How to say laugh in Japanese



  • laugh; laughter 笑う
  • smile 笑う
  • sneer - esp. 嗤い 笑う
  • sex aids (e.g. dildos, pornographic books, erotic woodblock prints, etc.)

Example Sentences

Seriously though, episode 21 made me laugh so hard I almost cried.
Ami frowned in a very un-amused way as I brushed her off with a laugh.
A Frenchman, for instance, might find it hard to laugh at a Russian joke.
Speak of the next year, and the devil will laugh.
Don't laugh at my failure.

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