Request Lesson 台所 = daidokoro = kitchen : Things around the kitchen

September 19, 2010 in Vocabulary


daidokoro

「誰か私の手料理食べる勇気ある?」

=Dareka watashi no teryouri taberu yuuki aru?

=Anybody have the guts to eat my homemade dishes?

We have got a request from Itsumaru to make a lesson about  dishes, the sink, water and soap, etc.

OK, I can teach you the basic kitchen related words today!

First of all, kitchen in Japanese is 台所 = daidokoro.


The old fashioned way to say kitchen is お勝手 = okatte.

We also call it キッチン = kicchin = kitchen :h:

:rrrr:システムキッチン = sisutemu kicchin = a unit kitchen, complete kitchen

Now here is the list of the common kitchen utilities, and things you can find in any Japanese house.

It doesn’t cover the actual food or spices, etc., but if you’re interested drop me a line, and I will make another lesson!


:kkk: 台所用家具 = daidokoroyou kagu = kitchen furniture

食卓 = shokutaku  = dining table

ダイニングテーブル = dainingu teiburu = dining table

食器棚 = shokkidana = cupboard

:mm: Burner range,

ガスレンジ = gasu renji = ガスコンロ = gasu konro =gas burner range, gas cooker, gas stove

(Usually a double burner or triple burner and

:rrrr:魚焼き器 = sakana yakiki = fish roaster

is built in.

IHクッキングヒーター = ai eichi kukking hiitaa = IH cooking stove

:jjj: Kitchen appliances,

 

オーブン = oobun = an oven

天火 = tenpi = an oven

電子レンジ = denshi renji = microwave oven

冷蔵庫 = reizouko = fridge

コーヒーメーカー = koohii meekaa = a coffee maker

電気ポット = denki potto = an electric pot

換気扇 = kankisen = ventilation fan

炊飯器 = suihanki = rice cooker

電子ジャー = denshi jaa = electric rice cooker

ホームベーカリー = hoomu beekarii = パン焼き器 = panyaki ki = electric bread machine

トースター = toaster

オーブントースター = toaster oven

フードプロセッサー = fuudo purosessaa = food processor

ミキサー = mikisaa = blender

ホットプレート =hotto pureito  = table top electric hot plate

(Not sure if you understand this translation. See the picture. It is pretty common to have this appliance to cook 焼きそば=yakisoba=fried noodle or 焼き肉=yakiniku=Japanese or Korean barbecue. )


ジューサー = juusaa = juicer

卓上コンロ = takujou konro or カセットコンロ = kasetto konro =  portable cooker, portable stove

食器洗い機 = shokki araiki = 食洗機 = shokusen ki = dish washer


Dishes,  plates, bowls, etc.,

食器 = shokki = dishes

= sara = plate(s)

大皿 = oozara = a big plate

小皿 = kozara = a small plate

グラタン皿 = guratan zara = a gratin dish

ワイングラス = wain gurasu = wine glass

コップ = koppu = a glass

グラス = gurasu =  a glass

コーヒーカップ = koohii kappu = a coffee cup

ティーカップ = tii kappu =a tea cup

茶碗 =chawan = a rice bowl

湯のみ =yunomi= a tea cup for green tea

:: 台所用品 = daidokoro youhin = kitchen utilities,

= nabe = a pot,  pan

中華鍋 = chuuka nabe = a wok

圧力鍋 = atsuryoku nabe = a high pressure cooker

蒸し器 = mushiki = a steamer

やかん = yakan = a kettle

フライパン = furaipan = frying pan

まな板 = manaita =a cutting board

はかり = hakari = a scale

ボール = booru = a mixing bowl

サラダボール = sarada booru = a salad bowl

ざる = zaru = a draining basket

= hashi = chopsticks

菜箸 = saibashi = long chopsticks for cooking

しゃもじ = shamoji = a flat rice paddle

包丁 = houchou  = a kitchen knife

ナイフ = naifu = a knife

バターナイフ = batta naifu = a butter knife

フォーク = fooku = a fork

スプーン = supuun = a spoon

計量スプーン = keiryou supuun = a measuring spoon

小匙 = 小さじ = kosaji = a tea spoon

大匙 = 大さじ = oosaji = a table spoon

(We also have 中匙=中さじ=chuusaji=middle sized spoon between a tea spoon and a table spoon.)

計量カップ = keiryou kappu = a measuring cup

缶切り = kankiri = a can opener

栓抜き= sennuki = a bottle opener

コルク抜き = koruku nuki =ワインオープナー = wain oopunaa=a corkscrew

鍋つかみ = nabetsukami = an oven mitt

お玉 = otama = a ladle

フライ返し = furai gaeshi = a spatula

茶こし = chakoshi = tea strainer

泡立て器 = awadateki = an eggbeater

塩入れ = shioire =a salt shaker

こしょう入れ = koshou ire = a pepper shaker

醤油入れ = shouyu ire  = or 醤油さし = shouyu sashi = a small bottle to keep soy sauce

タッパー(ウェアー) = tappaa(ueaa) =a plastic container (tupperware)

:n: Around the sink,

流し台 = nagashidai = kitchen sink

流し = nagashi = kitchen sink

水切り台 = mizukiri dai = drainboard

三角コーナー = sankaku kooanaa = the place you throw garbage in the corner of the sink.

水道の蛇口 = suidou no jaguchi = water faucet

食器用洗剤 = senzai = dish soap

石けん = sekken = soap

スポンジ = suponji = sponge

たわし = tawashi = metallic sponge, wire wool

ふきん = fukin = dishcloth

From the picture above,

:maggie-small: 「誰か私の手料理食べる勇気 ある?」

=Dareka watashi no teryouri taberu yuuki aru?

=Anybodyhave the guts to eat my homemade dishes? or Who has guts to eat my homemade dishes?

•勇気 = yuuki =courage

勇気がある= yuuki ga aru = to have courage / guts to do something,

手料理 = teryouri = homemade dishes


maggie-senseiマギー先生より= Maggie Sensei yori = From Maggie Sensei

今日のメニューはドッグフード、チキン入りです。おいしそ〜!

=Kyou no menuu wa doggu fuudo chikin iri desu. Oishiso~!

=Today’s meal is…Dog food with chicken. Looks yummy!

As you can see in the comment below, yahiala14 made a list on smart.fm using this list. I am sure it will help you to memorize the words. Go → Things around the kitchen.

(Also check his site! Let’s Learn Japanese)