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kettle やかん
How to say “kettle” in Japanese? “やかん”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “やかん” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on kettle in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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やかん info.

Tips to remember the Japanese word:

1. Visualize the shape of a kettle and imagine the sounds of it boiling – 'ya' could represent the whistling sound and 'kan' sounds like a container.
2. Associate 'やかん' (yakan) with 'yakking' as in casual chatting, as kettles often whistle like they're gossiping when boiling.


– 'やかん' (yakan): This is the standard Japanese word for a kettle, used to boil water.

Other words that mean the same thing:

No exact synonyms for 'やかん' in everyday Japanese, but '湯沸かし器' (ゆわかしき, yuwakashiki) could be used for a broader term like a hot water boiler or heater.

Alternate meanings like slang:

– The word 'やかん' (yakan) does not have notable slang meanings in Japanese.

Examples of sentences that use it:

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Romaji: Yakan de oyu o wakasu.
Translation: Boil water in the kettle.

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Romaji: Yakan ga natte iru.
Translation: The kettle is whistling.

3. ζ–°γ—γ„γ‚„γ‹γ‚“γ‚’θ²·γ„γΎγ—γŸγ€‚(γ‚γŸγ‚‰γ—γ„γ‚„γ‹γ‚“γ‚’γ‹γ„γΎγ—γŸγ€‚)
Romaji: Atarashii yakan o kaimaa.
Translation: I bought a new kettle.

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