Languages › Japanese How to Say Meat in Japanese Share Flipboard Email Print Jeremy Keith/Flickr/CC BY 2.0 Japanese Essential Japanese Vocabulary History & Culture Japanese Grammar By Namiko Abe Japanese Language Expert B.A., Kwansei Gakuin University 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. our editorial process Namiko Abe 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 Cite this Article Format mla apa chicago Your Citation Abe, Namiko. "How to Say Meat in Japanese." ThoughtCo, Aug. 27, 2020, thoughtco.com/meat-japanese-vocabulary-2028142. Abe, Namiko. (2020, August 27). How to Say Meat in Japanese. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/meat-japanese-vocabulary-2028142 Abe, Namiko. "How to Say Meat in Japanese." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/meat-japanese-vocabulary-2028142 (accessed September 20, 2021). copy citation Learn the Colors in Japanese Japanese Lessons: Grammar, Vocabulary, Culture How to Write Love in Japanese Kanji Vegetables in Japanese Vocabulary All About Radicals in the Japanese Language Kirei Useful Japanese Expressions Japanese Greetings and Parting Phrases Gussuri Oyasumi Japanese for Beginners 100 of the Most Common Kanji Characters How to Say the Months, Days, and Seasons in Japanese Meaning of Ijiwaru in Japanese What Does Sono Toori Desu Mean in Japanese? What Does Iiyo Mean in Japanese? Guide to the Japanese Language in the Animated "Spirited Away"