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How to say Monkey In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
猿さるサル
Pronunciation: saru
How to Say It Outloud: sah-roo
Usage: Commonly used to refer to monkeys in general.
Example Sentence Japanese:猿は木の上で遊んでいます。
Example Sentence English:The monkey is playing in the tree.
KanjiKatakana
モンキーモンキー
Pronunciation: monkii
How to Say It Outloud: mohn-kee
Usage: Often used in a more casual or colloquial context, derived from the English word 'monkey'.
Example Sentence Japanese:モンキーのぬいぐるみが欲しいです。
Example Sentence English:I want a monkey plush toy.

Dictionary

猿さるCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata); ape; non-human primate
Noun
  • sly person
Noun
  • idiot; hick
Noun
  • sliding wooden bolt (for holding a door or window shut)
Noun
  • clasp used to control the height of a pot-hook
Noun
  • bathhouse prostitute
Place
  • Sarh (Chad); Sal
Wikipedia definition
  • Monkey
モンキーモンキーCommon word
Noun
  • monkey
西遊記さいゆうき
Noun
  • Monkey (Monkey King, Magic Monkey); Journey to the West (classic of Chinese literature)
Wikipedia definition
  • Journey to the West
申さるCommon word
Noun
  • the Monkey (ninth sign of the Chinese zodiac)
Noun
  • hour of the Monkey (around 4pm, 3-5pm, or 4-6pm)
Noun
  • west-southwest
Noun
  • 7th month of the lunar calendar
Place
  • Saru
Wikipedia definition
  • Monkey (zodiac)
お猿さんおさるさん
Noun
  • monkey
沐猴もっこう
Noun
  • monkey
猿公えてこう
Noun
  • monkey; ape
猿猴えんこう
Noun
  • monkey (esp. a gibbon)
Noun
  • hand of the puppeteer (puppet theatre)
Noun
  • kappa
Noun
  • menstrual period
Place
  • Enkou
猿真似さるまね
Noun
Suru verb
  • indiscriminate imitation; monkey see, monkey do; blind follower
馬鹿な真似ばかなまね
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • tomfoolery; monkey business
雄猿おすざる
Noun
  • male monkey
栗鼠猿りすざる
Noun
  • squirrel monkey (esp. the common squirrel monkey, Saimiri sciureus)
Wikipedia definition
  • Squirrel monkey
ましら
Noun
  • monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata); ape; non-human primate
真猿まさる
Noun
  • monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata)
猿子ましこ
Noun
  • rosefinch (any finch of genus Carpodacus)
Noun
  • monkey
裏工作うらこうさく
Noun
  • dodgy dealings; monkey business
申年さるどし
Noun
  • year of the Monkey
猿拳さるけん
Noun
  • Monkey Fist; Monkey-Style kung-fu
サバンナモンキーサバンナモンキー
Noun
  • savannah monkey (the vervet monkey, green monkey and grivet monkey taken collectively as one species, Cercopithecus aethiops)
山猿やまざる
Noun
  • mountain monkey; wild monkey
Noun
  • mountain dweller; bumpkin; boor

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