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Does The Japanese Word Itai (痛い) Translate To Ouch? — 4 Comments

  1. I would use “Ouch!” in written form but in real life more like “Aghhhh!”? Because the latter becomes more ambiguous when you read it, I think.

    • I like that, as aghhh is ambiguous in writing like you said. I wonder if most translated manga just takes on “ouch” then.

  2. I don’t know why but to me, the word “itai” is so attractive. Maybe I really love Japanese sound :)

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