Japanese Facial Features Vocabulary – Cheat Sheet

Need help with identifying facial features in Japanese? This cheat sheet is perfect to help you learn new Japanese terminology and vocabulary related to facial features.

This will come in handy should you visit drugstores or the doctor while in Japan. Facial features are also a common part of everyday conversation between people. These vocabulary are common in movies, music, and television as well.

Japanese Facial Feature Vocabulary Sentence Examples –

Here is how you form basic sentences with the terminology :

Example 1 :

かみながくなったので、みじかりました。

kaminoke ga nagaku natta node, mijikaku kiri mashita.

My hair had gotten long, so I had it cut shorter.

Example 2 :

パソコンをながじかん みたせいで、しかくわるくなっていた。

pasokon wo nagai jikan mita sei de, shikaku ga waruku natte ita.

My eyesight was getting worse because I looked at my computer for a long time.

Japanese Facial Features Vocabulary –

JapanesePronunciationMeaning
あごagoChin
はなhanaNose
みみmimiEar
まつげmatsugaEyelash
まぶたmabutaEyelid
かみのけkaminokeHair
おでこodekoForehead
まゆげmayugeEyebrow
meEye
ほおCheek
くちkuchiMouth
くちびるkuchibiruLips
haTeeth

5 senses –

JapanesePronunciationMeaning
きゅうかくkyuukakuSmell
みかくmikakuTaste
しかくshikakuSight
ちょうかくchoukakuHearing
しょっかくshokkakuTouch

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