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Re:[teacherartexchange] need Japanese language help...

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dlang_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Wed Apr 27 2011 - 07:09:03 PDT


You might also look around to see if there is a local Japan society or
organization. They would likely be willing to help you.

> Subject: need Japanese language help...
> From: Margaret Angstadt >
> Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2011 13:49:24 -0400
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> I know there are 'translation sites' on the web, but the translations
> are usually literal.  I'm wondering if there is anyone on this list
> that might be able to treanslate a quote from English to Japanese
> which one of my students wishes to use in an artwork? In advance,
> thanks!
> Peggy (Vermont)
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> Subject: Re: need Japanese language help...
> From: Rebecca Burch <mamallama@gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2011 14:11:52 -0400
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> I'm not a language expert, but from what I understand about Japanese
> language (from students who have taken Japanese), you would almost
> have to have a person who speaks Japanese to translate it in person to
> get the correct nuance.  Probably not the answer you're looking for,
> but this is probably the best way to handle it.
> Do you have a college nearby that offers Japanese language courses?
> Call the college and ask for help.  I bet someone would be willing to
> translate it.
> Becky (WV)
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