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  • Elwin Coldiron
    Is there anyone out there that knows how to translate kanji? http://club.live.com/star_shuffle.aspx?icid=starshuffle_wlmailtextlink_jan
    Message 1 of 13 , Mar 3, 2008
      Is there anyone out there that knows how to translate kanji?
       
      Blaine

      "When I hear of Schrödinger's cat, I reach for my pistol."
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      > To: yuricon@yahoogroups.com
      > From: alecto_fury@...
      > Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 21:20:48 -0500
      > Subject: RE: [Yuricon] Re: Yuri and Lezu
      >
      >
      > > To: Yuricon@yahoogroups.com
      > > From: kyouka_mitz@...
      > > Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 01:18:38 +0000
      > > Subject: [Yuricon] Re: Yuri and Lezu
      >
      > より快適にするなら、日本語を使用してください。 躊躇しないでください。
      >
      > >
      > > It is a low degree of their senses of entitlement that I thinks of the
      > > fan of Yuri of Japan
      > > because I see.
      > > I worry whether they discriminate unconsciously.
      >
      > 難問題です。
      >
      > 確かに、違いを理解しているファンがいます。しかし、差別することができないより多くのファンがいます。
      > 百合とレスの異なった意味であり、何人かのファン(とレスビアン)にとって、これは非常に重要です。
      > 本当の状況は多くの人々が意味の違いを見ることができないということです。
      >
      >
      > > They think about Yuri and Lez by the distinction like the story of
      > > fictitious and the story
      > > etc. of the reality.
      > > (The fan of Japan says the problem of "Two dimensions" and "Three
      > > dimensions" this. )
      > > However, it is said that they are Lez and when the lesbian of the
      > > reality is imagined,
      > > eroticism follows without fail.
      >
      > The same is true here. Many people cannot tell the difference between lesbian culture and
      > pornography "lesbian."
      >
      >
      > > And, when they imagine it like that, slight disgust is shown.
      >
      > 同意されます。
      >
      > > Word Lez is discriminatory also by Japan.
      > > They are not extremely conscious.
      > > This is that I worry.
      > >
      >
      >
      > I cannot worry about such things. I am busy enjoying Yuri manga. :-)
      >
      > >Cheers,
      >
      > Erica
      >
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    • Erica Friedman
      To: yuricon@yahoogroups.com From: bigkwell@hotmail.com Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 18:44:58 -0800 Subject: RE: [Yuricon] Re: Yuri and Lezu ... I use this site:
      Message 2 of 13 , Mar 3, 2008
        To: yuricon@yahoogroups.com
        From: bigkwell@...
        Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 18:44:58 -0800
        Subject: RE: [Yuricon] Re: Yuri and Lezu


        > Is there anyone out there that knows how to translate kanji?

        I use this site: http://www.excite.co.jp/world/english/

        Cheers,

        Erica

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      • Adam Jones
        On Mon, 3 Mar 2008 18:44:58 -0800, Elwin Coldiron ... For web-based stuff there s a very handy Firefox extension called Moji (http://moji.mozdev.org/ ) which
        Message 3 of 13 , Mar 3, 2008
          On Mon, 3 Mar 2008 18:44:58 -0800, Elwin Coldiron
          <bigkwell@...> wrote:

          > Is there anyone out there that knows how to translate kanji?

          For web-based stuff there's a very handy Firefox extension called Moji
          (http://moji.mozdev.org/ ) which will let you highlight characters or
          words and look them up in the sidebar. Definitely a useful tool.
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        • Jamie Wells
          What about the best way to translate kanji that a person cannot copy and paste (such as from raw manga). :/ Is it just a memorization thing? Because that
          Message 4 of 13 , Mar 4, 2008
            What about the best way to translate kanji that a person cannot copy and paste (such as from raw manga).  :/   Is it just a memorization thing?  Because that would seriously suck.

            -Vexed Fusion

            Erica Friedman <alecto_fury@...> wrote:


            To: yuricon@yahoogroups .com
            From: bigkwell@hotmail. com
            Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 18:44:58 -0800
            Subject: RE: [Yuricon] Re: Yuri and Lezu

            > Is there anyone out there that knows how to translate kanji?

