Translation Question

How do you say...?

"What are you doing?" in Japanese

Amelia Watson Amelia Watson (0) on 12/04/15

How can I ask someone what they're doing?

Also, are there any cool local variations in different Japanese dialects?

Thanks!

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I'd say (I'm from near Tokyo; standard Japanese) "Nani shiteru no?" or "Nani yatteru no?" to my friends. My Osaka friends would ask me "Nani shiterun?"; I find Osaka dialect very cute :)

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In Kochi, we speak Tosa-ben ('ben' means dialect).

It's quite different and you'll probably never need to know it... but we say:

Nani shiyu ("she-you") ga?

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