gordy

Japanese translation: 派手、けばけばしい

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English term or phrase:gaudy
Japanese translation:派手、けばけばしい
Entered by: KathyT

22:15 Aug 20, 2009
English to Japanese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Other / artist, interview
English term or phrase: gordy
(context)
The seaside, like there is a small town called XXX just 10 miles away
So I was there every other day
and all the gordy, flashy arcade fronts
were the first things I was attracted to.

ある若手アーティストが、現在の自分に繋がるような幼時から少年期にかけての思い出について語っているくだりです。
(XXXは町の名前。かなりタイポの多い原文です。)
lingualabo
Italy
Local time: 05:38
派手、けばけばしい
Explanation:
This must be a typo for "gaudy" (phonetically they sound about the same).

From ALC:
# gaudy
【1形】
1. 〔衣服{いふく}・装飾{そうしょく}・色などが〕派手{はで}な、けばけばしい
2. 〔文体{ぶんたい}などが〕飾り過ぎた
カナゴーディ、変化《形》gaudier | gaudiest、分節gaud・y
# gaudy display けばけばしい飾り付け
# gaudy dress けばけばしいドレス
# gaudy in appearance 《be ~》表を飾る
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KathyT
Australia
Local time: 13:38
Grading comment
いち早いドンピシャのご回答、ありがとうございました。
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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3 +4派手、けばけばしい
KathyT


  

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gaudy
派手、けばけばしい


Explanation:
This must be a typo for "gaudy" (phonetically they sound about the same).

From ALC:
# gaudy
【1形】
1. 〔衣服{いふく}・装飾{そうしょく}・色などが〕派手{はで}な、けばけばしい
2. 〔文体{ぶんたい}などが〕飾り過ぎた
カナゴーディ、変化《形》gaudier | gaudiest、分節gaud・y
# gaudy display けばけばしい飾り付け
# gaudy dress けばけばしいドレス
# gaudy in appearance 《be ~》表を飾る


KathyT
Australia
Local time: 13:38
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 6
Grading comment
いち早いドンピシャのご回答、ありがとうございました。

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Janelle Bowditch: 間違いなくgordy = gaudyですね!「派手」はぴったしだと思います!
16 mins
  -> Cheers, Janelle.

agree  Katalin Horváth McClure
39 mins
  -> Thanks, Katalin.

agree  Miho Ohashi
1 hr
  -> Thanks, Miho-san.

agree  Minoru Kuwahara
6 days
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