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12:25 Jun 15, 2001
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: The Dragons Club
The Dragons Club

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naryuu no kaiProZ.com Staff
naドラゴンズ クラブ Doragonzu Kurabu
Timothy Takemoto
naドラゴン クラブ (Doragon Kurabu)Kei
naRyu no kurabuxxxvrede



1 hr
Ryu no kurabu

This is how you write it in the Latin alphabet.

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6 hrs
ドラゴン クラブ (Doragon Kurabu)

Really depends on what kind of "club" you mean by "Dragon Club". There is a popular music band "Dragon Ashe", which reads "Doragon Asshu" .
Japanese people usually know what dragons are and they say "Doragon" (as in Dragon Quest (Doragon Kuesuto) and other games and animation characters). If this is for a club, whatever the club is for, it sounds more hip to say "Doragon Kurabu" , than to say "Ryu no Kurabu"; But!!!
If you don't care if it sounds hip to Japanese ears, you might go with "TATSU NO KAI" or, to make it sound a bit delinquent or gang-like, you might translate it, "TATSU JUKU", "TATSU GUMI", "RYU JUKU", or "RYU GUMI".

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9 hrs
ドラゴンズ クラブ Doragonzu Kurabu

I agree with the native Japanese above that you would be better leaving "Dragons" as its phonetic equivalent but, like the famous Japanese Rotary Club equivalent, "Lion's Club," (ライオンズ クラブ), I think that you would be better keeping the 's which is commonly pronounce "zu."

    Ten years in Japan
Timothy Takemoto
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6 days
ryuu no kai

"kai" sounds cooler than club.

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