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How to say Where In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
何処どこ
Pronunciation: doko
How to Say It Outloud: doh-koh
Usage: Commonly used question word to ask about location.
Example Sentence Japanese:駅はどこですか?
Example Sentence English:Where is the station?
Hiragana
どちら
Pronunciation: dochira
How to Say It Outloud: doh-chee-rah
Usage: Polite way to ask about location or direction.
Example Sentence Japanese:お手洗いはどちらですか?
Example Sentence English:Where is the restroom?
Hiragana
どっち
Pronunciation: docchi
How to Say It Outloud: dot-chee
Usage: Informal way of asking about location or direction, typically used in casual conversation.
Example Sentence Japanese:学校はどっち?
Example Sentence English:Which way is the school?
KanjiHiragana
何方いずれ
Pronunciation: izure
How to Say It Outloud: ee-zoo-reh
Usage: Used in written or formal language to ask about location or direction.
Example Sentence Japanese:此の道はいずれへ続くか。
Example Sentence English:Where does this road lead?

Dictionary

何処どこCommon wordjlpt-n1jlpt-n5
Pronoun
  • where; what place
Pronoun
  • how much (long, far); what extent
いずれCommon wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n1
Pronoun
  • which; where; who
Pronoun
  • all; both
Adverb (fukushi)
  • anyway; anyhow; at any rate; in any case
Adverb (fukushi)
  • sooner or later; one of these days; someday; before long; in due course; eventually
何方どちらCommon wordjlpt-n1jlpt-n5
Pronoun
  • which way; which direction; where
Pronoun
  • which one (esp. of two alternatives)
Pronoun
  • who
売り場うりばCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • selling area; counter; section; department; sales floor
Noun
  • favorable time to sell; good time to sell
何処らどこら
Noun
  • where; what place
何処ら辺りどこらあたり
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • where; whereabouts
奈辺なへん
Pronoun
  • where
何処いらどこいら
Pronoun
  • where; whereabouts
どこら辺どこらへん
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • where; whereabouts
所在しょざいCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • location (of); position; whereabouts; place where one is
仕事場しごとばCommon word
Noun
  • place where one works; construction site; working area
生家せいかCommon word
Noun
  • house where one was born
Noun
  • one's parents' house
居場所いばしょCommon word
Noun
  • whereabouts; place; location
Noun
  • place where one belongs; where one fits in; place where one can be oneself
矢面やおもて
Noun
  • firing line; position where one is subject to questioning, criticism, etc.
Noun
  • in front of a flying arrow (fired by the enemy)
持ち出すもちだすCommon word
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to take out; to carry out; to bring out from where it belongs
Godan verb with 'su' ending
Transitive verb
  • to mention something; to broach a topic; to bring up (a subject); to raise (an issue); to mention
しゃぶしゃぶしゃぶしゃぶCommon word
Noun
  • shabu-shabu; hot pot dish where thinly sliced meat is boiled quickly and then dipped in sauce
Wikipedia definition
  • Shabu-shabu
現地げんちCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • actual place; actual location; the spot; the scene; the field; (on) site
Noun
  • place where one is currently living
となればとなればCommon word
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • where ... is concerned; when it becomes; if it becomes
となったらとなったらCommon word
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • where ... is concerned; when it becomes; if it becomes
一段落いちだんらくCommon word
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • reaching a stopping place; settling down (before the next stage); getting to a point where one can rest; completing the first stage (of the work)
Noun
  • one paragraph

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