What does Ara Ara mean?

A Japanese slang interjection that roughly translates to "Oh?" or "Hmm?" with surprise or amusement. However, in Otaku culture, the word takes on a more sexualized meaning: in certain adult Japanese materials, older women often breathily say the phrase to much younger men as a form of sexual flirtation.

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How to use the term
Ara Ara:

  • Ara ara!? You're so sweaty from mowing my lawn. Come in and let me get you some tea.


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