Thread: Hazime Hazime?
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Old 03-07-2010, 11:57 PM   #5
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Re: Hazime Hazime?

Bob Strahinjevich wrote: View Post
Well then...likely we can blame it on Google Translate. Still, here is the original text, if it helps frame it definitively


Is this indeed a reference to Hajime?
I'm afraid we're going to need a lot more context. The sentence provided, as is, simply says "Shisei (posture) was the word that expressed the one-dimensionality of the body and mind." I have no idea how that's supposed to relate to "hajime", or even what it's supposed to mean.

Japanese is a high context language, so the more context you provide the easier it is to provide a translation, and the better the translation will be.

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