いやあ... しょおおお〜

Discussion in '日本語 (Japanese)' started by Bizkit26, Jul 27, 2013.

  1. Bizkit26 New Member

    English
    Hi. I'm reading a manga and came across the following text:

    いやあ... しょおおお〜

    The context is that a girl just walked in on a girl using the toilet. The girl on the toilet is embarrassed and is thinking this phrase to herself.

    I know that the first part says 'Nooo...', but I'm not sure what the second part means. It's 'shoooo' in Romaji, so I'm thinking it might mean 'shoot', 'dang' or something like that, but I'm not sure.
     
  2. frequency

    frequency Senior Member

    Tokyo, Japan
    Japanese
    I'm not sure, either. Isn't she just screaming, is she?
     
  3. Tonky Senior Member

    Japanese
    The second part could be the sound of urine, but I cannot be sure without seeing it myself.
     
  4. Bizkit26 New Member

    English
    I cropped a picture of it for you. Go to ImageShack, then add /photo/my-images/812/ungg.png/ to the url to see the picture.

    The text I'm confused about is at the bottom. BTW, does this text come last in this panel?
     
  5. Tonky Senior Member

    Japanese
    Too hard to tell from that panel, but I think I'm right, suppose she is in a bathroom, using a toilet.

    The texts are considered to be co-occurring, but we most likely read them last, as they are just "sound effects" of the scene, not too important.
     
  6. Bizkit26 New Member

    English
    Ah, okay. Thanks.
     
  7. Firewall New Member

    English
    Not too sure, but my guess is that it's the sound of sucking air through your teeth.
    You ever see the youtube video of how to speak japanese without saying a word? Something like the hssssssssssssssssssssssssss they do in that video
     
  8. Flaminius

    Flaminius coclea mod

    capita Iaponiae
    日本語 / japāniski / יפנית
    There is an Internet meme しょおー. It seems to be closely associated with an anime ゼノギアス.
     

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