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"yes" = "kou tte"?

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"yes" = "kou tte"?

Postby drobertbaker » Thu 04.24.2014 6:37 pm

In the new anime Hitsugi no Chaika, the main character is a girl who speaks in broken sentences, just words and phrases.

When she agrees, responds positively, meaning "yes", she says what sounds like "kote" ("ko tte"?, "koute"?, "kotei"?, "kotte"?). I have searched and searched and can find nothing like this. My best guess is 斯って - "Thus, what you said."

She does talk peculiarly, to be sure. Can anyone make any sense of this utterance; archaic, maybe?
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Re: "yes" = "kou tte"?

Postby Dustin » Thu 04.24.2014 7:11 pm

My best guess:

肯定 【こうてい】 (n,vs) positive; affirmation;

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Re: "yes" = "kou tte"?

Postby LordOfTheFlies » Thu 04.24.2014 7:17 pm

Dustin wrote:My best guess:

肯定 【こうてい】 (n,vs) positive; affirmation;

^_^

I have seen the first episode of Hitsugi no Chaika and I can confirm that Dustin is right.

It means the exact same thing as positive/affirmative as in English, and it's used similarly as well. In the military and so on...
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Re: "yes" = "kou tte"?

Postby drobertbaker » Thu 04.24.2014 7:32 pm

Thanks guys! I don't know why I didn't see that. It's right there in my dictionary.
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