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How to say Japanese In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
日本語にほんご
Pronunciation: nihongo
How to Say It Outloud: nee-hon-go
Usage: Refers to the Japanese language.
Example Sentence Japanese:私は日本語を勉強しています。
Example Sentence English:I am studying Japanese.
KanjiHiragana
和文わぶん
Pronunciation: wabun
How to Say It Outloud: wah-boon
Usage: Refers to Japanese text or literature.
Example Sentence Japanese:この書類は和文ですか?
Example Sentence English:Is this document in Japanese?

Dictionary

日本語にほんごCommon word
Noun
  • Japanese (language)
Wikipedia definition
  • Japanese language
梅うめCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • Japanese apricot (Prunus mume); Japanese plum; ume; Chinese plum
Noun
  • lowest (of a three-tier ranking system)
Wikipedia definition
  • Prunus mume
布団ふとんCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • futon; Japanese bedding consisting of a mattress and a duvet
Noun
  • round cushion used for Zen meditation (traditionally made of woven bulrush leaves)
Wikipedia definition
  • Futon
旅館りょかんCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • ryokan; traditional Japanese inn
Wikipedia definition
  • Ryokan (Japanese inn)
弁当べんとうCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • bento; Japanese box lunch
Wikipedia definition
  • Bento
お弁当おべんとうCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • bento; Japanese box lunch
将棋しょうぎCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • shogi; Japanese chess
Wikipedia definition
  • Shogi
和服わふくCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • Japanese clothes
Wikipedia definition
  • Kimono
杉すぎCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria japonica)
Wikipedia definition
  • Cryptomeria
和食わしょくCommon word
Noun
  • Japanese food; Japanese dish; Japanese cuisine
着物きものCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • kimono; Japanese traditional clothing (esp. full-length)
Noun
  • clothing; clothes
下駄げたCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • geta; traditional Japanese wooden sandal
Noun
  • turn (in set-type proofing); upside-down character
Noun
  • net; geta
Wikipedia definition
  • Geta (footwear)
二世にせいCommon word
Noun
  • nisei; second-generation Japanese (or Korean, etc.); person of Japanese parentage with non-Japanese citizenship
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
Noun, used as a prefix
  • the second (e.g. Edward II)
Noun
  • son
三味線しゃみせんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • shamisen; samisen; three-stringed Japanese lute
Wikipedia definition
  • Shamisen
生け花いけばなCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • ikebana; Japanese art of flower arrangement
Noun
  • fresh flower; natural flower
Place
  • Seika
たたみCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • tatami mat; Japanese straw floor coverings
椀わんCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • bowl (wooden)
Counter
  • counter for bowls of food or drink
助詞じょしCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • particle; postpositional word in Japanese grammar that functions as an auxiliary to a main word
Wikipedia definition
  • Japanese particles
日本画にほんがCommon word
Noun
  • Japanese-style painting; picture in Japanese style; nihon-ga
Wikipedia definition
  • Nihonga
饂飩うどんCommon wordjlpt-n2jlpt-n1
Noun
  • udon; thick Japanese wheat noodles

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