How to say lamb in Japanese

Lamb in Japanese
The Japanese word for lamb.

The Japanese word for lamb is kohitsuji (traditional Japanese) and the word for sheep is hitsuji. – The Fastest Way to Learn Japanese Guaranteed

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The kanji for lamb

The kanji for lamb consists of two characters – 子 and 羊. The first kanji (子) means child and the second one (羊) means sheep.

Is lamb popular in Japan?

Lambs and sheep are in short supply in Japan because sheep meat and lamb dishes aren’t particularly popular in the country. There are a small number of sheep farms in Japan, but those sheep and lambs are kept for wool that is used for making products such as blankets and clothing.

This, however, is starting to change because of imports from Australia and New Zealand. Find out more here.

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