Teaching Commonly Used Examples
Recite these expressions to the students. Have the students practice saying the words, and understand the repetition of the syllables helps express the feelings the words define.
Ira ira suru (suru means do) Ira ira suru means to be very angry
Shiwa shiwa means to be very wrinkly.
Suba Suba means slippery
Hara Hara to be in suspense
Gera Gera to guffaw
Waku waku means to be excited.
Doki doki is to have your heart pounding.
Pera pera means to speak fluently.
Zara zara means to feel rough in texture
Fuwa fuwa means to feel light or soft
Beta beta is to feel sticky
Botsu botsu is to happen gradually
Soyo soyo is to be gentle or soft
Nuku nuku is to be warm and snuggly