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English translation: Feeling bad

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00:06 Jun 8, 2001
Japanese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Japanese term or phrase: kibunwarui
Can anybody tell me what this means?
Eberhard Koebler
English translation:Feeling bad
Explanation:
Assuming the subject is "I" (depending on the context you will have to judge who the subject is), "kibun warui" means "I feel unwell/ill/sick/indisposed/seedy". It can also be translated as "be out of sorts", "do not feel oneself" or "be poorly".
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DPS
Australia
Local time: 19:17
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Summary of answers provided
naI don't feel good/I don't feel wellLouise Vaux
naI don't feel well or I feel sick.Gez
nairritable; discontent.cubby
naI feel sick, I don't feel well
Amy Kasuga
naI don't feel well, I feel unwell, I feel sick, I feel bad ...Christophe DUBOIS
nafeel sick, feel ill, unwell
Timothy Takemoto
naFeeling bad
DPS
naI don't feel so goodpds
nafeel sick, feel bad
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6 mins
feel sick, feel bad


Explanation:
feel sick, feel bad

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United States
Local time: 00:17
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
ProZ.com Staff: said alone, it probably means "I feel bad"
4 mins
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7 mins
feel sick, feel ill, unwell


Explanation:
It normally "kibun ga warui" meaning " I don't feel well."


    Ten years in Japan
Timothy Takemoto
Local time: 17:17
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 65
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7 mins
Feeling bad


Explanation:
Assuming the subject is "I" (depending on the context you will have to judge who the subject is), "kibun warui" means "I feel unwell/ill/sick/indisposed/seedy". It can also be translated as "be out of sorts", "do not feel oneself" or "be poorly".


    Kenkyusha's J>E Dictionary
DPS
Australia
Local time: 19:17
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
pds: Yes, depends somewhat on the context
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31 mins
I don't feel so good


Explanation:
Depending on the context it can mean anywhere between

I don't feel so good

and

I feel really sick.

When no subject is indicated, it is probably the first person singular

pds

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Maynard Hogg: e.g. motion sickness "I don't feel so good"
18 hrs
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1 hr
I don't feel well, I feel unwell, I feel sick, I feel bad ...


Explanation:
Depending on context (?), 気分が悪い (kibun ga warui) means : "I feel bad, I don't feel well, I feel unwell, I feel undisposed, I feel sick, etc."
I think that originally this espression has all of these meanings mentionned above, but, in order to really understand what you are requesting for, it would be better to give this expression within a more explicit context

Best regards



    personal knowledge + Japanese-English Dictionary
Christophe DUBOIS
Local time: 17:17
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3 hrs
I feel sick, I don't feel well


Explanation:
kibun is feeling
warui is bad
I feel bad is the literal translation

Kibun wa yoku nai also means I feel bad or I don't feel good.

VS
Kimochi warui! which is the Japanese equivalent of "Gross" in US English


    Six years in Japan
Amy Kasuga
United States
Local time: 03:17
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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7 hrs
I don't feel good/I don't feel well


Explanation:
Probably in first person singular.

Louise Vaux
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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11 hrs
I don't feel well or I feel sick.


Explanation:
Kibun is the feeling or his/her mood.

Warui simply means bad or wrong.

Gez
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:17
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1 day 30 mins
irritable; discontent.


Explanation:
Since everyone else has gone with the physical illness definition...

This term can also be used when one is not in a "good mood" so to speak. When one is insulted, annoyed, or otherwise unhappy, their KIBUN (mood) is WARUI (bad).

cubby
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