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 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 What Does Matte Mean in Japanese? Learn Japanese with Audio Files Learn Japanese Colors Vocabulary Learn Japanese Vocabulary Related to Weather I'm Sorry in Japanese Japanese Baby Name Trends Sweet dreams in Japanese Learn Basic Japanese Needed for Ordering at a Restaurant This Is How to Say Thank You in Japanese Days of the Month in Japanese Useful Japanese Expressions Do You Know How to Write Love in Japanese Kanji? Learn the Japanese Phrase 'Ki o Tsukete' Japanese Greetings and Parting Phrases What Is Some Useful Dialogue for Japanese Restaurants? What Does a Dog Say in Japanese?