            I use this site: http://www.excite. co.jp/world/ english/

            Cheers,

            Erica

            Yuricon - "For real women who like their women...animated. "
            http://www.yuricon. org
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          • Erica Friedman
            ... From: tigrisataica@yahoo.com Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 06:50:45 -0800 Subject: RE: [Yuricon] Re: Yuri and Lezu ... There are kanji dictionaries available in
            Message 5 of 13 , Mar 4, 2008
              > To: Yuricon@yahoogroups.com
              From: tigrisataica@...
              Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 06:50:45 -0800
              Subject: RE: [Yuricon] Re: Yuri and Lezu



              > What about the best way to translate kanji that a person cannot copy and paste (such as from raw manga). :/ Is it just a memorization thing? Because that would seriously suck.

              There are kanji dictionaries available in print and as electronic translation tools. You will need to learn at least a little bit to use them - how to count strokes, how to identify radicals.
              This is not terribly hard, just a little bit of time and some effort. Practice helps you become more familiar with the characters. Online, I use Jim Breem's
              multi-radical kanji identifcation and translation tool, and I use the NTSC's Kanji dictionary in print. But you'll *still* need to understand counting stroke and identifying radicals.

              If you're reading manga, it also helps to memorize the hiragana and katakana syllabaries, so you can use them to help you find words. Not every character you see is kanji.

              Don't shirk from putting the time and effort into it, because it seems overwhelming. Take small steps and practice a little every day and in no time, you'll be reading at least basic stuff.

              Cheers,

              Erica

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              http://www.yuricon.org
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            • Jamie Wells
              Strokes! I can do that! I m taking japanese at my university. But we re still pretty much dealing with hiragana and katakana (though we have learned I d say
              Message 6 of 13 , Mar 4, 2008
                Strokes!  I can do that!

                I'm taking japanese at my university.  But we're still pretty much dealing with hiragana and katakana (though we have learned I'd say about 80-90 kanji).  But I can most certainly read everything other than kanji.  ;)

                I just never knew the system (and couldn't remember to ask my sensei) to figuring out how to look up kanji.

                So I thank you many times over!

                -Vexed Fusion

                Erica Friedman <alecto_fury@...> wrote:


                > To: Yuricon@yahoogroups .com
                From: tigrisataica@ yahoo.com
                Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 06:50:45 -0800
                Subject: RE: [Yuricon] Re: Yuri and Lezu

                > What about the best way to translate kanji that a person cannot copy and paste (such as from raw manga). :/ Is it just a memorization thing? Because that would seriously suck.

                There are kanji dictionaries available in print and as electronic translation tools. You will need to learn at least a little bit to use them - how to count strokes, how to identify radicals.
                This is not terribly hard, just a little bit of time and some effort. Practice helps you become more familiar with the characters. Online, I use Jim Breem's
                multi-radical kanji identifcation and translation tool, and I use the NTSC's Kanji dictionary in print. But you'll *still* need to understand counting stroke and identifying radicals.

                If you're reading manga, it also helps to memorize the hiragana and katakana syllabaries, so you can use them to help you find words. Not every character you see is kanji.

                Don't shirk from putting the time and effort into it, because it seems overwhelming. Take small steps and practice a little every day and in no time, you'll be reading at least basic stuff.

                Cheers,

                Erica

                Yuricon - "For real women who like their women...animated. "
                http://www.yuricon. org
                Hungry for Yuri? Have some Okazu: http://okazu. blogspot. com

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              • kyouka
                それでは日本語で失礼します。 日本のSNSのコミュニティでしばしば百合とレズの違いは、 という話題が出ます。
                Message 7 of 13 , Mar 7, 2008
                  
                  それでは日本語で失礼します。
                  日本のSNSのコミュニティでしばしば百合とレズの違いは、
                  という話題が出ます。
                   
                  大体の人は百合は創作でレズは現実、またはレズはエロ、と答えます。
                  しかしレズという言葉は同性愛者の間では嫌われている。
                  侮蔑を含んでいるように思われる。
                  その侮蔑的な言葉が現実の同性愛を示すことに私は違和感を覚えます。
                   
                  しかし、一番注目すべきは日本の百合ファンにこの問題に対する
                  問題意識がないことです。
                  彼らのセクシャルマイノリティの実際と創作の百合の間には大きな溝があります。
                   
                  もう一つ問題がおこったのは、私が百合においては他のオタク文化と比べ
                  リアリズムに依拠する割合が高いという持論を展開したときです。
                  ある一人物がそれに対して創作の百合にリアリズムの話を持ってくるなと激怒しました。
                  しかし、日本の同人誌を見るとよく分かりますが
                  日本の百合文化はエスという(サッフィズムではなく)現実に依拠した文化です。
                   
