When you use adjective as an intense emotional expression, Japanese tend to shorten the word like atui -> atu or atssu (あつい -> あつっ)

Surprised Cat

That hurts!

  • itai ->  ita!

It’s cold / freezing!

  • samui -> samu!
  • tsumetai -> tsumeta!

Oh dang!

  • yabai -> yaba!

So fast!

  • hayai -> haya!

So late / so slow!

  • osoi -> oso!

So short!

  • mijikai -> mijika!

So long!

  • nagai -> naga!

Delicious!

  • oishii
  • oishii ne.
    -> soo da ne.
  • umai  -> uma!
  • umee-!

Taste horrible!

  • mazui ->  mazu!
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