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How to say Snail In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
蝸牛かたつむり
Pronunciation: katatsumuri
How to Say It Outloud: ka-ta-tsu-mu-ri
Usage: Used to refer to a snail in Japanese.
Example Sentence Japanese:庭に蝸牛がいました。
Example Sentence English:There was a snail in the garden.
KanjiHiragana
巻貝まきがい
Pronunciation: makigai
How to Say It Outloud: ma-ki-ga-i
Usage: A more general term for a spiral shell, which can include snails.
Example Sentence Japanese:海岸で巻貝を見つけました。
Example Sentence English:I found a spiral shell on the beach.

Dictionary

蝸牛かたつむり
Noun
  • snail
Wikipedia definition
  • Snail
巻き貝まきがい
Noun
  • snail; spiral shell
でで虫ででむし
Noun
  • snail
でんでん虫でんでんむし
Noun
  • snail
舞舞螺まいまいつぶり
Noun
  • snail
舞舞まいまい
Noun
  • snail
かぎゅう
Noun
  • snail
Noun
  • cochlea
Wikipedia definition
  • Cochlea
エスカルゴエスカルゴ
Noun
  • (edible) snail (esp. Roman snail, Helix pomatia)
Wikipedia definition
  • Escargot
チンナンチンナン
Noun
  • snail
朝顔貝あさがおがい
Noun
  • common purple snail (Janthina janthina); common purple sea snail; violet snail; purple bubble raft snail; janthina
竦林檎貝すくみりんごがい
Noun
  • channeled apple snail (Pomacea canaliculata); golden apple snail
Wikipedia definition
  • Pomacea canaliculata
田螺たにし
Noun
  • pond snail (Viviparidae spp.)
Wikipedia definition
  • Viviparidae
陸貝りくがい
Noun
  • land snail
Wikipedia definition
  • Land snail
玉貝たまがい
Noun
  • moon snail (Naticidae spp.); moon shell
Noun
  • Marten's pearl oyster (Pinctada fucata martensii); Akoya pearl oyster
海産巻き貝かいさんまきがい
Noun
  • sea snail
ジャンボタニシジャンボタニシ
Noun
  • channeled apple snail (Pomacea canaliculata); golden apple snail
螺にし
Noun
  • small spiral-shelled snail; spiral shellfish
宮入貝みやいりがい
Noun
  • miyairigai (Oncomelania hupensis nosophora); freshwater snail that acts as an intermediate host of the Japanese blood fluke
シナモンロールシナモンロール
Noun
  • cinnamon roll; cinnamon snail; cinnamon bun
Wikipedia definition
  • Cinnamon roll
こたつ虫こたつむし
Noun
  • someone who curls up under a kotatsu all winter; kotatsu bug; kotatsu snail

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