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Old 06-28-2005, 06:58 PM   #7
StuBear
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dick Tracy
Ichiban. Honto-desu.

For those who need translation: Excellent. It's true. Perhaps this will help you see Japanese films, books and culture from a very different perspective.
Close but no cigar

Ichiban - 一番 - actually means "number 1", "first" or "best" depending on context

subarashii - 素晴らしい - is excellent

Sorry to be pedantic, but don't want Gaijin wandering around Japan telling people that everything is No. 1.

Stu
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