If you read manga, watch anime or Japanese TV, or have listened to a Japanese conversation, you may have noticed that there are a lot of onomatopoeia. Onomatopoeias are a vital part of the language to articulate the nuances and to enhance descriptions. Here are some common onomatopoeia used for food and drinks.
describes thick liquid; oozing, melting, dripping
fizzy, describes anything carbonated
light, airy, fluffy
describes something small and round
moist and springy
perky and bouncy
describes a hard crunching sound
That was 10 Japanese onomatopoeia flashcards!
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