Day: May 25, 2017

すーちゃん~9

From page 60 to 65. This is a very interesting story about Suchan’s workplace. It is a very different environment than Maichan’s but she has to face difficulties, too. Especially to keep smooth relationships with a bunch of young girls very sensible. I really like the way the author describes, in very simple drawings and dialogues, the vicissitudes of any working place and the complexity of human relations. のんびり carefree, at leisure やっぱ seems to be a variant of やっぱり 陰で・かげで behind one’s back 竹田 is a name, but I don’t know how it is pronounced… maybe たけだ? 爪・つめ nail Wait, is she telling her employee to cut her nails because they are too long? 😲 きつい sever, hard. I knew this word to say “tight” but I didn’t know it could be used to describe a way of speaking. すねる・拗ねる to be peevish, to sulk 不機嫌・ふきげん ill humour, displeasure ぴりぴり the dictionary says “to tingle, sting” or “become tense”. I guess it’s just an image to convey the idea of something spreading in all directions? ムカつく to feel irritated, offended, to feel angry 誉める・ほめる to …