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Japanese Lesson: Food and Drink

Here I will list common foods and drinks in Japanese, as well as three verbs. Tomorrow, I will post the JLPT 5 Kanji 16-30. As usual, native speakers, if you see a problem please correct me.

Food: 食べ物(たべもの) tabemono`

Japanese food: 和食(わしょく)washoku

Western food: 洋食(ようしょく)youshoku

Boxed lunch: お弁当(おべんとう) obentou

Fruit: 果物(くだもの)kudamono

Vegetables: 野菜(やさい)yasai

Beef: 牛肉(ぎゅうにく)gyuuniku

Pork:豚肉(ぶたにく)butaniku

Chicken:鶏肉(とりにく)/チキン toriniku/chikin

Meat: 肉(にく)niku

Rice:お米(おこめ)okome

Rice (cooked):ごはん gohan

Bread:パン pan

Toast:トーストtoosuto

Soup:スープsuupu

Soba:そば soba

Ramen:ラーメン raamen

Udon:うどん udon

Ice cream:アイスクリーム aisukuriimu

Drinks: 飲み物(のみもの)nomimono

Green tea:お茶 ocha

Tea Ceremony green tea: 抹茶(まっちゃ)maccha

Black tea:紅茶(こうちゃ)koucha

Coffee:コーヒー koohii

Milk: ミルク/牛乳(ぎゅうにゅう)miruku/gyuunyuu

Sake/Alcohol:お酒(おさけ)osake

Beer:ビール biiru

Wine:ワイン wain

Juice:ジュース jyuusu

Soda: ラーメン raamen

Water: お水(おみず)omizu

Vegetables

Potato: 馬鈴薯(ばれいしょ)bareisho

Carrot:ニンジン ninjin

Radish:大根(だいこん)daikon

Eggplant: ナス nasu

Onion: タマネギ tamanegi

Cabbege: キャベツ kyabetsu

Pumpkin: 南瓜(かぼちゃ)kabocha

Mushroom: キノコ kinoko

Beans:豆(まめ)mame

Fruits

Peach:モモ momo

Apple:リンゴ ringo

Tomato:トマトtomato

Orange:オレンジ orenji

Strawberry:イチゴ ichigo

Pear:ナシ nashi

Banana:バナナ banana

Mango:マンゴー mangoo

Cherry:サクランボ sakuranbo

Grape:葡萄(ぶどう)budou

Plum: 梅(うめ)ume

Verbs

To eat:食べる(たべる)taberu

To drink:飲める(のめる)nomeru

To cook: 料理する(りょうりする)ryourisuru

I will soon make a post about how to use particles in Japanese, which are extremely important in making actual sentences.

OtherLessons: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/18842185

November 17, 2016

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Landwave

I'm just waiting for the argument.

C'mon, you know exactly what I mean...

The "Tomatoes are fruits/vegetables " debate.

November 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jinagaa

That's exactly what I was thinking when I was writing it.

November 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/akira0eigo

Potato: 普通に使うときはジャガイモ、じゃがいも。主に原料として(ポテトチップスの袋の裏など加工されて売られているもの)表示するときは馬鈴薯を使います。

December 7, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jinagaa

ありがとうございます

December 7, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mrcqm1

Thanks to this lesson, I now know to be careful of how I pronounce the word "ramen" so that it doesn't get confused with soda :P

August 31, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jinagaa

"ramune" isn't necessarily soda, it's just a specific brand. But yes, be careful with that haha.

September 1, 2017
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