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10:31 Mar 2, 2001
Japanese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Japanese term or phrase: shobainin
Please translate \"shobainin\" into japanese symbols. Thank you very much.

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na商売人Sheena Daswani
Philip Soldini



2 hrs

商売人 (merchant)
If the characters aren't clear (sometimes this site distorts them), I can email them to you.
Or else, you can type it into Jim Breen's Online Dictionary at the site below for the characters.

    Reference: http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~jwb/wwwjdic.html
Philip Soldini
Local time: 16:57
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 42
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9 hrs

Shou-bai-nin consists of three characters:
商 means business
売 means to sell and  
人 is the character for person
Hence, merchant. 

Sheena Daswani
Local time: 20:57
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in JapaneseJapanese
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