Example sentence for 丁目

I don’t understand where the “too” in the translation is coming from here. Is this a mistake, or is there something I’m not getting?

ぼくのかの女は、同じ町の二丁目にすんでいるミイコちゃんです。
My girlfriend Miiko lives in 2-chome too.

I’m not a grammar master, but I thiiiiiiiiiiiiiiink the “too” is because of 同じ, which is “same”, so it implies that Miiko is living in the same 丁目 as the person who is saying this.

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I saw the 同じ, but I thought it was just modifying 町, so that would mean that they live in the same city (not saying anything about which chome the speaker lives in).

But 同じ町 is followed by の, so the 二丁目 ‘belongs’ to it, meaning they must live in the same 二丁目。 (That said, I never would have come up with that English translation from the Japanese the way it is written).

welcome to the ambiguity of the japanese language :smiley:.
This sentence can be interpreted either way:
2-chome of the same town
OR
towns 2-chome too (same towns 2-chome).

Without more knowledge of the situtation (context) there is zero way to know which one is correct.
The translation clears up which possiblity is meant here.

wow, ok, so I was interpreting it as:
(同じ町)の二丁目
but you’re saying it can also be:
同じ(町の二丁目)

Is there a difference between using 同じ and saying something like:
ぼくのかの女のミイコちゃんも二丁目にすんでいます。
Which is what I would come up with if I were given the English and told to translate into Japanese.

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