Tag: australian english

「やばいリンガル」 Flog (鞭打ちする)

米・英語では誰かをflogすると鞭打ちするという意味だ。しかし、オージー英語では何かをflogするという意味になる。まさか鞭打ちしっぱなしじゃないよね?どのように違うのか見よう。

To flog someone in English as it is spoken in most countries would mean to whip them. But in Strine, the word also has additional meanings. Read on to find out what they are.

Akker/ニキビ

akker

acne, pimple

Australian English

An abbreviation of acne used to refer to facial pimples.

日本語

ニキビ。オデキ。

Plain English

1) Pimple

2) Zit

3) Acne

Akker-usage examples

豪語日本語米・英語
The big dance was ruined for me because I got a big akker on the end of my nose.鼻に大きなニキビができたので、楽しみにしたダンス・パーティーがしらけた。The big dance was ruined for me because of the huge pimple on the end of my nose.
Akkers are an unfortunate fact of life for teens.残念ながら10代は、ニキビとの戦い時期であるのは事実だ。Zits are an unfortunate fact of life for teens.

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Agro/いらだち

Agro

Australian English

To be angry, aggressive or aggravated, often after being provoked. It can also be used to describe a fight.

日本語

いらだち。腹が立てる。アグレッシブ。けんか。

Plain English

1) Aggressive, aggravated, angry, mad, frustrated.

2) A fight.

豪語日本語米・英語
Wouldn’t go too close to Jacko today, mate.”
“Why not?
“Looks like he’s feeling a bit agro.”
「今日は、ジャッコを近づかない方がいいよ。」
「なんで?」
「結構腹が立てる見たいよ」
“I’d stay away from Jacko today.”
“Why?’
“He looks like he’s a bit mad.”
My mate got a blood nose after getting caught up in some agro.友達がけんかに巻き込まれ、鼻血がでたよ。My friend got a bloody nose after being caught up in a fight.

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