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Common Japanese words

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sukijuwi's version from 2017-05-25 21:18

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Names of Animals

 

        どうぶつ、動物 – animal (dōbutsu)
        いぬ、犬 – dog (inu)
        ねこ、猫 – cat (neko)
        うし、牛 – cow (ushi)
        ぶた、豚 – pig (buta)
        うま、馬 – horse (uma)
        ひつじ、羊 – sheep (hitsuji)
        さる、猿 – monkey (saru)
        ねずみ、鼠 – mouse, rat (nezumi)
        とら、虎 – tiger (tora)
        オオカミ、狼 – wolf (ōkami)
        うさぎ、兎 – rabbit (usagi)
        りゅう、たつ、竜 – dragon (ryū, tatsu)
        しか、鹿 – deer (shika)
        かえる、蛙 – frog (kaeru)
        がま、蟇 – toad (gama)
        しし、獅子 – lion (shishi)
        キリン、麒麟 – giraffe (kirin)
        ぞう、象 – elephant (zō)
        とり、鳥 – bird (tori)
        にわとり、鶏 – chicken (niwatori)
        すずめ、雀 – sparrow (suzume)
        からす、烏 – crow, raven (karasu)
        わし、鷲 – eagle (washi)
        たか、鷹 – hawk, falcon (taka)
        さかな、魚 – fish (sakana)
        たい、鯛 – red snapper (tai)
        えび、海老 – shrimp, lobster (ebi)
        いわし、鰯 – sardine (iwashi)
        まぐろ、鮪 – tuna (maguro)
        かつお、鰹 – bonito (katsuo)
        さんま、秋刀魚 – pike (sanma)
        あじ、鰺 – horse mackerel (aji)
        さば、鯖 – mackerel (saba)
        イカ、烏賊 – squid (ika)
        タコ、蛸、章魚 – octopus (tako)
        むし、虫 – insect (mushi)
        ちょう、蝶 – butterfly (chō)
        ガ、蛾 – moth (ga)
        せみ、蝉 – cicada (semi)
        トンボ、蜻蛉 – dragonfly (tonbo)
        バッタ、飛蝗 – grasshopper (batta)
        クモ、蜘蛛 – spider (kumo)
        ホタル、蛍 – firefly (hotaru)
        ハエ、蝿、蠅 – housefly (hae)
        カ、蚊 – mosquito, gnat (ka)
        ゴキブリ、蜚蠊 – cockroach (gokiburi)
        カタツムリ、蝸牛 – snail (katatsumuri)
        ナメクジ、蛞蝓 – slug (namekuji)
        ミミズ、蚯蚓 – earthworm (mimizu)
        かい、貝 – shellfish (kai)
        かいがら、貝殻 – shell (kaigara)
        トカゲ、蜥蜴 – lizard (tokage)
        へび、蛇 – snake (hebi)