creating japanese names.....?

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creating japanese names.....?

Post by sephani » Fri 09.23.2005 11:57 am

i've been searching, researching and typing my lil heart out this past 2 weeks looking for 2 japanese names.......for my new identicle twin kittens......

so here is my question....

if:
ichi=one
kuro=black
hoshi=star
and
hana=flower

then:

itchikurohana = one black flower?
and
itchi juro hoshi = one black star?

is that correct?

please help!
-Sephani

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Post by Kates » Fri 09.23.2005 5:21 pm

Not really.... "Ichi" and "kuro" are not adjectives... so they shouldn't be used in the way you used them.

And "ichi" just means 'the number one'... not in the sense of 'a single'... you would need to use "hitotsu."

The adjective form of 'black' is "kuroi" ("kuro" just means 'black, the noun').

So "one black flower" could be "hitotsu no kuroi hana." (I could get into the counter for flowers (hon) but I don't think you care about it that much, so I won't bother cuz it's a bit confusing. ^_^ )

For "one black star," it would be similar: "hitotsu no kuroi hoshi."

You could spice it up with some SMAP too, maybe. Say "Hitotsu dake no kuroi hana/hoshi"--the ONLY black flower/star. XD

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Post by AaRoN » Fri 09.23.2005 5:33 pm

i think that u could use them ne wayz....most ppl dont speak japanese so they'll never no B)
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Post by Mariya » Fri 09.23.2005 6:30 pm

AaRoN wrote:
i think that u could use them ne wayz....most ppl dont speak japanese so they'll never no B)
That doesn't mean you should use them incorrectly.

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Post by Harisenbon » Fri 09.23.2005 8:43 pm

Kates wrote:
You could spice it up with some SMAP too, maybe. Say "Hitotsu dake no kuroi hana/hoshi"--the ONLY black flower/star. XD
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Post by Harisenbon » Fri 09.23.2005 8:45 pm

i think that u could use them ne wayz....most ppl dont speak japanese so they'll never no
The most interesting part of your post is that 8 of your 18 words are grammatically incorrect.
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Post by Mukade » Sat 09.24.2005 2:53 am

sephani wrote:

ichi=one
kuro=black
hoshi=star
and
hana=flower

then:

itchikurohana = one black flower?
and
itchi juro hoshi = one black star?

is that correct?
These would be terribly un-Japanese-like names.

If that doesn't bother you, though, then kurohana would be fine as is.

I would avoid "black star" (which would be pronounced kuroboshi), because it means "failure." :o

FYI, lots of Japanese people give their pets very cutesy-sounding nonsense names like "Pekko-chan" or very ordinary, run-of-the mill human names like "Jiro."

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Post by Mariya » Sat 09.24.2005 6:19 pm

Harisenbon wrote:
i think that u could use them ne wayz....most ppl dont speak japanese so they'll never no
The most interesting part of your post is that 8 of your 18 words are grammatically incorrect.
Harisenbon = Too true.

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Post by Daichi » Mon 09.26.2005 7:23 am

sephani wrote:
i've been searching, researching and typing my lil heart out this past 2 weeks looking for 2 japanese names.......for my new identicle twin kittens......

so here is my question....

if:
ichi=one
kuro=black
hoshi=star
and
hana=flower

then:

itchikurohana = one black flower?
and
itchi juro hoshi = one black star?

is that correct?

please help!
-Sephani
Maybe:

Kohana - Little flower
Hoshiko - Star child

Have a look at
http://www.cats-central.com/cat-names/j ... names.html
for more suggestions.

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Post by Kates » Mon 09.26.2005 9:03 am

Or HANAKO (flower-child) and HOSHIKO (star-child) if you want them to sound similar.

They'd even have kanji. ^_^ 花子=Hanako  星子=Hoshiko

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Post by Binsento » Tue 09.27.2005 7:28 am

Yuki / Yoko
If i get a baby in the future and it's a girl i would like Yuki as a name and dress her up in pink Hello Kitty clothing while wearing those supercute "squeeky-slippers"
I'm a guy, but seeing those cute japanese girlies just does something to me. They make me want to pick them up and cuddle them, haha
I won't do it though, because i would probably be thrown in jail.

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