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Wikibooks Video Game Terms

These are the Japanese vocabulary terms from the video game topic on Wikibooks.


128 entriesCreated by Temugin K. — Last modified: 2014-01-08 12:45:46
車 【くるま】① car, automobile, vehicle ② wheel
女 【おんな】woman
人 【じん】① -ian (e.g. Italian, etc.) (attaches to name of country to denote nationality), -er (e.g. performer, etc.) (attaches to name of occupation) ② (usu. in compound words) man, person, people
男 【おとこ】man
入れる 【いれる】① to put in, to let in, to take in, to bring in, to insert, to set (a jewel, etc.) ② to admit, to accept, to employ, to hire ③ to accept, to comply, to grant, to adopt (a policy, etc.), to take (advice, etc.), to listen to, to pay attention to ④ to include ⑤ to pay (one's rent, etc.) ⑥ to cast (a vote) ⑦ to make (tea, coffee, etc.) ⑧ to turn on (a switch, etc.) ⑨ to send (a fax), to call
半 【はん】half, semi-
人 【ひと】① man, person ② human being, mankind, people ③ character, personality ④ man of talent, true man ⑤ other people ⑥ adult
店 【みせ】store, shop, establishment
使う 【つかう】① to use (a thing, method, etc.), to make use of, to put to use ② to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.), to employ, to handle, to manage, to manipulate ③ to use (time, money, etc.), to spend, to consume ④ to use (language), to speak ⑤ to take (one's lunch), to circulate (bad money)
乗る 【のる】① to get on, to ride in, to board, to mount, to get up on ② to spread (paints), to be taken in ③ to share in, to join, to feel like doing, to be mentioned in, to be in harmony with ④ to appear (in print), to be recorded, to be found in (a dictionary)
物 【もの】① thing, object ② the natural thing, a frequently done thing ③ used to express emotional involvement ④ used in giving a reason
頭 【あたま】① head ② mind, brain, intellect ③ top ④ hair (on one's head) ⑤ bangs, fringe ⑥ top structural component of a kanji
終わる 【おわる】to finish, to end, to close
町 【まち】① town, block, neighbourhood, neighborhood ② street, road ③ 109.09 m ④ 0.99 hectares
屋 【や】① (something) shop ② somebody who sells (something) or works as (something) ③ somebody with a (certain) personality trait ④ house ⑤ roof
火 【ひ】fire, flame, blaze
世界 【せかい】the world, society, the universe
村 【むら】village
大事 【だいじ】important, valuable, serious matter
血 【ち】blood, consanguinity
焼く 【やく】① to bake, to grill ② to develop (photos) ③ to suntan ④ to burn (in flames, down, CD, DVD, etc.), to scorch ⑤ to be jealous, to be envious
場所 【ばしょ】① place, location, spot, position ② room, space ③ basho (sumo wrestling tournament)
島 【しま】① island ② territory (of a prostitute, organized crime gang, etc.), turf
道具 【どうぐ】implement, tool, means
葉 【は】leaf
船 【ふね】① ship, boat, watercraft, vessel, steamship ② tank, tub, vat, trough ③ counter for boat-shaped containers (e.g. of sashimi)
祈る 【いのる】to pray, to wish
経験 【けいけん】experience
戦争 【せんそう】war
逃げる 【にげる】to escape, to run away
娘 【むすめ】① (my) daughter ② girl (i.e. a young, unmarried woman)
泥棒 【どろぼう】thief, burglar, robber, theft
外す 【はずす】① to unfasten, to undo ② to remove, to take off, to deinstall ③ to leave, to step out, to slip away ④ to miss (a target)
人間 【にんげん】① human being, man, person ② character (of a person)
開始 【かいし】start, commencement, beginning, initiation
使用 【しよう】use, application, employment, utilization, utilisation
地下 【ちか】① basement, cellar, underground place ② underground, below ground ③ secret, under cover
力 【りょく】strength, power
者 【しゃ】someone of that nature, someone doing that work
守る 【まもる】① to protect, to guard, to defend ② to keep (i.e. a promise), to abide (by the rules), to observe, to obey, to follow
神 【かみ】god, deity, divinity, spirit, kami
人物 【じんぶつ】character, personality, person, man, personage, talented man
選手 【せんしゅ】player (in game), team member
物語 【ものがたり】tale, story, legend
商人 【しょうにん】trader, shopkeeper, merchant
例 【れい】① custom, practice, habit, usual ② said, aforementioned ③ instance, example, case, illustration, usage ④ precedent ⑤ annual
移動 【いどう】① removal, migration, movement ② mobile (e.g. communications)
