The Japanese language is rich in onomatopoeia. Here’s just a few examples with the English translation for you to have fun with but the list could go on!

Happy Wednesday!


bari-bari – crunchy

beta-beta – sticky

buru-buru – wobbly

buku-buku – bubbly

doro-doro – thick

guju-guju – gooey

fuwa-fuwa – fluffy

jaba-jaba – pouring too much sauce

kachi-kachi – hard

kira-kira – sparkly

koro-koro –roly-poly

para-para – sprinkle, spatter

pari-pari – crispy

pika-pika – shiny

poro-poro – crumbly

posso-posso – dry

sara-sara – silky

Categories: Random, Word of the week

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