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にゃにゃ (!)

Postby Miaow » Thu 02.04.2010 6:32 pm

Wow, I've put "にゃにゃ" in my signature the last couple of posts.

Then in Rikai-chan it stated that "にゃにゃ" is not only "cat miaow", or "cat", but also means "sexual intercourse" and "making out"!

Yikes!

Can anyone tell me what a Japanese person would think if he or she say a post signed "にゃにゃ"? What's the *main* connotation of this term?

Maybe "ニャニャ" as onomatopoeia for a mew would be more appropriate? :)
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Re: にゃにゃ (!)

Postby furrykef » Thu 02.04.2010 6:54 pm

I'm sure it'd be understood as a cat noise, especially if there were anything else that might hint at such (such as a cat avatar).

You could also spell it にゃんにゃん or にゃあにゃあ, but I have no idea if they might also have those connotations.
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Re: にゃにゃ (!)

Postby chikara » Thu 02.04.2010 7:00 pm

furrykef wrote:.... You could also spell it にゃんにゃん or にゃあにゃあ, but I have no idea if they might also have those connotations.

From EDICT;

にゃにゃ; にゃんにゃん (n,vs) (1) cat meow; miaow; (n) (2) cat; (n,vs) (3) sexual intercourse; making out

にゃあにゃあ (n) (1) (baby talk for) cat; (2) (See にゃあ) mewing (of a cat); meow; miaow

Looks like the latter suggestion may be safer.
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Re: にゃにゃ (!)

Postby Miaow » Thu 02.04.2010 8:16 pm

Thanks a bunch, guys! :D

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