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Skull Knight's sword's name
« on: January 06, 2009, 12:44:19 PM »
I was wondering what is the name of the Skull Knight's sword. I checked in the forum and internet but couldn't find it. Does it have one?

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Re: Skull Knight's sword's name
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2009, 12:49:02 PM »
His untransformed sword doesn't have a name. When he performs a magic trick with it by swallowing it, and dousing it with Beherit goo, it becomes Yobimizu No Tsurugi, or as Dark Horse translated it, The Sword of Actuation.
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Re: Skull Knight's sword's name
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2009, 01:43:42 PM »
There are tons of threads about the translation of his beherit/sword combination technique. Personally, as far as English goes I recommend people to simply call it the "beherit sword".

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Re: Skull Knight's sword's name
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2009, 08:01:21 PM »
Thanks both of you, it confirm what I was thinking. I thought that the "transformed" sword name was "sword of resonance"

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Re: Skull Knight's sword's name
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2009, 08:11:39 PM »
Thanks both of you, it confirm what I was thinking. I thought that the "transformed" sword name was "sword of resonance"
That's a mistranslation. It doesn't convey the full meaning of the kanji -- for that matter, neither does Sword of Actuation, or Beherit Sword.
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Re: Skull Knight's sword's name
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2009, 09:27:45 PM »
Thanks both of you, it confirm what I was thinking. I thought that the "transformed" sword name was "sword of resonance"
That's a mistranslation. It doesn't convey the full meaning of the kanji -- for that matter, neither does Sword of Actuation, or Beherit Sword.

"Sword of Resonance" steps beyond not conveying the full meaning of the line and into being plain erroneous though.