Household appliances in Japanese

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.

How to pronounce household appliances in Japanese

Let's start with the kitchen:

しょっきあらいき

食器洗い機

Shokki-araiki

Dishwasher

オーブン

オーブン

Ōbun

Oven

ストーブ

ストーブ

Sutōbu

Stove

やかん

やかん

Yakan

Kettle

トースター

トースター

Tōsutā

Toaster

れいぞうこ

冷蔵庫

Reizōko

Fridge

れいとうこ / れいとうしつ

冷凍庫 / 冷凍室

Reitōko / Reitōshitsu

Freezer

でんしレンジ

電子レンジ

Denshirenji

Microwave

ミキサー

ミキサー

mikisā

Mixer

And now on to some other parts of the house!

めざましどけい

目覚まし時計

Mezamashi-dokei

Alarm clock

せんたくき

洗濯機

Sentakuki

Washing machine

ステレオ

ステレオ

Sutereo

Stereo

コンピューター

コンピューター

Konpyūtā

Computer

でんわ

電話

Denwa

Telephone

アイロン

アイロン

Airon

Iron

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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Sayōnara!

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Sayaka Matsuura
Rocket Japanese