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Japanese translation: 恥をかくくらいなら死んだほうがましだ。

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21:23 Nov 4, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: death before dishonor
i would rather die than dishonor myself
robert watts
Japanese translation:恥をかくくらいなら死んだほうがましだ。
Explanation:
日本語では良く使われるフレーズです。
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Yukari Davies
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4 +5恥をかくくらいなら死んだほうがましだ。Yukari Davies


  

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51 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
恥をかくくらいなら死んだほうがましだ。


Explanation:
日本語では良く使われるフレーズです。

Yukari Davies
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  kokuritsu: If your context needs an aphoristic, old-fashioned translation: 死しても陵辱を受けず
37 mins

agree  kotobuki: By yukari:haji wo kaku kurai nara shinda hou ga mashi da. By kokuritsu:shishitemo ryoujyoku wo ukezu.
7 hrs

agree  Eden Brandeis
13 hrs

agree  Alief Yahya
18 hrs

agree  studio_rain
11 days
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