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Japanese translation: 幸福(こうふく)koufuku

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English term or phrase:happiness
Japanese translation:幸福(こうふく)koufuku
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08:17 May 9, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: happiness
I would like to know the japanese character that represents this because I would like to get a tattoo that says this on my lower back.
Jessica
幸福(こうふく)koufuku
Explanation:
Happiness would be:

幸福

pronounced:

koufuku

There are other renderings as well:

万福 all heath and happiness
幸い happiness, blessedness
福徳 fortune, happiness and prosperity
幸せ happiness, good fortune, luck
和気藹々 being full of harmony, peace, and happiness

Hope that helps.
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Local time: 11:21
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na幸せxxxmichiokn
na幸福(こうふく)koufukuPro-Japanese


  

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5 hrs
幸福(こうふく)koufuku


Explanation:
Happiness would be:

幸福

pronounced:

koufuku

There are other renderings as well:

万福 all heath and happiness
幸い happiness, blessedness
福徳 fortune, happiness and prosperity
幸せ happiness, good fortune, luck
和気藹々 being full of harmony, peace, and happiness

Hope that helps.

Pro-Japanese
Canada
Local time: 11:21
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 23
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2 days 5 hrs
幸せ


Explanation:
The above is a short, sweet and feminine translation of "happiness" pronouced as "shi-ah-wa-se".

xxxmichiokn
Local time: 12:21
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
PRO pts in pair: 11

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