Saturday, October 9, 2010

Nico Moonrunes Part 2

Here's some more words and abbreviations used on nicovideo, continued from my older post.

(gdgd) – An abbreviation for “guda guda” (ぐだぐだ), meaning something is messy or nonsense.
184 – Anonymous
(wktk) – An abbreviation for “wakuteka” (ワクテカ) which is, often ironically, used to express the fact that one “just can’t wait” for something to happen.
Wakotsu (わこつ or 枠乙 or 枠おつ) – Roughly means “Thank you for starting the broadcast,” usually said upon entry.
Upu (うp) – Upload; when you watch a video you can comment うpおつ, that means thanks for uploading.
Totsu Machi (凸待ち) – Waiting for a caller.
Shokunin (職人) – Comment artist.
Dokyun (DQN) – Term used in derogatory context describing individuals and groups with lower educational status. Someone who is lacking common sense or seen as violent/unruly.
Fudanshi (腐男子) - When a male likes yaoi.
Rom (ROM or ロム) – Looking at the broadcast without commenting, “Lurker”.
Niya Niya (2828 or ニヤニヤ) – Grinning/smiling.
Ikemen(イケメン) - Handsome, good looking.
Kotehan (コテハン) - Handle or screen name.
Kopipe (コピペ) – copypasta
Natsu Chuu (夏厨) – Someone who appears in the summer break and makes ridiculous posts.
Kuwashiku (kwsk or 詳しく) – give more detail.
Gaki (ガキ) - kid, brat.
Koe Mane (声真似) – Imitating a famous person’s voice.
Uta Waku (歌枠) – Singing broadcast.
Jichou (自重) – To respect oneself.
Hiwai (ひy or 卑猥) – Something (talk, acting of, etc.) sexual.
Pugyaa (m9 or プギャー) – An image of someone pointing a finger at you, the “9″ is the index finger, the “m” is the rest of the fingers, means “Look at yourself!”.
(KY) – An abbreviation for “kuuki yome” (空気読め), meaning ”read the atmosphere”.
Bouyomi-chan (棒読みちゃん) – Software that helps broadcaster to listen the comments without watching them.


  1. Wow this is actually really cool, thanks for doing this! The only thing i really know is the obvious wwwww and ktkr.

  2. >m9

    >An image of someone pointing a finger at you, the “9″ is the index finger, the “m” is the rest of the fingers

    Mind blown.

  3. These are really interesting, thank you!

  4. This is unbelievably useful; thank you!

  5. These are great thank you :)

  6. I don't get it. Are these like Asian acronyms like "lol" and "lmao" ?

    Hope to see you on

    comments appreciated, BRO

  7. wow, thats like a whole supcultural language

  8. :O Nice guide.