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[かわつた子] Not showing up in any dictionary

Postby Shiroisan » Tue 11.06.2012 5:47 am

I've decided to begin reading some low-level manga now that I'm an honorary intermediate learner.

This manga is all about a small girl who goes all over the place and everyone that runs into her calls her cute. However, instead of "かわいい”、 this time the person she ran into said 「かわつた子」.

now, based on how similar it looks to かわいい、 and how that would follow the pattern of what's been said in the manga up until now, I'm guessing it is some sort of variant of that meaning? But what IS it, exactly? Is it one word? Three words? A verb (before 子)? A grammar point? For whatever reason I'm doing SOMETHING wrong, as I haven't been able to gage the meaning from any dictionary...

Anyone have any idea?
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Re: [かわつた子] Not showing up in any dictionary

Postby Mitto » Tue 11.06.2012 6:36 am

Hmm... I think it is 変わった子 - strange girl.
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Re: [かわつた子] Not showing up in any dictionary

Postby Shiroisan » Tue 11.06.2012 1:41 pm

Mitto wrote:Hmm... I think it is 変わった子 - strange girl.


That would explain a lot... but the つ was huge and there was no kanji for it so I didn't even think that could be a possibility. But it fits! Thank you
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