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Tools in Japanese

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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

金槌

かなづち

Kanadzuchi

hammer

ハンマー

ハンマー

hanmā

hammer

水準器

すいじゅんき

Suijunki

level

くぎ

Kugi

nail

螺子

ねじ

Neji

screw

のこぎり

Nokogiri

saw

巻尺

まきじゃく

Makijaku

tape measure

工具箱 (道具箱)

こうぐばこ(どうぐばこ)

Kōgubako (dōgubako)

tool box

螺子回し

ねじまわし

Nejimawashi

screwdriver

ドライバー

ドライバー

doraibā

screwdriver

レンチ

レンチ

Renchi

wrench

ボルト

ボルト

Boruto

bolt

ナット

ナット

Natto

nut

針金

はりがね

Hari gane

wire

ワイヤー

ワイヤー

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! - Learn the words and phrases used around the airport in Japanese.

Sayōnara!

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