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How to say Gun In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
銃じゅう
Pronunciation: juu
How to Say It Outloud: joo
Usage: Common word for gun, used in general context
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は銃を持っている。
Example Sentence English:He has a gun.
Katakana
ガン
Pronunciation: gan
How to Say It Outloud: gan
Usage: Loanword from English, often used in modern or colloquial contexts
Example Sentence Japanese:彼はガンを撃った。
Example Sentence English:He fired the gun.

Dictionary

郡ぐんCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • district; county
Noun
  • district (of 2-20 50-home neighbourhoods or townships, in the ritsuryō period)
Noun
  • commandery (in China)
Wikipedia definition
  • Commandery (China)
軍ぐんCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • army; armed forces; troops
Noun
  • military authorities
Noun
  • team; group; troupe
群ぐんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • group; bunch; crowd; throng; swarm; band
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • group
軍隊ぐんたいCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • armed forces; military; troops
Wikipedia definition
  • Armed forces
軍事ぐんじCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • military affairs
Wikipedia definition
  • Military
軍艦ぐんかんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • warship; battleship
Wikipedia definition
  • Warship
軍備ぐんびCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • armaments; military preparations
群集ぐんしゅうCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • crowd; community; group; herd; gathering; assembly
軍人ぐんじんCommon word
Noun
  • serviceman; servicewoman; soldier; member of the armed forces; military personnel
Wikipedia definition
  • Soldier
軍縮ぐんしゅくCommon word
Noun
  • reduction of armaments; disarmament
Wikipedia definition
  • Disarmament

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