Re: [SCA-JML] Battle Cries
- View SourceOn Dec 8, 2010, at 6:37 PM, Solveig Throndardottir wrote:
> Shime is the imperative (command) form of "die"Quick note: "shine."
> Basically, "ike" sounds a bit to encouraging to your enemy to me.Well, when one is commanding one's troops, what verb would *you* use for "go that way"? ;) Just like in English, we say "Go, go!!!"
Usually, though, one would encounter "kakare!" as the command to attack.
- View SourceOn 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