Monthly Archives: January 2015

Rinkya Japanese Flashcards: onomatopoeia flashcard “iya iya”

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Are you collecting all Rinkya Japanese flashcards? Yay! Happy to know! Today we are going to do things in a reluctant way: “iya iya.” Imagine that your mother asks you to clean your room, or your boss some tedious task. You can certainly do it “iya iya.” It means to do things in a reluctant way, not liking what you are doing at the moment (and of course, having a very long face while you are doing it). You can certainly find this onomatopoeia in manga, and also use it on a daily basis too.

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Blythe Dolls: useful vocabulary. Let’s speak Blythe!


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If you are new to the Blythe dolls world you might find it somewhat difficult to navigate it, specially when confronted with some vocabulary. Here you have a list to help you navigate it! It will also help you in knowing if a Blythe is an original one or a fake, or what some words mean into the Custom Blythe Dolls world. Let’s begin!

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Rinkya Japanese Flashcards: onomatopoeia flashcard “gami gami”

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Are you collecting all Rinkya Japanese flashcards? Perfect! Today we’re going to master the art of complaining with “gami gami.” Do you have any friend that is constantly complaining and nagging about everything? If you do, you can use “gami gami” to describe them! “Gami gami” describes a person who is nagging all day long! Someone who is complaining about everything, and never ever things are okay. You can find this onomatopoeia in manga, but you can also use it on a daily basis.

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Rinkya Japanese Flashcards: onomatopoeia flashcard “gera gera”

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Are you collecting all Rinkya Japanese flashcards? Good! Today we’re going to be very noisy! We’re going to learn about “gera gera.” Have you ever laughed in a very noisy way? Without manners? Without control? Then you’ve been laughing “gera gera.” You can find this onomatopoeia in manga very easily, but you can also use it to describe people in an izakaya, or even in a coffee shop. You can find people laughing noisily without taking into account others in coffee shops, for example. In those times, you can use “gera gera” to describe how noisy and unpleasant they are!

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Rinkya Japanese Flashcards: onomatopoeia flashcard “pyon pyon”

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Are you collecting all Rinkya Japanese flashcards? Good! Today we have a very funny onomatopoeia: “pyon pyon.” The sound is funny, and indicates a funny activity: to hop around, as if you where a rabbit. So, it describes jumping like a rabbit, to be hopping around. You will find it in manga, but you can also hear in in conversations.Think about animals that hop around (like rabbits). Humans can also hop around if they feel happy. So, when describing animals or describing someone happy, you can use “pyon pyon.”

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