Humanities › Languages How to Say Meat in Japanese Share Flipboard Email Print Jeremy Keith/Flickr/CC BY 2.0 Languages Japanese Vocabulary Basics History & Culture Grammar English as a Second Language Spanish French German Italian Mandarin Russian English Grammar View More by Namiko Abe Namiko Abe is a Japanese language teacher and translator, as well as a Japanese calligraphy expert. She has been a freelance writer for nearly 20 years. Updated October 17, 2017 Whether you're ordering a meal at a Japanese restaurant or shopping for meat products at a Japanese grocery store, knowing the basic words for types of meat will come in handy. Learn the kanji characters and proper Japanese pronunciation for "meat" along with other meat-related vocabulary. For a complete meal, make sure you also know some basic vegetable vocabulary. Japanese Meat Vocabulary Click the link to hear the pronunciation. English Japanese Pronunciation Kanji Characters Meat niku 肉 Beef gyuuniku 牛肉 Pork butaniku 豚肉 Chicken toriniku 鶏肉 Lamb hitsujiniku 羊肉 Turkey shichimenchou 七面鳥 Sausage sooseeji ソーセージ Bacon beekon ベーコン Ham hamu ハム Continue Reading Learn Japanese with Audio Files Do You Know How to Write Love in Japanese Kanji? How to Say the Months, Days, and Seasons in Japanese Japanese Audio Phrasebook Learn How to Say "Pretty" in Japanese Learn Japanese - Where Do I Begin This Is How to Say Thank You in Japanese How to Say Good Morning in Japanese How to Say Happy New Year in Japanese How to Say Sleep Tight in Japanese Days of the Month in Japanese Meaning of Hima in Japanese Learn Japanese Vocabulary Related to Weather Great in Japanese - How to say great in Japanese Meaning of Kitto in Japanese Learn the Japanese Phrase 'Ki o Tsukete'