Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary ー With Sentence Examples! Part 1

Posted by on December 12, 2019 – Japanese Study

Have your friends asked you about what are your hobbies or which sports are your favorite?

With this blog article, you would be able to pick out your favorite hobby or sports to reply to your friend! Also, expanding your Japanese vocabulary!

In this article, we would be sharing with you 25 vocabulary in total! Not to mention, with sentence examples too!

Without further ado, let’s dive in!

Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary, image, photo, illustration, picture, movie, cinemas

映画・えいが

Hobby/Sport 1: Movie

 

えいががすきですか?
Eiga ga suki desuka?
Do you like movies?

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音楽・おんがく

Hobby/Sport 2: Music

 

どんなおんがくがききたいですか?
Donna ongaku ga kikitaidesuka?
What kind of music do you want to listen to?

Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary, image, photo, illustration, picture, Reading, Reading a book

読書・どくしょ

Hobby/Sport 3: Reading

 

わたしはどくしょのじかんがありません。
Watashi wa dokusho no jikan ga arimasen.
I do not have time for reading.

Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary, image, photo, illustration, picture, Leisure walk, Walking with a dog

散歩・さんぽ

Hobby/Sport 4: Leisure Walk

 

まいばん、こうえんをさんぽしています。
Mai ban, kouen wo sanpo shiteimasu.
Every night, I take a leisure walk in the park.

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ガーデニング

Hobby/Sport 5: Gardening

 

きょうはガーデニングをします。
Kyou wa ga-deninguwo shimasu.
I will do gardening today.

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絵・え

Hobby/Sport 6: Paintings

 

はなのをかきます。
Hana no ewo kakimasu.
I will paint a flower painting.

Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary, image, photo, illustration, picture, Travel, Trip, Flying

旅行・りょこう

Hobby/Sport 7: Travel/Trip

 

りょこうにいきたいです。
Ryokouni ikitaidesu.
I want to go travelling.

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ドライブ

Hobby/Sport 8: Leisure Drive

 

こんしゅうのどようびにドライブにいきましょう。
Konshuu no doyoubi ni doraibu ni ikimashou.
Let’s go for a drive this Sunday.

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写真・しゃしん

Hobby/Sport 9: Picture/Photo

 

しゃしんをとってもいいですか?
Shashinwo tottemoiidesuka?
Is it okay to take a picture?

Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary, image, photo, illustration, picture, Shopping

買い物・かいもの

Hobby/Sport 10: Shopping

 

こんしゅうのどようびにかいものにいきましょうか?
Konshuu no doyoubi ni kaimononi ikimashouka?
Do you want to do shopping this Sunday?

Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary, image, photo, illustration, picture, Cooking

料理・りょうり

Hobby/Sport 11: Cooking

 

いまにほんのりょうりをべんきょうしています。
Ima nihon no ryouriwo benkyoushiteimasu.
I am studying Japanese cuisine now.

Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary, image, photo, illustration, picture, Bowling

ボウリング

Hobby/Sport 12: Bowling

 

わたしはボーリングがすきです。
Watashi wa bo-ringu ga suki desu.
I like bowling.

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Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary, image, photo, illustration, picture, Pool, Billiard

ビリヤード

Hobby/Sport 13: Pool/Billiard

 

わたしはビリヤードのプロです。
Watashi wa biriya-do no puro desu.
I am a pro in billiard.

Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary, image, photo, illustration, picture, Karaoke

カラオケ

Hobby/Sport 14: Karaoke

 

しごとがおわったら、ともだちとカラオケにいきます。
Shigoto ga owattara, tomodachi to karaokeni ikimasu.
After work ends, I am going to the karaoke with my friends.

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ダーツ

Hobby/Sport 15: Darts

 

ダーツとカラオケとどちらがすきですか?
Da-tsuto karaoke to dochira ga suki desuka?
Do you like darts or karaoke?

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ゲーム

Hobby/Sport 16: Video Game

 

わたしのしゅみはゲームです。
Watashi no shumi wa ge-mu desu.
My hobby is video games.

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漫画・まんが

Hobby/Sport 17: Manga/Comics

 

まんがとアニメとどちらがすきですか?
Mangato Anime to dochira ga suki desuka?
Do you prefer manga or anime?

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アウトドア

Hobby/Sport 18: Outdoors

 

きれいなしぜんのなかでアウトドアをします。
Kireina shizen no nakadeAutodoa wo shimasu.
I enjoy the outdoorsin beautiful nature.

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インタネット

Hobby/Sport 19: Internet

 

インターネットがありますか?
Inta-nettoga arimasuka?
Do you have internet?

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食べ歩き・たべあるき

Hobby/Sport 20: Eating Tour

 

たべあるきをしたことがありますか?
Tabe aruki wo shita koto ga arimasuka?
Have you been on an eating tour before?

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サイクリング

Hobby/Sport 21: Cycling

 

どんなうんどうをしますか?わたしはサイクリングをします。
Donna undou wo shimasuka? Watashi wa Saikuringuwo shimasu.
What kind of sports do you do? I do cycling.

Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary, image, photo, illustration, picture, Jogging

ジョギング

Hobby/Sport 22: Jogging

 

ジョギングいいね!
Jogingu iine!
Jogging is amazing!

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サッカー

Hobby/Sport 23: Soccer/Football

 

しゅみはなんですか?サッカーです。
Shumi wa nan desuka? sakka- desu.
What is your hobby? It’s soccer.

Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary, image, photo, illustration, picture, Baseball

野球・やきゅう

Hobby/Sport 24: Baseball

 

きのうのやきゅうのしあいをみましたか?
Kinou no yakyuu no shiai wo mimashitaka?
Did you watch the baseball match last night?

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