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Onomatopoeic Expressions

Japanese is filled with onomatopoeic phrases, the word that describe sound or action directly. There are two categories: giongo and gitaigo. Giongo are the words which express voice or sounds. Gitaigo are the words which express actions, states or human emotions.

Onomatopoeic Phrases (1) - Learn some onomatopoeic phrases to describe "laughing."

Onomatopoeic Phrases (2) - Learn some onomatopoeic phrases to describe "sleeping."

Onomatopoeic Phrases (3) - Learn some onomatopoeic phrases related hunger, eating and taste.

Tanabata Song - Learn some onomatopoeic phrases used in a Tanabata song.

Sing the "Rudolph" Song in Japanese - Learn the onomatopoeic phrase used in the "Rudolph" song.

Health Problem - Learn some onomatopoeic phrases used when describing pain.

Question of the Week (10) - What does "bonyari" mean?

Question of the Week (16) - What does "pera pera" mean? 

Phrase of the Day - "Nande konnani doki doki shichaun darou."

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