Is Kon short for konichiwa/konbanwa?

Asked 8 years ago

I was on a japanese chat site and everyone greated me with こん. hirigana and everything, and i mean everyone. is it a little known slag for こにちはor something?

Know someone who might be able to answer this question?

1 Answer


Hi I'm not very familiar with chat.  I researched with the keywords "チャット 用語"  And, you're right. Here are some words for chat.

こん=こんにちは・こんばんは, おか=おかえり, いてら=いってらっしゃい, あり=ありがとう  Interesting!

Answered 8 years ago