Enryu wrote:140 years after his death in 1867, ( 2007-1967 = 140! WOW! )
Dunechaser wrote:Great fig, and cool vig! I especially like how you attached the sword at his side.
If I may...
According to the Wikipedia article in Japanese for "dappan" (there isn't an English version), the term does literally mean "to escape one's han (fiefdom) and become a ronin (masterless warrior)." However, the term is more generally used to refer to a vassal's renunciation of his obligations to his lord. In other words, a samurai's rejection of his duties to a daimyo, thereby becoming a ronin.
JPinoy wrote:But oh.... the MATH.... LOL!
You were correct on the first part... but why did you put 1967 for?
Enryu wrote:dappan, in kanji is written 脱藩. 脱 (datsu ) means to escape, and 藩（hann) is fiefdom.
Dunechaser wrote:Enryu wrote:dappan, in kanji is written 脱藩. 脱 (datsu ) means to escape, and 藩（hann) is fiefdom.
Awesome. It appears that I'm not the only E-J bilingual LEGO fan on C-C. Where'd you learn Japanese?
Enryu wrote:Ahem. I AM japanese...
Dunechaser wrote: 申し訳ございませんでした。 とても恥ずかしいです。
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