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Vegetables

Basic Japanese Vocabulary

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Although there are no strict rules, some of the names of fruits are commonly written in katakana.

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vegetables
yasai
野菜

spinach
hourensou
ほうれん草

potato
jagaimo
じゃがいも

pumpkin
kabocha
かぼちゃ

mushroom
kinoko
きのこ

cabbage
kyabetsu
キャベツ

cucumber
kyuuri
きゅうり

beans
mame

bean sprouts
moyashi
もやし

eggplant
nasu
なす

green onion
negi
ねぎ

carrot
ninjin
にんじん

garlic
ninniku
にんにく

parsley
paseri
パセリ

green pepper
piiman
ピーマン

lettuce
retasu
レタス

sweet potato
satsumaimo
さつまいも

celery
serori
セロリ

bamboo shoot
takenoko
たけのこ

onion
tamanegi
たまねぎ

tomato
tomato
トマト

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