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Japanese translation: naughty/indecent/lewd/pervert

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00:41 Jan 9, 2003
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: h.e.
English abbreviations (I think) for a sexual Japanese saying. This is a vital thing.
Brittany
Japanese translation:naughty/indecent/lewd/pervert
Explanation:
The Japanese for this is エッチ (pronounced "ecchi"). I've seen it referred to simply as "H" before, but not as "h.e." There's a variety of ways to render this in English depending on the context (some listed above). Basically, it refers to a person with sex on his/her mind (a "dirty mind"), or the act of fooling around, petting, or even having sex. Again, it all depends on the context.
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4 +3naughty/indecent/lewd/pervert
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naughty/indecent/lewd/pervert


Explanation:
The Japanese for this is エッチ (pronounced "ecchi"). I've seen it referred to simply as "H" before, but not as "h.e." There's a variety of ways to render this in English depending on the context (some listed above). Basically, it refers to a person with sex on his/her mind (a "dirty mind"), or the act of fooling around, petting, or even having sex. Again, it all depends on the context.

Philip Soldini
Local time: 17:15
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 29
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  cinefil: http://home.attbi.com/~kagamix2/H_does_not_mean_hentai/misc_...
1 hr
  -> Good link!

agree  LEXICON KK: never seen it written as "h.e." also... it is pronounced like it though. H!!
7 hrs

agree  Rita Goss: I think this could be right... but h.e.? I grew up in Japan (heck, I have dual citizenship so I am Japanese!) but I haven't heard that one yet.
4 days
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