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RE: How would you say...

Postby Kates » Mon 10.31.2005 10:50 pm

Roosh: Your signature says, in romaji:
yoroshiku oNAgaishiMUsu!~~

it SHOULD be:
yoroshiku oNEgaishiMAsu. (よろしくおねがいします!~~)

THAT's what I mean by 'messed up sigs'. hehehe
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RE: How would you say...

Postby roosh » Tue 11.01.2005 4:04 am

oh! now i get it.
but why are you in the list since you don't have a signature?
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RE: How would you say...

Postby Kates » Tue 11.01.2005 4:50 pm

Because I XD'd at Spaztick's signature. ^.^
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RE: How would you say...

Postby Mariya » Tue 11.01.2005 4:55 pm

Does that mean I have to mess something up in my sig to be on Spaz's sig? :D
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RE: How would you say...

Postby mandolin » Tue 11.01.2005 6:38 pm

Nah, you just have to sign it.

Oh yeah. X Spaz's sig. :p
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RE: How would you say...

Postby Sachi » Tue 11.01.2005 6:45 pm

Ack. Sorry about all the double-posting :o Still pretty new to boards ^^;

X Spaztick's Sig ;)
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RE: How would you say...

Postby roosh » Tue 11.01.2005 9:27 pm

hoho, now everyone wants to be in spaztick's sig...B)
seems that i've had a reason for not to correct the mistakes i had on my sig!....muahahahaha...:D
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RE: How would you say...

Postby InuKei » Mon 11.21.2005 9:16 am

AJBryant wrote:
i am a いにゅやしゃ


What's an "inyusha"? I know that inyuusha is "importer," but....

Tony



Wow. InuYasha is an amazing anime charcter. He is extremely hot. His name translated, I think!, means something Like Dog Demon Wars, according to my sensei, that is. Check Inu out. He rocks my... err... uh... I was going to say "boxers." But that's ridic. I don't actually WEAR boxers... I'm a chick. Oh, well. Ja ne.
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RE: How would you say...

Postby Infidel » Mon 11.21.2005 10:02 am

But he didn't say inuyasha he said inyuyasha...heh
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RE: How would you say...

Postby AJBryant » Mon 11.21.2005 12:43 pm

Wow. InuYasha is an amazing anime charcter.


I know who Inuyasha is. But the sig I was talking about doesn't mention any "Inuyasha." it says "Inyusha."

His name translated, I think!, means something Like Dog Demon Wars, according to my sensei, that is.


Inu is "dog," and Yasha is "demon." (Interestingly enough, "yasha" usually refers to female demons, but go figure...) Either you or the teacher is mistaking the "war" part. The full title has something about "a sengoku otogizoshi" -- and "sengoku" is a period of Japanese history called "warring states" (roughly from 1550-1600). Otogizoshi is tough to translate. Literally, it's "companion tale" -- it usually translates as "fairy tale" or something like that. We'd've considered "Cinderella" and Peter Pan as otogizoshi. (Otogizoshi, though, typically refers to a collection of such tales written from the 1400s to about 1700 and published in various collections in the Edo period as otogizoshi.)

Why, yes, my master's thesis was on an otogizoshi. How did you guess? ;)

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RE: How would you say...

Postby leahcrews » Mon 11.21.2005 3:57 pm

hi! whats the list? :o what are you all talking about? are we supposed to answer the question about the stronger person or is it rhetorical? someone write back!
nodogakawakimashita! (thats my favourite sentence) :)
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RE: How would you say...

Postby Sachi » Tue 12.13.2005 9:00 pm

Wow, I'm surprised this topic isn't dead yet. This was my first thread ever on a forum, so please excuse the many, many over-posts! Sumimasen, minna-san! T.T

In current discussion, what Tony said about InuYasha's name (where this came from, I have no idea XD Conversation is funny that way.) was what I got as well. "Inu" means "dog". I looked up "Yasha" and also got "female demon". So, even though InuYasha is a male dog-demon (and has ears just like our adorable American Eskimo dog! *drools*), his name lit. translates into "dog female demon".
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RE: How would you say...

Postby Harisenbon » Wed 12.14.2005 12:39 am

Argh.
Discussed on another thread (I don't remember where) it has been confirmed that yasha does not mean female demon, and just means demon.
This femaie demon meme must be stopped.
That is all. :D
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RE: How would you say...

Postby spank » Wed 12.14.2005 4:14 am

so what is inu-yasha? 犬夜叉?
female demon dog? ummmm?
some anime thing i guess...
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RE: How would you say...

Postby mandolin » Wed 12.14.2005 6:52 am

just... demon dog. Not female.

It's an error in EDICT that says yasha means female demon. Other dictionaries just say 'demon'. THE END!
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