Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Hmm"

The meaning of "Hmm" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Hmm I’m pretty good thanks
mean?
A: Hi!

Let's break the sentence down to understand what it means.

Hmmm..
is basically a filler word like えっと... (etto...)

'I am pretty good'
means that I am doing good or I am fine (something like げんき です). It is a usual reply to "how are you?"

"Thanks" is
the short form of Thank you. Thanks is ありがと。
People say thanks usually when they are are friends with someone or they're talking casually.
The polite form of thanks would be Thank you (ありがと ございます)

so
Hmmm (filler word)

I'm pretty good (I am fine/ I am doing well/ I am good)

Thanks (Thank you)

That's what it means. This whole sentence seems like a reply to someone who asked "How are you?" (おげんき です か 。)

I hope this helps you understand! I tried to explain using Japanese as much as I could! 🤗

Q: What does Hmm talk in about 20 mins? mean?
A: I will talk to you 20 minutes later
Q: What does Hmm, to be honest with you, you'll have to realize we'll be watching videos of performances and maybe, if we can swing it, even watch a live performance and those won't necessarily be in translation. mean?
A: It means something like "manage" or "accomplish."

A: "I got free tickets to the concert."
B: "No way! How did you swing that?" (How did you do that?)
Q: What does Hmm! mean?
A: Hmm means that person is considering something and is a word of expression

Synonyms of "Hmm" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Hmm and Mmm ?
A: @Ri-na Hmmm... seems to be "I wonder..." and "Mmmm..." seems to be "this tastes nice".

But Mmmm can be almost anything I think.

Translations of "Hmm"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Hmm vậy lý do gì khiến bạn nhắn tin cho tôi vậy??
A: What made you want to text me?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Hmm
A: Hmm: indicating thinking or pondering

Example:
1. Hmm... that's an interesting idea.
2. Hmm... I just can't decide between the two.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "Hmm, diyorsun?" or "diyosuuuuun?" or "demek öyle diyorsun?" i wanna say this but actually i don't agree with it. i want it to say more things and i wait.


especially "diyosuuuun?"


A: you say so?

It literally has the same usage as 'diyosun'
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Hmm Que fome
A: Hmm, how hungry
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? Hmm apna ap ko cool kaisa rakh saka
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Other questions about "Hmm"

Q: A. What do you think about that?
B. Hold on. Hmm...OK, I think it's ____.
B. ...I'm sorry, I'll revise my answer. I think It's ____. does this sound natural?
A: B. Hmm(or Uh...)... I think it's ___.
B. ...Sorry, actually I think it's ___. (Or, Sorry, I've changed my mind. I think it's ___.)
Q: Hmm, what do you call this in English? You know… it's a type of shellfish but not a clam. It has bigger shells than a clam. Ah, I completely forgot how to say it in English. Oh, wait, I just remembered! It's a scallop! does this sound natural?
A: lol! Yes your statement is natural and, oh wait, completely amusing. Thank you for sharing your scallop recollection!
Q: Hmm,it's still a little cold. I'll microwave it a bit longer. does this sound natural?
A: "a bit longer" sounds British. "a little longer" or "a little bit longer" is more American.
Q: Hmm and if you manage to understand the lyrics that were singing in this video. I can maybe find the title. does this sound natural?
A: "Hmm, and if you manage to understand the lyrics that were sung in this video, I might be able to figure out the title." would sound better. 🙂
Q: Hmm...
A: Nope! I say it if I forget what I was going to say after I've gotten someone's attention:

A: Hey B!
B: What?
A: Uh...I forgot what I was going to say.

If you say it when you don't already have someone's attention, it might sound a bit strange.

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