Work in Japan: Japan Biz Cultural Words
Useful Japanese word (4): じゃんけん “jan-ken”

じゃんけん  “jan-ken” When Japanese say, “Janken shiyo,” it means “Let’s play janken.”  We often use janken to decide something informally. Janken is the game of "rock-paper-scissors". The rock is called gu, the paper pa and the scissors choki. It is a common way to decide who the winner will be or who will take precedence. […]

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