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Old 02-25-2018, 08:07 PM   #1
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My car's name is Enkou. Does anyone understand Japanese?

So I needed a name for my car and I looked up the Japanese word for Halo and found "Enkou" (I don't have a Japanese KB so I can't do the funky o with a line above it- maybe that's the difference?)

Since then I googled the translation of Enkou and came up with something different. Almost opposite... WTF?



Either way- KILLER name for a car. Does anyone speak Japanese? Can you explain?
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Old 02-25-2018, 08:59 PM   #2
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probably because it is the wrong kanji of halo..

円光 is the right kanji for enkō/halo
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Old 02-25-2018, 09:14 PM   #3
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同性愛者 is the right kanji for enko/halo
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Old 02-25-2018, 09:32 PM   #4
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what's the right kanji for fail?
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I need that as a decal on my car, badly.
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Since then I googled the translation of Enkou and came up with something different. Almost opposite... WTF?
This reminds me of at least 4 personal friends that have Japanese/Chinese characters tattooed on their bodies.

The translation vs what the word actually says is so bad, I keep encouraging them to go to Asia and get laughed at.

Moral of the story? Unless you know what you are translating to, don't just go randomly search for a word online. Unless you want to have people talk about your car with regards to "dating for compensation",.... or perhaps you are a sugar daddy?
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Moral of the story? Unless you know what you are translating to, don't just go randomly search for a word online. Unless you want to have people talk about your car with regards to "dating for compensation",.... or perhaps you are a sugar daddy?
Or. Don't name your car.
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Old 02-26-2018, 10:20 AM   #11
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Spam. Unless you want a Canadian passport of course.


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This reminds me of at least 4 personal friends that have Japanese/Chinese characters tattooed on their bodies.

The translation vs what the word actually says is so bad, I keep encouraging them to go to Asia and get laughed at.

Moral of the story? Unless you know what you are translating to, don't just go randomly search for a word online. Unless you want to have people talk about your car with regards to "dating for compensation",.... or perhaps you are a sugar daddy?
It works both ways
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Spam. Unless you want a Canadian passport of course.


Edit: LOL an now it is gone so your post looks odd!


Never know when multiple passports and identities could come in handy!
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