I want to say, that the weaving machine is weaving material on high speed using synthetic fibre. But I am confused, if I can use the combination 合繊【ごうせん】から instead of 合繊【ごうせん】で, so I won't have で twice in my sentence...

Could you please help me understand which, から or で, is better here and why?




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    I think there's an issue in your current phrasing, where it could be said a better way. Regardless, you would use 合繊で for this sentence. I might come back and put a full answer if I can figure out why I'm bothered by your current syntax.
    – Pleiades
    Dec 12, 2016 at 17:59

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Both で and から work fine. Using で twice itself does not look odd to me because these two で clearly serve different functions. But in this case から may be a bit easier to understand because it's more explicit about what turns into what. Another simple way to say this is 合繊生地織りあげます. Many compound verbs in the form of ~あげる take AをBに and add the meaning of "putting A into B" (e.g, 鍛えあげる, まとめあげる, おだてあげる, 仕立てあげる).

What I'm more concerned with is the mixture of casual and technical words. 織機 is a difficult and technical term, while 超速 is a highly casual and/or manga-like word. If you want to put this sentence rather seriously, you should use 高速で ("high speed") or 超高速で ("super-high speed") instead. 合繊 also looks jargon-like to me, so you might want to replace it with 合成繊維 depending on the audience of this sentence.


  • Great explanation and comments, thank you so much!
    – Fara
    Dec 16, 2016 at 12:23

Perhaps you should say:


It flows a little better.

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