Japanese Vocabulary Lesson 25: Human bones

Good morning! Another week, another Japanese lesson! And after a little interruption, we continue the human body saga! Today we are talking about human bones!


Here they go! From top to bottom, left to right:



English Japanese
Skull 頭蓋骨 (ずがいこつ, zugaikotsu)
Cranium 頭蓋 (とうがい, tougai)
Spinal column 脊柱 (せきちゅう, sekichuu)
Cervical vertebrae 頸椎 (けいつい, keitsui)
Thoracic vertebrae 胸椎 (きょうつい, kyoutsui)
Lumbar vertebrae 腰椎 (ようつい, youtsui)
Sacrum 仙骨 (せんこつ, senkotsu)
Coccyx 尾骨 (びこつ, bikotsu)
Mandible 下顎骨 (かがくこつ, kagakukotsu)
Clavicle 鎖骨 (さこつ, sakotsu)
Manubrium 胸骨柄 (きょうこつへい, kyoukotsuhei)
Scapula 肩甲骨 (けんこうこつ, kenkoukotsu)
Sternum 胸骨 (きょうこつ, kyoukotsu)
Ribs 肋骨 (あばらぼね, abarabone)
Humerus 上腕骨 (じょうわんこつ, jouwankotsu)
Ulna 尺骨 (しゃくこつ, shakukotsu)
Radius 橈骨 (とうこつ, toukotsu)
Pelvic girdle 腰帯 (こしおび, koshiobi)
Carpals 手根 (てね, tene)
Metacarpals 中手 (なかて, nakate)
Phalanges 指骨 (ゆびこつ, yubikotsu)
Femur 大腿骨 (だいたいこつ, daitaikotsu)
Patella 膝蓋骨 (しつがいこつ, shitsugaikotsu)
Tibia 脛骨 (けいこつ, keikotsu)
Fibula 腓骨 (ひこつ, hikotsu)
Tarsals 足根骨 (そっこんこつ, sokkonkotsu)
Metatarsals 中足骨 (ちゅうそっこつ, chuusokkotsu)
Phalanges 指骨 (ゆびこつ, yubikotsu)



And that’s all for today!


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