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How to say Candy In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
飴あめ
Pronunciation: ame
How to Say It Outloud: ah-meh
Usage: Commonly refers to hard candy or sweets.
Example Sentence Japanese:子供たちは飴が大好きです。
Example Sentence English:Children love candy.
Katakana
キャンディー
Pronunciation: kyandii
How to Say It Outloud: kyahn-dee
Usage: Often used to refer to Western-style candy.
Example Sentence Japanese:ハロウィンにはキャンディーをたくさんもらいました。
Example Sentence English:I got a lot of candy on Halloween.

Dictionary

飴あめCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • (hard) candy; toffee
Noun
  • rice-sugar; sugar made from the starch of rice, potatoes, etc.
Noun
  • amber; yellowish-brown
Wikipedia definition
  • Yeot
菓子かしCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • confectionery; sweets; candy; cake
Wikipedia definition
  • Confectionery
お菓子おかしCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • confections; sweets; candy; cake
キャンデーキャンディCommon word
Noun
  • candy; sweets
Wikipedia definition
  • Candy
砂糖菓子さとうがし
Noun
  • candy; sweet; confectionary
飴玉あめだま
Noun
  • candy
糖菓とうか
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • sweets; sweetmeats; confectionary; candy
飴ちゃんあめちゃん
Noun
  • (hard) candy; toffee
棒飴ぼうあめ
Noun
  • candy stick; stick candy; candy on a stick (e.g. lollipop); cylindrical candy
飴売りあめうり
Noun
  • candy vendor (esp. an Edo-period candy vendor who sold candy while walking around playing the flute or another musical instrument); candy vender
駄菓子屋だがしやCommon word
Noun
  • small-time candy store; penny candy store
べっこう飴べっこうあめ
Noun
  • hard candy; candy suckers molded on a griddle; tortoise-shell candy
綿菓子わたがし
Noun
  • cotton candy; fairy floss; candy floss
Wikipedia definition
  • Cotton candy
氷砂糖こおりざとう
Noun
  • rock candy; sugar candy; crystallized sugar; sugar crystals
Wikipedia definition
  • Rock candy
飴屋あめや
Noun
  • candy shop; candy maker
金太郎飴きんたろうあめ
Noun
  • Kintarō candy; Kintarō-ame; hard stick-shaped candy made so that the face of folk hero Kintarō appears when it is sliced
Noun
  • something (or someone) lacking originality; something lacking in variety; cookie-cutter design (look, approach, etc.)
綿飴わたあめ
Noun
  • cotton candy; fairy floss; candy floss
ぼんたんあめ
Noun
  • Botan Rice Candy (lemon-orange flavored soft, chewy candy with an edible wrapper); Botan Ame; Bontan Ame
龍須糖りゅうのひげ
Noun
  • Dragon's beard candy; Chinese cotton candy; Chinese pastry, similar to Turkish pishmaniye or Persian pashmak (thin pastry threads outside, filling inside)
ぼんたん飴ぼんたんあめ
Noun
  • Botan Rice Candy (lemon orange flavored soft, chewy candy with an edible wrapper and includes a small Botan Ame); Botan Ame; Bontan Ame

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