimasu ga


I'm guessing you're apologizing. So before you get in trouble again for spamming, the moderators really prefer you use the "EDIT" function on the top right of your post rather than doing back-to-back posts.
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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Tue 05.15.2007 7:06 pm

lalaith wrote:
:o I see. Is this the kind of language usage people learn from anime and manga?


Sometimes, yes. Anime often contains character archetypes with stereotypical ways of speaking -- it's not uncommon to see an anime hero who calls everyone "omae" no matter what. But this doesn't really reflect anybody's real-life usage except kids trying to copy their anime heroes.
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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby TsukimiyaAyu » Tue 05.15.2007 7:13 pm

lalaith wrote:
TsukimiyaAyu wrote:
soshite hai, "polite" nihongo(keigo, I think) dekimasu kedo kejiban ni yousanai to omoimasu ga


I'm guessing you're apologizing. So before you get in trouble again for spamming, the moderators really prefer you use the "EDIT" function on the top right of your post rather than doing back-to-back posts.


I know this, I don't need EDIT in caps, do you think this is the first forum I've been on, no siree, and as for the double posts, suman, maybe a mod can merge them and maybe a member can not bark out orders to try and feel superior. Oh yeah, and I'm not apologizing, ahou!

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:o I see. Is this the kind of language usage people learn from anime and manga?


Sometimes, yes. Anime often contains character archetypes with stereotypical ways of speaking -- it's not uncommon to see an anime hero who calls everyone "omae" no matter what. But this doesn't really reflect anybody's real-life usage except kids trying to copy their anime heroes.


That's what makes anime great XD. I know the difference between polite and stereotypical anime japanese. I would never walk into an office and speak the way I do on a keijiban. Not that I'm that rude on keijiban either, I just like to use omae! =3
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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Tue 05.15.2007 7:13 pm

TsukimiyaAyu wrote:
soshite hai, keigo wa dekimasu kedo kejiban ni yousanai to omoimasu ga


So you thought it was OK to say "omae" and "urusai kisama" because this is a message board?

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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby TsukimiyaAyu » Tue 05.15.2007 7:16 pm

It's not like I'm going around yelling; "CHIKARA GA WAKU OMAERA BUKKOROSU!"

In short, I'm not an anime fanboy.

Oh and the urusai kisama was a troll post, sorry.
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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Tue 05.15.2007 7:26 pm

At this point I'm hoping the mods will cut your stay short so that your further blathering is irrelevant.
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RE: Let someone do something.

Postby lalaith » Tue 05.15.2007 7:28 pm

TsukimiyaAyu wrote:
I know this, I don't need EDIT in big words, do you think this is the first forum I've been on, no siree, and as for the double posts, suman, maybe a mod can merge them and maybe a member can not bark out orders to try and feel superior. Oh yeah, and I'm not apologizing, ahou!


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Never mind, why am I even bothering...


You and me both, Chris. I mean, oh good grief, what do we get one of these about once a week? The last one was Brighid. And then there was derekgray before that.
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