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How to say Bowl In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
鉢はち
Pronunciation: hachi
How to Say It Outloud: ha-chee
Usage: Refers generally to a bowl, often used for plants or specific types of bowls.
Example Sentence Japanese:花を鉢に植えます。
Example Sentence English:I plant flowers in the bowl.
KanjiHiragana
椀わん
Pronunciation: wan
How to Say It Outloud: wan
Usage: Specifically used to refer to a Japanese-style lacquered bowl, often used for soup.
Example Sentence Japanese:味噌汁を椀に入れます。
Example Sentence English:I put miso soup in the bowl.
KanjiHiragana
碗わん
Pronunciation: wan
How to Say It Outloud: wan
Usage: Refers to a small bowl, often used for serving rice or soup.
Example Sentence Japanese:ご飯を碗に盛る。
Example Sentence English:I serve the rice in the bowl.
Hiragana
ちゃわん
Pronunciation: chawan
How to Say It Outloud: cha-wan
Usage: Commonly used for rice bowls or tea bowls.
Example Sentence Japanese:この茶碗は美しいです。
Example Sentence English:This rice bowl is beautiful.
Hiragana
どんぶり
Pronunciation: donburi
How to Say It Outloud: don-bu-ree
Usage: A large bowl commonly used for rice or noodle dishes.
Example Sentence Japanese:天丼を注文しました。
Example Sentence English:I ordered a tempura rice bowl.
Katakana
ボウル
Pronunciation: booru
How to Say It Outloud: boh-roo
Usage: Used for mixing bowls or Western-style bowls.
Example Sentence Japanese:サラダをボウルに入れる。
Example Sentence English:Put the salad in the bowl.

Dictionary

鉢はちCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • bowl; pot; basin
Noun
  • flowerpot
Noun
  • crown; brainpan
器うつわCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • bowl; vessel; container
Noun
  • ability; capacity; calibre; caliber
椀わんCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • bowl (wooden)
Counter
  • counter for bowls of food or drink
茶わんちゃわんCommon wordjlpt-n2jlpt-n5
Noun
  • rice bowl; tea cup; teacup
Wikipedia definition
  • Chawan
一膳いちぜん
Noun
  • bowl (of rice)
Noun
  • pair (of chopsticks)
ボールボールCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • ball
Noun
  • ball (pitch delivered outside the strike zone)
Wikipedia definition
  • Ball
碗わんjlpt-n2
Noun
  • bowl (ceramic, porcelain)
Counter
  • counter for bowls of food or drink
器皿きべい
Noun
  • bowl; plate; dish
ボウルボウルCommon word
Noun
  • bowl
洗面器せんめんきCommon word
Noun
  • wash basin; wash bowl (incl. portable bowl in a public bath)
火皿ひざら
Noun
  • bowl (of a pipe)
Noun
  • fire grate; censer
Noun
  • flash pan (of a muzzle-loading gun); priming pan
Wikipedia definition
  • Flash pan
一杯いっぱいCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • one cup (of); one glass (of); one bowl (of); cupful; glassful; bowlful; spoonful
Noun
  • one drink (of alcohol)
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun, used as a suffix
  • full; filled (with); brimming (with); crowded; packed
Adverb (fukushi)
Noun, used as a suffix
  • fully; to capacity; to the maximum; as much as possible
Adverb (fukushi)
  • a lot; much; many
Noun, used as a suffix
Adverb (fukushi)
  • all of ...; the entire ...
Noun
  • one (squid, octopus, crab, etc.)
Noun
  • one (boat)
Place
  • Ippai
お椀おわん
Noun
  • bowl (wooden)
お碗おわん
Noun
  • bowl (ceramic, porcelain)
丼鉢どんぶりばち
Noun
  • bowl (medium-large, suitable for donburi)
丼どんぶりCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • porcelain bowl
Noun
  • donburi; bowl of meat, fish, etc. served over rice
スーパーボウルスーパーボウルCommon word
Noun
  • Super Bowl (championship game of the National Football League)
Wikipedia definition
  • Super Bowl
便器べんき
Noun
  • toilet bowl; urinal; chamber pot; bedpan
Wikipedia definition
  • Chamber pot
端反りはぞり
Noun
  • outward-curving bowl rim; bowl lip curved outwards
てんこ盛りてんこもり
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • piling up high (food in a bowl); filling (a bowl); heaped bowl

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