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22:08 Feb 28, 2002
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Karma

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Timothy Takemoto



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Note added at 2002-02-28 22:35:16 (GMT)

カルマ is a possibility, it is a phonetic version of the the sound ¥"karuma.¥" However, being a Buddhist country, Japanese has a symbol for the sanscrit term which is pronounced ¥"gou.¥" When you asked for the symbol, rather than the translation, I have you the ideogram (kanji) above. As a translation it is more old fashioned, and used only in Budhist contexts rather than in hippy-language such as in the phrase ¥"That¥'s really bad Karma, man¥"

    Reference: http://www.proz.com/home/8304/prozbm-karma.bmp
Timothy Takemoto
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