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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby Xjort » Wed 03.04.2009 2:30 am

"Watashi wa shinigami dewa arimasen"
"Sugoi!
"Baka"
"haha no anata wa yotogi nagara neechan wa wo tabemashita" (something about a mother watching a little sister being eaten?...*shrugs*) :twisted:
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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby m_ » Tue 03.24.2009 1:29 am

やる気が満々!

I heard it on Kuroshitsuji, then did some research and found out the meaning of やる気

Love this phrase!
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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby Princesskana » Thu 02.04.2010 5:37 pm

たいちょう which means captain 
いごぞう I think that means let's go, I don't know if I spelled it right
きさああ  well darn it! (something a little less clean...)
うれし   Beautiful
でも    But.... (by now you can guess what anime I learned from)
that is about all I can think of off of the top of my head.
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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby Hektor6766 » Sat 02.06.2010 11:47 pm

乾杯!

1 guess which manga/anime that's from. Not only a beautiful story, but lots of good realistic conversation, from baby-talk, party jokes and coffee-shop chit-chat to workplace and respectful special occasion conversation.
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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby burstandbloom » Tue 03.09.2010 5:09 pm

No one has mentioned, コラ!
I learned this word from a manga I'm reading now: 一体
Pronounced ittai いったい.
Means, roughly like '....the heck?' I believe.
例:一体、何のことを言っているの?
What on earth are you talking about?

I've just started trying to read manga in Japanese (don't know what took me so long) It's the grammar that really gets me, with all the colloquialisms and such. Makes my head hurt.
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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby chikara » Tue 03.09.2010 8:36 pm

burstandbloom wrote:No one has mentioned, コラ!
.....
Means, roughly like '....the heck?' I believe.
......

From EDICT;

こら (conj,int) (1) interjection meant to scold or reprove someone; hey!; (2) interjection to call out to someone; hey!
Don't complain to me that people kick you when you're down. It's your own fault for lying there
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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby burstandbloom » Wed 03.10.2010 2:03 am

chikara wrote:
burstandbloom wrote:No one has mentioned, コラ!
.....
Means, roughly like '....the heck?' I believe.
......

From EDICT;

こら (conj,int) (1) interjection meant to scold or reprove someone; hey!; (2) interjection to call out to someone; hey!


Not sure if I put it in the right place, but I believe I did... I commented on two words: コラ、一体, for which I meant
一体 means "...the heck?"
I didn't give a definition for こら because I assumed most people knew what it meant, given the topic, maybe.
Perhaps look at it again? Maybe I arranged it all in a confusing way.
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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby chikara » Wed 03.10.2010 2:25 am

burstandbloom wrote:Not sure if I put it in the right place, but I believe I did... .

I believe you did too. I misread it :blush:
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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby Flik » Wed 06.02.2010 12:58 am

While watching Maison Ikkoku, I learned the "douzo" can be used as "come in" or "go right ahead."
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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby JohtoKen » Sat 07.10.2010 1:21 pm

「みんなの嫉妬をちょっとずつ
分けてくれですぅ 嫉妬玉!!
(シィィィイイイーーット!!!!)」
-タママ二等兵、ケロロ軍曹

「あんた顧問でしょー!?」
-千葉キリノ、バンブーブレード

「もういっちょUターン、お山に激突(ゲロ~ッ!)
やべ~よ UFO壊れた
『てゆーか、自業自得?』」
-ケロロ軍曹とアンゴルモア、ケロロ軍曹

Some examples. Bolded words are the ones I learned from those quote snippets. I'd come up with more, but I can't remember the quotes well enough to put them down.
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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby GenuineWicked » Sun 08.08.2010 6:38 pm

Anime has actually been very helpful to me so far, and it's always exciting when I can understand some of their words, or can read their writing ^^

I've learned lots of family references, as well as different forms of respect based on the words they add to the end of each name. :)
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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby vabre » Sun 09.19.2010 2:03 pm

ggomez wrote:i would hear "dammit" a lot while watching Inuyasha, at least thats what the subtitle said he was saying. i don't really quite know how I would write it out in romanji, let alone hiragana

I believe the word you're looking for is Kuso. My computer can't write Hiragana...
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Re: Japanese words and Phrases learned from Anime/Manga

Postby tuber97 » Thu 11.11.2010 3:28 am

Some of the words I've learned from manga and anime are:
まほうつかい
きょうめい
せいしん
たましい
けんぜん
あほ

Sooooooo many others. I have a composition book full of vocabulary from manga and anime.
お前の魂をいただくよ。
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