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How to say Tongue In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
舌した
Pronunciation: shita
How to Say It Outloud: sh-tah
Usage: The term '舌' is used to refer to the organ inside the mouth.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は舌を噛みました。
Example Sentence English:He bit his tongue.
Hiragana
べろ
Pronunciation: bero
How to Say It Outloud: beh-roh
Usage: 'べろ' is an informal and somewhat childish way to refer to the tongue.
Example Sentence Japanese:子供のべろがアイスクリームで青くなった。
Example Sentence English:The child's tongue turned blue from the ice cream.

Dictionary

舌したCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • tongue
Noun
  • tongue-like object; clapper (of a bell); talon (of a lock); reed (of a musical instrument)
Wikipedia definition
  • Tongue
弁べんCommon word
Noun
  • speech; tongue; talk; eloquence
Noun, used as a suffix
  • dialect; brogue; accent
Noun
  • bento; Japanese box lunch
Noun
  • petal
Noun
  • valve
Noun
  • Oversight Department; division of the daijokan under the ritsuryō system responsible for controlling central and provincial governmental offices
ベロベロCommon word
Noun
  • tongue
Noun
  • tongue (of a shoe); seal flap (of an envelope)
毒舌どくぜつ
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • wicked tongue; sharp tongue; abusive language
タンタンCommon word
Noun
  • tongue (beef, pork, etc.)
Noun
  • tongue (of a shoe)
Place
  • Thann; Tan; Tang; Tung
Wikipedia definition
  • Tan
舌革したがわ
Noun
  • tongue (of a shoe)
口の悪いくちのわるい
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • sarcastic; foulmouthed; having a sharp tongue; having a sharp nasty tongue
口当たりくちあたり
Noun
  • taste; feel on the tongue
Noun
  • manner; demeanour; demeanor; bearing; way of talking
舌打ちしたうち
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • clicking one's tongue; tut-tut
Noun
Suru verb
  • smacking one's lips (with relish)
母語ぼご
Noun
  • mother tongue; native language
Noun
  • protolanguage; parent language
Wikipedia definition
  • First language
ピリピリピリピリCommon word
Adverb (fukushi)
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
Suru verb
  • with a sting; with a tingle; with a burn; smartingly
Adverb (fukushi)
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
Suru verb
  • nervously; tensely; (while) on edge
Adverb (fukushi)
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
  • with a rip; with a ripping sound; with a tearing sound
Adverb (fukushi)
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
  • with a shrill sound (of a whistle)
Adverb (fukushi)
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
Suru verb
  • quiveringly; tremblingly
Wikipedia definition
  • Piri piri
失言しつげん
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • verbal gaffe; verbal slip; slip of the tongue; using improper words
母国語ぼこくごCommon word
Noun
  • language of one's country; mother tongue; native language
口が軽いくちがかるい
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • having a loose tongue; being talkative; speaking without thinking; being unable to keep a secret
毒舌家どくぜつか
Noun
  • person with a sharp tongue
国語こくごCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • national language
Noun
  • Japanese language (esp. as a school subject in Japan)
Noun
  • one's native language; mother tongue
Noun
  • native Japanese words (as opposed to loanwords and Chinese-derived words)
Wikipedia definition
  • National language
猫舌ねこじたCommon word
Noun
  • dislike of very hot food or drink; inability to take hot food; cat tongue
噤むつぐむ
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to shut one's mouth; to hold one's tongue; to keep silent
舌尖ぜっせん
Noun
  • tip of the tongue; tongue tip; lingual apex
舌の根したのね
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • base of the tongue; root of the tongue

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