Today’s YouTube Live lesson is “Catchy Useful Japanese Words”.
There are many catchy repeating Japanese words like “doki-doki”, “waku-waku”, etc.
Let’s find out more!
＊YouTube Japanese Live Lessons: Every Mon & Wed 9am~ JST
Here are the words I introduced in the lesson:
- まだまだ mada-mada
- そろそろ soro-soro
- どきどき doki-doki
- くよくよ kuyo-kuyo
- るんるん run-run
- らんらん ran-ran
- ぜーぜー zē zē
- はーはー hā hā
- ひーひー hī hī
- ぎゃーぎゃー gyā gyā
If you don’t know any of them, please check the lesson video 😉
I explained each word’s meaning and usage with example phrases.
Actually, the above are just a few examples. There are many more catchy useful phrases!
Well, most of them are so called gion-go (onomatopoeia -sound imitation words) and gitai-go (mimetic words).
Yoi ichinichi o!
(Have a nice day!)