KudoZ home » English to Japanese » Other

What's your name ?

Japanese translation: onamae ha?

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:What's your name?
Japanese translation:onamae ha?
Entered by: ProZ.com Staff
Options:
- Contribute to this entry
- Include in personal glossary

23:11 Sep 14, 2000
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: What's your name ?
When I am meeting someone for the first time.
matt lapetoda
(shitsureidesuga) onamae ha?
Explanation:
Depending on how old you are and how polite you want to sound, you can skip shitsureidesuga. A popular Japanese text book in Australia for junior high students says only "onamaeha?"
Selected response from:

Mariko Kobayashi
Australia
Local time: 03:50
Grading comment
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
naonamae wa?Jatzer
naOnamae wo oshietekudasai.
Minoru Kuwahara
na(shitsureidesuga) onamae ha?
Mariko Kobayashi


  

Answers


12 mins
(shitsureidesuga) onamae ha?


Explanation:
Depending on how old you are and how polite you want to sound, you can skip shitsureidesuga. A popular Japanese text book in Australia for junior high students says only "onamaeha?"

Mariko Kobayashi
Australia
Local time: 03:50
Native speaker of: Japanese
PRO pts in pair: 22
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

28 mins
Onamae wo oshietekudasai.


Explanation:
This way could be the very first time phrasing for you to ask somebody to know his/her name.

Minoru Kuwahara
Japan
Local time: 01:50
Native speaker of: Japanese
PRO pts in pair: 425
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

20 days
onamae wa?


Explanation:
the way that the word is spelt is the way it is said. to break it down, all vowels without a constanant is spoken by itself, so onamae wa would be said: o na ma e wa. 'o' is said as in the 'o' in hot and spot, where as the 'e' is said as in the 'e' in bet and get. I hope this is understandable.


    Studying Japanese at school
Jatzer

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
chinadolly
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search