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13:05 Aug 12, 2000
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: seven deadly sins
Greed, Lust, Envy, Pride, Wrath, Sloth, Gluttony.
I am doing a project and I would like to have the characters from the English version to the Japenese version the way they would be read if you were to put them on a canvas. i would appreciate the old world style if at all possible.
William J. Bryan

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na貪欲の罪、淫欲の罪、嫉妬の罪、傲慢の罪、忿怒の罪、怠惰の罪、大食の罪Haruko Watanabe



21 hrs

These are the words I found on several sites on the web (for example, try going to this site - http://www.geocities.co.jp/Playtown-Denei/6151/7sin.html), which I guess are in the old-world style though I'm no christian myself:
貪欲の罪Don-yoku no tsumi=Greed
淫欲の罪In-yoku no tsumi=Lust
嫉妬の罪Shitto no tsumi=Envy
傲慢の罪Goman no tsumi=Pride
忿怒(or憤怒)の罪Fundo no tsumi (or fun-nu no tsumi-either characters are OK)=Wrath
怠惰の罪Taida no tsumi=Sloth
大食の罪Taishoku no tsumi=Gluttony

Here, the common phrase 'no tsumi' means 'sin of', which you need when talking about the seven sins in Japanese.

Hope it helps.

    Reference: http://www.geocities.co.jp/Playtown-Denei/6151/7sin.html
Haruko Watanabe
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