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What are graduation clothes called?
The pretty kimono looking garment with the skirt? It's so kawaii!!
It's called 袴 (hakama). They're pretty, aren't they?
How do you say husband in Japanese?
I've heard so many ways? Danna, otto...goshujin? Are they used differently?
They all mean husband. but you can't say "otto" about someone else's husband when talking to that person, just your own. The original meaning of shujin means head of household or som...
What's the difference between 食べる and 食う？
I'm guessing politeness?
Yes exactly. 食べる means to eat and 食う is used mostly by men and it's more like rough slang. I'm glad I still remember this from studying abroad lmao
What's the difference between hanko and inkan?
Is there one?
I've heard that hanko is the physical wooden stamp thing and inkan is the actual stamp it makes on the paper. But also that it's used both ways nowadays...
Basically it's "Excuse me for commenting when I don't follow you, and you don't follow me." Japanese twitter manners.
Is "yabai" good or bad?
Reactions confuse me
Yabai can mean "amazing" or "cool" or it can mean "scary" and if you're in a bad situation, it can mean "crap!" or "oh no!" It's super us...
It's a plastic or metal container that holds hold water. You can put it in your bed before you sleep to heat up your covers. Just be careful not to keep it inside when you actually sleep because y...
What's "kanbenshite" in English?
I heard it just now.
The tone matters so much. If it was more of a joking tone, then maybe "give me a break" or "quit teasing". But if they were serious or mad, then it's more like "You've...
I see it on twitter and other social media
Abbreviation for wara which means to laugh which is basically our lol. You've probably seen （笑）. That's the kanji for wara
How do you say "bless you" in Japanese?
I feel like saying it but I don't think bless you translates well.
Silence. No really. Japanese people don't say anything to people that sneeze. You can teach them "bless you" though. They were super interested when I told them about it.