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Japanese translation: sogekihei

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00:41 Jan 7, 2002
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: Army sniper
US Army sniper
Matt
Japanese translation:sogekihei
Explanation:
"Sogekihei" means a sniper who is in the army (as opposed to sogekishu, which is a shootist or person that shoots)The characters are

狙撃兵

If you want an American army sniper that would be beigun no sogekihei, with characters

米軍の狙撃兵

Internet pages where this translation is used --
Games
http://www.ancient.co.jp/‾ayano/tfc/classes/sniper.html
http://ngr2.tripod.co.jp/trinity/trinity-chara.htm

Real life
http://www.hotwired.co.jp/news/news/20010312203.html


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Note added at 2002-01-07 02:42:35 (GMT)
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Sorry I answered your other question about ¥"sniper¥" above.
Army sniper can also be translated as Sogekihei since ¥"hei¥" means soldier - and by implication a member of an army, perhaps. For army sniper, you would use ¥"gun no sogekishu¥" where ¥"gun¥" is army and ¥"no¥" is of. This would normally be used after then name of the army hence
beigun no sogekihei (bei is america)
Amerikagun no sogekihei (Amerika is another way of writing america)


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sogekihei


Explanation:
"Sogekihei" means a sniper who is in the army (as opposed to sogekishu, which is a shootist or person that shoots)The characters are

狙撃兵

If you want an American army sniper that would be beigun no sogekihei, with characters

米軍の狙撃兵

Internet pages where this translation is used --
Games
http://www.ancient.co.jp/‾ayano/tfc/classes/sniper.html
http://ngr2.tripod.co.jp/trinity/trinity-chara.htm

Real life
http://www.hotwired.co.jp/news/news/20010312203.html


--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2002-01-07 02:42:35 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Sorry I answered your other question about ¥"sniper¥" above.
Army sniper can also be translated as Sogekihei since ¥"hei¥" means soldier - and by implication a member of an army, perhaps. For army sniper, you would use ¥"gun no sogekishu¥" where ¥"gun¥" is army and ¥"no¥" is of. This would normally be used after then name of the army hence
beigun no sogekihei (bei is america)
Amerikagun no sogekihei (Amerika is another way of writing america)





    Reference: http://www.alc.co.jp/
Timothy Takemoto
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