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Flashcards in Giseigo/gitaigo - Sound Symbolisms Deck (59):
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きらきら

Sparkling

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ころころ

Rolls (small object)

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ぽたぽた

Drips (small amount of liquid)

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ぎらぎら

Dazzle

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ごろごろ

Rolls (heavy object)

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ぼたぼた

Drips (large amount of liquid)

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ぽっくり

Suddenly

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するする

Smoothly

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しとしと

Quietly

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いろいろ

Various

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あつあつ

Looks piping hot, couple who are head over heals in love

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あっぷあっぷ

Almost drowning, in trouble or difficulty

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いきいき

Someone or something that is full of life

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いちいち

One by one. In detail. Persistently.

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いやいや

Reluctantly, with a heavy heart

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いよいよ

At last, even more

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うじうじ

Hesitant, irresolute

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うとうと

Dozing, napping

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おろおろ

Confused and doesn't know what to do

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がくがく

Loose, body part trembling

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がつがつ

Eating greedily, crave

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がぷがぷ

Gulping down large drink

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がみがみ

Describes someone nagging, griping

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がやがや

Noisy situation, many people speaking at the same time

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かんかん

In a rage, burning sun or coal

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ぐいぐい

Doing something forcefully and continueously

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くるくる

Small objective spinning, someone who is quick at moving it coming up with ideas

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ぐるぐる

Something spinning round and round

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ぐんぐん

Something progressing or growing very rapidly

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げらげら

Guffawing loudly

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ざあざあ

Describes the sound of pouring rain

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さむさむ

Cold bleak scene. Wintry. Desolate.

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しくしく

Describes someone weeping. Sobbing. Dull pain.

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しずしず

Acting or moving quietly, gracefully

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じどじど

Unpleasantly hot and damp atmosphere, sweaty

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じろじろ

Someone staring rudely

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じわじわ

Advancing slowly but steadily

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すいすい

Moving smoothly and easily though something

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ずきずき

Throbbing pain, heartbreak

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すくすく

Growing healthily and steadily

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すやすや

Sleeping peacefully, soundly

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そろそろ

Doing something slowly and quietly,
Or,
A time that is approaching, on the brink of

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たらたら

Liquid dripping, endless complaining

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つやつや

Shiny surface, glossy

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どきどき

Pounding heart, beating fast

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にこにこ

Smiling happily

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にょろにょろ

Long and thin, like a snake, moving along with a wriggling motion

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ばたばた

Sound of flag or banner flapping in wind, objects falling down in succession, things taking place in rapid succession

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はらはら

Being anxious about how things are going to turn out, apprehensive

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ばらばら

Things scattered about or something that constituted a whole but has broken up

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ぴかぴか

Sparkling, glittering. Brand new.

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ひそひそ

Whispering

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へとへと

Exhausted

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ぺらぺら

Chattering away, speaking fluently in foreign language

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ぽたぽた

Dripping water

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むかむか

Feeling sick, quasy, a surge of anger

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むしむし

Hot humid weather, muggy

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めそめそ

Sobbing

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ゆらゆら

Swaying, swinging, rolling, wobbling