Saturday, September 29, 2007

Sweet Japanese Onomatopoeia

ぬくぬく nuku nuku - a cosy winter feeling of being curled

すりすり suri suri - the sound/feeling of a cat skimming over your cloth

くんく kunku - the expression of a dog sniffing on you/something

にこにこ niko niko - doing a smiling face

しくしく shiku shiku - a sobbing feeling

いちゃいちゃしてる icha icha shiteru - getting physically close with someone (but as a nasty expression, like fumbling around)