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rayman.the.one.and.only1_498570
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Japanese text speak?

Postby rayman.the.one.and.only1_498570 » January 30th, 2015 1:05 pm

So like I know in the U.S. when people are texting, tweeting, etc. They sometimes talk like this
"hey, whatch u doin. I totes loved your hair this morning, oh brb. Oh nvr mind gtg. Ttyl." Lol u get the picture.
But I was wondering if Japanese people had there own version of this. If they do what is it like?

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Re: Japanese text speak?

Postby community.japanese » February 9th, 2015 10:59 pm

rayman.the.one.and.only1-san,
konnichiwa!
No, we don't really have text-message language in Japanese.
We might use more face marks using many different symbols, which are
different from English face marks. :D

Natsuko (奈津子),
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Re: Japanese text speak?

Postby rayman.the.one.and.only1_498570 » February 10th, 2015 1:16 am

OK. That makes sense. I can imagine Japanese would be a lot harder to understand in something like that since you can't really shorten kanji can you? lol

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Re: Japanese text speak?

Postby insidious.environment_503255 » February 11th, 2015 10:34 pm

community.japanese wrote:rayman.the.one.and.only1-san,
konnichiwa!
No, we don't really have text-message language in Japanese.
We might use more face marks using many different symbols, which are
different from English face marks. :D

Natsuko (奈津子),
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奈津子さん、 you made me happy today with those news :picket:

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Re: Japanese text speak?

Postby community.japanese » February 13th, 2015 8:59 pm

rayman.the.one.and.only1 san
konnichiwa.
I am not sure the reason why, however, it may be so.

insidious.environment san,
We are happy Natsuko sensei’s explanation was helpful.

Yuki 由紀
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