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Marriage Hunting – Japanese Slang and Society

konkatsu

From Japan Newbie: “That says “konkatsu”. This word isn’t in your dictionary, but if you’ve been studying Kanji for quite some time and know a bit about Japanese society you can probably guess what it means. By the way, “konkatsu” was nominated for the 2008 流行語大賞, if you’re into that sort of thing.

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2 Comments

  1. willothewisp willothewisp May 25, 2009

    Interesting…yet, I wonder why so many people are in a hurry to get married and they end up cheating like almost as soon as they walk the aisle and come back from the honeymoon!

  2. Alexistai Alexistai August 16, 2009

    ahhh so thats what that means !

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