Food & Drinks in Japanese

Food & Drinks in Japanese 2017-11-27T08:20:32+00:00

Food and drinks are a recurring talking point, not only while eating out on vacation. So let’s learn the most common words and phrases related to this topic.

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

Food & Drinks in Japanese

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Basic Food & Spices

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
bread
パン
ぱん
pan
roll
ロールパン
ろーるぱん
rourupan
butter
バター
ばたー
bataa
cheese
チーズ
ちーず
chiizu
honey
蜂蜜
はちみつ
hachimitsu
jam
ジャム
じゃむ
jamu
egg
たまご
tamago
noodles
めん
men
rice
こめ
kome
yoghurt
ヨーグルト
よーぐると
yooguruto
sugar
砂糖
さとう
satou
salt
しお
shio
pepper
胡椒
こしょう
koshou
spice
香辛料
こうしんりょう
koushinryou
oil
あぶら
abura

Basic Words & Phrases

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
(to) eat
食べる
たべる
taberu
food
食べ物
たべもの
tabemono
(to) drink
飲む
のむ
nomu
drink
飲み物
のみもの
nomimono
hungry
空腹の
くうふくの
kuufuku no
hunger
空腹
くうふく
kuufuku
thirsty
渇いた
かわいた
kawaita
thirst
渇き
かわき
kawaki
(to) cook
料理する
りょうりする
ryouri suru
(to) taste
味見する
あじみする
ajimi suru
tasty
美味しい
おいしい
oishii
delicious
美味しい
おいしい
oishii
Bon appetit! / Enjoy your meal!
召し上がれ!
めしあがれ!
meshiagare!
Cheers! / To your health!
乾杯!
かんぱい!
kanpai!
breakfast
朝食
ちょうしょく
choushoku
lunch
昼食
ちゅうしょく
chuushoku
dinner
夕食
ゆうしょく
yuushoku
restaurant
レストラン
れすとらん
resutoran
bar
バー
ばー
baa
café
カフェ
かふぇ
kafe

Dishes

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
soup
スープ
すーぷ
suupu
salad
サラダ
さらだ
salada
french fries / chips
フライドポテト
ふらいどぽてと
furaido poteto

Dishes & Cutlery

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
cutlery
銀食器
ぎんしょっき
gin shokki
fork
フォーク
ふぉーく
fooku
spoon
スプーン
すぷーん
supuun
knife
ナイフ
ないふ
naifu
plate
さら
sara
glass
グラス
ぐらす
gurasu
cup
カップ
かっぷ
kappu
mug
マグ
まぐ
magu

Drinks

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
water
みず
mizu
mineral water
ミネラルウォーター
みねらるうぉーたー
mineraru uootaa
soda water / sparkling water
炭酸水
たんさんすい
tansansui
still water
たまり水
たまりみず
tamarimizu
juice
ジュース
じゅーす
juusu
beer
ビール
びーる
biiru
wine
ワイン
わいん
wain
champagne
シャンペン
しゃんぺん
shanpen
cocktail
カクテル
かくてる
kakuteru
milk
ミルク
みるく
miruku
cocoa
ココア
ここあ
kokoa
coffee
コーヒー
こーひー
kohii
tea
お茶
おちゃ
ocha

Flavors

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
sweet
甘い
あまい
amai
sour
酸っぱい
すっぱい
suppai
spicy
辛い
からい
karai
salty
しょっぱい
しょっぱい
shoppai
bitter
苦い
にがい
nigai

Fruit & Vegetables

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
fruit
果物
くだもの
kudamono
vegetables
野菜
やさい
yasai
apple
林檎
りんご
ringo
orange
オレンジ
おれんじ
orenji
strawberry
いちご
ichigo
banana
バナナ
ばなな
banana
potato
ジャガイモ
じゃがいも
jagaimo
cucumber
きゅうり
きゅうり
kyuuri

Meat & Sausages

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
meat
にく
niku
sausage
ソーセージ
そーせーじ
souseeji
small sausage
小さいソーセージ
ちいさいそーせーじ
chiisai souseeji
ham
ハム
はむ
hamu
chicken
鶏肉
とりにく
toriniku
fish
さかな
sakana
beef
ビーフ
びーふ
beefu
lamb
ラム
らむ
ramu

Sweets

EnglishJapaneseJapanese
(Hiragana)
Japanese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
chocolate
チョコレート
ちょこれーと
chokoreito
pie
パイ
ぱい
pai
cake
ケーキ
けーき
keiki
biscuit
ビスケット
びすけっと
Bisuketto
icecream
アイスクリーム
あいすくりーむ
aisu kuriimu

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