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Old 2006-04-19, 20:36
AstCd2 AstCd2 is offline
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Default Re: "Kanon is great, murmured John." Query for tra

Originally Posted by DragonmasterX

It'd be 2 sentences in Japanese. When you across something like that in Japaanese, do you turn it into the English style:
"Kanon is great, murmured John."

Or leave it the Japanese way?
Kanon is great.
John murmured.
I'd go with the former. The latter, while technically grammatically correct, almost seems like an expression of two separate ideas. Faithfulness to the original Japanese is a good thing, but it doesn't mean everything has to be translated literally =P
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