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The Translation Corner is a group of Bleach Wiki users who are tasked with translating the various names, abilities, techniques and etc. found in the Bleach Universe. Being that Bleach is a Japanese manga that use Japanese, Chinese, Indian, German, Spanish and English language in various instances and cases, the use of translators is a focal point to the continuation of accuracy on the wiki. All users should read our Translation Guidelines before you start translating.

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Roles of the Translation Corner

The following are the duties of the corner:

1. To assure the correctness of all translations that are presented on the site.
2. To determine the outcome of Contentious Translations: If a translation is questioned at all, that should be brought up in this section. In this way a translator, committee member or admin can explain why the translation is used or conversation can take place for translations that are harder to classify.
3. To determine the correct translation of Zanpakutō (names, release calls, etc.): This section is for requests for translation of zanpakuto and zanpakuto related translations.
4. To determine the correct translation of Character and element (e.g. devices) names: This section is for requests for translation of characters/techniques/equipment and general key words.
5. To determine the correct translation of General/Other translation issues (e.g. conjugation/miscellanea): This section is for requests about translations that don't fit any particular criteria such as conjugation or such things such as accents used in the names.

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The following users are approved members of the Translation Corner. As per the rules of the corner, any non-members answering translation questions will have their posts removed. If you are not a member of the Translation Corner, DO NOT ANSWER QUESTIONS ON THEIR BEHALF!

Inactive Members

The following users are still members of the Translation Corner. Their names have been placed here due to prolonged inactivity. Should they return, they retain the right to answer translation questions as official members of the Corner.

References & Sources

Associate Box

Ok folks I have finally gotten around to makeing the Associate Box. You can put it on your user page using the command {{AssociateBox}}. Below is what the box looks like. Tinni (Talk) 14:37, April 8, 2010 (UTC)

1stPopularityPoll This user is an Associate Member of Bleach Wiki.

Translation Guidelines

  • Anyone doing any form of translation. Looking up on Google Translate or similar translation tools, is not translating. You are not doing the site any favors by doing amateur translation. Please refrain from using such tools.
  • This is not a conversation page. It is a simple question and answer page for translation. All conversations should be held on a particular user talk page or the talk page of this page.
  • Users should simply place their request and wait for it to be answered. To keep it simple, if the user posting the request has no real understanding of translation, the point is not for you to learn how to translate here. Usage of the page should extend no more then to asking for a translation to be done. Please refrain from badgering the translators for understanding on why a translation is translated a certain way. If you knew anything about translation you wouldn't be asking someone else to do it, therefore it makes no sense to argue with them.
  • If you are not a member of the translation corner, please do not answer translation questions. Leave it to our translators so as to avoid confusion.
  • Admin have the final say on the translation being placed into a article.
  • If you are not a translation corner member and are answering posts or giving opinion on this page they will be removed, this is a translation corner member answer page, not a conversation page.

Contentious Translations

Zanpakutō (names, release calls, etc.)

Character and element (e.g. devices) names

"Time-Space Regression"

As noted here, Hachigen refers his barriers as "Time-Space Regression" when comparing with Orihime's powers, yet I've checked in both manga and anime of the respective chapter referenced, there is no mention of such an actual term. Possibly wrong chapter referenced, or a misunderstanding on my part, but please put in the proper kanji and romaji if available. Yatanogarasu (talk) 06:24, September 25, 2014 (UTC)

Bump. Yatanogarasu (talk) 06:33, October 24, 2014 (UTC)
Bump Bump. Yatanogarasu (talk) 08:28, November 14, 2014 (UTC)

Go for now with Time-Space Regression (時空退行, Jikū Taikō). I will dig into it later to validate it or correct. 【I'm just... Mad | 語聞見】 19:29, December 10, 2014 (UTC)

Thanks. Sorry it took so long to reply, it slipped my mind. Yatanogarasu (talk) 06:03, February 13, 2015 (UTC)

Kin and Bankin

Just bringing this up again, but some possible inconsistencies were brought up before in regards to Bankin and Kin. Just in case, could someone check on these translations?

