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by shneen
Dec 6th, '07, 12:44
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: English-Japanese dicitonary!
Replies: 7
Views: 1824

Sorry for the delay in replying.... my work schedule has been crazy this week. Since I'm gathering you're a beginner, the g55 would probably suit your needs pretty well and be something that you'll be able to get quite a bit of use out of. I found that I didn't need one so much my first year at Uni,...
by shneen
Dec 3rd, '07, 01:43
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: English-Japanese dicitonary!
Replies: 7
Views: 1824

It really depends on what level you're at and where you want to go with your Japanese study. I just bought the Wordtank G70 a few months ago and I really like it. It has lots of dictionaries and is pretty easy to navigate. The good thing about the Cannon models is that you can switch the menus and t...
by shneen
Jan 3rd, '07, 06:04
Forum: JDrama Discussions
Topic: [Survey] Your Best J-dramas: Ranked! (Update #17)
Replies: 923
Views: 277130

1). Last Christmas
2). Love Generation
3). Kimi ha petto
by shneen
Feb 14th, '06, 17:40
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What's your MAJOR??
Replies: 371
Views: 68880

haven't been in this thread for awhile, i'm still stuck guys! i thought i found what i wanted to do but i just can't find my heart in it pale I having an appointment with my counselor this coming monday, hopefully he/she will be able to help me. Its just that this is such a big decision i really do...
by shneen
Nov 16th, '05, 15:34
Forum: Series of the Week/Month
Topic: Japanese SoTW Poll - 11/13/05 - Wedding Planner
Replies: 108
Views: 26256

I have the series, and can help seed a little later on today... I have to run to class right now.... so don't have time to dig out the DVD at the moment ^_^
by shneen
Aug 21st, '05, 23:45
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese way of English pronunciation
Replies: 52
Views: 18849

groink wrote:Personal computer comes out as 「パーソナルコンピュータ」 (pa+so+na+lu+ko-n'-pi+yu-ta), and there's about a quarter of a million references via Google.
パソコン is the correct shortened form of that. And it's very widely used.
by shneen
Aug 21st, '05, 23:28
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese way of English pronunciation
Replies: 52
Views: 18849

and just to quickly add... Wikipedia has an article on "gairaigo" and loan words in Japanese:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gairaigo

There's a link to a list of common terms in that article as well.
by shneen
Aug 21st, '05, 23:26
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Japanese way of English pronunciation
Replies: 52
Views: 18849

I've also notice beside katakana-ing english words they also sometime mutate it, like for computers I hear them say it as pa-su-con. Short for personal computer? Right. For some reason the Japanese like to shorten things... and it especially seems to be into 4 syllables. Another example could be コン...
by shneen
Aug 14th, '05, 16:00
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: What school do you go to?
Replies: 236
Views: 41301

I'm a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Majoring in International Business... minors in Japanese, Asian Studies and International Studies. Hoping to have this whole college thing finished up in December 2006... as long as I don't declare any more minors *heh*
by shneen
Jul 26th, '05, 00:49
Forum: Life & Relationships
Topic: Age / How Old Are You?
Replies: 495
Views: 70189

21 over here. And loving it. If anyone figures out how to freeze time so I can stay 21 let me know :P
by shneen
Mar 25th, '05, 22:34
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: The D-Addicts Birthday Thread
Replies: 533
Views: 69860

Turning 21 on Wednesday (Mar. 30). It's about time ;)
by shneen
Mar 25th, '05, 22:24
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: For New Members - Introduce Yourselves!
Replies: 1500
Views: 294436

'nother n00b here :D Have been lurking around for awhile and not posting... I'm notorious for doing that ^^ But anyway, hello to everyone. My name is Sheena... I'm a student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln... majoring in International Business and minoring in Japanese, International Studies an...