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Phrase of the Day

May 19

  Ittai nani ga fumanna no ka
itte yo.

Tell me exactly what's bothering you. 

Vocabulary / Expressions

ittai
いったい
(how, what, why) on earth, 
in the world
nani
what
fumanna
不満な
dissatisfied
iu
言う
to say

Notes

"Itte (言って)" is the ~te form of the verb "iu (言う)". It indicates a request in informal speech. "Yo (よ)" is a sentence ending particle which emphasizes a command. "Itte yo (言ってよ)" is female speech, so a male speaker would say "ie yo (言えよ)". 

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