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Talking Translation question - 08-21-2007, 10:29 PM

Konbanwa, minna-san.

Could someone translate this for me, onegai?

'The stars will shine upon the hour of our meeting'

Arigatou gozaimasu

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Konbanwa, minna-san.

Could someone translate this for me, onegai?

'The stars will shine upon the hour of our meeting'

Arigatou gozaimasu
What does that mean? How do stars shine onto a time? Literally translated, it might be 「星空は我々の出会いの時間を照らす」 (which sounds pretty unnatural), but as your translation is sort of an idiomatic expression, I'm having a hard time coming up with anything more natural.

Then again, I'm a J-E translator- this isn't my forte.
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ok im really not good at this but here goes nothing...
"au jikan ni hoshi ga kiraku..." ??
umm thats a really bad translation tho ^-^;;



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hey - 08-26-2007, 03:09 AM

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What does that mean? How do stars shine onto a time? Literally translated, it might be 「星空は我々の出会いの時間を照らす」 (which sounds pretty unnatural), but as your translation is sort of an idiomatic expression, I'm having a hard time coming up with anything more natural.

Then again, I'm a J-E translator- this isn't my forte.
It's a elvish saying. I think its a way of seeing, things will be fantastic when we next meet. Maybe that can help you with the translation.
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Why do you want to translate an elvish expression into Japanese?

PLEASE don't say it is for a tattoo...
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Just thought it would be interesting.
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Just thought it would be interesting.
That's a relief!
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Lightbulb The stars will shine upon the hour of our meeting - 08-28-2007, 04:27 AM

I would translate it to "Watashitachi ga atteiru aida wa hoshi ga kagayaiteiru kotodeshou." 「私たちが会っている間は、星が輝いていることでしょ う。」
More poetically, "Futari no jikan o hoshi ga kagayaki terashite kureru kotodeshou." 「二人の時間を星が輝き照らしてくれることでしょう。 」
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Konbanwa, minna-san.

Could someone translate this for me, onegai?

'The stars will shine upon the hour of our meeting'

Arigatou gozaimasu
my own version not a literal translation though.

君には出会うなら星がキラキラになって。。。:rheart

kimi ni ha deau nara hoshi ga kira kira ni natte.


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