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How to say Water In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
水みず
Pronunciation: mizu
How to Say It Outloud: mee-zoo
Usage: Used in many contexts to refer to water, such as drinking water, river water, or rain.
Example Sentence Japanese:私は毎日たくさんの水を飲みます。
Example Sentence English:I drink a lot of water every day.
Hiragana
おみず
Pronunciation: omizu
How to Say It Outloud: oh-mee-zoo
Usage: Polite or formal way to refer to water.
Example Sentence Japanese:お水をください。
Example Sentence English:Please give me some water.

Dictionary

水みずCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • water (esp. cool, fresh water, e.g. drinking water)
Noun
  • fluid (esp. in an animal tissue); liquid
Noun
  • flood; floodwaters
Noun
  • water offered to wrestlers just prior to a bout
Noun
  • break granted to wrestlers engaged in a prolonged bout
Wikipedia definition
  • Water
水分すいぶんCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • water; liquid; fluid; moisture; humidity; sap; juice
Wikipedia definition
  • Moisture
水道すいどうCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • water supply; water service; waterworks; tap water
Noun
  • channel; strait
Noun
  • water course; waterway
Place
  • Suidou
Wikipedia definition
  • Water supply
水蒸気すいじょうきCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • water vapour; water vapor; steam
Wikipedia definition
  • Water vapor
淡水たんすいCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • fresh water (i.e. not salt water)
Wikipedia definition
  • Fresh water
お水おみず
Noun
  • water; (drinking) water; (glass of) water
Noun
  • night entertainment business; nightlife worker; hostess
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • racy; titillating; sexy; suggestive
断水だんすいCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
Intransitive verb
  • suspension of water supply; water outage
増水ぞうすいCommon word
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • rising water (of river, lake, etc.); swelling water; increased water; high water
節水せっすい
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • saving water; water conservation; economizing on water
Wikipedia definition
  • Water conservation
井戸いどCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • water well
Wikipedia definition
  • Water well
水筒すいとうCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • canteen; flask; water bottle; thermos
Wikipedia definition
  • Canteen (bottle)
噴水ふんすいCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • water fountain
Wikipedia definition
  • Fountain
便所べんじょCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • toilet; lavatory; water closet; restroom; bathroom
Wikipedia definition
  • Toilet
給水きゅうすいCommon word
Noun
Suru verb
Transitive verb
Intransitive verb
  • water supply; supplied water; water refill
湯ゆCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • hot water
Noun
  • hot bath; hot spring
Noun
  • molten iron
水牛すいぎゅう
Noun
  • water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis); domestic Asian water buffalo
Noun
  • wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee); Asian water buffalo
Wikipedia definition
  • Water buffalo
注ぐそそぐCommon wordjlpt-n3
Godan verb with 'gu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to pour (into)
Godan verb with 'gu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to sprinkle on (from above); to water (e.g. plants); to pour onto; to spray
Godan verb with 'gu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to shed (tears)
Godan verb with 'gu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to concentrate one's energy (strength, attention, etc.) on; to devote to; to fix (one's eyes) on
Godan verb with 'gu' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to flow into (e.g. of a river); to run into; to drain into
Godan verb with 'gu' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to fall (of rain, snow); to pour down
手洗いてあらいCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • washing one's hands; water (or basin, etc.) for washing one's hands
Noun
  • restroom; lavatory; toilet
Noun
  • hand-washing (laundry, etc.)
Wikipedia definition
  • Hand washing
熱湯ねっとうCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • boiling water
水滴すいてきCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • drop of water
Noun
  • vessel for replenishing inkstone water

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