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Japanese Vocabulary: Careers And Professions In Japanese

The professions is one of the most important things in the world because it indicate the work that every one have to do. That is one of the reasons for learn the professions in Japanese.

Professions in Japanese

**English****Kanji****Hiragana/Katakana****Romaji**
accountant会 計 士かいけいし*Kaikeishi*
actor俳 優はいゆう*Haiyū*
actress女 優じょゆう*Joyū*
artist芸 術 家げいじゅつ か*Geijutsu-ka*
bakerパ ン 職 人パン しょくにん*Pan shokunin*
butcher肉 屋にくや*Nikuya*
carpenter大 工だいく*Daiku*
cashierキャッシャー*Kyasshā*
civil servant公 務 員こうむいん*Kōmuin*
chefシェフ*Shefu*
doctor医 師いし*Ishi*
electrician電 気 技 術 者でんきぎじゅつしゃ*Denki gijutsu-sha*
employee社 員しゃいん*Shain*
engineerエンジニア*Enjinia*
lawyer (barrister)弁 護 士べんごし*Bengoshi*
maidメイド*Meido*
managerマネージャー*Manējā*
mechanic機 械 工きかい こう*Kikai kō*
nurse看 護 婦かんごふ*Kango-fu*
plumber配 管 工はいかん こう*Haikan-kō*
police officer警 察 官けいさつかん*Keisatsukan*
receptionist受 付うけつけ*Uketsuke*
secretary秘書ひしょ*Hisho*
student学 生がくせい*Gakusei*
teacher教 師きょうし*Kyōshi*
waiterウエーター*U~eitā*
waitressエートレス*Uētoresu*
writer作 家さっか*Sakka*

Examples:

  • My father is a mechanic.

  • Watashi no chichi wa kikai kō

  • I am a lawyer.

  • Watashi wa bengoshidesu

  • The secretary always is late

  • Hisho wa itsumo okurete iru


Author: Ichika
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