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musicisgood

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I'm looking to buy a used 50cc scooter.



I know this much.
I = watashi
Looking = miru
Buy = kau

Thanks guys
 

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I'm looking to buy a used 50cc scooter.



I know this much.
I = watashi
Looking = miru
Buy = kau

Thanks guys
I'll hope someone with more scooter vocab than me will confirm this, but I'd say

watashi wa chuuko (second hand) go-ju shi-shi (50cc) no skoota wo kaitai

It will be worth you mastering the sentence
Watashi wa (which can be missed off) (object) wo (verb with tai form)

e.g. Watashi wa biiru wo nomitai (I want to drink beer)
Watashi wa jitensha wo karitai (I want to borrow a bike)
Watashi wa pasta wo tabetai (you should be able to get that one)
 

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If you can get a smartphone and master an app or two, it will make your life a lot easier. Because then you'd simply need to enter simple sentences to get reasonable translations back. Both written and spoken. Of course you should keep it direct and simple (i.e. "want to buy" not "looking to buy") for best results.
Anyway to answer your question, you can say:
- chuukou no skuutaa o kaitai desu.
- used scooter want-to-buy

50cc is the default but if you need to specify it, then it's
go juu shii shii
 

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If you can get a smartphone and master an app or two, it will make your life a lot easier. Because then you'd simply need to enter simple sentences to get reasonable translations back. Both written and spoken. Of course you should keep it direct and simple (i.e. "want to buy" not "looking to buy") for best results.
Anyway to answer your question, you can say:
- chuukou no skuutaa o kaitai desu.
- used scooter want-to-buy

50cc is the default but if you need to specify it, then it's
go juu shii shii

Currently I have no money for one of them phones, but maybe one day, again thanks

Thanks Md
 

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"chuuko" (ちゅうこ). No elongation on the end.
Oh I thought he was in Kyushu. That's how they say it in Hakata-ben. Not sure about Fukuoka though.
 

Mike Cash

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Oh ok, then say it like Mike said. 😄
I think it is pretty broadly pronounced that way between Hokkaido and Okinawa.... Michigan seems to be the outlier on this one, I think.
 
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