Daily life vocabulary #1 : smartphones and batteries

how to say charge a phone in japanese Mamechishiki Blog

This article provides a list of vocabulary that you may want to master before traveling to Japan. The theme is : “smartphones and batteries“.

It would be especially useful if you would like to know how to say the following kind of sentences.

Smartphones and batteries
  • Is there any place I can charge my phone or laptop ?
  • Could you charge my phone ?
  • May I borrow your charger ?
  • Where is the outlet located in ?
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Let’s study these words together !

Vocabulary

How to say ‘a smartphone’ in Japanese ?

japanese how to say smartphone jlptmatome.com
  • Japanese (hiragana)
    スマホ
  • Japanese (romaji)
    sumaho
  • English
    a smartphone

How to say ‘to charge’ in Japanese ?

how to say charge phone in japanese jlptmatome.com
  • Japanese (kanji)
    充電する
  • Japanese (hiragana)
    じゅうでんする
  • Japanese (romaji)
    juuden suru
  • English
    to charge

How to say ‘a charger’ in Japanese ?

how to say electric plug in japanese jlptmatome.com
  • Japanese (kanji)
    充電器
  • Japanese (hiragana)
    じゅうでんき
  • Japanese (romaji)
    juudenki
  • English
    a charger

How to say ‘a charging cable’ in Japanese ?

japanese how to say charging cable jlptmatome.com
  • Japanese (kanji)
    充電ケーブル
  • Japanese (hiragana/katakana)
    じゅうでんケーブル
  • Japanese (romaji)
    juuden keeburu
  • English
    a charging cable

How to say ‘a mobile battery’ in Japanese ?

how to say mobile battery in japanese jlptmatome.com
  • Japanese (katakana)
    モバイルバッテリー
  • Japanese (romaji)
    mobairu batterii
  • English
    a mobile battery

How to say ‘an extension cord’ in Japanese ?

japanese how to say extension cord jlptmatome.com
  • Japanese (kanji)
    延長コード
  • Japanese (hiragana/katakana)
    えんちょうコード
  • Japanese (romaji)
    enchou koodo
  • English
    an extension cord

How to say ‘an outlet’ in Japanese ?

japanese consent how to say jlptmatome.com
  • Japanese (katakana)
    コンセント
  • Japanese (romaji)
    konsento
  • English
    an outlet

Examples

Is there any place I can charge my phone or laptop ?

  • Japanese (kanji)
    スマホまたはパソコンを充電できる場所がありますか?
  • Japanese (hiragana/katakana)
    スマホまたはパソコンをじゅうでんできるばしょがありますか?
  • Japanese (romaji)
    sumaho matawa pasokon wo juuden dekiru basho ga arimasu ka ?

Could you charge my phone ?

  • Japanese (kanji)
    すみませんが、スマホを充電してもらえますか?
  • Japanese (hiragana/katakana)
    すみませんが、スマホをじゅうでんしてもらえますか?
  • Japanese (romaji)
    sumimasen ga, sumaho wo juuden shite moraemasu ka ?

Would you have an extension cord ?

  • Japanese (kanji)
    延長コードを持っていますか?
  • Japanese (hiragana/katakana)
    えんちょうコードをもっていますか?
  • Japanese (romaji)
    enchou koodo wo motte imasu ka ?

May I borrow your charger ?

  • Japanese (kanji)
    充電器を借りても大丈夫ですか?
  • Japanese (hiragana/katakana)
    じゅうでんきをかりてもだいじょうぶですか?
  • Japanese (romaji)
    juudenki wo karite mo daijoubu desu ka ?

Where is the outlet located in ?

  • Japanese (hiragana/katakana)
    コンセントはどこにありますか?
  • Japanese (romaji)
    konsento ha doko ni arimasu ka?

Where can I buy a mobile battery ?

  • Japanese (kanji)
    モバイルバッテリーはどこで買えますか?
  • Japanese (hiragana/katakana)
    モバイルバッテリーはどこでかえますか?
  • Japanese (romaji)
    mobairu batterii ha doko de kaemasu ka?

By the way, if you are looking for a mobile battery for your upcoming trip to Japan, I would recommend this one.

I actually bought the same model two years ago for playing Pokemon Go but I am still using it almost everyday haha 😀 .

If you need any additional example, please feel free to ask it in the comment part ! 🙂

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