Japanese Word for "Music"
The Japanese word for music is ongaku. Phonetically, you'd say it "ohn-gah-koo".
Below are the two kanji that make up ongaku:
Here's how you'd write ongaku, the Japanese word for music, in hiragana:
If you wanted to ask someone what kind of music he/she likes, you'd just ask "Donna ongaku ga suki desu ka".
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