回復 【かいふく】recovery (from illness), improvement, rehabilitation, restoration, convalescence
確認 【かくにん】affirmation, confirmation, validation
希望 【きぼう】hope, wish, aspiration
倒す 【たおす】① to throw down, to bring down, to blow down, to fell, to knock down ② to kill, to defeat, to beat ③ to overthrow, to trip up, to ruin ④ to leave unpaid, to cheat
塔 【とう】tower, pagoda
宝 【たから】treasure
命令 【めいれい】① order, command, decree, directive ② (software) instruction, statement
老人 【ろうじん】the aged, old person
戦い 【たたかい】battle, fight, struggle, conflict
戦う 【たたかう】to fight, to battle, to combat, to struggle against, to wage war, to engage in contest
運命 【うんめい】fate
攻撃 【こうげき】attack, strike, offensive, criticism, censure
種 【しゅ】① kind, variety ② (biological) species ③ (logical) species
組織 【そしき】① organization, organisation ② structure, construction ③ tissue ④ system
武器 【ぶき】weapon, arms, ordnance
冒険 【ぼうけん】risk, venture, adventure
率 【りつ】rate, ratio, proportion, percentage
傷 【きず】① wound, injury, cut, gash, bruise, scratch, scrape, scar ② chip, crack, scratch, nick ③ flaw, defect, weakness, weak point ④ stain (on one's reputation), disgrace, dishonor, dishonour ⑤ (emotional) hurt, hurt feelings
敵 【てき】① opponent, rival, adversary ② menace, danger, threat, enemy
寺院 【じいん】temple
革 【かわ】leather
炭鉱 【たんこう】coal mine, coal pit
治す 【なおす】① to cure, to heal ② to fix, to correct, to repair ③ to do over again (after -masu base of verb) ④ to replace, to put back as it was ⑤ to convert (into a different state), to transform
飾り 【かざり】decoration
協会 【きょうかい】association, society, organization, organisation
襲う 【おそう】① to attack, to assail, to make an assault, to strike, to hunt down ② to succeed (someone in a post, role, etc.) ③ to make a sudden visit
盾 【たて】shield, buckler, escutcheon, pretext
設定 【せってい】① establishment, creation ② options or preference settings (in computer software), configuration, assignment, setup
戦闘 【せんとう】battle, fight, combat
全滅 【ぜんめつ】annihilation
素早い 【すばやい】① fast, quick, prompt, nimble, agile ② quick (to understand), sharp (judgement)
装備 【そうび】equipment
体力 【たいりょく】physical strength
伝説 【でんせつ】tradition, legend, folklore
反撃 【はんげき】counterattack, counteroffensive, counterblow
尾 【お】tail, ridge
兵士 【へいし】soldier
幽霊 【ゆうれい】ghost, specter, spectre, apparition, phantom
魂 【たましい】soul, spirit
異 【い】① difference (of opinion) ② strange, odd, unusual ③ different
界 【さかい】border, boundary, mental state
人魚 【にんぎょ】mermaid, merman
旅人 【たびびと】traveller, traveler, wayfarer, tourist
王国 【おうこく】kingdom, monarchy
音量 【おんりょう】volume (sound)
試練 【しれん】test, trial, probation, ordeal, tribulation
宿屋 【やどや】inn
化け物 【ばけもの】goblin, apparition, monster, ghost, phantom, spectre, specter
政令 【せいれい】government ordinance, cabinet order
殿堂 【でんどう】palace, palatial building
防御 【ぼうぎょ】defense, defence, safeguard, protection
労 【ろう】labor, labour, toil, trouble, pains, work, effort, striving
漁 【りょう】fishing, catch
城 【じょう】castle (in place names)
回避 【かいひ】evasion, avoidance
怪物 【かいぶつ】monster
海賊 【かいぞく】pirate, sea robber
吸血鬼 【きゅうけつき】vampire, bloodsucker
挟み撃ち 【はさみうち】pincer attack, attack on both sides (flanks)
剣士 【けんし】swordsman, swordswoman, fencer
幻 【まぼろし】phantom, vision, illusion, dream
獣 【じゅう】beast, brute
召喚 【しょうかん】summons
召還 【しょうかん】recall, calling someone back, summons (home)
戦士 【せんし】soldier, combatant, warrior
帝国 【ていこく】empire, imperial
盗賊 【とうぞく】thief, robber
逃避 【とうひ】escape, evasion, flight
亡霊 【ぼうれい】ghost, the dead, departed spirits, apparition
魔法 【まほう】magic, witchcraft, sorcery
魔力 【まりょく】magical power, charm
樹 【き】tree, wood, timber
霊魂 【れいこん】soul, spirit
竜 【りゅう】① dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon) ② naga (semidivine human-cobra chimera in Indian mythology) ③ promoted rook (shogi)
魔 【ま】① demon, devil, evil spirit, evil influence ② someone who (habitually) performs some (negative) act
鎧 【よろい】armor, armour
魂魄 【こんぱく】soul, spirit, ghost
整頓 【せいとん】orderliness, put in order, tidying up, arranging neatly
妖精 【ようせい】fairy, sprite, elf
狼 【おおかみ】wolf (carnivore, Canis lupus)
龍 【りゅう】① dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon) ② naga (semidivine human-cobra chimera in Indian mythology) ③ promoted rook (shogi)