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Re: [Lingo] おもひでぽろぽろ

On 04/05/2008, steven smith <> wrote:
>  There is a Ghibli film titled おもひでぽろぽろ .  The
>  english name for this film is "Only Yesterday."  I can't
>  figure out what the Japanese title means.  Can you guys help?

If you look up 思い in a good 国語辞典 you'll see something like:
"おもい おもひ ..【思い】 ....."

おもひ is the old kana version of 思い/おもい. Used now in literary
contexts to give a sense of long ago. I'll let you work out the


Jim Breen
Honorary Senior Research Fellow
Clayton School of Information Technology,
Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia

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