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11:46 Nov 28, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: cartwheels
cartwheels on cake

Summary of answers provided
4Sharin/Kouka/Yoko Tonbogaerimimichan
2ケーキの上の車輪(keeki no ue no syarin)babyangel

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ケーキの上の車輪(keeki no ue no syarin)

I don't know what "cartwheels" exactly mean here... it depends on the context.
It could also be
- ケーキの上の硬貨(keeki no ue no kouka)
- ケーキの上でとんぼ返り(keeki no ue de tonbo gaeri)

You may also just say "カートホイール/kaato hoiiru" by just using Kata-kana, so it could be
(keeki no ue no kaato hoiiru)」

"Syarin" means wheels, "Kouka" means coins, and "Tonbo gaeri" means handspring, anyways.

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Sharin/Kouka/Yoko Tonbogaeri

車輪/硬貨/横とんぼがえり if written in Japanese.

"Sharin" is a wheel that goes with a cart.
"Kouka" is a coin.
"Yoko Tonbogaeri" means cartwheel, which you might do in PE.

It is possible that there was a imitation coin or a wheel on the cake. If there was an imitation wheel, "Kaatowhoiiru oite Keeki" would be "A wheel/ wheels on the cake", or it coul d be rewritten into "Keeki no ue no sharin", "ケーキの上の車輪”if written in japanese.
If it was a coin (or perhaps a silver dolar), it would be "A coin/ coins on the cake" and can be rewritten into "Keeki no ue no kouka", ケーキの上の硬貨”
If there was a doll doing a cartwheel on the cake, it would be "Keeki no ue de Yoko tonbo gaeri" "ケーキの上で横とんぼがえり"

These are the possibilities I can think of for now.

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