Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Okinawa"

Synonyms of "Okinawa" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Did you say that you had never been to Okinawa? e Had you never been to Okinawa? ?
A: in first case the listener must have already stated that he/she/it has never been to Okinawa and the speaker is surprised or may be didn't hear well first time and just reconfirming. In second case the speaker is asking the listener for first time. Also, "have" is correct instead of "had".
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Okinawa is much warmer than Tokyo. e It's much warmer in Okinawa than in Tokyo. ?
A: They are both correct and natural, and they mean the same thing. There is no difference.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Okinawa is much warmer than Tokyo. e It's much warmer in Okinawa than in Tokyo. ?
A: generally they can mean the same thing..however

the first sentance could be used more generally..so it can mean on average in the year okinawa is warmer

the second sentance can be used more specifically..so it can mean right now okinawa is much warmer
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Okinawa is the origin of Karate e Okinawa is the birthplace of Karate ?
A: The meaning is the same, but the second example is more metaphorical and would show better skill at English.

Translations of "Okinawa"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I want to visit Okinawa Japan
A: I want to visit Okinawa, in Japan.
or:
I want to visit the city of Okinawa in Japan.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 沖縄(Okinawa)は日本で最南端です
A: Okinawa is the Southernmost part of Japan.

Other questions about "Okinawa"

Q: 1.She leaves for Okinawa right now.
2.She is leaving for Okinawa right now. soa natural?
A: Sentence 2 is perfectly natural.

Regarding sentence 1, it's a bit strange. I would expect "She leaves for Okinawa" to be followed by something like "in a few days", not "right now".
Q: “She is leaving for Okinawa right now.” soa natural?
A: 1. They leave is future tense. They leave tomorrow, future.
2. They are leaving for the airport right now. Good sentence.
3. The leave - again future tense. Try, they left for the airport just now.
4. They are leaving for the airport, now/ at this moment/ as we speak. Just now sounds past tense. Just then, just a few moments ago.

Leave - future, left - past, are leaving - present.
Right now - present, just then, just a few moments ago - past tense.
Q: I watched a Okinawa rail(bird) at the shelter in Kunigami village. It's so pretty bird!! soa natural?
A: It should be "I watched an Okinawa rail(bird) at the shelter in Kunigami village." <--- "an", not "a*.
Q: I live nearby Okinawa small island. soa natural?
A: or I live in a small island near Okinawa.
Q: I'm going to go to Okinawa to see my friend in March. However I don't get an airplane ticket and a hotel yet. soa natural?
A: Other than "didn't get" as other commenters have mentioned, you could also use "haven't gotten". Also, I think it would be best to replace your "and" with an "or" or a "nor". "Nor" would be the more correct of the two, but "or" is more often used

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

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