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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by Iwark » Thu 06.22.2006 4:49 pm

paul_b wrote:
Iwark wrote:
"No, really" doesn't appear in this web site.
It did in the other one

まあ、本当?
Oh, no really?
No, I mean "No, really" as in "Where are you going? You're not going to tell mommy are you?" "I'm going to the bathroom. No, Really! I am."

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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by aKuMu » Thu 06.22.2006 5:34 pm

seriously wtf?
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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by hyperconjugated » Thu 06.22.2006 5:38 pm

Es kann nicht wahr mein Herr ;)
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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by AJBryant » Thu 06.22.2006 5:38 pm

Okay, REALLY close to a lock.

Iwark, please contact me and let me know, as Akumu says, "WTF."


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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by Iwark » Thu 06.22.2006 7:35 pm

hyperconjugated wrote:
Es kann nicht wahr mein Herr ;)
Why do you put mysterious language?

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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by Schattenjedi » Thu 06.22.2006 7:39 pm

hyperconjugated wrote:
Es kann nicht wahr mein Herr ;)
Er ist verstört. Es gibt keine andere Erklärung.

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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by Iwark » Thu 06.22.2006 7:39 pm

AJBryant wrote:
Okay, REALLY close to a lock.

Iwark, please contact me and let me know, as Akumu says, "WTF."


Tony
What do you mean by "Okay, REALLY close to a lock."? And why do you say "please contact me and let me know, as Akumu says, "WTF.""?

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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by richvh » Thu 06.22.2006 7:54 pm

What do you mean by "Okay, REALLY close to a lock."?
He's about to lock this thread if you don't explain what in the world you're trying to accomplish.
And why do you say "please contact me and let me know, as Akumu says, "WTF.""?
If you don't contact him and explain what in the world you're trying to accomplish, he's going to lock the thread.
WTF = What The (impolite word starting with F)
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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by Iwark » Thu 06.22.2006 8:17 pm

AJBryant wrote:
Okay, REALLY close to a lock.

Iwark, please contact me and let me know, as Akumu says, "WTF."


Tony
I'am trying to accomplish the meaning of "No, really" as in "Where are you going? You're not going to tell mommy are you?" "I'm going to the bathroom. No, Really! I am." Understand?

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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by richvh » Thu 06.22.2006 8:22 pm

No, not what you're trying to do with that particular line, what are you trying to accomplish with this thread? Why are you trying to translate these largely nonsensical lines from English into Japanese, who in the world is jeffrey, and why is he having you, of all people, translate for him?
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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by Schattenjedi » Thu 06.22.2006 8:26 pm

I don't know about you guys, but 5 pages of this nonsense is enough to convince me he's taking the piss.

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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by hungryhotei » Thu 06.22.2006 8:37 pm

Iwark wrote:
No, I mean "No, really" as in "Where are you going? You're not going to tell mommy are you?" "I'm going to the bathroom. No, Really! I am."
This makes sense (now). Person B is saying that they are going to the bathroom but person A thinks that they are going to tell mum some secret about rice, so B is defending themselves.

I think that here ’No, really.’ could be something like 本当だよ or 嘘じゃないよ!
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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by Iwark » Thu 06.22.2006 8:50 pm

hungryhotei wrote:
Iwark wrote:
No, I mean "No, really" as in "Where are you going? You're not going to tell mommy are you?" "I'm going to the bathroom. No, Really! I am."
This makes sense (now). Person B is saying that they are going to the bathroom but person A thinks that they are going to tell mum some secret about rice, so B is defending themselves.

I think that here ’No, really.’ could be something like 本当だよ or 嘘じゃないよ!
嘘じゃないよ=uso janai yo!

Yeah, that makes perfect sence.. now..

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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by Machina Maw » Thu 06.22.2006 9:07 pm

This thread is stupid. I didn't even understand the original post.

Nothing said makes perfect sense, or even any other kind of existing sense there might be.

Iwark - there is absolutely no point in putting "No, really!" into the middle of a sentence because it makes absolutely no sense without context. I guarantee everyone who reads this thread is scratching their heads and thinking "WTF?" to themselves. The only time it would make sense would be if you were, say, writing a script, where it would be more like:

Person #1: Hey.. where are you going? You're not going to tell mom about the rice, are you?
Person #2: I'm going to the bathroom.
Person #1: *Raises eyebrows*
Person #2: No, really, I am! I swear I'm not going to tell mom about the rice, okay?

That would make a LOT more sense. If you would explain yourself as best you can, in English, why you want these strange sentences translated into Japanese, it would be a lot of help to everyone. O_O

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RE: American English to Japanese

Post by AJBryant » Thu 06.22.2006 11:03 pm

Locked.


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