How to say “Cow” in Japanese

Ushi (牛)

romaji :Ushi



The cow is Ushi in Japanese. Cattle are also Ushi.
When we call the female cow that is cattle, it’s Meushi(雌牛). A male cow that is a Bull is Oushi (雄牛).

Ano Bokujou niha ushi ga takusan iru
“There are a lot of cows in that ranch.”

Gyuniku (牛肉)

Beef is Gyuniku in Japanese, and Gyu also makes sense.

Beef and rice called Gyudon (牛丼) is very famous in Japan and sold at a reasonable price for eating out. Typical shops are Yoshinoya (吉野家), Matsuya (松屋), and Sukiya (すき家).

Kyou ha gyuniku ga tabetai kibun dana
“I feel like eating beef today.”

Gyunyu (牛乳)


Wagyu (和牛)

How to say Wagyu (和牛) in Japanese
Wagyu is a cow produced in Japan.

Cow Sound

moo moo モーモー (moo)


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