How to Say “What’s your favorite subject?” in Japanese

How do you say “subjects” in Japanese?

Today’s phrase is :

What’s your favorite subject?


 sukina kyouka* wa nani

*We do not clearly pronounce the vowels in the middle of a word. We pronounce “kyouka” like “kyōka”.

We say “教科 (kyouka)” for “subjects”.

  • What’s … ? = … はなに? wa nani
  • your = あなたの** anatano
  • favorite subject = 好きな教科 sukina kyouka

**We do not usually say “あなたの (anatano)” in everyday conversation.

favorite subject

What’s … ?

If you want to speak politely, you can say :


 sukina kyouka wa nandesuka