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These Are The Delightful Words Other Languages Have For Bodily Functions

Illustrations taken from the book How to Sneeze in Japanese, available on Kickstarter.

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1. Eating

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Yup. Pac-Man gets his name from the Japanese sound of opening and closing your mouth.
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Yup. Pac-Man gets his name from the Japanese sound of opening and closing your mouth.

5. Drinking

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8. Sneezing

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12. Crying

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15. Kissing

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Japanese mice also go "Chu!"And a pika is an animal similar to a mouse.Pika-chu = Mouse-Squeak.
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Japanese mice also go "Chu!"

And a pika is an animal similar to a mouse.

Pika-chu = Mouse-Squeak.

19. Snoring

Inhale with a "Ron", exhale with a "Pchi".
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Inhale with a "Ron", exhale with a "Pchi".

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22. Coughing

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25. Clapping

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28. Shushing

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Via How to Sneeze in Japanese.