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How to say Stone In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
石いしイシ
Pronunciation: ishi
How to Say It Outloud: ee-shee
Usage: Commonly used to refer to a small rock or stone.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は川で丸い石を見つけた。
Example Sentence English:He found a round stone in the river.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
岩いわイワ
Pronunciation: iwa
How to Say It Outloud: ee-wah
Usage: Used to describe larger rock formations or boulders.
Example Sentence Japanese:海岸には大きな岩があります。
Example Sentence English:There is a large rock on the coast.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
小石こいしコイシ
Pronunciation: koishi
How to Say It Outloud: koh-ee-shee
Usage: Refers to a small pebble or a very small stone.
Example Sentence Japanese:庭にはたくさんの小石があります。
Example Sentence English:There are many small stones in the garden.

Dictionary

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
核かくCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • stone (of a fruit); pit; pip
Noun
  • core (of an organization, team, etc.); nucleus; heart
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • nuclear weapons
Noun
  • nucleus (of an atom)
Noun
  • nucleus (of a cell)
Noun
  • condensation nucleus
Noun
  • (planetary) core
Noun
  • ring (in a cyclic compound)
Noun
  • kernel; core
Noun
  • nucleus (of a cultured pearl)
石造りいしづくり
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
  • (made of) stone; stone-built
たねCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • seed (e.g. of a plant); pip; kernel; stone (e.g. of a peach)
Noun
  • progeny; offspring; issue; breed
Noun
  • paternal blood; lineage
Noun
  • sperm; semen; seed
Noun
  • cause; source; seed; origin
Noun
  • material (e.g. for an article); matter (e.g. of a story); subject (of discussion); theme; (news) copy; source (of a story)
Noun
  • ingredient; main ingredient (of a piece of sushi); leaven
Noun
  • mechanism (of a magic trick, etc.); secret; trickery
Noun
  • 10-point card; tane; animal card
石製せきせい
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • stone; made of stone
宝石ほうせきCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • gem; jewel; precious stone
Wikipedia definition
  • Gemstone
石塊いしころ
Noun
  • (small) stone; rock; pebble
碑いしぶみCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • stone monument bearing an inscription (esp. memorial for future generations); stele; stela
石くれいしくれ
Noun
  • (small) stone; rock; piece of stone
石材せきざいCommon word
Noun
  • (building) stone
石段いしだん
Noun
  • (flight of) stone steps; stone stairway
礫つぶて
Noun
  • stone (used for throwing)
Place
  • Tsubute
記念碑きねんひCommon word
Noun
  • commemorative plaque (usu. on a stone); stone monument (bearing an inscription)
焼け石やけいし
Noun
  • hot stone; heated stone
石器せっきCommon word
Noun
  • stone implement (e.g. stone age arrowheads); stone tool
Wikipedia definition
  • Stone tool
石垣いしがきCommon word
Noun
  • stone wall
Wikipedia definition
  • Stone wall
試金石しきんせきCommon word
Noun
  • touchstone; Lydian stone
Noun
  • touchstone (e.g. of success); test; litmus test
Wikipedia definition
  • Touchstone (assaying tool)
一目ひとめCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • glance; look; glimpse
Noun
  • complete view; bird's-eye view
石器時代せっきじだい
Noun
  • Stone Age
Wikipedia definition
  • Stone Age
石碑せきひ
Noun
  • stone monument
Wikipedia definition
  • Stele

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