A Japanese Children’s Song – 童謡 [A Rabbit] “Usagi” (うさぎ・兎) 

Please refer to my previous blog about Tukimi, Jyugoya. Last night was the the day which a beautiful full moon was in the sky. Today’s Japanese children’s song is associated to Jyugoya.

Usagi (a Rabbit)

Otuki sam – a moon

Miru – look at

Haneru – to jump

Japanese lyric in Romaji and English translation


Japanese LyricEnglish Lyric
1.Usagi, usagi
Nani mite haneru
Jyu-goya otukisama mite haneru
Rabbits, rabbits
What are you looking at and jumping?Looking at a full moon and jumping
2.. Repeat aboverepeat

Now let’s sing!

Hope you will enjoy this song with your childrenle and be able to learn some Japanese words! Please let me know if you enjoyed it or not!


About mkchatinjapanese

I am a native Japanese who teaches Japanese to non-Japanese speaker as a private tutor. Teach from a beginner to Intermediate level. location in London.
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