Japanese counter word. In Japanese, as in Chinese and Korean, numerals cannot quantify nouns by themselves (except, in certain cases, for the numbers from one to ten; see below).
For example, to express the idea "two dogs" in Japanese one must say 二匹の犬 ni hiki no inu (literally "dog of small-animal-count-two"). Here 犬 inu means "dog", 二 ni is the number 2, "の" "no" is a possessive particle, and 匹 hiki is the counter for small animals. Basic Japanese Language Vocabulary with Audio Files. Japanese example sentences - JLPT vocabulary. Skip to site navigation Skip to section navigation Skip to content トップページ：日本語 (Japanese) Search site with Google Facebook Twitter.
Wszystkie zdania w japoński. Kana Loan Words 外来語 ARMiller _____ おしゃべりぴーなつ 豆辞書. Japanese/Vocabulary/Onomatopoeia. An onomatopoeia (オノマトペ) is a word or group of words in a language which have their meaning indicated by the sounds they mimic.
Examples of English onomatopoeia include "meow", "roar", "buzz", "boom", "snap", "bang", and so on. In general, the Japanese word to refer to this concept is giseigo (擬声語). However, Japanese not only contains words for sound effects, but also what is termed "Japanese sound symbolism" - basically, onomatopoeia describing things that don't actually make sounds.
Officially, the former is called giongo (擬音語) and the latter gitaigo (擬態語). Japanese. Japanese Onomatopeia by *KinnoHitsuji on deviantART.