Human Body Parts in Japanese - Jintai

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Do you know what parts of the human body are in the Japanese language? The human body in Japanese is jintai [人体] while the word body is just karada [体]If you want to say parts of the human body you say shintai Kakubu no Meishou or karada kakubu no Meishō. In this article we will share some parts of the human body for you to train your Japanese.

Realize that parts of the human body tend to have many ideograms / kanji, indicating that the anatomy of the body in Japanese does not have so many words from foreign origins.

Human Body Parts in Japanese

Below we will see a list of words that refer to the main parts of the human body in Japanese:

KanjiKanaRōmajiPortuguese
あたまatamaHead
かたkataShoulder
むねrunChest
はらharaabdomen
お腹おなかonakaabdomen
こしkoshiWaist
うでudeArm
ひじhijiElbow
手首てくびtekubiPulse
youHand
ゆびyubiFinger
あしashiLeg foot
太腿ふとももfutomomoThigh
すねsuneCinnamon
ひざhizaknee
くるぶしkurubushiAnkle
かかとkakatoHeel
のうin anotherbrain
はいhailung
気管きかんKikantrachea
心臓しんぞうShinzouheart
肝臓かんぞうkanzouliver
胆嚢たんのうtannougallbladder
食道しょくどうshokudouesophagus
胃袋いぶくろibukurostomach
膵臓すいぞうsuizopancreas
腎臓じんぞうzinzoukidney
ちょうchouintestine
盲腸もうちょうmouchoucecum / appendix
虫垂ちゅうすいchuusuiappendix
肛門こうもんkoumonanus
血管けっかんkekkanblood vessel
ほねhonebone
筋肉きんにくkinnikumuscle
へそHesobelly button
脂肪しぼうshiboufat
Partes do corpo humano em japonês - jintai

Japanese hands and arms 

Below we will see a list of words that refer to the arms and legs of the human body in Japanese:

KanjiKanaRōmajiPortuguese
親指おやゆびoyayubithumb
人差し指ひとさしゆびhitosashiyubiindex finger
中指なかゆびnakayubimiddle finger
薬指くすりゆびkusuriyubiring finger
小指こゆびkoyubilittle finger
手の甲てのこうtenokouback of hand
手の平 /
てのひらTenohirapalm
手首てくびtekubipulse
指輪ゆびわyubiwaring
つめtsumenail
甘皮あまかわAmakawacuticle
(the skin at the root of a nail)
こぶしkobushifist

Face and Face in Japanese

Below we will see a list of words that refers to the face and face in the Japanese language:

KanjiKanaRōmajiPortuguese
髪の毛かみのけkaminokehair
ひたいhitaiforehead
meeye
まゆmayueyebrow
睫 / 睫毛まつげmatsugeeyelash
みみmimiear
はなhananose
くちKuchimouth
ほお / ほほhoo / hohocheek
あごAugchin / jaw
くびkubineck
しわshiwawrinkle
笑窪えくぼekubocurling
雀斑そばかすSobakasufreckle
面皰にきびnikibipimples / acne
痘痕あばたSlaughterpockmark
髭, 鬚, 髯ひげhygienemustache / beard / sideburns
黒子ほくろhokurosoft / brand
there istooth
くちびるkuchibirulip
したshitalanguage
肌, 膚はだhadaskin

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Other parts of the human body

KanjiKanaRōmajiPortuguese
かおkaoFace
かみkamiHair
耳たぶみみたぶmimitabuEar lobe
ほお / ほほhoo / hohoCheek
頬っぺたほっぺたhoppetaCheek
お凸おでこodekoForehead
まゆmayuEyebrow
まぶたmabutaEyelids
鼻孔びこうBikouNostril
くちKuchiMouth
くちびるkuchibiruLips
there isTeeth
歯茎はぐきhagukiRidge Gum / Tooth
からだkaradaBody
のどknotThroat
脇の下わきのしたwaki no shitaArmpit
ひじhijiElbow
脹脛ふくらはぎfukurahagiCalf
膝頭ひざがしらhizagashiraPatella
足首あしくびashikubiAnkle
爪先つまさきtsumasakiTep / Tiptoe
背中せなかSenakaBack (body)
お尻おしりOshiriButtocks
iStomach (organ)

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