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Slang phrases Part II

Slang vocab!

Ever since we published our last post about slang adjectives, we’ve been getting a lot of requests for more lessons and videos about Japanese slang vocabulary. As we mentioned, taking the time to understand slang and informal speech will boost your communication and language skills, and save a whole lot of confusion. Slang will allow you to use language in a current, useful way. No amount of time in class can prepare you for the contemporary nuances you’ll be faced with when you put your language knowledge to practical use out in the real world.

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In this post, we’ll cover common slang verbs that are used every day in Japan!

1. オールする (ōru suru): to hang out all night

Hang out all night

Kin-yōbi no yoru ni ōru shimashita.
I did hang out all night on Friday night.

2. パニクる (panikuru): to get into a panic


Dōshiyō. Panikuru.
Oh my god. I’m in a panic.

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3. 爆睡する (bakusui sure): to sleep deeply

sleep deeply

Jugyō chū ni bakusui shimashita.
I slept deeply in class

4. イケてる (iketeru): cool


Sono atarashii nekutai kakkoii ne! Iketemasu yo.
I like your new tie. It’s cool.

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5. シカトする (shikato suru): to ignore

To ignore

Tsugō no warui kotoba ga kikoete, shikato shite kudasai.

Please ignore when you hear something you don’t want to hear.

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