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does おには mean anything? i saw this phrase おには外 and it means outside but does おには mean anything? 'cause i tried typing おにはら at random and its translated to 'and the others'
Jul 5, 2008 6:20 AM
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In Japanese tradition, on the eve of Risshun(立春), we throw roasted soybeans and chant "鬼は外、福は内（おにはそと、ふくはうち）", that means "Demons out! Luck in!"
July 6, 2008
In Japanese 'Oni' means demon (devil). 'wa' is a particle. 'soto' means outside.
July 5, 2008
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