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bara-bara
scattered; disperse; loose; disconnected; in pieces; in drops; rustling
    [By: ngonhan2k5   [Details]
バラバラ
分散 adj-na,adj-no,adv,vs
[By: ngonhan2k5   [Details]
bisho bisho
sloppy, dripping wet
    [By: niku   [Details]
びしょびしょ
じくじく濡れる
[By: niku   [Details]
chika chika
1. Flickering light, light from stars (See Pika-Pika) 2. Eyes get tired from computer or TV.
    [By: Bruce   [Details]
ちかちか
①電気がついたり、消えたりする。②目がつかれる
[By: Bruce   [Details]
Ex. "Akusesu shite miru to utsuru computer screen no naka Chika-Chika shiteru moji te wo atete miru to " [from the Song: Automatic by Hikaru Utada]
chin-chin
"dick", penis, "wee-wee" - child's word for penis.
  Penis   [By: Anonymous   [Details]
チンチン
男性器
[By: Anonymous   [Details]
choki choki
snipping sound; cutting sound; to cut.
    [By: ngonhan2k5   [Details]
チョキチョキ
カッティングの音
[By: ngonhan2k5   [Details]
doki doki
Pounding heart, heart beating fast from excitement.
    [By: Bruce   [Details]
どきどき
緊張する
[By: Bruce   [Details]
Ex. "Soba ni iru dake de, sono me ni mitsumerareru dake de. Doko-Doki tomaranai. No to wa ienai. I just can't help. It's automatic... " [from the Song: Automatic by Hikaru Utada]
giri giri
Just barely, Just in time, e.g. I just barely passed the test.
    [By: Bruce   [Details]
ぎりぎり
時間にやっと間に合う
[By: Bruce   [Details]
Ex. "Ikizama o kaetakya soo Giri-Giri love! Saigo made Giri-Giri love!" [from the Song: Giri-Giri Love by Sagisu Shiroo]
goro goro
1.To laze about, idleness, 2. Upset stomach 3. Sound of Lighting
  go-roh go-roh   [By: Bruce   [Details]
ごろごろ
①横になる、②お腹の調子が悪い、③雷の音
[By: Bruce   [Details]
Ex. "Nakamura-san wa mainichi jimusho ni shinbun o Goro-Goro yonde imasu."
guu guu
sounds emanating from the stomach caused by hunger
    [By: Bruce   [Details]
ぐうぐう
飢餓が原因で胃から発せられる音。
[By: Anonymous   [Details]
hara hara
irritated, a little bit angry about something.
    [By: ssasami   [Details]
はらはら
心配する
[By: Bruce   [Details]
Ex. "Soba ni iru dake de Karadajuu ga atsuku natte kuru, Hara-Hara kakusenai iki sae dekinai, I just can't help it, It's automatic" [from the Song: Automatic by Hikaru Utada]
ira ira
angry, frustrating
    [By: Bruce   [Details]
イライラ
怒って、不満
[By: Bruce   [Details]
kira kira
Glitter and sparkle
  kee-rah kee-rah   [By: Bruce   [Details]
きらきら
美しくひかりかがやくとうす
[By: Bruce   [Details]
Ex. "Dakishimerareru to, Kimi to paradise ni iru mitai, Kira-Kira mabushikute, I feel so good. It's automatic... " [from the Song: Automatic by Hikaru Utada]
kokekokkou
Sound made by a rooster, "cock-a-do-da-do"
    [By: Bruce   [Details]
コケコッコー
雄鶏の鳴き声
[By: Bruce   [Details]
Kotsu Kotsu
Rhymic, having a beat
    [By: maggiekk   [Details]
コツコツ
リトミック、拍子ある
[By: maggiekk   [Details]
mou-mou
The sound a cow makes, "moo"
  mooh-mooh   [By: Bruce   [Details]
もうもう
牛の鳴き声
[By: Bruce   [Details]
paku paku
gulp, eating in big mouthfuls
    [By: Bruce   [Details]
パクパク
唾を飲み込む
[By:   [Details]
Pecha-kucha
"chitter-chatter", giggling girls
    [By:   [Details]
ペチャクチャ
若い女の子のおしゃべり
[By:   [Details]
pera pera
Fluent in a language
  per-rah per-rah   [By: Bruce   [Details]
ぺらぺら
言葉が上手です。
[By: Bruce   [Details]
Ex. "'Boku wa nihongo ga Pera-Pera desu!', Hari imashita. "
pika pika
Glitter, twinkle, sparkle (ex. Pika-Pika no kutsu - well-polished shoes)
  pee-kah-pee-kah   [By: Bruce   [Details]
ぴかぴか
ぴかぴか光る (eg. ぴかぴかの靴)
[By: Bruce   [Details]
Ex. "Pika-pika mahou wo tokanaide itsu made mo" [from the Song: Pika-Pika Massai Chuu by Ikue Ohtani]
pocha pocha
Splash water, dabble in water, plump, chubby
  poh-cha poh-cha   [By: Bruce   [Details]
ぽちゃぽちゃ
[By: Bruce   [Details]
suya suya
deep and peaceful sleep, "zzzzzzz"
    [By: Bruce   [Details]
すやすや
安らかに眠る, スヌーズ
[By: SasukeHatake   [Details]
wan wan
Bark of a dog, "bow-wow". Children sometimes call dogs "Wan-Wan".
  wan-wan   [By: Bruce   [Details]
わんわん
[By: Bruce   [Details]
yobo yobo
weak from old age
    [By: Bruce   [Details]
よぼよぼ
老後の幸福より弱い
[By: Anonymous   [Details]
zaa zaa
The sound of pouring rain.
  zaah zaah   [By: Bruce   [Details]
ざあざあ
[By: Bruce   [Details]
Ex. "Ame no oto wa togirezu kikoeteiru. Shiran kao de damatta saboten. Boku no koto o Zaa-Zaa to jama o shiteru. Kimi no ibasho kakikeshite. " [from the Song: Saboten by Porno Graffiti]
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