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These phrases appear often in manga.
Rephrase (in standard JP) + translate.
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Write in 3 different kanji + translate.
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The following kanji were used in "DRAGON BALL, EPISODE OF BARDOCK" in 最強ジャンプ夏号2011. Can you read them without furigana? Let me know if you are not sure how to read them.
Last edited by mikkih; September 26, 2011 at 12:30 PM. Reason: got rid of an extra が; added Answers
I have added answers for (1) Reading comprehension (Open Question): 私がいつもナゾナゾの質問ををクイズに入れる理由は何でしょう？答えは日本語で、無理なら英語で答えてください。and (2) Dragon Ball kanji questions.
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<Please answer in JP or ENG.>
What is the main topic?
When did it happen?
How is this place different from before?
Would you like to visit this place? If so, please explain why.
Hint:(online translated version)
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From One Piece (Chapter 5):
Rephrase the following in standard JP:
Last edited by mikkih; September 29, 2011 at 11:06 AM. Reason: added: suggestions
QUIZ #22 (10/1/11)
Write in hiragana.
<Kanji-Kana Question for those who don't like mythology. >
Change kanji to hiragana.
Write in hiragana, then translate:
幽霊の浜風 (*advanced/not commonly used)
4. General Knowledge: (Bonus Question)
In the manga, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, 8 seals were set up to protect Kyoto from yokai/demons. The names of the following places in manga are based on the actual historic sites in Kyoto. Can you guess what they are?
Please use [spoiler] tags when you post your answers.
.........................................................................................For previous quizzes and answers, please check the Previous Quizzes Compilation Thread. Please feel free to PM mikkih if you have any questions or suggestions.
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POP QUIZ (10/04/11)
Last edited by mikkih; October 07, 2011 at 09:54 PM. Reason: added answers
Last edited by cmertb; October 04, 2011 at 10:36 PM. Reason: typos :(
Looks like cmertb cleared the 2nd and the 3rd riddles. Among these 3, I must say that the first one is the most classic. Here it goes... (Actually, this practically tells you the answer for the question... )
The last (?) hint for the first riddle :
Last edited by mikkih; October 05, 2011 at 01:29 PM.
You got it. When you actually answer the riddle, just use 2 kanji instead of 3.
You could also polish up your answer by rephrasing it in Katakana.
四谷怪談(Yotsuya kaidan), the ghost story of Oiwa (お岩さん/Oiwa-san), is very famous. People often associate the phrase with her (Oiwa).
Last edited by mikkih; October 05, 2011 at 05:29 PM. Reason: added お岩さん
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Last edited by mikkih; November 14, 2011 at 03:52 PM.
Just properly read the story you about MH so cool!
Would've been nice if it was included in the yearbook as intro
Wow this sure is a fun way to learn languages! I mean there are just so many languages, the title sure is serious about being a MULTI lingual quiz! Very nice!