"Aisumasen (I'm Sorry)" as written by and John Lennon....
When I'm down, really yin
And I don't know what I'm doing
Aisumasen, aisumasen Yoko
All I had to do was call your name
All I had to do was call your name

And when I hurt you and cause you pain
Darlin I promise I won't do it again
Aisumasen, aisumasen Yoko
It's hard enough I know just to feel your own pain
It's hard enough I know to feel, feel your own pain

All that I know is just what you tell me
All that I know is just what you show me

When I'm down, real sanpaku
And I don't know what to do
Aisumasen, aisumasen Yoko san
All I had to do was call your name
Yes, all I had to do was call your name

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"Aisumasen (I'm Sorry)" as written by John Lennon

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    General CommentAisumasen means "I'm sorry" in Japanese.
    SpongeBunnyon October 05, 2004   Link
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    General CommentAisu"i"masen is "I'm sorry" in Japanese. I guess he only speaks broken Japanese. I have no idea what
    "When I'm down, real sanpaku" means.
    sounds like another japanese word, but not the one I know.
    bee74on September 07, 2005   Link
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    General Comment'Sanpaku' means "three areas empty" or "staying three days" but is a Japanese term used to describe a medical condition in which the whites of the eyes can be seen between the pupil and the lower eyelid when a person looks straight ahead.

    People suffering from sanpaku are said to have a 'spiritual imbalance' which could manifest itself in chronic fatigue, poor instinctive reactions, lack of sense of humour, insomnia, etc.

    I think John meant this - he was on heroin half the time so it makes sense - but I think it is a pretty obscure Japanese term.
    roboon April 14, 2006   Link

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