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Yes, ~するでない is an old-fashioned and pompous way of saying "Don't do ~!". In modern Japanese, this is a kind of 役割語 (stereotyped role words) which is typically used by noble and/or old people in manga and samurai dramas. This seems to have been used a lot more 100 years ago or so, because I can find many similar expressions (eg. 泣くでない, 穢すでない, 淋しがるでない) in ...


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Not an expert on Fukuoka dialect or anything else, but I could somehow read the text with no problems. 「~~ごた/ごたあ」 means 「~~のような」 = "(just) like ~~". You might be familiar with the word 「[如]{ごと}き」 that means the same in Standard Japanese. 「水のごたまずかおかゆ」=「水のようにまずいおかゆ」 = "rice gruel that tastes as bad as water" (It means the gruel is very thin.) Other ...


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In Kansai we say 「~~んといて(よ)」 to mean 「~~しないで(よ)」, "(Please) Don't do~~." So いきなりはじめんといてよ means いきなりはじめないでよ, "Don't start all of a sudden." or "Don't start so abruptly". I would parse it as:「いきなり(suddenly) + はじめ(verb 始める) + ん(negative auxiliary verb) + と(conjunctive particle) + いて(subsidiary verb いる -- (maybe the といて is derived from て+おいて?)) + よ(sentence ...


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According to Wikipedia article 「日本の方言」, ~ちょる means ~ている in western dialect. It says that they use 「音便形+ちょる・ちょー」 for ~ている in 島根県出雲, and 「音便形+ちょる・ちょー」 for ~ている as 完了後の状態を表す相 (perfect aspect) in 岐阜県・奈良県南部・兵庫県播磨・中国地方(出雲除く)・四国地方・九州地方. And according to here in the same article, ~きに is a 接続助詞(conjunctive particle) of 理由(reason) in western dialect. They use ...


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I looked them up online, and the sources I found (this is one of the sources: http://www.ilovex.co.jp/ilo_week/2007/08/post-117.html) say that "ちょった/ちょる” means "ていた/ている” and "きに” means "(のです)から”  So, "合うちょるきに” in your example sentence must be able to be rephrased as "合っている(のです)から", which makes your translation correct. They say that these terms ...


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The question got me curious and I made some research. Apparently ちょる could be a dialectal form of ておる in some areas in western Japan. Some Japanese people say that this form is commonly used in 山口県, 大分県, and 福岡県 for example (see here http://detail.chiebukuro.yahoo.co.jp/qa/question_detail/q1165856011). From the same link you can also get to a Wikipedia ...



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