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Did you ever hear the term “petrichor”?

It’s an British word explaining the smell of the world after it rains.

And why not a “backpfeifengesicht”?

Since I found that these words exist, I’ve been intrigued in what other cultures deem essential to express in a single word.

Japanese isn't any different. The strange words I’ll share here are basically isolated words, however the Japanese language can also be wealthy in expressions, phrases, and slang.

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People

Additionally to words a newbie to Japan recognizes, like salaryman (サラリーマン/さらりーまん – salaried worker), you will find many unique words with a mixture of kanji and katakana to consult people, usually inside a deprecating or condescending manner.

教育ママ (きょういく まま)
A parent who's obsessive about her children’s education.

バーコード人 (ばーこーど じん)
Males who've absurd combovers (means “barcode men”).

KY (also known as 空気読めない/くうき よめない)
Somebody that is not capable of reading through the climate of the situation.

別腹 (べつばら)
Getting room for dessert despite being full, i.e. an additional stomach or perhaps a dessert stomach.

キープ君 (きーぷくん)
A boyfriend who's “kept” until someone better turns up.

クリスマスケーキ (くりすます けーき)
“Christmas cake”: A lady not married by 25, as she's stated to get rid of value following the 25th.

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Here are a few strange Japanese words mentioning to actions:

蛇足 (だそく)
Something unnecessary and most likely harmful (“snake legs”).

横飯 (よこめし)
“Horizontal rice”: Western food.

積ん読 (つんどく)
Departing a magazine unread after purchasing it, typically piling up along with other unread books.

過労死 (かろうし)
Dying from exhaustion.

口寂しい (くちさびしい)
When you are not hungry however, you eat since your mouth is lonely.

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Uターン現象 (ゆーたーんげんしょう)
“U-turn phenomenon”: The movement of people that develop inside a province, escape towards the city for education or work, after which return.

辻斬り (つじぎり)
You will find many dated words in British too (When have you last “defenestrate” someone?), however the Japanese possess a term for enter your car a brand new sword by attacking a complete stranger.

Cat Words

Cat got your tongue? You will find many expressions and words within the Japanese language concentrating on feline behavior. Listed here are a couple of from the more unusual ones:

猫舌 (ねこじた)
Somebody that is especially responsive to hot drinks (“cat tongue”).

猫娘 (ねこむすめ)
A woman who functions just like a cat.

猫背 (ねこぜ)
“Hunchback”: Be truthful, the kitty Back of Notre Dame sounds far better, doesn’t it?

猫に小判 (ねこに こばん)
Coins to some cat: Giving a present to a person who's not capable of appreciating it.

猫かぶり (ねこかぶり)
Cat veil, something like a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Somebody that feigns naiveté.

猫糞 (ねこばば)
Embezzlement or misappropriation stealing. By itself, this sounds normal… before you realize it’s converted as “cat excrement.”

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