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The word for palindromes?

Postby Destruction_Song » Mon 05.26.2008 9:58 pm

I can't remember the word for palindrome in Japanese.

Speaking of which, I learned one from a video off site. 「ままがわたしにしたわがまま」 and I THINK it means "selfish act mother committed against me" ?
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Re: The word for palindromes?

Postby becki_kanou » Mon 05.26.2008 10:18 pm

The dictionary is your friend, try checking the WWWJDIC.

http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~jwb/wwwjdic.html
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Re: The word for palindromes?

Postby chikara » Mon 05.26.2008 10:36 pm

Destruction_Song wrote:I can't remember the word for palindrome in Japanese. ....

You didn't understand "TJP e youkoso" but you knew the Japanese word for "palindrome"? :?

becki_kanou wrote:The dictionary is your friend, try checking the WWWJDIC....

Why do so many people think it is easier to post a question on a forum and wait for an answer rather than look a word up in one of the many on-line dictionaries?
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Re: The word for palindromes?

Postby Destruction_Song » Mon 05.26.2008 11:14 pm

chikara wrote:
Destruction_Song wrote:I can't remember the word for palindrome in Japanese. ....

You didn't understand "TJP e youkoso" but you knew the Japanese word for "palindrome"? :?


Ehe~ My way of learning is more random than systematic so I happened to learn that first....... :P

becki_kanou wrote:The dictionary is your friend, try checking the WWWJDIC....

Why do so many people think it is easier to post a question on a forum and wait for an answer rather than look a word up in one of the many on-line dictionaries?[/quote] Oh. It seems I've forgotten all about those. XD

Edit: it's not on any dictionary siiiite. Well, i'm not sure, but I don't have any sort of Japanese-English dictionary handy.....I should get one.

Edit two: Ohoho~ Leave it up to me to not be able to see the answer sitting right in front of my face...Ahaha.
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Re: The word for palindromes?

Postby chikara » Mon 05.26.2008 11:22 pm

Destruction_Song wrote:
chikara wrote:...... you knew the Japanese word for "palindrome" .....

Edit: it's not on any dictionary siiiite. Well, i'm not sure, but I don't have any sort of Japanese-English dictionary handy.....I should get one.

It's not :?

Did you click the link in my post?
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Re: The word for palindromes?

Postby Destruction_Song » Mon 05.26.2008 11:24 pm

Oh. I saw it not to long ago LOL. かいぶんです~
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Re: The word for palindromes?

Postby chikara » Mon 05.26.2008 11:27 pm

Destruction_Song wrote:Oh. I saw it not to long ago LOL. かいぶんです~

But you still can't find it in any on-line dictionary?
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Re: The word for palindromes?

Postby doinkies » Tue 05.27.2008 5:19 pm

chikara wrote:
Destruction_Song wrote:I can't remember the word for palindrome in Japanese. ....

You didn't understand "TJP e youkoso" but you knew the Japanese word for "palindrome"? :?


Even weirder is this quote from Destruction_Song's first post:

Anyways, I'm not a total beginner to Japanese I can read and comprehend to some extent.


If he/she can read and comprehend Japanese to some extent, surely he/she would know something as simple as ~へようこそ...
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