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Japanese translation: gozonji desu ka

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English term or phrase:Do you know?
Japanese translation:gozonji desu ka
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03:08 Dec 11, 2003
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Do you know?
FOrmal to semi formal question. Used, for example, if somebody asked "Where is Seattle? Do you know?"
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Gozonji de irasshai masuka?
Explanation:
The above is formal (and courteous). The following (1) is less formal (2) is more casual.
(1) Gozonji desuka?
(2) Shitte masuka?
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Nobuo Kawamura
Japan
Local time: 21:17
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +1Gozonji de irasshai masuka?
Nobuo Kawamura


  

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Gozonji de irasshai masuka?


Explanation:
The above is formal (and courteous). The following (1) is less formal (2) is more casual.
(1) Gozonji desuka?
(2) Shitte masuka?


Nobuo Kawamura
Japan
Local time: 21:17
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
PRO pts in pair: 505

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mumu Watanabe: I prefer the expression (1), "gozonji desu ka".
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