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How to say f*** yeah in Japanese

Seeing as Japanese doesn't really have anything analogous to English 'curse' words, you won't find anything that really feels the same. That particular phrase has a sort of punchiness to it that ...
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Are any Japanese words ever intentionally misspelled for any reason?

(It's easier to give examples using kana (それでわ, もうやめれ, 止めろください, ぬこ, イソターネット, メーノレ, ふいんき, ようつべ, ...), but you want examples with kanji? Okay...) {{pad}} For historical reasons Japanese kanij compounds ...
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How to say f*** yeah in Japanese

Here's a good article, although in Japanese: Japanese Questioning How To Say F*** Yeah! "F*** yeah!" は "F*** you!" とは全く違い、(absolutely different) ただ単【たん】に感嘆や同意を表す【あらわす】ために使われます。 "Oh, yeah!" (「ああ、...
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How to say f*** yeah in Japanese

Apologies if this should be a comment (don't think I can include photos in comments so putting as an answer), but "Saikou" would seem to fit, if this sign I photographed at a cat cafe in Harajuku is ...
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Use of テロ in 飯テロ

As NicoNicoPedia explains: 飯テロとは、善良な市民に対し無差別に食欲を沸き立たせる、残忍で卑劣極まりない行為である。 これらの行為を絶対に許してはならない。これらの行為に決して屈してはならない。 Meshi-tero is a most brutal and cowardly act which indiscriminately makes virtuous ...
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Pronunciation of「ww」(笑い)

This is usually not intended to be read aloud, but the most prevailing "reading" is not わらう but わら. For example, ww is わらわら. 笑うを意味する「www」をなんて読んでる? 「wは読まずに前の文を笑いながら」「わらわらわら」 You can mainly hear this ...
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ガードがばがばになっから meaning

バカが: "You fool!" が: not a subject marker but a vocative-like particle; see this ガード: [noun] "guard" (in this context, refers to psychological defense or skepticism against the seducer) がばがば: [...
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japanese verb for "to surf the internet"

"To surf the internet" is literally ネットサーフィンする. And I think this is sort of informal. "To browse" is 見る. So ネットを見る is the answer. "Being on the internet" - either one above should be fine. We ...
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what does わかん mean?

わかんだ is not used in modern standard Japanese. If this ん were explanatory-の/ん, it requires a dictionary form of before it. わかるだ/わかんだ exists in some Eastern/Nothern dialects, but it sounds fairly ...
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What does 凸 mean here?

It means to contact directly. More specifically, to make a phone call, make a visit, talk to. It derives from identifying 突{とつ}撃 and 凸{とつ}. 「凸」とは?意味と例文が3秒でわかる! The usage of 突撃 means an 'attack' in a ...
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How to say "You are lying!"

Another is: うそつけ (嘘{うそ}吐{つ}け)! - Liar! Comes from 嘘{うそ}をつく, to lie From comments: うそつき (嘘{うそ}吐{つ}き) - Liar; Someone who lies
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~ないかな (Negative Verb Form with Positive Translation)

This ねー is ない as you've correctly guessed. かな is usually "I wonder ~", but (ない)かな often expresses one's wish. 全員死なねーかな means "I wish they all die." かな 3 (「ないかな」の形で)願望の意を表す。「だれか代わりに行ってくれないかな」「...
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How do you say "canon" as in "official for a story universe"?

Official as opposed to fanfiction/dojin is simply 公式. But do you want to refer to the canonical story line as opposed to that of a spin-off based on an alternative/what-if story? Like "main" Attack ...
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Is the word 野次馬 offensive?

It's not prohibited to use in public, though it's not necessarily an objective expression and has negative nuance because it means people who gather at incidents with casual curiosity. In that point, ...
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How to say "You are lying!"

嘘だよ is likely to mean "I am joking." One way to say "you are lying" is to use an interrogative form: 嘘だろ!? / 冗談だろ!? Isn't that a joke? マジかよ!? Really!? Examples above are very ...
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Meaning of 電凸 in suicide context

Looks like it's a kind of pun, or rather, 釣りタイトル. The slang word 電凸 usually means 電話で突撃 as the Wikipedia article says, but in this video, this title actually means something like 電車に突入. (凸 is a ...
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Naming suffix -氏 (-し) used by an otaku character in anime

Is it otaku version of -さん? Yes...sort of. Originally, -氏【し】 is a honorific and highly formal name suffix used to refer to someone with high social status. There are several existing questions ...
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What are some special ways to use よく besides “often” and “well”?

It has quite a lot of uses outside of "often" and "well". In the form of 「よく食べる」 ~ "(They) eat a lot", it would translate to "much", "to a considerable degree" etc. This may sometimes be easy to ...
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What does ぎゃんかわ女子 mean?

ぎゃんかわ is slang for “really cute”. ぎゃんかわ → とても可愛{かわ}いい
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What does the phrase 「ナマ言ってくれるねぇ」 mean?

Here 「ナマ」is short for「生意気{なまいき}」, meaning something to the effect of "impudent", "cocky". When you use「生意気{なまいき}」to describe the way someone talks or the stuff they say, you are ...
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what does クソリプ means?

It's pretty much self explanatory: a shitty reply. I'm not aware of what shitpost means, but looking at the definitions online, I would say they are quite similar. The difference is that this only ...
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What does Puu / プー mean?

プー is an abbreviation of プー太郎. プー太郎 is originally 風太郎, which was a slang word for day workers who did not have a regular job. (The kanji 風 may be from 風来坊, a much older word.) Later this word came to ...
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What does できなさすぎる mean?

納豆を食べることができなさすぎる/食べられなさすぎる means "I can't eat natto at all" or "I am so terribly bad at natto", but it's a humorous slangy expression rather than a standard sentence. It's fine as the catchy title of ...
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