にょきにょき

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Japanese[edit]

Adverb[edit]

にょきにょき (katakana ニョキニョキ, romaji nyokinyoki)

  1. (onomatopoeia) appearing, sprouting, shooting up one after another
    キノコがにょきにょきと ()えてきた。
    kinoko ga nyokinyoki to haete kita.
    Mushrooms are sprouting up one after another.

Usage notes[edit]

Applied to long and thin objects such as plants or skyscrapers.