Tools in Japanese

Today we’re going to talk about a group of words that are sure to come in handy – tools in Japanese – whether or not you’re handy! These words are sure to be useful if you’re traveling to Japan, but they’ll be especially vital if you’re living there. 

Pay close attention and repeat the words aloud. We’ll get you fixed up with all the vocabulary on tools in Japanese that you’ll need. Let’s jump in!

おの

Ono

axe

のみ

Nomi

chisel

かなづち

金槌

Kanadzuchi

hammer

ハンマー

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hanmā

hammer

すいじゅんき

水準器

Suijunki

level

くぎ

Kugi

nail

ねじ

螺子

Neji

screw

のこぎり

Nokogiri

saw

まきじゃく

巻尺

Makijaku

tape measure

こうぐばこ(どうぐばこ)

工具箱 (道具箱)

Kōgubako (dōgubako)

tool box

ねじまわし

螺子回し

Nejimawashi

screwdriver

ドライバー

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doraibā

screwdriver

レンチ

-

Renchi

wrench

ボルト

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Boruto

bolt

ナット

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Natto

nut

はりがね

針金

Hari gane

wire

ワイヤー

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waiyā

wire

素晴らしいですね!That’s it for this lesson.

Now you’ve got loads of vocabulary for tools and hardware under your tool belt! Next time you’re working on something around the house, think of what you’re using in Japanese and these words will become easy in no time.

ではまたお会いしましょう!

For more lessons on Japanese vocabulary I recommend these!

Sayōnara!

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Sayaka Matsuura
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