Sunday, March 05, 2006


ぽい is simply another term for みたい when you are speaking of a resemblance.

My that sounds awfully professor-ish don't it. Ahh, much better.

If you haven't yet learned ~みたい, then I suppose I should be the lucky one to teach you!

Example: その赤ちゃんの顔がりんごみたい。 Sono akachan no kao ga ringo mitai. That baby's face looks like an apple.

You may never have any reason to use my example sentence, and I'm sorry that I can't be useful all the time =(

Now to sound a little more native, you would simple substitute ぽい for みたい。

その赤ちゃんの顔がりんごぽい。 Like that!

And you're a step closer to using the Japanese that Japanese people use!

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