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Death before dishonor

Japanese translation: 恥よりは死を(選ぶ) Haji yori wa shi wo (erabu)

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English term or phrase:Death before dishonor
Japanese translation:恥よりは死を(選ぶ) Haji yori wa shi wo (erabu)
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11:52 Oct 1, 2000
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Death before dishonor
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恥よりは死を(選ぶ) Haji yori wa shi wo (erabu)
Explanation:
恥haji; dishohor
死shi; death
The verb 選ぶ(choose) can be omitted when used as a phrase. If you wish to say this in a sentence it could be like this.
恥をかくくらいなら死んだ方がましだ。
Haji wo kaku kurai nara shinda hou ga mashi da.
I'd rather die than disgrace myself.
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xxxKeiko
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恥よりは死を(選ぶ) Haji yori wa shi wo (erabu)


Explanation:
恥haji; dishohor
死shi; death
The verb 選ぶ(choose) can be omitted when used as a phrase. If you wish to say this in a sentence it could be like this.
恥をかくくらいなら死んだ方がましだ。
Haji wo kaku kurai nara shinda hou ga mashi da.
I'd rather die than disgrace myself.

xxxKeiko
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