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Japan Changes the Definition of Love—Literally
You mean lovey-dovey! Love is everywhere. Yes, you are supposed to guess if someone loves you or not, hence all the drama broadcast by Japanese television showing us how relationships are so complicated because people are, well… not communicating. If you look back in history, Japanese vocabulary for love existed but was always surrounded with mystery and a touch of embarrassment. Probably in Hawaii. Using them without thinking could create quite an awkward moment.
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It contains the Japanese to English translations for romantic words like Love and Lover , plus phrases like I love you , I can't live without you , and You are as beautiful as a flower. Scroll down to see the full list of translations. Note: You can also view this list of romantic Japanese phrases with translations from English to Japanese. How well do you remember what you've learned? Can you answer these questions?
Let me explain with an example:. There are polite forms, very polite forms, impolite forms and downright rude forms. There are different ways of addressing men and women, immediate superiors, higher superiors, inferior colleagues, male children, female children, your boyfriend, girlfriend or spouse. Of course not. Likewise, there are many languages that have several different ways to express the concept of love. What do you suppose this says about those cultures?