[sumo] Re: How to translate "no"
klemmerj at webtrek.com
Thu Oct 5 12:37:37 EDT 2006
On Wed, 2006-10-04 at 23:59 +0900, Mario Maiwald wrote:
> > Contrast carefully with the use of 'yes' in Japan, which
> > (depending on how, when and where it is said) can sometimes
> > mean maybe or even no
> > ;-)
> Especially when you consider that there is no word in Japanese that means
> "YES" - there is only the word that is taken to mean 'yes'....
A common thread in the Asian languages (Thai & Mandarin) that I have
some knowledge of.
Joe "Kuramarujo" Klemmer
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