Category:Japanese onomatopoeias

Recent additions to the category
  1. ずぼん
  2. パリ
  3. ひらり
  4. ごわごわ
  5. ぽかぽか
  6. ぺらぺら
  7. ぐう
  8. コチコチ
  9. そぼそぼ
Oldest pages ordered by last edit
  1. ワイワイ
  2. ひょっと
  3. ずんずん
  4. じわじわ
  5. ぷうぷう
  6. ジュージュー
  7. わくわく
  8. ひひ
  9. ボヤボヤ
  10. ぺこぺこ

» Japanese language » Terms by etymology » Onomatopoeias

Japanese words that were coined to sound like what they represent.


Japanese is famously full of onomatopoeia which come in two varieties, giongo (擬音語, ぎおんご) and gitaigo (擬態語, ぎたいご). Giongo words represent a voice or sound and gitaigo words represent an action or an emotion.


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Pages in category "Japanese onomatopoeias"

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