Japanese for Children

Mimetic Words in Japanese

Posted on: February 16, 2012

あちこち:here and there
ばらばら: separately
ざあざあ:heavy rain
きらきら:sparkle
どきどき:nervous
ぺこぺこ:hungry (おなかがーー)
ずきずき:painful (あたまがーー)similar to あたまががんがんする
でこぼこ(凸凹):rough, not smooth (みちわーー)
ぐちゃぐちゃ:messy, all around
びしょびしょ:wet
ぐずぐず : slowly
ぴかぴか:shine,sparkle
わくわく:exciting
ころころ:rolling down
にこにこ:smiling face
いらいら:becoming irritated
つるつる:slick, slippery, ぬるぬる
すべすべ:soft
ぼこぼこ/ばしばし:hitting on the body or face
ごろごろ:upset stomach, avalanche
ぱちんぱちん:sound of metals hitting
もともと:originally, long time ago
ぽかぽか:nice and warm
らくらく:easily
てんてん:dots
たまたま:unexpectedly
しらずしらず:unconsciously
Japanese lessons for kids

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