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Kokubagumi

English translation: 國場組

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20:02 Apr 28, 2008
Japanese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Linguistics
Japanese term or phrase: Kokubagumi
This was a sign on a building on Okinawa. It has been suggested that it has a different meaning in Okinawan that in Japanese. I wonder what it might mean in either or both
don brock
English translation:國場組
Explanation:
I believe it is a name of a construction company in Okinawa.

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Note added at 1時間 (2008-04-28 21:55:42 GMT)
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http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/國場組
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michiko tsumura
Canada
Local time: 03:29
Grading comment
OK but does it have any meaning? The picture I have is from the late 50's
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5 +4國場組
michiko tsumura


  

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國場組


Explanation:
I believe it is a name of a construction company in Okinawa.

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Note added at 1時間 (2008-04-28 21:55:42 GMT)
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http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/國場組

michiko tsumura
Canada
Local time: 03:29
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
Grading comment
OK but does it have any meaning? The picture I have is from the late 50's
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