Here are some examples of how people express laughter in writing around the world:
哈哈 or 呵呵
ha ha” or “he he” Similarly, xixi, 嘻嘻, suggests giggling.
In Thai,the number “5” is pronounced “ha” online.
“Warai” is the Japanese word for laughter and is often shortened to “www.”
The letter “ח” is prounced “kh," which is how they hear laughter
“X” in Greek is pronounced like the English “h,” so it’s the phonetic equivalent of “hahahaha!”
wakakakakaka or wkwkwkwkwk
In Korean, “ㅋㅋㅋ” is “keu keu keu” and means the same thing as “hahaha.”
rsrsrs, hashuashuashuashua, rá!, and kkkkk
هههههههههههه or hhhhhhhhhhhh
Arabic, and also used in Kurdish
Arabic doesn’t have short vowels, so only the “h” is necessary for it to read as “hahahahaha.”
In Spanish, the letter “j” is pronounced like the English “h.”
hi hi, hæ hæ, ho ho, ti hi
хаха, hihi хихи, hèhè хехе
In Nigerian pidgen slang, this stands for Laugh Wan Kill Me Die, similar to lmfao in the U.S,
The French equivalent of "LOL" is "MDR," which means "mort de rire," or "dying of laughter!"