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To get funnier and funnier
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|Japanese Word||Furigana||English Word||Example Sentence (Japanese & English)|
“Jiwaru” (To get funnier and funnier) is one of the words used to express a sense of fun.
This expression “Jiwaru” (To get funnier and funnier) represents the state where the fun slowly comes afterwards.
Originally, it was the phrase “jiwa jiwa to kuru”.
The word “Jiwaru” (To get funnier and funnier) is derived from the phrase “jiwa jiwa to kuru”, which was shortened and turned into a verb.
It is now used not only on the internet but also in general.
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|ワクワク||a feeling of excitement or anticipation|
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It means that the fun slowly comes afterwards.
Originally, it was “jiwa jiwa to kuru,” but it was abbreviated and became a verb.
The word was used on the Internet and has come into general use.
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