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Oct 28, 10:47am - #312022 
what does "CELICA" mean?

Is it just a word they came up with or it has any meaning in some other langauge or summtin? confused


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Oct 28, 10:50am - #312023 
repost.. but i think they said it meant like heavenly or somethin

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Oct 28, 10:51am - #312024 
I've heard it's based on the latin word for celestial or heavenly


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Oct 28, 10:56am - #312025 
^^ that was it the spanish/latin word celeste

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Oct 28, 10:59am - #312026 
yup our cars are heavenly to drive happywink

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Oct 28, 11:00am - #312027 
I think it translates into "slow"

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Oct 28, 11:31am - #312028 
another one of these maybe we should just sticky the original thread and put an end to these


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Oct 28, 12:06pm - #312029 
Originally Posted by speedducky
I've heard it's based on the latin word for celestial or heavenly


Exactly! thumbsup

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Oct 28, 12:10pm - #312030 
Actually CELICA or SEELICA is the mythical japanese name of a witch that would ride a dragon.


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Oct 28, 12:16pm - #312031 
ur all witches!!!... driving modified dragons!!

dance midgets dance!! and rejoice


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Oct 28, 12:20pm - #312032 
^^someone needs to stay off drugs

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Oct 28, 12:24pm - #312033 
lol

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Oct 28, 12:31pm - #312034 
Originally Posted by CaLiGTS
ur all witches!!!... driving modified dragons!!

dance midgets dance!! and rejoice

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Oct 28, 2:32pm - #312035 
lol!!!


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Oct 28, 2:49pm - #312036 
I'll be driving a tight celestial heavenly Tsunami action package! grin


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Oct 28, 3:04pm - #312037 
Originally Posted by Krolley58
Originally Posted by CaLiGTS
ur all witches!!!... driving modified dragons!!

dance midgets dance!! and rejoice
rofl rofl alberto STFU tongue damn drugs look what they've done to you ohboy

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Oct 28, 4:15pm - #312038 
Originally Posted by cegonaxman
I'll be driving a tight celestial heavenly Tsunami action package! grin


I hope you're joking...


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Oct 28, 5:13pm - #312039 
hehe

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Oct 28, 7:40pm - #312040 
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Oct 28, 7:53pm - #312041 
Originally Posted by Brian63
I think it translates into "slow"


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Oct 28, 9:43pm - #312042 
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I've translated the C-One website before, and that's what comes up whenever they're referring to the Celica.

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Oct 29, 1:49am - #312043 
Originally Posted by mr_celica

Is it just a word they came up with or it has any meaning in some other langauge or summtin? confused

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Toyota named the car "Celica," which derived from medieval Spaniards that used Latin and it's literal translation is a plural form of "celestial" as in "celestial things". The original dragon logo depicts a celestial blue dragon; symbol of the East and representative of the Emperor and celestial power. The dragon logo emblem depicted above adorned the first of the first generation Celicas. rice

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Oct 29, 6:06am - #312044 
Originally Posted by speedducky
I've heard it's based on the latin word for celestial or heavenly
he got it right

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Oct 29, 6:20am - #312045 
^^^Morris - damn I remember those old dragon badges now!! wonder if I could get hold of one, it'd look sweet on the back of my car grin grin

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Oct 29, 8:19am - #312046 
That makes no sense what so ever confused a japanese car named by midievil spaniards that spoke latin. And why is it plural when its one thing??

And fyi in japan the car was called "SERIKA DARUMA" or just SERIKA or just DARUMA (which I believe means dragon) back in the day.

And yes the blue dragon badges are still available at Cabe toyota here in So Cal grin


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Oct 29, 8:34am - #312047 
I think Celica means "hot car." Only if its a 7th gen. thumbsup

It could mean heavenly or celestial, too. thumbsup


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