Car in Japanese
Welcome to the Rocket Japanese lesson on cars – 車! In this lesson, we’ll cover tons of car vocabulary - from hoods to trunks and everything in between.
If you’re traveling to Japan and plan on renting or even buying a car in Japanese, this lesson will be very useful for you. You’ll want to be able to look over your rental and talk about it, as well as feel comfortable describing anything that might go wrong or need fixing while you’re on the road. After this lesson, you’ll be an expert!
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How to pronounce car in Japanese
Let's start with the word for car in Japanese:
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Useful car vocabulary
If you’re traveling to Japan and plan on renting or even buying a car, these words will be very useful for you. You’ll want to be able to look over the car and talk about it as well as feel comfortable describing anything that might go wrong or need fixing to a mechanic ( 整備士) while you’re on the road.
I hope you enjoyed this lesson! There's plenty of English-based vocabulary so it should be piece of cake! Next time you’re driving somewhere, take some time and think about the different parts of your car in Japanese as you go. Here are a few recommended Japanese lessons to try next!
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安全運転をお願いします！Anzen unten o onegaishimasu! Drive carefully!
Sayaka Matsuura: Rocket Japanese
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