Learn Japanese Animal Names and Phrases
This page should act as a good reference for those who are looking for a place to build on their basic Japanese vocabulary - especially when it comes to learning about Japanese animal words and phrases. The page includes some basic animal words, the names of several animals translated from various forms of Japanese writing: Romaji, Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji.
Know any other animal words or phrases that are missing from this page? Leave a comment in our comment section or submit it to the site using the form at the bottom of the page - just above the submit form is a list of animal words that people are looking for translations of if you need some inspiration.
Besides the list of animal words and phrases you'll also find some other interesting things on the page including a comment section where you can connect with other learners of the Japanese language, plus some additional learning resources on Amazon to further your studies. There's also some links to some Japanese themed articles if you feel so inclined to read them.
Japanese to English Animal Words and Phrases:
Whether you are learning about Japanese animal words in Japan, taking an online Japanese class, or plan to enrol yourself in Japanese language immersion school, our Japanese to English dictionary is always being updated with new Japanese animal words which makes it an excellent supplement for those trying to learn how to speak Japanese.
(Words in bold added during the last update. Latest additions can also been seen on our Twitter page: LearnJapaneseCL.)
General Animal Words in Japanese:
Names of the Animals in Japanese:
|Kirin / Jirafu||きりん||ジラフ||Giraffe|
|Shishi / Raion||しし||ライオン||獅子||Lion|
|Usagi||うさぎ||兎||Rabbit / Bunny|
Japanese Sentences with Animal References:
|Romaji||Hiragana / Standard Japanese||English|
|Watashi no inu wa totemo kawaii desu.||わたしのいぬはとてもかわいいです。
|My dog is very cute.|