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Postby Who Knows » Thu 01.12.2006 4:32 pm

I would like to see this writed in romanji and other styles.
"The Unknown X" (or if not possible, then only "Unknown")

I tried to translate it with translator, but they give so many different words...
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Postby Sachi » Thu 01.12.2006 5:10 pm

The Unknown X? If it's a title or name, if would be written in katakana, correct? This is what I would do:

ウンノーンX
unnoon X

Or something similar. I dunno. Just my opinion, really...
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Postby Harisenbon » Thu 01.12.2006 8:14 pm

Your romaji is a little off. あ would be better What you have is Oohnknown
アンノーン

but I still wouldn't write it like that. ;)

there's a lot of ways to say it, depending on what you're using it for.
I like the novelistic way
知られぬX
If you're talking about a person
無名のX
A country or something
未知のX
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RE: small text translation help needed

Postby Who Knows » Fri 01.13.2006 7:13 am

Forget it... Next question :)

How do I write "Unknown Power"
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Postby tkbits » Sat 01.14.2006 11:55 pm

What kind of power?

Capabilities? as in This person has an unknown Power.
Deities? as in This world was created by an unknown Power.
"Energy"? as in This machine uses an unknown amount of power or We don't know what it's powered by.
etc.
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Postby Harisenbon » Sun 01.15.2006 2:27 am

Well, you now know how to say unknown X
知られぬX.

power is 力 (ちから).
If you were to say unknown power, how would you put it together in Japanese?
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Postby Who Knows » Sun 01.15.2006 8:30 am

"Capabilities? as in This person has an unknown Power"

知られぬ力 (ちから) ???? (I really got no idea...)
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