Face in Japanese

On a daily basis, you probably encounter at least a few new people. From the cashier at the grocery store to the mailman. I’m sure you’d be able to describe all these people in English, but how about a face in Japanese?

How to say Face in Japanese

かお

Kao

face

Different parts of the face in Japanese

Learning body parts, and especially parts of the face is very important. If you ever need to go to the doctor or the pharmacy, you’ll need to know what you’re talking about. That’s why we’ll be talking about all the different parts of the face as well. Get your 目 (eyes) and 耳 (ears) ready for this lesson!

かみのけ

髪の毛

Kaminoke

hair

Me

eyes

はな

Hana

nose

くち

Kuchi

mouth

Ha

teeth

した

Shita

tongue

ほお

cheeks

みみ

Mimi

ears

まつげ

睫毛

Matsuge

eyelashes

まゆげ

眉毛

Mayuge

eyebrows

あごひげ

顎鬚

Agohige

beard

ほおひげ

頬髯

Hōhige

moustache

ひたい

Hitai

forehead

あご

Ago

chin

あたま

Atama

head

How did you do with these new words? Time to rest your 頭 from all the learning? You should feel great, as you’ve added a whole host of new words to your Japanese vocabulary bank. Here’s an idea to help you practice: go look in the mirror and see if you can name all the features of your face in Japanese. I’m sure you’ll have no problem with this lesson under your belt!

Here are a few recommended Japanese lessons to try next!

Sayōnara!

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Sayaka Matsuura
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