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Speech & General Linguistics

Welcome to the Parts of Speech in Japanese. Click on the English to link to a video of the phrase.
Parts of Speech
English Romaji Japanese
Parts of speech hinshi 品詞
verb doushi 動詞
noun meishi 名詞
pronoun daimeishi 代名詞
personal pronoun ninshou dai meishi 人称代名詞
i adjective keiyoushi 形容詞
na adjective keiyoudoushi 形容動詞
adverb fukushi 副詞
conjunction setsuzokushi 接続詞
particle joshi 助詞
counter josuushi 助数詞
interjection kandoushi 感動詞
General Linguistic Terms
English Romaji Japanese
sentence bun
word/language kotoba 言葉
grammar bunpou 文法
word / vocabulary tango 単語
vocabulary / glossary goi 語彙
language gengo 言語