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Japanese Vocabulary: House And Furniture Words In Japanese

If you want to describe your house in Japanese, you'll need the following list, that shows you the most common words; you'll notice that some words are similar to japanese but they're very different.

House parts in Japanese

Rooms in the house
EnglishKanjiHiragana/ KatakanaRomaji
room部 屋へやheya
bathroomお 風 呂おふろ / トイレofuro / toire
bedroom寝 室しんしつshinshitsu
dining room食 堂しょくどshokudō
gardenみわmiwa
hall玄 関げんかんgenkan
kitchen台 所だいどろこdaidokoro
living room居 間いまima
pantry食 器 室しょっきしつshokki-shitsu
study勉 強つとむtsutomu
toilet便 所べんじょbenjo
Bathroom Items
EnglishKanjiHiragana/ KatakanaRomaji
bathよ くyoku
mirrorか が みkagami
shower雨 足あ ま あ しamaashi
soap石 鹸せ っ け んsekken
tap蛇 口じ ゃ ぐ ちjaguchi
towelタ オ ルtaoru
wash basin洗 面 器せ ん め ん きsenmen-ki
Bedroom Items
EnglishKanjiHiragana/ KatakanaRomaji
alarm clock目 覚 ま し 時 計めざまし とけいmezamashi tokei
bedベ ッ ドbeddo
blanket毛 布もふmōfu
bookcase書 棚しょだなshodana
carpet絨 毯じゅたんjūtan
chair椅 子いすisu
lamp電 灯らんぷranpu
mattress敷 布 団しきぶとんshikibuton
pillowまくらmakura
sheetまいmai
shelfたなtana
wardrobe洋 服 ダ ン スよふく ダンスyōfuku dansu
Kitchen Items
EnglishKanjiHiragana/ KatakanaRomaji
broomほきhōki
cooker調 理 器 具ちょり きぐchōri kigu
dishwasher食 器 洗 い 機しょっきあらい きshokkiarai-ki
frying panパ ンpan
microwaveマイクロウェーブMaikurou~ēbu
mugかおkao
tableひょhyō
washing machine洗 濯 機せんたく きsentaku-ki
Hall Items
EnglishKanjiHiragana/ KatakanaRomaji
armchair肘 掛 け 椅 子ひじかけ いすhijikake isu
bookcase書 棚しょだなshodana
clock時 計とけいtokei
sofaソファsofa

Examples:

  • The clock is in the bedroom.

  • Kurokku wa shinshitsu ni aru.

  • I cleaned the kitchen yesterday.

  • Watashi wa kinō, daidokoro no sōji.

  • My lamp does not work.

  • Watashi no ranpu ga dōsa shinai.


Author: Ichika
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