Posted by: trainee
Hello!everyone! This is Kenichi from sakura hostel asakusa.
Today I introduce the japanese onomatopeia.
you know the onomatopeia??
onomatopoeia is word that mimics the sound of the object or action it refers to.
Japan is the second most number of onomatopeia in the world.
By the way,The country that has the most number of onomatopeia in the world is korean.
Now, the question .
it's rain.What is onomatpea like in japanese?
The answer is"za za" or "para para".
What's the difference between "za za" and "para para"?
We use "ZA ZA" ,when it rains pretty hard.
We use "PARA PARA" when it drizzles.
This is natto.it's sticky.
you know what does japanese people say about it??
The answer is "NEBA NEBA".
Twinkle, Twinkle, How is the light of the stars??
The answer is "Kira Kira".
Ｊapanese onomatopea is totally different from English onomatopea.
Isn't it interesting?
Please tell us the onomatopea of your country.
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Posted by: trainee (June 24, 2016 2:07 AM)