浪花節的な人間関係

09:53 Jan 22, 2009
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Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
Japanese term or phrase: 浪花節的な人間関係
浪花節的:

義理人情を考えや行動の中心におく、通俗的で古風なさま。
「―な人間関係」

pretty straight forward, though I can't come up with a good fit.
wzupmofo (X)


Summary of answers provided
4traditional and unbusinesslike Japanese human relationship
humbird
3chivalrous relationship
Yumico Tanaka
2old-fashioned/traditional
seika
Summary of reference entries provided
naniwabushi (浪花節), or rokyoku (浪曲)
cinefil
naniwabushiteki, naniwabushi-like
Kara ph.D.

  

Answers


51 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
chivalrous relationship


Explanation:
As you found, chivalry is the closest word. I don't think 義理人情etc does not need to be expressed.

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Note added at 57 mins (2009-01-22 10:51:17 GMT)
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oops, I meant
"I don't think 義理人情etc need to be expressed."

Yumico Tanaka
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19 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
old-fashioned/traditional


Explanation:
I think 'chivalrous' is also good, but 'old-fashioned' might be a bit more common...?

seika
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Asker: old-fashioned chivalry, maybe?

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2 days 5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
traditional and unbusinesslike Japanese human relationship


Explanation:
Yes it is quite straightforward, but I don't think there is one simple way to say it.
My answer is one starting point to suggest you a right direction, as you already know, chivalry is nothing to do with 浪花節.

humbird
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Reference comments


9 mins
Reference: naniwabushi (浪花節), or rokyoku (浪曲)

Reference information:
http://members3.jcom.home.ne.jp/nishikie/wetherall/Kinsei_ky...
http://groups.google.com/group/sci.lang.japan/tree/browse_fr...


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Note added at 53分 (2009-01-22 10:47:39 GMT)
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http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0073918/synopsis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ninjō

Asakusa Jinta's music theme is joy and sorrow of life and "Giri and Ninjo", the spirit of traditional Japanese emotions such as sympathy, compassion, love and friendship.
http://www.myspace.com/asakusajinta

http://www.mission.net/japan/tokyo/north/page.php?pg_id=1455

cinefil
Japan
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese
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Note to reference poster
Asker: Ah, "chivalry". Thats something to work with. Thank you!

Asker: Ah, "chivalry". Thats something to work with. Thank you!

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3 hrs
Reference: naniwabushiteki, naniwabushi-like

Reference information:
to be overly susceptible to the feelings of love and duty

義理人情
obligation and compassion
duty and humanity


    Reference: http://www.jatis.jp/business/publication/cd-sample/e07.PDF
Kara ph.D.
United States
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