Is this right?

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Dakata
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Is this right?

Post by Dakata » Fri 04.21.2006 10:38 pm

'Dare aishitemasen watashi ni ka?'

I'm trying to make "Why won't you love me?"...and I also have no clue how to make "Why won't (Name) love me?"...do any of you know how?

Gah. I feel so silly asking if my translations about "lovey-dovey" things are right. ^^;

Domo arigatou.

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RE: Is this right?

Post by Ongakuka » Fri 04.21.2006 10:48 pm

For the record, "dare" = who, not why. Therefore, my guess would be:

watashi ni doushite/naze ai shiteimasen ka?

And if you're a guy (sorry I can't tell) I'd use Boku instead of Watashi for this situation.
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Post by Machina Maw » Fri 04.21.2006 10:59 pm

何で愛していませんか。
Basically: Why (do you) not love (me)?

貴方は、何で私に愛していませんか。
Basically: You, why not love me?

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Post by Dakata » Sat 04.22.2006 1:35 am

Gah. Sorry. I'm sleepy. @-@ And I have a very short attention span...*Gah* And I'm a girl. [img]http://demontiger.de.funpic.org/cutenew ... ons/^^.gif[/img] Sorry, but it's kind of fun confusing people sometimes.

Hmm...Can you put that in Romaji, Machina Maw? I'm afraid I know nothing about Katakana/Hiragana/Kanji.

Edit: Or you could just tell me about any sites that can turn Kana/Hiragana/Kanji into Romaji...if there are any. It'd be pretty helpful. [img]http://demontiger.de.funpic.org/cutenew ... ons/^^.gif[/img]
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RE: Is this right?

Post by Takeo Saeki » Sat 04.22.2006 1:38 am

I agree. Machina Maw, can you please put that in Romaji? I can read Katakana and Hiragana, but not Kanji.

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RE: Is this right?

Post by Ongakuka » Sat 04.22.2006 1:45 am

貴方 << Anata. Don't often see it in Kanji though...

何 << Nan/Nani

愛 << Ai

Sentence 1: nan de ai shiteimasen ka

Sentence 2: Anata wa, nan de watashi ni ai shiteimasen ka

Don't know* any programmes for changing Hiragana to Romaji sorry. I'd just learn them if I were you. ;)
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RE: Is this right?

Post by TrilinguisT » Sat 04.22.2006 1:47 am

nande aishiteimasen ka?

anata wa nande watashi ni aishiteimasen ka?


ROMAJINIED!

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Post by Dakata » Sat 04.22.2006 1:48 am

Thanks. ^_^

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RE: Is this right?

Post by seiryuu » Wed 04.26.2006 9:17 pm

If you're a girl, shouldn't you use アタシ?

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Post by Chess » Mon 05.08.2006 10:44 am

Watashi for a girl boku for a boy :D

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Post by Oyaji » Mon 05.08.2006 11:02 am

なぜ愛してくれないの。 Naze ai shite kurenai na. Why won't you love me?
___は、なぜ愛してくれないの。___ wa, naze ai shite kurenai no. Why won't _____ love me?

As Machina Maw said, なんで (nande) could be used instead of なぜ (naze).
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Post by Danyoru » Sun 05.21.2006 1:41 pm

seiryuu wrote:
If you're a girl, shouldn't you use アタシ?
Yes, you can use atashi if you are a girl. But it's usually used by young girls exclusively.

Watashi: Both genders

Boku: male

Atashi: girl, young girl

Ore: mainly male, boastful

e.g. "Ore wa subete ga kachitoru!"
(I'm going to achive everything!)
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Post by clay » Sun 05.21.2006 5:14 pm

Watashi is probably the safest for both genders until you get a feel for the language and whom you are speaking to.

doushite watashi o ai shite kurenai no?

Is another option. The 'no' gives it a more feminine feel. B)

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