6162Re: [SCA-JML] Introduction: totally new to all of this
- Oct 2, 2001on 10/2/01 4:48 PM, Anthony J. Bryant at ajbryant@... wrote:
>Period? I don't think I'm quite ready for that.
>>> Also, "okagesama de" is the response to "how are you," not "pleased to meet
>>> you." -- But you'll pick up the Japanese bits more and more as we play. <G>
>> What would have been the proper response? Dozo yoroshiku?
> Yes, in fact, or perhaps "kochira koso" (hard to translate; if we translate
> "Yoroshiku onegai shimasu" as "pleased to meet you", "kochira koso" is the
> equivalent of "the pleasure's all mine").
> Now, if you want to switch to period Japanese.... <G>
But... "Kochira koso." Hai. Wakarimasu.
This does mean however, that I've made this mistake before. Like I said, I
was trying to be super polite to Ii-dono. It would follow then that I've
most likely made the same gaff greeting various sensei. <wince> They
probably thought it was quaint...
>Your site is amazing. I've been slowly sifting through it and digesting it.
> You should see my calendar page in the Miscellany <G>.
> http://www.geocities.com/sengokudaimyo .
I just haven't gotten to the calendar part yet. (Probably because I'm still
trying to figure out how people's names worked! :-)
>I didn't see Fletch, but I'm in a terribly good mood and got a huge laugh
> Flirting? Ummm... not as... um....
> Did you see "Fletch"?
> Juvenile delinquent: "Are you a cop?"
> Fletch: "As far as you know."
out of that quote. I shall have to see it. I think it will be the first
movie in English I've seen in like a year...
>Say - perhaps my kendo ashi-sabaki will actually be useful for something
> Actually, it's rather easy. You get used to it. Of course, smooth wooden
besides kendo. We slide around on smooth wooden floors all the time.
>You'd be absolutely right about that. :-)
> Actually, no... <G> If you don't *know* an AoA, you probably don't have one.
>Ah. Okay. Too bad really. I was quite taken with the idea of being called
> They'd probably use your surname plus "-dono."
"princess" even though I'm not one. I will have to earn it I suppose.
As always, thanks for the info.
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