I am reading 海街 Diary, and I have come across the below dialogue. For context: A female character receives some text messages. She tells her boyfriend that it's work-related and she has to go. The boyfriend asks:


I can guess that the meaning is "Well then, do you want me to (go) as well?", but what does すっか mean?

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すっか is a contraction of するか (cf. this answer). So the phrase is さて俺もしたくするか meaning "Now I will do my preparation (for going out), too".

  • したく is 支度, which means preparation for something. (E.g. 旅行の支度 means packing).
  • Here も means 'also'. So literally, Also I....

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