Neba neba means sticky and slightly slimey. Anything with neba-neba-sa (neba-neba-ness) usually makes strings between your chopsticks when you pull them apart. Things like natto, okra and yamaimo are neba neba.
Audioscript: “Natto ga neba neba suru” (The natto is neba neba).
NB: If you click the little arrow below, the audio will play! Jus’ saying, because a few people missed it.
Can you think of any Western food that’s neba neba? I’ve failed to…
Thanks to Banana for help with onomatopoeia brainstorming.