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  • The Japanese name Nya-mi is a play on nyan, which is the Japanese equivalent of meow.

    Nearme » Japundit Blog

  • SO BORING AND VERY INTIMATE SCENE WHICH IS NOT ... luli: kapangit naman nyan akala ko matatalbugan yung marimar nyan kaso pangit na yung pilot episode ano pa kaya yung ...

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  • Today is the Day of the Cat in Japan, since the 22nd of the 2nd month may be read as “nyan nyan nyan”, the Japanese equivalent of “meow meow meow”.

    Kawaii-ing up your mobile with cell phone straps

  • Today, 22nd of February, or 2/22, can be read as “nyan, nyan, nyan”, the sound of a mewing cat, therefore it has been designated as the Day of the Cat.

    Kitten pictures, but not off topic

  • The most popular kinds of mildly-embarrassing nicknames were adding “-tan” or “-nyan” after names.

    Answering mobile phones in Japan

  • Well ang totoo nyan ay di ko talaga alam ang pangalan nya!

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Shravakas (nyan-thos, listeners) strive to attain liberation (thar-pa, Skt. moksha) from samsara.

    The Five Pathway Minds (Five Paths): Basic Presentation

  • Here the downfall is to repudiate or, by voicing our opinions, cause others to repudiate that the scriptural teachings of the shravaka (nyan-thos), pratyekabuddha (rang-rgyal), or bodhisattva vehicles are the Buddha's words.

    Root Bodhisattva Vows

  • The nyan of Thibet, on the other hand, stands four feet high; and exceptional rams have horns twenty-three inches round the base and upwards of fifty in length, while the average full-grown one will perhaps have them seventeen inches by thirty-eight.

    The Big-Horn Sheep

  • The difference in the habits of the two animals is very marked, for according to the English sportsmen the nyan keeps exclusively to the high, open plains, or barren, gently sloping hills; whereas the big-horn, like the Old World ibex, is a beast of the crags and precipices, and though sometimes venturing into the level country, yet at the first alarm it invariably dashes for the broken ground.

    The Big-Horn Sheep

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