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Japanese Vocabulary: Body Parts In Japanese

In this lesson, you'll learn common Japanese vocabulary for the parts of the human body. Below the list, there are some helpful sample dialogues to see these words in action.

Body Parts

()-(shēn tǐ bù wèi)

EnglishKanjiHiragana/ KatakanaRomaji
headあたまatama
fingerゆびyubi
hair髪の毛かみのけkaminoke
eyeme
eyebrowまゆmayu
eyelidまぶたmabuta
eyelashまつげmatsuge
irisひとみhitomi
earみみmimi
noseはなhana
mouthくちkuchi
neckくびkubi
faceかおKao
handte
shoulderかたkata
wrist手首てくびtekubi
armpit脇の下わきのしたwakinoshita
chestむめmune
waist/hipeこしkoshi
thighももmomo
kneeひざhiza
foot/feetあしashi
legあしashi
tiptoeつま先つまさきtsumasaki
heelかかとkakato
ankle足首あしくびashikubi
elbowひじhiji
armうでude
stomachお腹おなかonaka
lipsくちびるkuchibiru
tongueしたshita
nailつめtsume
teethha
jawあごago
throatのどnodo

Examples:

  • My aunt has beautiful eyes.

  • Oba wa, utsukushii me o shite iru.

  • I have very long hair.

  • Watashi wa hijō ni nagai kaminoke o motte iru

  • I wash my face every morning.

  • Watashi wa kao o aratte, maiasa

  • I broke my arm.

  • Watashi wa watashi no ude o kossetsu


Author: Ichika
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