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第155- オノマトペ #3

We are here again covering some more Japanese onomatopoeia! In terms of the way they sound, #1 is hilarious in our opinion. Let’s check them out and how to use them!

1- プニプニ – squishy / springy / bouncy

あかちゃんのはだはプニプニしていて気持きもちいい。
The skin of the baby is squishy and it feels nice.

2- フラフラ – unsteadily / shakily

さっきがったとき、めまいでフラフラした。
When I stood up earlier I got dizzy and unsteady.

3- グリグリ – pressing or rubbing with turning movements

かたひざでゴリゴリんであげようか?
Shall I rub your shoulders with my elbow?

4- スラスラ – smoothly / easily

日本語にほんごをスラスラはなせるようになりたい!
I want to speak Japanese fluently / smoothly!

5- どんどん – rapidly / quickly

今日きょう調子ちょうしがいいから、どんどん仕事しごとすすめよう。
I’m in good shape today so let’s get some work done.

#3 can be replaced with ゴリゴリ
#4 can be replaced with ペラペラ

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