Until we find our special someones, we single people can practice these phrases with our body pillows.
At least we’ll prepared when we finally meet our 白馬の王子様 (はくばのおうじさま – prince on a white horse) or 大和撫子 (やまとなでしこ – an idealized type of Japanese woman).
We’ve already presented the Japanese slang “nanpa” and “gyakunan” to describe flirting with someone – in particular on the street.
This time, let’s get more serious, and develop important words for dating in Japanese.
So, why not familiarize yourself with some ラブラブの言葉 (らぶらぶのことば – lovey-dovey words)?
Whether you’ll be exchanging them with your 愛する人 (あいするひと – loved one) or if you’re like me, single and ready to mingle, you’ll definitely find a way to use them.
How would you ask if he or she is already in a relationship? A natural, idiomatic way to say it would be 「つきあっている人がいますか？」”Tsukiatte iru hito ga imasu ka? However, it is important to be careful with the verb “tsukiau”.
While the broad definition is “to socialize”, the meaning changes greatly according to the context. The main one is “to accompany somebody somewhere”, without any romantic involvement.
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