口を滑らせる Slip of the Tongue (mouth)


slip of the tongue (mouth)

The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

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| A = Advanced

kuchi o suberaseru

slip of the tongue (mouth)

kuchi mouth

sube(raseru) slip

入り口 iri guchi – entrance [B]

人口 jin kou – population [I]
滑り台 suberi dai – playground slide [I]


tsui, kuchi o suberasete, anata no kao wa inoshishi mitai. to icchatta.

Quite unintentionally, I let, Your face looks like a wild boar. slip from my mouth.


つい tsui – unintentionally, by mistake

口を滑らせて kuchi o suberasete – The -te form of todays word You can think of this as an and -[My mouth slipped and your face looks like a wild boar. came out.]

あなたの anata no – your just anata alone means you – adding the no makes it possessive
kao – face
いのしし inoshishi – wild boar

~みたい ~mitai – seems like, looks like put after a noun – nihon mitai (looks like Japan) – kuma mitai (looks like a bear)
と言っちゃった to icchatta – I unfortunately said…
~ちゃった ~chatta means something is completed, but usually shows a bit of
remorse over what has occurred. It is used in casual speech and its
more formal counterpart is しまった shimatta acts and means the same.

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