100 Japanese Fruit Names [Kudamono]

“Welcome to the world of fruits in Japanese! Japanese culture places great value on aesthetics and food quality, and fruits, called Kudamono, are no exception. Let's explore some of the most popular fruits in Japan and learn some useful words to describe them.”

Some fruits have been cultivated in Japan for many centuries, and they were given an original name in Kanji or Hiragana. Other fruits that were brought from other countries gained their names based on the original name using Katakana.

If you have a little knowledge of English or other languages, you will notice that some names are derived from English like Orenji (orange) / Banana (banana).

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How to say Fruit in Japanese?

Kudamono [果物] is the main Japanese word for fruit, but there are other ways to say fruit in Japanese, such as Kajitsu [果実], and the English transliteration of Fruit which in Japanese is Furuutsu [フルーツ].

Other ways to say fruit in Japanese are:

  1. 果物 (kajitsu) - this is the most common word in Japanese for fruit in general. It is composed of the characters 果 (ka), which means "fruit" or "fruit", and 物 (mono), which means "thing" or "object".
  2. フルーツ (furūtsu) - fruits this is a word in katakana (one of the Japanese writing systems) that refers to fruit in general, but is more commonly used to refer to fruits of western origin, such as apples and pears.
  3. 果実 (kajitsu) - this word means "fruit" or "fruit" in a more scientific or botanical sense, referring to the reproductive organ of the plant that contains the seeds.
  4. I'm sorry, but "実 (mi)" is a Japanese word and it doesn't have a direct translation in English. Can you provide more context or information about how this word is being used? this is a character that means "fruit" or "fruit", but is more commonly used in specific fruit names, such as 梨 (nashi), which means "Japanese pear".
  5. 果 (ka) - fruit this is a character that means "fruit" or "fruit" and is commonly used in specific fruit names, such as 桃 (momo), which means "peach".

Japanese fruit list

FruitJapaneseRōmaji
Fruit果物kudamono
Fruitフルーツfuru-tsu
Litter林檎ringo
Orangeオレンジorange
Bananaバナナbanana
Watermelon西瓜Watermelon
Strawberry苺 | イチゴstrawberry
Lemon檸檬row
Peachmomo
Pearnashi
Mangaマンゴーmanga-
Durianドリアンdorian
Pineappleパイナップルpainappuru
Tangerine蜜柑mikan
Grape葡萄budou
Pass grape干し葡萄hoshi budou
Plumplum
Damascusanzu
Damascusアプリコットapurikotto
Cherryサクランボsakurambo
Cherryチェリーcheri-
Khakikaki
Fig無花果ichijiku
Brunettekuri
Pomelo / Christmas Orange [A type of lemon]柚/柚子yuzu
Pomegranate石榴pomegranate
Melonメロンmeron
Guavaグアバguaba
Kiwiキウイkiui
Papayaパパイヤpapaya
Poopココナッツkokonattsu
Grapefruitグレープフルーツgure-pu furu-tsu
jackfruitジャックフルーツjakku furu-tsu
Blueberryブルーベリーburu- beri-
Blackberryブラックベリーburakku beri-
Raspberry木苺kiichigo
Raspberryラズベリーrazu beri-
Avocadoアボカドavocado
limeライムraimu
Nut木の実konomi
Berry漿果shiyouka
Plumプラムpuramu
Kudamono - name of fruits in Japanese

+ 100 Fruits in Japanese [List]

