Author Archive | Kirsty

“Akan!” and 11 Other Badass Ways to Use Osaka Dialect

Wondering what regional variations of Japanese sound like?

なんでやねん! (What the heck?!)

You’ve just gotten your first taste of Osaka dialect, or 大阪弁 (おおさかべん).

It’s only the best part of living in the Kansai region’s たこ焼き (たこやき, octopus dumplings)…