List of Japanese Slang

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B[edit]

BL - Boys love

Brothercon- Brother complex, to be in love with one's brother.

Byenara - Bye + sayonara.

D[edit]

Deka でか/刑事 - Slang for detective.

F[edit]

Fujoshi - Japanese nerd girls. A bit of a negative term since it literally means "rotten girl".

G[edit]

gkgb (gakugaku buruburu) - To shake with fear. ((((;゜Д゜)))ガクガクブルブル

Gunbatsu - Excellent, high-quality. Japanese pig latin for batsugun.

K[edit]

Kitaaa (キター) - Something shouted when something exciting happens. Literally "It has come." キタ━━━━(゜∀゜)━━━━ッ!!

ktkr (Kitakore 来たこれ) - Something said when one's hopes come true.

Kurisotsu クリソツ - Means "lookalike". It's basically Japanese pig latin for sokkuri which means the same thing. This term has fallen out of use.

L[edit]

Lolicon - Someone obsessed with little girls. Short for Lollita Complex.

M[edit]

Mad Movies - Basically a term for movies mashed up in amusing ways.

N[edit]

Neta ni maji res ネタニマジレス - Someone responding to a joke post without realizing that it was written as a lie or a joke. (Source)

O[edit]

Otaku - A term for Japanese nerds. Means "house".

Ossu 押っ忍/押忍 - A macho way of greeting someone. Often heard in dojo or other similar martial arts settings.

Otsu - Means "thanks". Short for "otsukaresama". It's typically represented by the kanji 乙 which means something different entirely, but has the same sound.

S[edit]

seme - In a yaoi relationship, this is the dominant partner. Short for semeru/attack. The reverse in this relation is an uke.

Shoboon ショボーン - Dispirited, dejected. ショボーン(´・ω・`) Source

Shotacon - Someone obsessed with little boys.

Siscon - Someone in love with their sister. Short for Sister Complex.

Sutema Otsu - Literally means "Thanks for the stealth marketing".

T[edit]

Tsundere - When a character acts standoffish tsuntsun before melting and being nice deredere.

U[edit]

uke - In a yaoi relationship, this is the submissive partner. Short for ukeru/receive. The reverse in this relation is a seme.

W[edit]

wktk (Wakuteka) - To anticipate something.

w or any number of wwwwwwww - Basically Japan's equivalent of LOL. Short for Warau 笑, the Japanese word for "laughter".

w - Short for the English word "Double" which is pronounced the same way in Japanese.

Related articles[edit]

List of Japanese Idioms

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List of Japanese Words

Page of Japanese terms that appear in the shows