Although "Itadakimasu" is often translated into English as "God bless you," it contains an expression of gratitude for the person who cooked the meal, however it does not have any religious connotations.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2007年11月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT253017", "2241582"
For some, computers carry the connotation of "work".
What's more, if the culture is different, the words will be different and so too will their shades of meaning, making communication all the more hard to manage.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1995年5月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT103045", "2559062"
The novel is written from the point of view of a black man, Henry Burton, a fictional grandson of a great assassinated civil rights leader - a combination of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. that a white man can credibly write a novel in the voice of a black man testifies to the evolution of multi-cultural awareness in the United States, and adds another shade of meaning to Primary Colors.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1998年11月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT145024", "2494978"
This is to encourage competitors to overcome tough physical limits by walking long distances and also acts as training for emergencies such as earthquakes.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2004年12月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT218010", "2534803"
The first Japanese I showed it to had issues primarily with the characters "yuukoku" inscribed within the picture, which can be translated as "patriotism."〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2004年7月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT213022", "2484906"
To find out why this kind of misunderstanding occurs, you could point to the different shades of meaning that "silence" has for Japanese and English people.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1995年5月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT103045", "2542742"
Many words used to describe sexual organs in Malagasy carry vulgar connotations and this fact is illustrated by the comments left by the male Malagasy bloggers.〔【出典】Global Voices Online◆【英文】Mialy Andriamananjara ◆【和訳】Hanako Tokita ◆【License】CC BY 3.0 〕
Generally it is translated as "chousen," but actually it has wider meanings.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2008年10月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT264037", "2304343"