What does the 'にゃい' mean in the phrase '働きたくにゃい' or 'はたらきたくにやい'? (not sure if it's a small ya or not). It's in a line sticker.


「[働]{はたら}きたくにゃい」 is just a cute way of saying 「働きたくない」. It makes you sound like a kitten speaking.

  • 1
    Whether or not that's cute depends on who you are right? – virmaior Mar 28 '14 at 11:18
  • 3
    Although typically used by teenager girls in manga/anime, I won't be surprised to see my male friends in their thirties sporadically use this in Twitter, etc, unless they're severe otaku haters. Meow. – naruto Mar 28 '14 at 12:48

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.