Survival Japanese – good to know kanji and kana


Here is a collection of Japanese characters useful for surviving in Japan without speaking Japanese. Knowing these will help you for orientation even when English signs are not available. Click on the pick if you want to know more about the word.

deguchi - exit

iriguchi - entrance

otearai - toilet

toire - toilet

uketsuke - reception

ginkou - bank

Did we miss something? Just let us know and share it in the comment section below!


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Comments

  1. Some very helpful and useful signs that you see in many places in Japan.

  2. this is very useful. but please consider these as well . police station, hospital, post office,

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