"'Oishii, oishii!' = 'Tasty,..." Language Tip by j-san

Language, Kyoto: 7 reviews and 3 photos


'Oishii, oishii!' = 'Tasty, tasty!'
'Atsui, atsui!' = 'Hot, hot!'
'Samui, samui!' = 'Cold, cold!'(as in weather, not food)

People in Kyoto repeat these adjectives twice! This is a Kyoto trait, part of 'Kyoto-ben' (Kyoto-speak).

This picture was taken in Gion.

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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