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How to say Head In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
頭あたまアタマ
Pronunciation: atama
How to Say It Outloud: ah-tah-mah
Usage: é ­ is commonly used to refer to the head or mind. It can be used in both literal and figurative contexts.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は頭がいいです。
Example Sentence English:He is smart.

Dictionary

あたまCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • head
Noun
  • hair (on one's head)
Noun
  • mind; brains; intellect
Noun
  • leader; chief; boss; captain
Noun
  • top; tip
Noun
  • beginning; start
Noun
  • head; person
Noun
  • down payment; deposit
Noun
  • top structural component of a kanji
Noun
  • pair
Wikipedia definition
  • Neck
頭脳ずのうCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • head; brains
Noun
  • intellect; understanding
首脳しゅのうCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • head; leader; top
Noun
  • important part
泡あわCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • bubble; foam; froth; suds; lather; head (on beer)
Wikipedia definition
  • Foam
先頭せんとうCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • head (of a line, group, etc.); front; lead; forefront; vanguard
主席しゅせきCommon word
Noun
  • head; chief
Noun
  • chairman; governor; president
Noun
  • top student; head of the class
Noun
  • top seat; first desk (in orchestra)
頭部とうぶCommon word
Noun
  • head
首くびCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • neck
Noun
  • head
Noun
  • dismissal (from a job); firing; sacking
行くいくCommon wordjlpt-n1jlpt-n5
Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
Intransitive verb
  • to go; to move (towards); to head (towards); to leave (for)
Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
Intransitive verb
  • to move through; to travel across; to walk along (e.g. a road)
Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
Intransitive verb
  • to go (well, badly, etc.); to proceed; to turn out; to get along
Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
Intransitive verb
  • to do (in a particular way); to go (with; a choice); to try
Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
Intransitive verb
  • to pass (of time, seasons, etc.); to go by
Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
Intransitive verb
  • to stream; to flow
Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
Intransitive verb
  • to die; to pass away
Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
Intransitive verb
  • to reach (a stage, extent, age, etc.); to get to; to go (so far as ...)
Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
Intransitive verb
  • to reach (of information, instructions, wind, etc.); to arrive
Auxiliary verb
Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
  • to continue ...; to go on ...; to (progress) steadily; to gradually ...; to progressively ...
Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
Intransitive verb
  • to have an orgasm; to come; to cum
Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
Intransitive verb
  • to trip; to get high; to have a drug-induced hallucination
主人しゅじんCommon word
Noun
  • head (of a household); proprietor (of a store); proprietress; landlord; landlady
Noun
  • one's husband
Noun
  • (one's) employer; (one's) master
Noun
  • host; hostess
長ちょうCommon word
Noun
  • head; chief; leader; elder
Noun
  • merit; strong point
Noun
  • superiority
Noun
  • major
所長しょちょうCommon word
Noun
  • head (of an office, laboratory, etc.); chief
親分おやぶんCommon word
Noun
  • boss; leader; kingpin; chief; head (e.g. of a crime syndicate)
真っ先まっさきCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • the head; the foremost; beginning; the very front
先さきCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • point; tip; end; nozzle
Noun
  • head (of a line); front
Noun
  • first; before; ahead (of)
Noun
  • (the way) ahead; beyond
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • future
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
  • previous; prior; former; recent; last
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • destination; address; place where you do something
Noun
  • rest (e.g. of a story); continuation; remaining part
Noun
  • the other party
上うえCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • above; over; up
Noun
  • top; summit; upper part; head (e.g. of a staircase)
Noun
  • surface; on (top of)
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • the above (in a piece of writing); earlier part
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
  • superior; better; higher (position, rank, etc.); upper (class)
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
  • elder; older; senior
Noun
  • with respect to ...; in terms of; as far as ... is concerned; when (e.g. drunk)
Noun
  • besides ...; in addition to ...; on top of ...; as well as ...
Noun
  • after ...; upon ...; on ...; with (e.g. full awareness); as a result of ...
Noun
  • since ...; now that ...; because ...
Suffix
  • honorable; venerable; dear
Noun
  • emperor; sovereign; shogun; daimyo
校長こうちょうCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • principal; head teacher; headmaster; headmistress
Wikipedia definition
  • Head teacher
主任しゅにんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • person in charge; senior staff; manager; chief; head
主人公しゅじんこうCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • protagonist; main character; hero; heroine
Noun
  • head (of a household); proprietor (of a store)
Wikipedia definition
  • Protagonist
首領しゅりょうCommon word
Noun
  • head; chief; boss; leader

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