Re: [SCA-JML] Battle Cries
- On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 5:26 PM, Dean Wayland
>I think you are talking about "Ei! Ei! Oooooooh!" I don't know if
> I'd like to be able to use this cry in our events, but without a clear
> written expression, I'm stumped. So what is said by the leader, and what
> is the reply? Romanji answers only thanks, as I can't get my email
> package to reproduce kana or kanji.
there is an actual meaning, or if it is just a type of kakigoe to get
everyone riled up and ready to go. The problem is that it is call and
Leader: "Ei! Ei!"
> And finally does anyone know of any other period battle cries? IsI think it is period to use as a wish for the emperor, but I don't
> "banzai" ("ten thousand years") post period? I've not heard it in any
> historical movies or read about it's use in history books, only in those
> sources associated with the first half of the 20th century.
know about it as a battle cry. That seems very
nationalistic--previously, most battles weren't about the emperor,
PS: As for being quiet--not sure. People have probably been busy,
but feel free to start more threads!
- On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 1:47 AM, Erin Kelly <tupan4@...> wrote:
> Does anyone here know how old/applicable these expressions (learned viaThey all strike me as modern, and yet I wouldn't worry about that for
> modern Japanese pop culture) might be?
> - Yosh! (motivating exclamation before attempting something physical or
> - Yu-issho! (I think this is to motivate people working together, but I
> might be mis-hearing it.)
> - Ganbatte! (go for it/ do your best)
> - Yatta! (I did it)
purposes of the SCA; it will still add flavor to your persona. The
words are not necessarily modern, I just don't know about the