Honami’s Circle: Toru, Wakako, Airi, Marie

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10 thoughts on “Honami’s Circle: Toru, Wakako, Airi, Marie”

    1. I think “you” has a lot of meanings. In Japan, we have to use polite language when you talk with older people or during working. But in some countries, people don’t have to use it. For example, English speakers always use “you” when you talk with someone even they talk with older people or at the company. When people translate, they have to think the meaning of “you”.


  1. Have you ever experienced the situation that you couldn’t translate “you”?

    What do you think that polite language is important?


  2. I think it’s difficult for you to translate “you” because the word “you” has a lot of means and you should to use words properly.


  3. I searched the word “you” by English to English dictionary.

    1 used to refer to a person or group of people when speaking or writing to them.
    2 people in general

    But I can’t explain the word meaning yet.


  4. I think “you” is very simple words but it has many meaning by each situations such as gender, age, formal or informal, etc…


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