禁 - currently "Seal"

卍禁 - currently "Great Seal"

初曲・止繃 - currently "First Song - Halting Wrap"

弐曲・百連閂 - currently "Second Song - Hundred Serial Bolts"

終曲・卍禁太封 - currently "Final Song - Full Ban Great Mount"

Mohrpheus (Talk) 21:29, December 5, 2014 (UTC)

In my humble opinion, the whole thing with Kin and Bankin is just misunderstanding. Kin can translate to : prohibition; (to) ban; (to) forbid, so to make it more right, I would put the Kidō Kin as not Seal but as "Prohibition", and Bankin as "Full Prohibition". The Next to correct Would be :
  • Prologue - Halting Wraps (初曲・止繃, Shokyoku - Shihyō)
  • Refrain - Serial Hundred Bolts (弐曲・百連閂, Nikyoku - Hyakurensen)
  • Finale - Fully Prohibited Great Seal (終曲・卍禁太封, Shūkyoku - Bankin Taihō).
    【I'm just... Mad | 語聞見】 11:24, December 10, 2014 (UTC)

Sankt Altar

608's raw is out, and the only technique we need stuff for is Sankt Altar (raw page here). Kanji, kana, and translation would be greatly appreciated, as always.--Xilinoc (talk) 01:45, December 10, 2014 (UTC)

According to raw: Sankt Altar (簒奪聖壇 (ザンクト・アルタール), Sandatsu Seidan (Zankuto Arutāru); Japanese for "Usurpation Altar"; German for "Saint Altar"). 【I'm just... Mad | 語聞見】 11:24, December 10, 2014 (UTC)

Ch 609 stuff

Some stuff from Ch 609.

  • Ichibē's Bankai is "Known Brush Straight Line" (しら筆一文字, Shirafude Ichimonji). Ichibē's Bankai power seems to be nameless so far to 609 chapter.
  • "Headliner" (真打, Shinuchi) is an "OLDER" name of "Bankai". Ichibē called, that by his times, when person's Zanpakutō would attain "Shinuchi", he/she would have a "Evolved Zanpakutō" (進化した斬魄刀, Shinkashita Zanpakutō).
  • Yhwach's epithet is stated to be "A - The Almighty" (全知全能 (ジ・オールマイティ), Zenchizennō (Ji Ōrumaiti); Japanese for "All-Knowing")【I'm just... Mad | 語聞見】 20:33, December 11, 2014 (UTC)
Bump, some changes from raws. Check it out.【I'm just... Mad | 語聞見】 17:21, December 15, 2014 (UTC)

Futen Taisatsuryō

From the Chapter 610, Ichibē's Ichimonji has/(had?) ability called "Impure Mausoleum of Slaughter" (不天大殺陵, Futen Taisatsuryō) (better to say that He's not deceased, but his status is unknown to next chapter).【I'm just... Mad | 語聞見】 13:13, December 18, 2014 (UTC)

Karin's Shoot of Death

Karin's Shoot of Death

Volume 10, Page 198

Can someone translate the kanji for "Karin's Shoot of Death"? If it helps, what I gathered from the image was カリン流絶命シュート Also, can someone confirm if what she says in the anime matches with this? I'm asking because it seems she says something different from what is here. Evidence for this would be Episode 33 and the omake of Episode 55. Thanks in advance. Bleach3p (talk) 13:37, December 10, 2014 (UTC)

It's :"Karin-Style Annihilation Shoot" (カリン流絶命シュート, Karin-ryū Zetsumei Shūto)【I'm just... Mad | 語聞見】 19:31, December 10, 2014 (UTC)

General/Other translation issues (e.g. conjugation/miscellanea)

Episode 230-265 sans 256

Having seen the considerable difference between the current title of Episode 256 ("Byakuya's anger, collapse of the Kuchiki family") and Adam's rendering of its kanji/kana ("The Enraged Byakuya! Collapse of the House of Kuchiki"), I've decided to do the same to the other episodes of the Zanpakutō and Tōjū arcs, so Adam, if you could take a crack at each of the following, I'd appreciate it very much.

