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How to say To Learn In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
学ぶまなぶ
Pronunciation: まなぶ
How to Say It Outloud: manabu
Usage: This is a general verb for learning, particularly in an academic or formal context.
Example Sentence Japanese:日本語を学ぶことは楽しいです。
Example Sentence English:Learning Japanese is fun.
KanjiHiragana
習うならう
Pronunciation: ならう
How to Say It Outloud: narau
Usage: This verb is often used for learning specific skills or subjects, usually under someone's guidance.
Example Sentence Japanese:ピアノを習っています。
Example Sentence English:I am learning to play the piano.
KanjiHiragana
勉強するべんきょうする
Pronunciation: べんきょうする
How to Say It Outloud: benkyou suru
Usage: This verb form is used specifically for studying or doing academic work.
Example Sentence Japanese:毎日日本語を勉強しています。
Example Sentence English:I study Japanese every day.

Dictionary

学ぶまなぶCommon wordjlpt-n3
Godan verb with 'bu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to learn; to study; to take lessons in
習うならうCommon wordjlpt-n5
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
  • to take lessons in; to be taught; to learn (from a teacher); to study (under a teacher); to get training in
教わるおそわるCommon wordjlpt-n2
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to be taught; to learn; to take lessons in
マスターマスターCommon wordjlpt-n3
Suru verb
Transitive verb
  • to master (a skill)
Noun
  • proprietor; manager; owner; barkeeper
Noun
  • leader; chief; head
Noun
  • master (of arts, science, etc.)
Noun
  • master (recording)
Noun
  • master (device)
Noun
  • master (data)
Wikipedia definition
  • Master
知るしるCommon wordjlpt-n5
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to know; to be aware (of); to be conscious (of); to learn (of); to find out; to discover
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to sense; to feel; to notice; to realize
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to understand; to comprehend; to grasp; to appreciate
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to remember; to be familiar with; to be acquainted with
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to experience; to go through; to know (e.g. hardship)
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to get acquainted with (a person); to get to know
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to have to do with; to be concerned with; to be one's concern; to be one's responsibility
仕入れるしいれるCommon wordjlpt-n1
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to lay in stock; to replenish stock; to procure
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to learn; to find out; to take in
身につけるみにつけるCommon word
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Ichidan verb
  • to learn; to acquire knowledge
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Ichidan verb
  • to carry; to wear (clothes, etc.); to put on
懲りるこりるCommon wordjlpt-n1
Ichidan verb
Intransitive verb
  • to learn by experience; to learn one's lesson; to learn the hard way
Ichidan verb
Intransitive verb
  • to be discouraged (by); to have enough (of); to be disgusted (with)
飲み込むのみこむCommon wordjlpt-n1
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to swallow; to gulp down
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to understand; to grasp; to take in; to catch on; to learn
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to engulf; to swallow up
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to be filled with (people); to contain
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to swallow (one's words); to suppress (a yawn, tears, etc.); to stifle; to hold back
覚えるおぼえるCommon wordjlpt-n5
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to memorize; to memorise; to commit to memory; to learn by heart; to bear in mind; to remember
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to learn; to pick up; to acquire
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to feel
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to think; to regard
仕込むしこむ
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to train; to teach; to educate
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to acquire (information); to learn; to cram
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to stock; to stock up on
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to prepare (esp. ingredients for brewing)
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to insert; to build into; to fit
見習うみならうCommon word
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
  • to follow (someone's) example; to imitate; to copy; to pattern oneself on
Godan verb with 'u' ending
Transitive verb
  • to learn (by observation)
物覚えものおぼえCommon word
Noun
  • memory; ability to learn
物にするものにする
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Suru verb - included
  • to get; to secure; to take possession of; to make one's own; to win (someone's heart)
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Suru verb - included
  • to learn; to master
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Suru verb - included
  • to complete
懲り懲りこりごり
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • having had enough (of); fed up (with); sick and tired (of)
Suru verb
Adverb (fukushi)
  • to learn one's lesson; to learn from a bad experience
コツを覚えるコツをおぼえる
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Ichidan verb
  • to learn the ropes; to get the knack
鑑みるかんがみる
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to take into account; to bear in mind; to consider; to learn from; to take warning from
いい薬になるいいくすりになる
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
  • to learn a lesson (usu. from an unpleasant experience); to be good for someone
六十の手習いろくじゅうのてならい
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • beginning to learn (something) when one is old; not being too old to learn
齧るかじるjlpt-n2jlpt-n1
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to gnaw; to nibble; to bite; to munch; to crunch
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to dabble in; to know a little bit about; to learn a little of; to have a smattering of

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