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Post by rachxo » Wed 10.20.2010 10:16 pm

Hi! Lately when I've been talking to my Japanese friend, he says む。。。。sometimes. I'm confused! LOL can someone explain what mu can mean? or saying mu .. mu?? Any idea? Thank you.

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Re: MU

Post by chikara » Wed 10.20.2010 10:43 pm

From WWWJDIC;

む (int) (1) (arch) unh (sound of physical exertion); oof; (2) wow; whoa; (3) (See うむ) yes; yeah; uh-huh; (aux-v)

If you see as うむ suggested it says see うん.

うん (int) (1) yeah; uh huh;

So it could be that your friend uses む inplace of うん.
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Re: MU

Post by rachxo » Thu 10.21.2010 1:40 am

Ohh なるほど!Thank you for the explanation! :)

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Re: MU

Post by AJBryant » Thu 10.21.2010 6:45 pm

THe most common usage is similar to the English "hmmm."

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