  • Episode 230: A New Enemy! The Materialization of Zanpakutō (新たなる敵!斬魄刀実体化, Arata naru teki! Zanpakutō jittai-ka)
  • Episode 231: Byakuya, Disappearing with the Cherry Blossoms (白哉、桜と共に消ゆ, Byakuya, sakura totomo ni shō yu)
  • Episode 232: Sode no Shirayuki vs. Rukia! Confused Heart (袖白雪VSルキア!心の惑い, Sode no Shirayuki VS Rukia! Kokoro no madoi)
  • Episode 233: Zangetsu Becomes an Enemy (敵となった斬月, Tekki to natta Zangetsu)
  • Episode 234: Renji Surprised?! The Two Zabimaru (恋次驚愕!? 2人の蛇尾丸, Renji kyougaku!? Futari no Zabimaru)
  • Episode 235: Clash! Hisagi vs. Kazeshini (激突!檜佐木VS風死, Gekitotsu! Hisagi vs Kazeshini)
  • Episode 236: Release! The New Getsuga Tenshō (放て!新たなる月牙天衝, Hanate! Arata naru Getsuga Tenshō)
  • Episode 237: Suì-Fēng, Surrounding the Zanpakutō (砕蜂、斬魄刀を包囲せよ, Suì-Fēng, zanpakutō o hōi seyo)
  • Episode 238: Friendship? Hatred? Haineko & Tobiume (友情?嫌悪?灰猫&飛梅, Yūjō? Keno? Haineko & Tobiume)
  • Episode 239: The Awakening Hyōrinmaru! Hitsugaya's Fierce Fight (目覚めよ氷輪丸!日番谷激闘, Mezameyo Hyōrinmaru! Hitsugaya gekitou)
  • Episode 240: Byakuya's Betrayal (裏切りの白哉, Uragiri no Byakuya)
  • Episode 241: For the Sake of Pride! Byakuya vs. Renji (誇りのために!白哉VS恋次, Hokori no tame ni! Byakuya VS Renji)
  • Episode 242: Shinigami and Zanpakutō, Total Sortie (死神&斬魄刀、総出撃, Shinigami & zanpakutō, sou shutsugeki)
  • Episode 243: One-on-one! Ichigo vs. Senbonzakura (一騎打ち!一護VS千本桜, Ikkiuchi! Ichigo VS Senbonzakura)
  • Episode 244: The long awaited... Kenpachi appears! (満を持して…剣八登場!, Man o jishite... Kenpachi tōjō!)
  • Episode 245: Pursue Byakuya! The Confused Gotei Divisions (白哉を追え!混乱の護廷隊, Byakuya o oe! Konran no Gotei tai)
  • Episode 246: Special Mission! Rescue Captain-Commander Yamamoto! (特務!山本総隊長を救出せよ!, Tokumu! Yamamoto sō taichō o kyūshutsu seyo!)
  • Episode 247: Deceived Shinigami! The World Collapse Crisis (騙された死神!世界崩壊の危機, Damasareta shinigami! Sekai hōkai no kiki)
  • Episode 248: Dragon of Ice and Dragon of Flame! The Strongest Showdown! (氷の龍と炎の龍!最強対決!, Kōri no ryū to honō no ryū! Saikyō taiketsu!)
  • Episode 249: Senbonzakura's Bankai! Offense and Defense of the Living World (千本桜卍解!現世の攻防, Senbonzakura bankai! Gensei no koubō)
  • Episode 250: That Man, For the Sake of the Kuchiki (その男・朽木家ゆえに, Sono otoko・Kuchiki-ke yue ni)
  • Episode 251: Dark History! The Worst Shinigami is Born (闇の歴史!最凶の死神、誕生, Yami no rekishi! Saikyō no shinigami, tanjō)
  • Episode 252: Byakuya, the Truth Behind his Betrayal (白哉、裏切りに隠された真実, Byakuya, uragiri ni kakusa re ta shinjitsu)
  • Episode 253: Muramasa's True Identity Revealed (明かされた村正の正体, Akasa re ta Muramasa no shōtai)
  • Episode 254: Byakuya and Renji, the 6th Division Returns (白哉と恋次、六番隊再び, Byakuya to Renji, roku ban tai futatabi)
  • Episode 255: Final Chapter·Zanpakutō Unknown Tales (終章・斬魄刀異聞篇, Shūshō·Zanpakutō Ibun Hen)
  • Episode 257: A New Enemy! The True Nature of the Beast Swords (新たな敵!刀獣の正体, Arata na teki! Gatana-jū no shōtai) (note: I have a feeling the rōmanji here is off as well)
  • Episode 258: Stray Snake, Tortured Monkey (迷子の蛇 受難の猿, Maigo no hebi, jyunan no zaru)
  • Episode 259: Terror! The Monster That Lurks Underground (恐怖!地下に潜む怪物, Kyōfu! Chika ni hisomu kaibutsu)
  • Episode 260: Conclusion?! Hisagi vs. Kazeshini (決着!?檜佐木VS風死, Kecchaku!? Hisagi VS Kazeshini)
  • Episode 261: The Person with the Unknown Ability! Orihime is Targeted (未知なる能力者!狙われた織姫, Michi naru nōryoku sha! Nera wa re ta Orihime)
  • Episode 262: The Tragic Sword Fiend! Haineko Cries! (悲劇の刀獣!灰猫、号泣!, Higeki no tou-jū! Haineko, gōkyū!)
  • Episode 263: Imprisonment?! Senbonzakura & Zabimaru (幽閉?!千本桜&蛇尾丸, Yūhei?! Senbonzakura & Zabimaru)
  • Episode 264: Battle of the Females? Katen Kyōkotsu vs. Nanao! (女の戦い?花天狂骨vs七緒!, Onna no tatakai? Katen Kyōkotsu VS Nanao!)
  • Episode 265: Evolution?! The Menace of the Final Sword Fiend (Shinka?! Saigo no tou-jū no kyōi) (note: the kanji on this episode's page is actually from the previous episode, so if you could add what the kanji should actually be to your response, Adam, I'd greatly appreciate it)

