What's up with that "LL" thing?

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2 years ago#1
I saw it, not sure if in "3DS LL" or "3DS XL LL" name, but... what does it even mean?
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2 years ago#2
XL is what it is called in the west, and LL is what it is called in Japan.
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2 years ago#3
japan's way of saying xl.
2 years ago#4
Ah, thanks :)
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2 years ago#5
Just for further clarification, it was explained to me at one point as being how Japan says XL. They use LL as sort of "larger than large" instead of XL which we use as "extra large".
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2 years ago#7
Gogo726 posted...
Shouldn't it be 3DS rr?


You mean "couldn't it be the 3DS rr", and the answer is yes.

The L and R are kinda interchangeable, listen to announcers in fighting games for examples. "Lyu" instead of Ryu, "Ioli" instead of Iori, "VICTOLY" in Samurai Shodown, and "Congraturation" in just about every game ever made.

The idea that Japanese people can't say Ls is absurd.
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2 years ago#8
n00bsaib0t posted...
Gogo726 posted...
Shouldn't it be 3DS rr?


You mean "couldn't it be the 3DS rr", and the answer is yes.

The L and R are kinda interchangeable, listen to announcers in fighting games for examples. "Lyu" instead of Ryu, "Ioli" instead of Iori, "VICTOLY" in Samurai Shodown, and "Congraturation" in just about every game ever made.

The idea that Japanese people can't say Ls is absurd.


L is pronounced "eru", R is pronounced "aaru", so they're not interchangeable, and the answer would be no.
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2 years ago#9
What Kiku said. The English letters L and R are distinct for them. The issue occurs when using the R-sound kana.
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