How to Use the Japanese Word Okashii

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The Japanese word okashii, which is pronounced "oh-kah-shee", is a commonly-used adjective which means "funny", "strange", "amusing", "laughable", "comical", or "improper".

Japanese Characters

おかしい

Example

Nani ga sonnani okashii no?
何がそんなにおかしいの。

Translation: What makes you laugh?