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ぶつぶつ
butsubutsu
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Adverb (fukushi)
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
Onomatopoeic or mimetic word
grunt, grumble, complaint, muttergrognement, plainte à voix basse

pimples, spots, eruption, rash
cutting into small pieces
simmeringin kleine Stücke, köchelnd, mit vielen kleinen Dellen, mit vielen kleinen Löchern
Example sentences
祖父はいつも何やかやぶつぶつ不平を言っていた。Parts: 祖父 (そふ), 何時も (いつも), 何や彼や (なにやかや), ぶつぶつ, 不平 (ふへい), 言う (いう)My grandfather was always grumbling about something or other.

顔にぶつぶつができてる。最近、寝不足だから。Parts: (かお), ぶつぶつ, 出来る (できる), 最近 (さいきん), 寝不足 (ねぶそく), だからI'm getting little pimples on my face. I wonder if I've been getting enough sleep lately.

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