When introducing yourself in Japanese, you might want to talk about where you’re from and which languages you speak. Japanese names of countries and languages are quite different from English, so make sure to memorize at least those that are most important to you.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Japanese“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Countries & Languages

Video: How to Describe Where You’re From

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Vocabulary

America

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Americaアメリカamerika
american languageアメリカの言語amerika-no-gengo
in American (English)英語でeigo-de
from Americaアメリカからamerika-kara
Americanアメリカ人amerika-jin
americanアメリカ人amerika-jin

Austria

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Austriaオーストリアohsutoria
austrian languageオーストリアの言語ohsutoria-no-gengo
in Austrianオーストリア語でohsutoria-go-de
from Austriaオーストリアからohsutoria-kara
Austrianオーストリア人ohsutoria-jin
austrianオーストリア人ohsutoria-jin

England

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Englandイギリスigirisu
english languageイギリスの言語igirisu-no-gengo
in English英語でeigo-de
from Englandイギリスからigirisu-kara
English / Englishmanイギリス人igirisu-jin
english英語eigo

France

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Franceフランスfuransu
french languageフランスの言語furansu-no-gengo
in Frenchフランス語でfuransu-go-de
from Franceフランスからfuransu-kara
French / Frenchmanフランス人furansu-jin
frenchフランス語furansu-go

Germany

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Germanyドイツdoitsu
german languageドイツの言語doitsu-no-gengo
in Germanドイツ語でdoitsu-go-de
from Germanyドイツからdoitsu-kara
Germanドイツ人doitsu-jin
germanドイツのdoitsu-no

Italy

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Italyイタリアitaria
italian languageイタリアの言語itaria-no-gengo
in Italianイタリア語でitaria-go-de
from Italyイタリアからitaria-kara
Italianイタリア人itaria-jin
italianイタリアのitaria-no

Poland

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Polandポーランドpohrando
polish languageポーランドの言語pohrando-no-gengo
in Polishポーランド語でpohrando-go-de
from Polandポーランドからpohrando-kara
Polishポーランド人pohrando-jin
polishポーランドのpohrando-no

Russia

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Russiaロシアroshia
russian languageロシアの言語roshia-no-gengo
in Russianロシア語でroshia-go-de
from Russiaロシアからroshia-kara
Russianロシア人roshia-jin
russianロシアのroshia-no

Spain

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Spainスペインsupein
spanish languageスペインの言語supein-no-gengo
in Spanishスペイン語でsupein-go-de
from Spainスペインからsupein-kara
Spanish / Spaniardスペインのsupein-no
spanishスペイン人supein-jin

Switzerland

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Switzerlandスイスsuisu
swiss languageスイスの言語suisu-no-gengo
in Swissスイス語でsuisu-go-de
from Switzerlandスイスからsuisu-kara
Swissスイス人suisu-jin
swissスイスのsuisu-no
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