  • abokado (アボカド) - Avocado
  • akebi (アケビ) - Akebia
  • amanatsu (アマナツ) - chinese cider
  • amondo (アーモンド) - Almond
  • anz (アンズ) - Damascus
  • asellor (アセロラ) - acerola
  • banana (バナナ) - Banana
  • beri-rui (ベリー類) - berries
  • biwa, bipa びわ、枇杷) - Loquat, Japanese Loquat
  • budou (ブドウ) - Grape
  • buntan (ブンタン) - Shaddock
  • burakkuberi (ブラックベリー) - Blackberry
  • burubberi (ブルーベリー) - Blueberry
  • cherimoya (チェリモヤ) - Cherimoya, chirimuya
  • doragonfuruutsu (ドラゴンフルーツ) - dragon fruits
  • dorian (ドリアン) - Durian
  • garana (ガラナ) - guarana
  • gorinshi (ゴレンシ) - Star fruit
  • guava (グアヴァ) - Guava
  • gumi (グミ) - Olive tree
  • guranadira (グラナディラ) - grenadilla, grenadilla
  • gureepu, budou, budou, puta (グレープ、ブドウ、ぶどう、葡萄) - Grapes
  • gureepufuruutsu (グレープフルーツ) - Grapefruit
  • hoozuki, hoozuki, oniou, saisarisu (ホオズキ、ほおずき、鬼灯、サイサリス) - Physalis
  • ichigo (いちご) - Strawberry
  • ichijiku (いちじく) - fig tree
  • janboran (ジャンボラン) - java plum
  • kaki (カキ) - Khaki
  • kamiausu (カミアス) - shirts
  • kankitsu-rui, kantou-rui (カンキツ類、柑橘類) - citrus
  • kantaroopu (カンタロープ) - Cantaloupe
  • karin (カリン) - Quince
  • kashunattsu (カシューナッツ) - cashew tree
  • kasutaadoappuru (カスタードアップル) - pine cone
  • kinkan (キンカン) - kumquat
  • kiwi (キウイ) - kiwi fruit
  • kokonattsu (ココナッツ) - Poop
  • kuranberi (クランベリー) - Cranberry
  • mangosuchin (マンゴスチン) - Mnngosteen
  • mangou (マンゴー) - Manga
  • meron (メロン) - Melon
  • mikan, mikan, mikan (ミカン、みかん、蜜柑) - Mandarin, Tangerine
  • nagamipannoki (ナガミパンノキ) - jackfruit
  • nashi, nashi (なし、梨) - Pear
  • natsume (ナツメ) - jujube
  • natsumeyashi no mi (ナツメヤシの実) - Date
  • neeburu (ネーブル) - navel orange
  • nektarin (ネクタリン) - Nectarine
  • nippayashi no mi (ニッパヤシの実) - nipa palm fruit
  • orenji (オレンジ) - Orange
  • painappuru (パイナップル) - Pineapple
  • pan no ki (パンの木) - breadfruit
  • papaiya (パパイヤ) - Papaya
  • passhonfuruutsu (パッションフルーツ) - passion fruit
  • piichi, momo, momo (ピーチ、もも、桃) - Peach
  • ponkan (ポンカン) - ponkan orange
  • puruun (プルーン) - plum, european plum
  • raichi (ライチ) - lychee
  • raimu (ライム) - lime
  • ranbuutan (ランブータン) - rambutan
  • ransa (ランサ) - Duku, Langsat
  • razuberi (ラズベリー) - Raspberry
  • remon (レモン) - Lemon
  • renbu (レンブ) - water apple
  • rezun, goshi budou (レーズン、干しブドウ) - raisins
  • ringo (りんご) - Apple
  • rongan, ryuugan, ryuuen (ロンガン、りゅうがん、竜眼、龍眼) - Longan, Dragon's Eye Fruit
  • sakuranbo (さくらんぼ) - Cherry
  • sapojira (サポジラ) - sapodilla
  • sarakyashi (サラクヤシ) - salak
  • satooyashi no mi (サトウヤシの実) - palm fruit
  • shokuyouhoozuki (ショクヨウホオズキ) - ground cherry
  • suguri (スグリ) - Gooseberry
  • suika (スイカ) - Watermelon
  • sumomo (スモモ) - Plum
  • sutafuruutsu, gorenko (スターフルーツ、五斂子) - starfruit
  • tahichimonbishi (タヒチモンビシ) - otaheite apple
  • togabanturaishi no mi (トゲバンレイシの実) - Soursop
  • ume (ウメ) - japanese apricot
  • yamamomo (ヤマモモ) - Waxberry
  • zakuro (ザクロ) - Pomegranate

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Pieces of fruits in Japanese

Below we will see some terms referring to parts of fruits in Japanese such as berries, nectar, seed and others.

PortugueseJapaneseRomaji
berriesベリー類berii-rui
citrine柑橘類kankitstu-rui
fruit coreshin
meat果肉kudamotsu
sumo果汁kujiru
nectarとろみのある果汁toromi no aru kujiru
peeling, skinkawa
seed, kernel種、核tane kaku
pulp果肉 小胞kudamotsu kōhō
seedtane
enthusiasmkawa

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