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Parapara and sagashiteta

Postby tanuki » Sun 07.23.2006 4:24 pm

Hello, people!

I was chatting with a friend and we were trying to figure out together what this meant. These are two sound files, excerpts from a song. Can you please help me understand these short sentences?

The password for the downloads is “nihongo”.

1) "Parapara"

http://www.uploda.org/uporg456369.wav.html

I think this is:

私たちと一緒にパラパラ踊りましょう!

Actually, what I hear at the end is something like 覚えましょう, but that doesn't make much sense, so I guess it must be 踊りましょう. And I guess with パラパラ they mean the dance Parapara, so that would be "Dance the Parapara together with us!" or something like that, I think. But shouldn’t there be a particle after パラパラ? (Maybe there IS one..)


2) “Sagashiteta”

http://www.uploda.org/uporg456381.wav.html

I think this is:

君だけを探してた。二人ならゼッタイかな。

I really doubt I heard this right. But as it is, I think I understand the first phrase: “I was looking just for you”. The second part would be something like “If we’re together, I wonder if it will be absolute”. That doesn’t make much sense, I’m sure something is wrong.

By the way, the song is “King Kong” by Shanadoo.

Thanks a lot in advance, bye!
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RE: Parapara and sagashiteta

Postby Schattenjedi » Sun 07.23.2006 4:40 pm

I think 私たちと一緒にパラパラ覚えましょう! is right. It would mean "Let's learn the parapara together".

I believe the second part of number 2 is 二人なら絶対かなう. "If we are together, my dream will definitely come true". I'm not positive though.

Tanuki, could you respond now to my listening comprehension thread? :D
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RE: Parapara and sagashiteta

Postby hungryhotei » Sun 07.23.2006 5:51 pm

Lyrics
http://www.shanadoo.com/musik/lyrics/kingkong.htm
So there is an wo in there and with the rest Schattenjedi is correct.
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RE: Parapara and sagashiteta

Postby tanuki » Sun 07.23.2006 6:07 pm

To tell you the truth, I never trust in lyrics posted on the web. Here is a reason why:

WATASHITACHI TO ISSYO NI
PARAPARA WO OBOEMASYOH


:o:o:o
I can't even start to imagine why would someone romanize that way. Awful, awful, awful. :@
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RE: Parapara and sagashiteta

Postby hungryhotei » Sun 07.23.2006 6:12 pm

That romaji is perfectly correct and readable though, even if it doesn't follow the usual romanization methods.

Its from their official website so I'm sure its trustworthy.
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RE: Parapara and sagashiteta

Postby tanuki » Sun 07.23.2006 6:22 pm

hungryhotei wrote:
That romaji is perfectly correct and readable


It is at least readable.

Schattenjedi wrote:
Tanuki, could you respond now to my listening comprehension thread?


Hehe, to tell you the truth, I hardly understood anything from your sound clip, so I'll pass this time. Tschuldigung.:(
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RE: Parapara and sagashiteta

Postby texugo » Sun 07.23.2006 8:20 pm

Am I the only one who thinks para para dancing looks absolutely ridiculous?
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RE: Parapara and sagashiteta

Postby keatonatron » Mon 07.24.2006 3:24 am

texugo wrote:
Am I the only one who thinks para para dancing looks absolutely ridiculous?


You mean HILARIOUS!

At ドンキー they sell parapara videos... a good portion of them is 2 girls standing in front of a white background, doing their little dance. It was playing on the TV in the store, and I just bust up laughing.

Their expressions are so serious, but it'd be impossible for anyone to be serious dressed like that doing that type of "dance". 不思議.
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RE: Parapara and sagashiteta

Postby two_heads_talking » Tue 07.25.2006 12:12 pm

you know the first time I looked at that sentence I could only think of the word perapera which is used to describe fluency. but then i listened to the link and it was parapara.. oh well. :(
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