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Chiba

English translation: 1. city in Japan 2. Japanese last name

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Japanese term or phrase:Chiba
English translation:1. city in Japan 2. Japanese last name
Entered by: Valters Feists
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14:44 Nov 7, 2003
Japanese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Names (personal, company) / proper names
Japanese term or phrase: Chiba
I know it is the name of a city.

Could you kindly tell me if it can also be a PERSON'S NAME, or part of a person's name?

Thanks in advance.
Valters Feists
Latvia
Local time: 19:03
千葉
Explanation:
Yes, it is a person's family name. It's a popular name.


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Note added at 2003-11-07 14:52:22 (GMT)
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千葉真一 or Sonny Chiba may be well-known even outside of Japan. He is appearing in Quentin Tarantino¥'s new movie, ¥"Kill Bill¥".

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Note added at 2003-11-07 15:04:36 (GMT)
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This is he:

http://www.kill-bill.com/castCrew/cast-sc.html
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xxxjsl
Local time: 01:03
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千葉


Explanation:
Yes, it is a person's family name. It's a popular name.


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Note added at 2003-11-07 14:52:22 (GMT)
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千葉真一 or Sonny Chiba may be well-known even outside of Japan. He is appearing in Quentin Tarantino¥'s new movie, ¥"Kill Bill¥".

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Note added at 2003-11-07 15:04:36 (GMT)
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This is he:

http://www.kill-bill.com/castCrew/cast-sc.html


xxxjsl
Local time: 01:03
PRO pts in category: 32

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