Ka no Naku Yoona Koe

[Japanese Idioms by Flashcards]


a voice like the cry of a mosquito

(a faint, almost inaudible voice)

Like a mosquito that buzzes in and out of your range, the person’s voice is faint and hard to hear.

Sample text:
(Style: spoken/formal/female)

A: Sonna ka no naku yoona koe de wa minna ni kikoemasen yo. Motto ookina koe de moo ichido itte minasai.

A: そんな蚊のなくような声ではみんなに聞こえませんよ。もっと大きな声でもう一度言ってみなさい。

A: Nobody can hear your faint voice. Try saying it again, only louder.

Japanese Idioms

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