Thanks a great deal in advance.--Xilinoc (talk) 19:12, January 26, 2014 (UTC)

Sorry I've been dead for so long, and prob. will be for a while yet :(--it's always busier in the spring and summer.

Prob. most of these are pretty close to correct, but I'll check and give mine if it seems apt (a lot of it will come down to aesthetic, e.g. when a more straightly-lit. interpretation seems too stilted). I'll prob. also do these in "installments", since there are so many, and that way I *hope* to avoid careless mistakes etc.

230 I'm not sure why -ka is hyphenated--in English we don't say material-ize(d)/ization--but I dunno if it's just the habit on the wiki or not.

231 It seems it's better as Byakuya, Sakura to Tomo ni Kiyu, but yeah, it's pretty much "Byakuya, Disappearing With the Cherry Blossoms/Sakura".

232 Madoi can mean "perplexing", but it seems chiefly to mean "delusion, beguiling" and thus, owing to this and the word order, *I* would translate it something like "Sode no Shirayuki vs. Rukia! Delusion of the Heart".

237 Since ~seyo is apparently an alternative imperative of the verbalizing suffix ~suru "do", I would prob. translate "Sui-Feng, Surround the Zanpakutō".

238 Keno seems better translated to "aversion, disgust", but this may be a split-hair-ity.

239 Again, it seems to be an imperative in the first line (目覚めよ mezameyo), sic. "Awaken, Hyōrinmaru!". Also, gekitou, according to this wiki's habits, should be gekitō.

240 Based on the word order etc, I'd've used "The Treacherous Byakuya" but, again, splitting hairs, perhaps.

242 May be nitpicking, but shouldn't we just use the ampersand (&) instead of the word and? Plus, sou~ (as above -> ) in this usage is prob. a prefix, so it should prob. be one word, sōshutsugeki.

244 This is tough, since man o ji shite (if we're following the above habit of separating the verb stem from forms of suru like seyo and shite) seems to, more lit., mean "holding/having the fullness", but seems to be meant to express "wait for the chance/opportunity; bide one's time", so I prob. would've used "Awaiting His Chance..."

I'll try to finish next time I edit :). Adam Restling (talk) 11:37, April 30, 2014 (UTC)

Ch. 608 Title


Kanji is in the ink splatter on the left-hand side.

While we're waiting for a raw to get the kanji and stuff for Sankt Altar, we've already got the kanji for this week's title due to neither scanlator being ballsy enough to substitute words in the ink splatter. A translation for it, as well as providing the kanji making up the name (image provided at right), would be greatly appreciated.--Xilinoc (talk) 18:03, December 5, 2014 (UTC)

As the Chapter's name blend with ink in clear version, in raws it's bold in right down corner: "Darker than Black" (黒より黒し, Kuroyori Kuroshi). 【I'm just... Mad | 語聞見】 11:24, December 10, 2014 (UTC)

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