I love that 無茶 means "absurd."

It’s like someone said, “No tea?! Well that’s absurd!!” and it somehow made its way into the vernacular.

Like, I have no idea if that’s the actual origin of the word or not but the idea of it is funny to me.

I think it’s my new favorite Japanese word.

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In this case, it’s just ateji (kanji chosen because their sounds matched the existing word), but it can still be funny.

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”無茶言うな!” :laughing: comes in handy for anime etc

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Haha, that’s what I thought as well :rofl:

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”無茶言うな!” :laughing: comes in handy for anime etc

Don’t say there’s no tea!

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Check out 目茶苦茶 too

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or 無茶苦茶 lol

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Put them all together and you get 目茶苦茶無茶だな! :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

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ノーティーノーライフ

No tea, no life.

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I read that as ‘naughty no life’ at first :laughing:

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I thought I was the only one :sweat_smile:

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Yes, I was so disappointed when I found out!

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