Japanese Clothes and Accessories
Words and Vocabulary

This section covers the words and vocabulary used to describe Japanese clothes and accessories.

Japanese Clothes Vocabulary

As most of the words are translated from English or other languages, the Japanese clothes word list consists mainly in katakana.

Although Japan is a modern country, Japanese still keep their tradition very well.

You still see them wearing traditional clothing in the wedding ceremonies and 祭り (matsuri - festival).

If you have a chance to stay in 旅館 (ryokan - Japanese-sytle inn) in Japan, you will also get to wear the 浴衣 (yukata - Japanese Summer Kimono).

Let's see what are the Japanese clothes word list in the following.

Kanji Hiragana or
Romaji Meaning
1. 衣服 いふく ifuku Clothes
2. 衣料品 いりょうひん iryouhin Clothing / Garment
3. 着物 きもの kimono Kimono
4. 浴衣 ゆかた yukata Japanese Summer Kimono / Japanese Bathrobe
5. コート ko-to Coat
6. オーバー o-ba- Overcoat
7. スーツ su-tsu Suit
8. 背広 せびろ sebiro Business Suit
9. レインコート reinko-to Raincoat
10. 上着 うわぎ uwagi Coat / Jacket
11. 下着 したぎ shitagi Underwear
12. パンツ pantsu Underpants / Underwear
13. ブラジャー buraja- Brassiere / Bra
14. 水着 みずぎ mizugi Swimwear / Swimsuit
15. ジャケット jaketto Jacket
16. パジャマ pajama pajamas
17. ブレザー bureza- Blazer
18. ブラウス burausu Blouse
19. ドレス doresu Dress
20. ワンピース wanpi-su One-piece Dress
21. ズボン zubon Trousers
22. 半ズボン はんズボン hanzubon Short Pants
23. ショーツ sho-tsu Shorts
24. スラックス surakkusu Slacks
25. ジーンズ ji-nzu Jean
26. スカート suka-to Skirt
27. シャツ shatsu Shirt
28. T-シャツ T-shatsu T-shirt
29. ワイシャツ waishatsu White Shirt (Business Shirt)
30. セーター se-ta- Sweater
31. カーディガン ka-digan Cardigan
32. トレーナー tore-na- Sweat Shirt (Trainer)
33. 帽子 ぼうし boushi Hat / Cap
34. イヤリング iyaringu Earring
35. ピアス piasu Pierced Earring
36. ネックレス nekkuresu Necklace
37. ネクタイ nekutai Necktie
38. スカーフ suka-fu Scarf
39. 指輪 ゆびわ yubiwa Ring
40. ベルト beruto Belt
41. くつ kutsu Shoes
42. 靴下 くつした kutsushita Socks
43. スニーカー suni-ka- Sneakers
44. スリッパ surippa Slippers
45. サンダル sandaru Sandals
46. ハイヒール haihi-ru High Heeled Shoes
47. ブーツ bu-tsu Boots

The above are the words used for Japanese clothes and accessories.

If you are interested to know more vocabulary about clothes in Japanese and also the their pronunciation, make sure you check out this page on Japanese clothes.

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