言語道断 Something so Bad, There are no Words


Something so Bad, There are no Words


Something so Bad, There are no Words

The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

B = Beginner | I = Intermediate
| A = Advanced

gon go dou dan

Language’s way is closed (something so bad, there are no words)

gon to speak, words

go word, language

dou way, road

dan cut off

言語 gen go – a language [I]

英語 ei go – English [B]
日本語 ni hon go – Japanese [B]
道路 dou ro – a road [B]
道具 dou gu – tools [B]
断食 dan jiki – to fast (not eat) [A]

This wouldnt happen in McDonalds… Or would it?!


yaki neko nante, gongodoudan da yo. yaki inu o kudasai

Fried cat?! Thats proposterous! I will go with the fried dog, please.


焼き… yaki – fried… 焼きそば yakisoba (fried noodles) and 焼き鳥 yaki tori are pretty well known examples

なんて nante – How?! Used for emphasis and shock value

を下さい o kudasai – give me… kudasai is often used when ordering. You may also say ~ni shimasu.

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