Questions tagged [english-to-japanese]

英和訳. Finding a Japanese equivalent of an English word or expression, especially when a straight translation to Japanese might have different connotations from the original English phrase.

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"~Ni" or "~De"?

Should I use (に or で) for the following lines? Since they are time periods, I thought に would be correct, according to Times The particle ni is usually used with times: Go-ji ni ...
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How would you describe both "XX is the furthest I have traveled" and "XX is my favorite place?"

Now actually I already wrote both of these lines as so: カナダは私の家族が一番遠い場所でした。 and マクドナルドは私の場所一番好きです。 I want to say Canada is the furthest my family has traveled and McDonalds is my favorite ...
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What is "nothing"? E.g. "Talk about nothing"

I am trying to translate some lyrics that go like We can talk about nothing then I hit a snag because I am not sure what the word for "nothing" could be. Things that keep coming to mind: ...
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How do you say "to register" in Japanese? In the sense that, you see something but it doesn't register (in your mind)

The title kind of says it all. I've tried to research this for a bit but couldn't really get anywhere. Anyone's input would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
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Hi everyone, I was wondering how you say by____ in Japanese?

I am doing a presentation for my Japanese class, and I want to say: by (insert name) For example: Introduction to Japan By Emma
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How to say someone's (possessive) home in Japanese?

The romantic phrase "you're my home," I was wondering how you would translate that into Japanese using someone's name? More specifically, how to say "Mya's home" & "Nathan'...
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Can I use this name since it is the same?

My name is Annaka. There is a city in Japan called 安中 (Annaka) spelled and sounds the exact same way. Can I use “安中” to refer to myself? If not, what variation could I use?