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Japanese translation: ご出身はどちらでしょうか。

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English term or phrase:where did you come from
Japanese translation:ご出身はどちらでしょうか。
Entered by: Philip Soldini
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13:12 Nov 20, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: where did you come from
where did you come from?
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ご出身はどちらでしょうか。
Explanation:
ご出身はどちらでしょうか。 (Go shusshin wa dochira deshou ka).

This is the standard way of asking "Where did you come from." It's more natural than the literal translation, どこから来ましたか。 (Doko kara kimashitaka).
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Philip Soldini
Local time: 09:08
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5 +6ご出身はどちらでしょうか。
Philip Soldini


  

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37 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +6
ご出身はどちらでしょうか。


Explanation:
ご出身はどちらでしょうか。 (Go shusshin wa dochira deshou ka).

This is the standard way of asking "Where did you come from." It's more natural than the literal translation, どこから来ましたか。 (Doko kara kimashitaka).

Philip Soldini
Local time: 09:08
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 29
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  SHineno
1 hr

agree  J_R_Tuladhar: The first Japanese sentence means "From which country/city have you come?".
2 hrs

agree  nonka
2 hrs

agree  kotobuki
10 hrs

agree  xxxXX789
21 hrs

agree  xxxmatyu9: "dochira no goshusshin desuka" is more natural.
11 days
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