New page- What the Japanese really mean

Japanese: (station announcement) Taihen kiken desu kara…

Literal translation: It is very dangerous

Really meaning: Trains are dangerous. Living is dangerous. Free thinking is very dangerous. The outside world is terrifying. Be safe- vote LDP

Japanese: moshikashite

Literal meaning: maybe

Real meaning: no

Japanese: tabun

Literal meaning: maybe

Real meaning; no

Japanese: … kamoshirenai

Literal meaning: maybe

Real meaning: No

Japanese: Toshiba no Tanaka desu

Literal meaning: I am Toshiba’s Tanaka

Real meaning: I am Tanaka and I belong to Toshiba

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