ちんぷんかんぷん ( = chinpunkanpun) (Mini Lesson )

chinpunkanpun

Today’s word is ちんぷんかんぷん = chinpunkanpun

This word is very similar to the English: “gibberish” or  anything that you don’t understand.

ちんぷんかんぷん = chinpunkanpun

:u:

:qq: Verb : ~だ(=da) or です(=desu.)

*です(=desu) is more polite


Ex. あの先生のクラスはちんぷんかんぷん(or です

=Ano sensei no kurasu wa chinpunkanpun da (or desu).

=That teacher’s class is over my head.

Ex. 全くちんぷんかんぷん(or です

=Mattaku chinpunkanpun da (or desu).

=That’s Greek to me!


:w: Adverb : ~で(=de)

Ex. マニュアルを読んだけれども、ちんぷんかんぷんでわからなかった。

=Manuaru wo yonda keredomo chinpunkanpun de wakaranakatta.

=I read the manual but it was all gibberish to me.


:s: Adjective : ~な(=na)


Ex. ちんぷんかんぷんな顔(を)してるけれども難しいですか?

=Chinpunkanpun na kao (wo)shiteiru keredomo muzukashii desuka?

=You look confused. Is it difficult?

Ex. 彼はいつもちんぷんかんなことを言っている。

=Kare wa itsumo chinpunkanpun na koto wo itte iru.

=He always speaks gibberish.


 

maggie-sensei マギー先生より = Maggie Sensei yori = From Maggie Sensei

何を言われているのかちんぷんかんぷんです。誰か訳してくれますか?

=Nani wo iwarete iru noka chinpunkanpun desu. Dareka yakushite kuremasuka?


=I have no idea what they are talking about. Can anybody translate these?




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