How to say bed in Japanese

The Japanese word for bed.
The Japanese word for bed.

The Japanese word for bed is shindai and the English loanword is beddo. Find their pronunciations in the table below along with a list of other bed related words. – The Fastest Way to Learn Japanese Guaranteed

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Interesting facts about Japanese beds

The traditional Japanese bed is called a ‘futon’. It’s basically a thin, quilted mattress that sits on the floor. The futon itself is made from 100% natural materials such as wool or cotton as this not only makes it breathable, but also helps regulate one’s body temperature when sleeping on it.

And although quite a few Japanese have switched to Western-style beds the futon is still popular among not only Japanese, but also Westerners. If you are interested, then check out these incredibly comfortable futons.

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