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14:40 Oct 2, 2000
Japanese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Japanese term or phrase: Mahoujin no Himitsu
Just wondering what this means in english. (It's a few words in Japanese.)

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na +1secret of the mathematical magic squarecurtiii
naThe secret of the magic squareStanZ



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The secret of the magic square

Mahoujin = magic square;

no = possesive particle

himitsu = secret


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secret of the mathematical magic square

Yes, the fellow was right that literally this means the secret of a magic square in Japanese, but what my clever assistant left out was that it's a mathematical term from an old story. Better for you to see an example....

The Japanese text at the site below says that the magic square base means that the numbers total 15 when you add diagonally, horizontally, and vertically.

Good luck

    Reference: http://www.ffortune.net/kazu/magic/816.htm
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