These days we have a mass of household appliances in our homes to make domestic duties easier and quicker. Look around your kitchen and laundry and you will see just how many little electrical time saving devices you have.
Today we're going to learn some of the most common words for household appliances in Japanese.
Resources for further reading:
Let's start with the kitchen:
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冷凍庫 / 冷凍室
れいとうこ / れいとうしつ
Reitōko / Reitōshitsu
And now on to some other parts of the house!
Did you recognize some of those words? Pretty similar to the English, aren't they? You'll come across plenty of recognizable words like these, especially with the newer technological inventions! Until next time....
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