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果たし状 letter of challenge (to fight)

果たし状

letter of challenge (to fight)


The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

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果たし状
hatashi jou
letter of challenge (to fight)

ha (tashi) fruit, carry out, succeed
jou conditions, form



結果 kekka - result, consequences [B]
年賀状 nen ga jou - New Years card [I]
招待状 shou tai jou - invitation card [I]


A hard day's work and this is what I get to calm my nerves?!

SUGGESTED USAGE:

何だ!近頃の果たし状は!!ピンクの紙とかレースの刺繍とか、けしからん!
nanda! chika goro no hatashijou wa!! pinku no kami toka re-su no shishuu toka keshikaran!

What?! Challenge letters nowadays, I tell you!! Pink paper, lace embroidery... This is unpardonable!

ABOUT SUGGESTED USAGE:

何だ nan da - Whats this?! used when surprised - kore wa nan desu ka. is What is this?
近頃 chika goro - recently, as of late another useful recently is saikin
ピンク pinku - pink, the color
kami - paper other kamis include: 髪 kami hair & 神 kami god / God
とか toka - such as... and ... used when listing 2 or more examples
レース re-su - lace because in Japanese R and L are transliterated to the same katakana characters, re-su can also mean race
刺繍 shi shuu - embroidery
けしからん keshikaran - impertinent, shameful, unpardonable, inexcusable, outrageous, disgraceful Yes keshikaran can imply all these meanings!


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