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19:47 Aug 30, 2001
Japanese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Japanese term or phrase: みだらな行為
John Garside

Summary of answers provided
na +1Indecent Contactdnewby19
naindecent behaviorPhilip Ronan



1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
Indecent Contact

This one depends on context, "midara na" can simply mean "impolite" or "improper", but almost all of the hits I got for it at Yahoo Japan referred to sexual contact between older men and underaged girls.

Local time: 11:47

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agree  Lisa Boyle: not necessarily between older men and underaged girls, just indecent sexual contact/behavior, I believe.
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indecent behavior

"Behavior" is the usual term for offences of this sort
(N.B. British spelling is "behaviour")

Philip Ronan
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:47
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