bea Animals in Japanese Translation bea means "Bear" in English. It's a katakanization, a loan-word. bea in katakana is ベア. bea is not usually written with hiragana. bea does not have kanji. Romaji be a Katakana ベ ア Trivia The word "Teddy Bear" in Japanese is tedhi bea テディベア Synonyms kuma 熊.