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Wakaranai and Sa?

so when watching the anime "Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita" I notice the fairies will usually say "Sa" when they don't know something, instead of "Wakaranai". Why is that? is it dialect or the translator got it wrong, or what?

Rykuu D.

For learning: Japanese
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    What you noticed should be a filler and written ‘さあ’, not ‘さ’in hiragana.

    It is used when the speaker wants to put the answer on hold or pending,
    maybe because they don’t know, or they don’t want to answer.

    It ostensibly implies ‘I am trying to put things together but it is difficult.’

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