                  とにかく彼らは、創作の百合と現実のサッフィズムを別のものと思っている人が多い。
                  そして問題意識がない。
                   
                  日本においてはこういった保守的なファンが、特に男性の間で多いように思います。
                   
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                  Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2008 11:20 AM
                  Subject: RE: [Yuricon] Re: Yuri and Lezu


                  > To: Yuricon@yahoogroups .com
                  > From: kyouka_mitz@ ybb.ne.jp
                  > Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 01:18:38 +0000
                  > Subject: [Yuricon] Re: Yuri and Lezu

                  より快適にするなら、日本語を使用してください。 躊躇しないでください。

                  >
                  > It is a low degree of their senses of entitlement that I thinks of the
                  > fan of Yuri of Japan
                  > because I see.
                  > I worry whether they discriminate unconsciously.

                  難問題です。

                  確かに、違いを理解しているファンがいます。しかし、差別することができないより多くのファンがいます。
                  百合とレスの異なった意味であり、何人かのファン(とレスビアン)にとって、これは非常に重要です。
                  本当の状況は多くの人々が意味の違いを見ることができないということです。


                  > They think about Yuri and Lez by the distinction like the story of
                  > fictitious and the story
                  > etc. of the reality.
                  > (The fan of Japan says the problem of "Two dimensions" and "Three
                  > dimensions" this. )
                  > However, it is said that they are Lez and when the lesbian of the
                  > reality is imagined,
                  > eroticism follows without fail.

                  The same is true here. Many people cannot tell the difference between lesbian culture and
                  pornography "lesbian."


                  > And, when they imagine it like that, slight disgust is shown.

                  同意されます。

                  > Word Lez is discriminatory also by Japan.
                  > They are not extremely conscious.
                  > This is that I worry.
                  >


                  I cannot worry about such things. I am busy enjoying Yuri manga. :-)

                  >Cheers,

                  Erica

                  Yuricon - "For real women who like their women...animated. "
                  http://www.yuricon. org
                  Hungry for Yuri? Have some Okazu: http://okazu. blogspot. com

                  "World Shaking" Fanfic - http://www.worldsha king.net
                  The Fanfic Revolution - fanficrevolution. blogspot. com
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                • Shia
                  So, why does yahoo mess up Japanese text when you select this message is in: Japanese below?.. Well, nevermind. lol
                  Message 8 of 13 , Mar 8, 2008
                    So, why does yahoo mess up Japanese text when you select "this message
                    is in: Japanese" below?.. Well, nevermind. lol

                    僕は日本語にはまだまだだめなんですけど、あなたさんのメッセージを理解がで
                    きましたと思います。 
                    僕もそれが困ることと思いますけど、あれら(オタクの男性たち)に何が言いた
                    いの、何がした? 特に萌オタクが自分の小さな世界だけに暮らしてる気がする。
                    多分あれらが変りがしたくないと思います。どうしようもないことかも知れない
                    でしょう。
                    ・・と言うことで、このメーリングリストの皆さん百合が好きで、「創作」の百
                    合っ子もレズと思ってます(憧れの愛じゃないなら)。
                    果てに、「馬鹿がどこでもある」という台詞がドイツ語にあって。シチュエー
                    ションを似ますと感じます。

                    I hope you can understand what I wanted to say. orz
                  • Erica Friedman
                    ... From: kyouka_mitz@ybb.ne.jp Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2008 10:27:36 +0900 Subject: Re: [Yuricon] Re: Yuri and Lezu  それでは日本語で失礼します。
                    Message 9 of 13 , Mar 27, 2008
                      > To: Yuricon@yahoogroups.com
                      From: kyouka_mitz@...
                      Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2008 10:27:36 +0900
                      Subject: Re: [Yuricon] Re: Yuri and Lezu


                      > それでは日本語で失礼します。


                      大丈夫デス。

                      遅く返答して、すみません。


                      > 日本のSNSのコミュニティでしばしば百合とレズの違いは、
                      > という話題が出ます。

                      それはまさにここで同じです。

                      私たちは、百合を考えると言い表します、他の人々の考えを心配しません。 ^_^


                      Cheers,

                      Erica

                      Yuricon - "For real women who like their women...animated."
                      http://www.yuricon.org
                      Hungry for Yuri? Have some Okazu: http://okazu.blogspot.com

                      "World Shaking" Fanfic - http://www.worldshaking.net
                      The Fanfic Revolution - fanficrevolution.blogspot.com



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