View topic - 本は読んどけ
My best guess is "Keep on reading books" assuming that that んどけ is some kind of contraction of 置く.
Is anyone familiar with this?
- Posts: 12
- Joined: Tue 07.16.2013 1:33 pm
- Native language: English
~ておく means to do (verb) for the sake of preparation or future purpose. Without context, and considering the imperative, your quote sounds to me like 'try reading books (before you do/say that stupid thing)' rather than something a book lover would say. That could be completely off, so I can't help more without context.
Edit: Actually I think you were flat out right to begin with. If it's a slogan and a one-liner it probably means 'get reading' or something. I didn't think about it enough
- Posts: 1025
- Joined: Mon 09.26.2005 1:07 pm
I think Ongakuka's "get reading" is nice
- Posts: 496
- Joined: Fri 07.21.2006 10:37 pm
- Location: Shijonawate
- Native language: Japanese
- Gender: Male
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 7 guests