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How to say Rock In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
岩いわ
Pronunciation: iwa
How to Say It Outloud: ee-wah
Usage: Common term for rock or crag, often used in geological or natural contexts.
Example Sentence Japanese:この山には大きな岩があります。
Example Sentence English:There is a big rock in this mountain.
KanjiHiragana
石いし
Pronunciation: ishi
How to Say It Outloud: ee-shee
Usage: Generally refers to a smaller piece of rock or stone.
Example Sentence Japanese:庭に石を使って庭園を作りました。
Example Sentence English:We created a garden using stones in the yard.
HiraganaKatakana
ロックロック
Pronunciation: rokku
How to Say It Outloud: rok-ku
Usage: Used in contexts such as rock music or as a term adopted from English.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼はロックが大好きです。
Example Sentence English:He loves rock music.

Dictionary

岩石がんせきCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • rock
Wikipedia definition
  • Rock (geology)
岩いわCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • rock; boulder
Noun
  • crag
揺るゆるCommon word
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to shake; to jolt; to rock (cradle); to swing
揺するゆする
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to shake; to jolt; to rock (cradle); to swing
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to blackmail; to extort; to shake down
揺さぶるゆさぶるCommon wordjlpt-n1
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to shake; to jolt; to rock; to swing; to sway
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to shake (e.g. the political world); to disturb; to shock; to upset
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to put off a batter (by varying one's type of pitch)
揺れるゆれるCommon wordjlpt-n4
Ichidan verb
Intransitive verb
  • to shake; to sway; to rock; to swing; to tremble; to jolt; to pitch; to roll; to flicker
Ichidan verb
Intransitive verb
  • to become unstable; to become unsettled; to be shaken; to waver
じゃん拳じゃんけんCommon wordjlpt-n2jlpt-n1
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • rock-paper-scissors (game); janken
石塊いしころ
Noun
  • (small) stone; rock; pebble
揺らすゆらす
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to rock; to shake; to swing
ぐうグーCommon word
Noun
  • rock (in rock-paper-scissors); stone; fist
Adverb (fukushi)
  • ungh; gulp
Adverb (fukushi)
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
  • rumbling (of an empty stomach); growling; gurgling
母岩ぼがん
Noun
  • base rock; country rock; gangue; host rock; mother rock; parent rock; wall rock
Wikipedia definition
  • Country rock (geology)
ロックンロールロックンロールCommon word
Noun
  • rock 'n' roll; rock and roll
Wikipedia definition
  • Rock and roll
暗礁あんしょうCommon word
Noun
  • reef; sunken rock
Noun
  • unforeseen difficulty
Wikipedia definition
  • Reef
岩穴いわあな
Noun
  • rock cave; rock cavern
石くれいしくれ
Noun
  • (small) stone; rock; piece of stone
ロックCommon word
Noun
  • rock (music)
Noun
  • rock; boulder; stone
Noun
  • on the rocks
岩肌いわはだ
Noun
  • bare rock; rock surface; rock face
石いしCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • stone
Noun
  • jewel; precious stone
Noun
  • flint (in a lighter)
Noun
  • stone
Noun
  • stone (in the bladder, kidney etc.); calculus
岩壁がんぺき
Noun
  • wall of rock; rock cliff; rock face
揉むもむCommon wordjlpt-n2
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to rub; to crumple
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to massage
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to argue; to have a heated discussion
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to train; to coach
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to jostle; to crowd; to shake; to rock
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to have various experiences (out in the world)

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