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How to say Ocean In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
海うみ
Pronunciation: umi
How to Say It Outloud: oo-mee
Usage: Used to refer to the ocean or sea in general contexts.
Example Sentence Japanese:夏には海に行きます。
Example Sentence English:I go to the ocean in summer.
KanjiHiragana
大洋たいよう
Pronunciation: taiyou
How to Say It Outloud: tai-yoh
Usage: Used to refer to large oceans, especially in a formal or scientific context.
Example Sentence Japanese:大洋は非常に広大です。
Example Sentence English:The ocean is extremely vast.
KanjiHiragana
外洋がいよう
Pronunciation: gaiyou
How to Say It Outloud: gai-yoh
Usage: Used to refer to the open ocean, away from the coastal areas.
Example Sentence Japanese:外洋航海は冒険がいっぱいです。
Example Sentence English:An open ocean voyage is full of adventures.
KanjiKatakana
オーシャンオーシャン
Pronunciation: o-shan
How to Say It Outloud: o-shan
Usage: A transliteration from English, also used in names and branding.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼らはオーシャンビューのホテルに泊まった。
Example Sentence English:They stayed at a hotel with an ocean view.

Dictionary

海洋かいようCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • ocean; sea
Place
  • Kaiyou
海うみCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • sea; ocean; waters
Wikipedia definition
  • Sea
大洋たいようCommon word
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • ocean
Wikipedia definition
  • Ocean
海水浴かいすいよくCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • swimming in the ocean; sea bathing; seawater bath; going for a dip in the ocean
Wikipedia definition
  • Sea bathing
外洋がいようCommon word
Noun
  • open sea; ocean
大海たいかい
Noun
  • ocean; large sea
Noun
  • fabric pattern
遠洋えんよう
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • ocean; deep sea
海原うなばら
Noun
  • ocean; sea; the deep
海流かいりゅうCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • ocean current
Wikipedia definition
  • Ocean current
外海がいかい
Noun
  • ocean; open sea
遠海えんかい
Noun
  • deep sea; ocean
海漫かいまん
Noun
  • ocean; large sea
大海原おおうなばら
Noun
  • the ocean; the great deep
オーシャンオーシャンCommon word
Noun
  • ocean
太平洋たいへいようCommon word
Noun
  • Pacific Ocean
Place
  • Taiheiyou
Wikipedia definition
  • Pacific Ocean
大西洋たいせいようCommon word
Noun
  • Atlantic Ocean
Place
  • Taiseiyou
Wikipedia definition
  • Atlantic Ocean
海水かいすいCommon word
Noun
  • seawater; saltwater
Wikipedia definition
  • Seawater
海底かいていCommon word
Noun
  • bottom of the ocean; seafloor; seabed
Noun or verb acting prenominally
  • undersea; submarine
Wikipedia definition
  • Seabed
滄溟そうめい
Noun
  • great blue sea; ocean
海域かいいきCommon word
Noun
  • area of ocean

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