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    Now I'm remembering when Mew complained about the translation of that prisma "don't use my chain" thing and I just looked at the kanji and didn't see what the problem was until someone else pointed out that it said
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kotonoha View Post
    Now I'm remembering when Mew complained about the translation of that prisma "don't use my chain" thing and I just looked at the kanji and didn't see what the problem was until someone else pointed out that it said
    friend
    chain
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    Meh. Who needs all that unnecessary characterization anyway?
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    Yeah, honestly I still don't see any problem with that one. Can't think of how it might have been translated better either.

    "The world is just another word for the things you value around you, right? That's something I've had since I was born. If you tell me to rule such a world, I already rule it."

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    Thank goodness you're not the one in charge of thinking of better translations, then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mcjon01 View Post
    Thank goodness you're not the one in charge of thinking of better translations, then.
    Not a single one of you moonruner's have presented a better translation alternative, so...you'll forgive me if your words seem rather hollow to me in this particular context.

    "The world is just another word for the things you value around you, right? That's something I've had since I was born. If you tell me to rule such a world, I already rule it."

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    "Don't meddle with my bonds, mongrel.", or whatever equivalent. It's not like English has no word that you could use that can imply both a physical chain and an emotional tie. Even if you for some reason feel the need to convey the double meaning instead of just friend.
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    Literally even just replacing chain with friend is technically "better" since A) that's what he's actually saying (furigana denotes pronunciation, if it was a VN the voice would be saying "tomo" there) and B) the point of the scene is to communicate that he considers the chain Enkidu his actual friend from life. And that's not even getting into the fact that he's talking like Adult Gil.

    But I have a sneaking suspicion that you'd like the one you read first the best no matter what, just out of gratitude for having the translation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siriel View Post
    It's not like English has no word that you could use that can imply both a physical chain and an emotional tie.
    "spouse"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rokudaime View Post
    Yeah, honestly I still don't see any problem with that one.
    Well, first, you need to look beyond the pretty font.

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    "Friend" or something along those lines was literally all that was needed

    That wasn't even some thematic thing like Nasu writing "future" as "now" or clever wordplay, we know he is referring to the chain in that panel
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    Quote Originally Posted by AvengerEmiya View Post
    What about the people too lazy to read the novel, and think the manga is proper substitute? Should they be subjected to lower quality just because they can't read japanese?
    Yes, that way others can call them secondaries, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by You View Post
    "spouse"

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    You waited for that one, didn't you?
    You never know when those things come in handy...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siriel View Post
    "Don't meddle with my bonds, mongrel.", or whatever equivalent. It's not like English has no word that you could use that can imply both a physical chain and an emotional tie. Even if you for some reason feel the need to convey the double meaning instead of just friend.
    'kay.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mcjon01 View Post
    Literally even just replacing chain with friend is technically "better" since A) that's what he's actually saying (furigana denotes pronunciation, if it was a VN the voice would be saying "tomo" there) and B) the point of the scene is to communicate that he considers the chain Enkidu his actual friend from life. And that's not even getting into the fact that he's talking like Adult Gil.
    Fair enough.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mcjon01 View Post
    But I have a sneaking suspicion that you'd like the one you read first the best no matter what, just out of gratitude for having the translation.
    I don't think I would, personally. I can appreciate better translations of stuff I have read translated differently before. Not that I never prefer the original translation of stuff I've read, mind.

    "The world is just another word for the things you value around you, right? That's something I've had since I was born. If you tell me to rule such a world, I already rule it."

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