English translation: キュウリとナス = cucumber and eggplant
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15:54 Mar 26, 2007
Japanese to English translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Japanese term or phrase:ｷﾏｳﾘｹﾅﾇ
This is a title of a painting done by a school child on an exchange project (looks like imitation Picasso) - I don't know if I got the symbols quite right, is there any chance of a translation?
Hi Wynona. The second line just gives the child's name in kanji. He's romanized his given name as Yuiti but it should be Yuichi. The bottom line gives the school name: Nase elementary school, Yokohama city.
Hi Wynona - which encoding did you use to post your question? The characters appear to be garbled. At the moment, it says 'kimaurikenanu,' which doesn't mean anything in particular....but then, it may have been a very young child just learning to write(?)
Explanation: Whenever you see half-width katakana which appear to be possibly gibberish, it is always a good idea to suspect a character encoding issue, or 文字化け。 Sometimes a 'mojibake' issue will manifest itself in the form of half-width katakana.
Kurt Hammond United States Local time: 05:25 Native speaker of: English
Notes to answerer
Asker: Maybe I've transcribed it wrongly, please have a look at photo at http://www.freewebs.com/transpersonal/japan1.jpg
7 days confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
キュウリとナス = cucumber and eggplant
Explanation: A far cry from Egyptian temples!
Steven F Smith United Kingdom Local time: 13:25 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 4
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hi Steven, thanks, I try to find out if t his is an original or a copy - could you look at the foto again and let me know what is on the 2nd line of the label? http://www.freewebs.com/transpersonal/japan1.jpg