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Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 34 – Japanese Emoticons

April 20, 2016
Uki Uki NihonGO! Lesson 34 – Japanese Emoticons

 Here we’ll introduce 顔文字 (kaomoji), Japanese emoticons. They look quite different from English ones. Below are some examples.

Emoticons/Kaomoji

🙂 smile (^^) (^_^)

😀 big smiley (^○^) o(*^▽^*)o

😉 wink (^_-) – ☆ (∈^▽゚) -☆

🙁 sad (T_T)゜・(つД`)・゜・。

XD excited

:O surprised w(゚o゚)w Σ(°Ð”°ï¼›)

angry (-_-メ) ヾ(。`Д´ï½¡)ノ彡

:S confused (@[email protected])

sorry m(_ _)m (ToT)ゞ

hello! (^O^)/⭐︎ (*^O^)ノ

goodbye ヾ(^_^) (TωT)ノ~~~

congrats (*^o^)ノ口☆口ヽ(^-^*)

There are only a small sample! Feel free to look them up online.

Here some animal Kaomoji. Can you guess which animals these are?

(=^ェ^=) ネコ (neko) Cat

(゚∈゚ ) トリ (tori) Bird

(´ï½¥(ェ)・`) クマ (kuma) Bear

 ̄(=∵=) ̄ ウサギ (usagi) Rabbit

U^ェ^U イヌ (inu) Dog

サカナ (sakana) Fish

Here’s one more!

/^o^\ 富士山 (fujisan) Mount Fuji!

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