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    Default Ninja vs Shinobi

    What is the difference between these? In one of the fansubs, 'shinobi' was just translated as ninja, but listening to teh actual dialog they say both. And the current fansub that im watching distinguishes between them in the subs as well.
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    They are basicaly the same thing, Ninja is used as a general term for feudal era assassins , while shinobi-no-mono (later shortened as Shinobi) is a person who practices ninjutsu.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Im A Shinigami View Post
    They are basicaly the same thing, Ninja is used as a general term for feudal era assassins , while shinobi-no-mono (later shortened as Shinobi) is a person who practices ninjutsu.
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    Hmmm... in otaku... they call themselves shinobi... when translated... it becomes ninja... right? 0_0 they pretty mean the same thing as I know

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    It seems when they (the characters of Naruto) are referencing a single person, such as themselves, they use the term 'ninja'. But when speaking of people as a group (such as ninja from other villages) they refer to them as 'shonobi'
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    The difference is completely a matter of preference. Shinobi and Ninja are different readings of the same two kanji characters 忍者. Shinobi being the Japanese reading, and Ninja being the Chinese reading (every kanji has both a Japanese and a Chinese reading). It's amusing that some people seem to think that "ninja" is a "translation" of shinobi . . . :P

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