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[Kizutsuita kokoro dakishime hakanai yume o miru]
http://www.animelyrics.com/anime/argent ... ntwind.htm
Haha! First two lines.

kizutsuita kokoro ~ wounded heart
dakishime ~ to hold
hakanai yume o miru ~ I see/have (an) fleeting dream(s)

Whoever did the translation on that page made "hakanai" into "empty", and it can be, but the word has more of a "vapor in the wind" kind of feel... fleeting, futile.
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hey Dreams, have you ever been to Japan?
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I wish.

I've been to a grand total of seven states in the USA, and Canada a bunch of times because we lives so close. That's it.
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Hi, I was just wandering how to say "I love you."
In Japanese?
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hey dreams what does "sugata" mean? :D :?:
君がいるから 明日があるから
一人きりじゃ生きてゆけないから
こんなに近くに感じる それが愛でしょう
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The "I love you" thing has been gone over many times...

(大)好き[です/だ]
(Dai)suki desu/da
A lighter romantic way to say you love someone. 'Daisuki' adds more emphasis than 'suki' (almost like 'love' versus 'like'). 'Desu' is formal, 'da' is informal. You can also leave 'desu/da' off entirely. On the front end, you can optionally add the word 'you' + the particle 'ga'. Like: "Anata ga suki da."

愛してる
Ai shiteru
Represents a deep, strong love. It's shortened from 'ai shite iru', which is also acceptable. On the front, you can also add the word 'you' + the particle 'o'. Like: "Kimi o ai shiteru."

You'll have to choose which one works in whichever situation, and pick whichever version of 'you' you need.

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姿
sugata
shape, figure
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This may sound odd, but I want to know how to say "I am here". I can find the words, sort of, but I don't know the order.
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Woot her first post!

We was thinking something like "Korede gozen ore" But we're not sure at all.
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HIGASHI NO KAIOUSHIN!
東、あなたを愛してるよ。

Sorry, got over-excited about your avatar.

I am here.
(Watashi ga) koko ni iru.
(私が)ここにいる。

The ("I") part is optional, as usual, because Japanese relies more heavily on context rather than subjects/pronouns.

The [SUBJECT ga PLACE ni iru/aru] is a standard pattern. Iru is for animate subjects, aru is for inanimate.

I know, I go off on lessons instead of just answering the question. Sorry. ^^;
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Post by §ayjay93Trix »

Hai= Yes
Iie= No?kool,im learning!yay!lol,btw,how do u say sarah in japanese?
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Sarah is the same in Japanese, you silly little thing you. Of course, it gets run through the Japanese phonetic system and pops out "seera" セーラ (or "sara" サラ depending on how you pronounce it in English)
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hmm.. i don't remember where i say it, but once, i saw the name Sara written in kanji..
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Probably 皿, which is read "sara' and means "plate" or "dish"
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ooh.. ok.. ^^
by the way, plate can be 'osara' too, right?
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No, its ON reading is ベイ and its KUN reading is さら.
That's it, as far as I know.
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Well, you *could* say osara, お皿 but thats just putting an honorific "o" in front of it
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