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Postby 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

Postby 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

Postby rachxo » Thu 10.21.2010 1:40 am

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

Postby AJBryant » Thu 10.21.2010 6:45 pm

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