しろくまカフェ: Week 1 Discussion (Chapters 1 and 2)

Fromer frofessional Lurker here: First up http://jgram.org/ is a superb website for looking up grammar constructions. In combination with the infamous https://jisho.org/ lots of stuff can be found :smiley:

Now to the translation. Copying @fernie s format, because I like it, thanks! Old Version, Page 7 (puns incoming!):

  1. Panel
    前 - before, last time
    は - topic marker
    いっぱい - a lot, much, completely filled
    入れた - 入れる (in -た [past] form)
    => 前はいっぱい入れた - Last time you put in a lot [of sugar].

  2. Panel
    無糖 - unsweetened, sugarless
    派 - faction, group, party
    に - target particle
    なった - なりました - to become, to change into
    ん - の - possessive/genitive particle (Here adding an explanatory tone)
    だ - です - copula
    => 無糖派になったんだ - I joined the sugarless party

  3. Panel
    それは無党派 - That is a political independent voter

  4. Panel
    それは武闘派 - That is armed struggle faction (?) That does not really fit the panel imho…

  5. Panel
    それは未踏派 - That is travelling on foot [through the] unexplored. Or more liberal: That is exploring uncharted terrain/That is exploring remote areas. Probably a pun on the combination of:
    未踏 - unexplored
    踏破 - travelling on foot/all over

  6. Panel
    それはカメハメハ - That is Kamehameha [First ruler of Hawaii]

  7. Panel
    ダイエット - diet
    してる - している - しています - progressive form of する
    から - therefore, (inverse because)
    お - 御 - honorific
    砂糖 - Sugar
    は - topic marker
    控えてる - 控えています - to hold back, to abstain
    ん - の - possessive/genitive particle (Here adding an explanatory tone)
    だい - かい - か - casual question marker or weak exclamation
    => ダイエットしてるからお砂糖は控えてるんだい - I am abstaining from sugar because I am dieting. (Going with the “weak exclamation” of -だい)

Comments welcome
I hope someone finds this helpful :slight_smile:

EDIT: Added to the の explanation. Thanks to @theghostofdenzo for reminding me.
EDIT2: Added a remark for the 5th Panel on the combined word. Thanks @Wiggle for pointing it out.

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