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How to say Lake In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
湖みずうみ
Pronunciation: mizūmi
How to Say It Outloud: mee-zoo-mee
Usage: 湖 refers to a natural body of water surrounded by land.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は湖のそばで釣りをしている。
Example Sentence English:He is fishing by the lake.
KanjiHiragana
湖こ
Pronunciation: ko
How to Say It Outloud: koh
Usage: More often used in combination with other kanji to form names of specific lakes.
Example Sentence Japanese:琵琶湖は日本で最大の湖です。
Example Sentence English:Lake Biwa is the largest lake in Japan.

Dictionary

湖みずうみCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • lake
Wikipedia definition
  • Lake
湖水こすい
Noun
  • lake
沼ぬまCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • marsh; swamp; wetland; bog; pond
Noun
Noun, used as a suffix
  • obsession; addiction; being hooked on; getting sucked into
Noun
  • ugly man
Wikipedia definition
  • Marsh
レークレークCommon word
Noun
  • lake
湖沼こしょうCommon word
Noun
  • lake; marsh; wetland; inland waters
琵琶湖びわこCommon word
Noun
  • Lake Biwa; Biwako
Wikipedia definition
  • Lake Biwa
こ
Suffix
  • lake (in place names)
湖畔こはんCommon word
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • lake shore
Place
  • Kohan
貧栄養湖ひんえいようこ
Noun
  • lake with low nutrient level; oligotrophic lake; unproductive lake
湖面こめん
Noun
  • lake surface
湖上こじょう
Noun
  • on the lake
塩湖えんこ
Noun
  • salt lake; saline lake
Wikipedia definition
  • Salt lake
内海ないかいCommon word
Noun
  • inland sea; inlet; gulf; bay
Noun
  • lake
湖風こふう
Noun
  • lake wind; lake breeze
湖北こほく
Noun
  • north of a lake; north of Lake Biwa
Place
  • Hubei (China); Hupeh
地下湖ちかこ
Noun
  • underground lake; subterranean lake
人造湖じんぞうこ
Noun
  • artificial lake; man-made lake; reservoir
人工湖じんこうこ
Noun
  • artificial lake; man-made lake; reservoir
河跡湖かせきこ
Noun
  • crescentic lake; oxbow lake; billabong
地底湖ちていこ
Noun
  • underground lake; subterranean lake

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