Cities & Traffic in Japanese

Cities & Traffic in Japanese 2017-07-03T14:24:48+00:00

This vocabulary lesson will teach you the Japanese words for buildings, monuments, streets and vehicles, as well as talking about different modes of public transportation.

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

Cities & Traffic in Japanese

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Shops, Buildings and Institutions

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
shop
みせ
mise
department store
デパート
でぱーと
depaato
kiosk
キオスク
きおすく
kiosuku
bakery
パン屋
ぱんや
panya
confectionery
ケーキ屋
けーきや
keeki ya
butcher’s
肉屋
にくや
niku ya
market
市場
いちば
ichiba
library
図書館
としょかん
toshokan
church
教会
きょうかい
kyoukai
cinema
映画
えいが
eiga
theater
劇場
げきじょう
gekijyou
hotel
ホテル
ほてる
hoteru
bank
銀行
ぎんこう
ginkou
school
学校
がっこう
gakkou
university
大学
だいがく
daigaku
kindergarten
幼稚園
ようちえん
youchien
chemist’s / drugstore
薬局
やっきょく
yakkyoku
hospital
病院
びょういん
byouin

Cities and Places

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
town / city
まち
machi
house
いえ
ie
building
建物
たてもの
tatemono
street / road
とおり
toori
avenue
通り
とおり
toori
bridge
はし
hashi
center/city center
中央
ちゅうおう
chuuou
crossing
交差点
こうさてん
kousaten
square
広場
ひろば
hiroba
park
公園
こうえん
kouen
landmark / sight
目印
めじるし
mejirushi
monument
記念碑
きねんひ
kinenhi

Traffic, Vehicles and Transportation

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
vehicle
自動車
じどうしゃ
jidousha
car
くるま
kuruma
train
電車
でんしゃ
densha
bus
バス
ばす
basu
tram
市街電車
しがいでんしゃ
shigaidensha
metro
地下鉄
ちかてつ
chikatestu
bicycle
自転車
じてんしゃ
jitensha
motorbike
モーターバイク
もーたーばいく
mootaa baiku
taxi
タクシー
ばいく
baiku
airplane
飛行機
ひこうき
hikouki
ship
ふね
fune
(train) station
えき
eki
main station
中心の駅
ちゅうしんのえき
chuushin no eki
stop
停止
ていし
teishi
station / stop
停車駅
ていしゃえき
teisha eki
parking area
駐車場
ちゅうしゃじょう
chuusha jou
petrol station
ガソリンスタンド
がそりんすたんど
gasorin sutando
(to) go by car
車で行く
くるまでいく
kuruma de iku
(to) go by motorbike
モーターバイクで行く
もーたーばいくでいく
mootaa baiku de iku
(to) go by bike
自転車で行く
じてんしゃでいく
jitensha de iku
(to) go by bus
バスで行く
ばすでいく
basu de iku
(to) go by metro
地下鉄で行く
ちかてつでいく
chikatestu de iku

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