Which sentence is more natural?

Sentence 1:


Sentence 2:


Is ボディー a better translation for Body? Or is ボディ better? Which is use for a scientific setting with the lengthen vowel or without?

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    Could you please ask your two questions separately? The comma question doesn't seem like it's related to the ボディ/ボディー question.
    – user1478
    Commented Sep 25, 2015 at 20:23
  • I think the answers in this ユーザー/ユーザ question will help. Personal vote for ボディ though.
    – mirka
    Commented Sep 26, 2015 at 7:13
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    And see this question. I think ボディ and ボディー are both safe in technical writings, because it's a short word.
    – naruto
    Commented Sep 26, 2015 at 9:47

1 Answer 1


Either ホディ or ボディー are equally common, but (I believe) the recent trend among experts is the former.

Incidentally, されることができる is wrong, it should be することができる if it's referring to capability or されることがある if it's probability.

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