Does ATOMIS actually mean something in the name Atomiswave, or is it a mistranslation/nonsense?

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Beefalo
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Does ATOMIS actually mean something in the name Atomiswave, or is it a mistranslation/nonsense?

Post#1 » Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:31 am

It took me a while to notice that it's Atomiswave, not Atomicwave. Is that just another example of the Engrish common at the time?

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Re: Does ATOMIS actually mean something in the name Atomiswave, or is it a mistranslation/nonsense?

Post#2 » Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:59 am

for me it was exactly in the opposite half, in first I've always thought it was AtomisWARE :)

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Re: Does ATOMIS actually mean something in the name Atomiswave, or is it a mistranslation/nonsense?

Post#3 » Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:53 pm

Evocative nonsense like dreamcast or megadrive.

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Re: Does ATOMIS actually mean something in the name Atomiswave, or is it a mistranslation/nonsense?

Post#4 » Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:12 pm

Atomis is Latin for atoms, perhaps it originates from there. A wave of atoms.

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Re: Does ATOMIS actually mean something in the name Atomiswave, or is it a mistranslation/nonsense?

Post#5 » Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:37 pm

NightBreeze wrote:Atomis is Latin for atoms, perhaps it originates from there. A wave of atoms.



and latin its a copy of ancient greek,here in greece we call atoms "atomo".....so in general its a greek name ...at least the first name ,and yes the meaning is a wave of atoms which is so cool :) cause its a dreamcast with different name ;) :D :)

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