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:

食器洗い機

しょっきあらいき

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

冷蔵庫

れいぞうこ

Reizōko

Fridge

冷凍庫 / 冷凍室

れいとうこ / れいとうしつ

Reitōko / Reitōshitsu

Freezer

電子レンジ

でんしレンジ

Denshirenji

Microwave

ミキサー

ミキサー

mikisā

Mixer

And now on to some other parts of the house!

目覚まし時計

めざましどけい

Mezamashi-dokei

Alarm clock

洗濯機

せんたくき

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

電話

でんわ

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.... Here are a few recommended Japanese lessons to try next!

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