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How to say Countries in Japanese

Remembering the names of the countries in Japanese is not a hard thing to do. This is because many of the countries are just turned in to Katakana from the English name.

How to say Countries in Japanese

Pronouncing countries in Japanese

CountryJapanese
Japan日本(にほん、にっぽん)
U.S.アメリカ
Australiaオーストラリア
Thailandタイ
Korea韓国(かんこく)
China中国(ちゅうごく)
Myanmarミャンマー
Russiaロシア
Englandイギリス
Germanyドイツ
Franceフランス
Italyイタリア
South Africa南(みなみ)アフリカ

The name of the language usually comes from the country name so after you remember the country names you can learn the languages as well.

CountryJapanese
Japan日本語(にほんご)
English英語
Thailandタイ語
Korea韓国語
China中国語
Myanmarミャンマー語
Russiaロシア語
Germanyドイツ語
Franceフランス語
Italyイタリア語

After you have learned the country names you will be able to say the type of the cuisine.  You just need to put “料理(りょうり)” which means cuisine after the country name.

Ex)中国料理 → Chinese cuisine

      フランス料理 → French cuisine

You will be able to say where the person is from by putting “人” after the country.

Ex)“My wife is Russian.” → 「私(わたし)の妻(つま)はロシア人です。」

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