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  • Hey guys! Val is back with me again today. Yeah!

  • I've been trying to think of like really cool videos,

  • so I can do like while I'm here in Canada with Belle.

  • I was looking some of my friends videos, and I got really cool idea from my friend, Hannah,

  • who has a sweet channel that you should check out, I will put it here,

  • she mainly does like rap, song covers, and she's so awesome,

  • and so yes check out her channel.

  • But she has a really cool video, was doing the same with her brother,

  • and she asks same what he thinks these Japanese words mean,

  • and the words sound like English, but to English speakers,

  • they don't normally make much sense.

  • So I'm gonna test on Val today. Yeah.

  • This should be interesting. I got a list on my iPhone, that I gonna look at.

  • OK, are you ready?

  • Alright. Ready.

  • Sarari-man

  • What?

  • Salamander?

  • Close.

  • - Really? - No.

  • Think of English words they could sound like.

  • - It's two words. - Oh, it is.

  • - Oh man is one of them. - Two English words put together.

  • Santa?

  • Saturday?

  • OK, it's salary man. It's what they're going for.

  • What? What's that even mean?

  • Even though I said that you don't know?

  • It's an "office worker", so like a guy has office job.

  • OK, we fail.

  • Number 2.

  • furi-ta-

  • houdini

  • What?

  • Fruit.

  • - Nope. - We're not gonna get out of this.

  • Probably not.

  • Can you say normal?

  • I don't even know what this would be cuz we don't have it in English. Freeter?

  • It doesn't even help.

  • Part-time worker.

  • You see the connection here?

  • Btw, I'm also an Italian, so partially it sells. I want that excuse.

  • no-to pasokon

  • Notebook.

  • Oh my god, wait, so close.

  • Computer. Yes!

  • We got one! One for Val.

  • konsento

  • Condom?

  • Consent.

  • Yeah, that's the word, that's the word coming from.

  • OK, so you're allowed to do something.

  • Umm, it's a noun.

  • Consignment store?

  • This one's hard. I don't think you're gonna get it.

  • Consensual.

  • I completely forgot the real English word for this, cuz I've been using this word.

  • Outlet. Like the outlet on the wall, like plug-in thing.

  • It doesn't sound anything near English.

  • What does consent come from? I don't know.

  • danbo-ru

  • - Donuts? - Nope.

  • What is this coming from?

  • How does it even taken from English?

  • - Is it kind of an animal? - Nope.

  • Cardboard box.

  • That makes sense now.

  • Oh I really like this one.

  • hocchikisu

  • - Oh hot kiss! Right? - No.

  • - Hoochie mama? - Noooo.

  • It's something... It's a school supply.

  • It's a paperclip?

  • Oh that's... that's actually really close.

  • - A clip. Just like black... - No.

  • - A binder? - No.

  • I don't know I'm just guessing all the school supplies, just naming them all.

  • Stapler.

  • It's the name of the guy that made the stapler, that invented the stapler.

  • - See, no one knows that, so you can't say... - Nobody cares.

  • You can't say hocchikisu to English speaking people,

  • they'll have no idea what you're talking about.

  • kanningu

  • Is it sexual?

  • - Can't tell you. - Cunnilingus?

  • I knew you're gonna guess that, I saw that coming.

  • I think about that every time I hear this word,

  • and people say all the time.

  • I'm sorry if it doesn't mean that it should.

  • Cheating on a test.

  • - Cheating!? - So people say like all the time at school.

  • ekisu

  • Gross soup.

  • What? What?

  • Key chain.

  • - Kiss? - Nope.

  • For example like lemon ekisu or mint ekisu

  • Syrup? Juice? Lemon juice? Lemon tea?

  • - Extract. - Okay, okay, that's close.

  • uinka-

  • - Wink. - Nope.

  • - Wanker. - How I even translate that?

  • Just write down white person that tries to be black.

  • Is that a wigger?

  • I think we're both off.

  • It comes from winker, yeah, but it's not winker.

  • Aww, sorry, I really don't know about this one.

  • Turn signal.

  • The blinker.

  • It's called blinker, if you say blinker, we'll understand.

  • Okay, the last one. You'll gonna get this one, and you'll get one point.

  • chakku

  • Throw up.

  • Oh you say that, don't you?

  • Throw something?

  • Check something?

  • It's a ... part of clothing.

  • It doesn't help me.

  • Clothes? Oh sorry, shoes?

  • Starts with the "z".

  • Zipper.

  • Yes! Half a piont.

  • Alright, Val gets one out of 10.

  • You know what, Japanese is nowhere near English.

  • Honestly, I'm surprise you got one, like no-to pasokon

  • is really far from like lap top or notebook computer.

  • So good work.

  • Alright, thanks for watching guys. Bye!

Hey guys! Val is back with me again today. Yeah!

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海外で通じない和製英語 Katakana Japanese Quiz

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    Erina Kawagishi posted on 2016/06/24
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