Japanese Nouns

Japanese Nouns

If you're trying to learn Japanese Nouns you will find some useful resources including a course about Nouns and Words... to help you with your Japanese grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Japanese. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

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Japanese Nouns

Learning the Japanese Nouns is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you practice the subject, the closer you get to mastering the Japanese language. But first we need to know what the role of Nouns is in the structure of the grammar in Japanese.

Japanese nouns are words used to name a person, animal, place, thing, or abstract ideas. Nouns are usually the most important part of vocabulary. Here are some examples:

English NounsJapanese Nouns
nounsmeishi - 名詞
my carwatashi no kuruma - 私の車
green carmidori no kuruma - 緑の車
three carssan dai no kuruma - 三台の車
car garagechuusha jou - 駐車場
outside the carshagai de - 車外で

As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Nouns in Japanese has a logical pattern. Locate the Nouns above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Japanese.

List of Nouns in Japanese

Below is a list of the Nouns and Words in Japanese placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Japanese vocabulary.

English NounsJapanese Nouns
armude -
backsenaka - 背中
cheekshoho -
chestmune -
chinago -
earmimi -
elbowhiji -
eyeme -
facekao -
fingeryubi -
fingersyubi -
footashi -
hairkami -
handte -
headatama -
heartshinzou - 心臓
kneehiza -
legashi -
lipkuchibiru -
mouthkuchi -
neckkubi -
nosehana -
shoulderkata -
stomachi -
teethha -
thighfutomomo - 太腿
throatnodo -
thumboyayubi - 親指
toetsumasaki - 爪先
tongueshita -
toothha -

Nouns and Words have a very important role in Japanese, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with Japanese Nouns, you might want to check the rest of our Japanese lessons here: Learn Japanese. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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