Spelling Bee Words for National Spelling Bee Practice

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Spelling bee practice: Words from Japanese

The below list is from the Merriam-Webster Spell It! spelling bee practice list for English words derived from words from Japanese. You can use this spelling bee practice list along with our other spelling bee preparation lists for any of the following:
  • Class spelling bee practice
  • School spelling bee practice
  • County spelling bee practice
  • State spelling bee preparation
  • National Spelling Bee preparation.
  • General spelling improvement
  • Vocabulary expansion
The spelling bee preparation words below are comprised of 96 English words from Japanese. To practice with the spelling bee words below you need to download the spelling bee word list and import it into the SpellQuizzer spelling software. If you don't have SpellQuizzer you can click here to download the free 30 day trial. For instructions on how to download and import spelling lists into SpellQuizzer click here. You also might want to check out our Spelling Tips for Words from Japanese page for helpful spelling tips.

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Below are the spelling bee words from the Merriam-Webster Spell It! "Words from Japanese" preparation list for the National Spelling Bee and which are contained in the above downloadable spelling list for SpellQuizzer:

Words from Japanese Spelling Bee List (40 spelling bee words)
ninja sushi tofu shogun honcho
karate samurai teriyaki sashimi tsunami
haiku futon mikado hibachi origami
geisha wasabi ramen kudzu banzai
tycoon sumo koan satori tatami
kami sukiyaki kuruma Meiji romaji
odori miso Kabuki geta sayonara
karaoke nisei sansei issei kibei

You can find more free downloadable spelling bee preparation lists for SpellQuizzer at our Spelling Bee Preparation page. We also have more downloadable spelling lists for SpellQuizzer at our online spelling lists page.