jose luis manalansan 4 (nerv@teammail.com)
Wed, 06 Sep 2000 15:33:35 +0800


死神

if you have a viewer for shift JIS
u can see the 2 characters above.
the first is 'shini' referring to death
and the second char is kami/--gami referring to god
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-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Simmons <scorpio@best.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2000 10:39:45 -0700
Subject: Re: [gundam] HON'YAKU

> ROBOTICK asks,
>
> >Thanks a lot, but I'm still curious about the literal translation of
> >"Shinigami." I know that a lot of you know Japanese, so could you
> please
> >translate this word/name?
>
> Literally, it's "God of Death". Figuratively, it means the
> personification of Death, so "Grim Reaper" or "Angel of Death" would
> be
> the best English translations. (Credit to Mixx's Gundam Wing comic
> for
> the latter, which strikes me as the best rendition.)
>
> -- Mark
>
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