Thursday, 4 July 2013

Japanese phrase of the day - To roll tongue

Japanese phrase of the day











舌を巻く


Shita o maku



Literal Translation: “To roll one’s tongue”

Meaning and Usage:
とても驚いて感心すること。
(To be astonished. To be speechless with admiration.)

Examples:
きっと彼女の歌のうまさには舌を巻くよ。


きっと (adv,n) (1) surely; undoubtedly; almost certainly; most likely (e.g. 90 percent);
彼女の from 彼女 【かのじょ】 (pn) (1) she; her; (adj-no) (2) her; (3) girl friend; girlfriend; sweetheart; (P); ED
歌 : 【うた】 (n) song;
うまい (adj) skillful; expert
舌を巻く 【したをまく】 (exp,v5k) (id) to be astonished; ED


(You will be astonished by her singing.)




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