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Meaning of (さけ) in Japanese

Kana Reading
さけ, しゃけ
sake, shake
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    salmon (any fish of the family Salmonidae)
    Example sentence
    さかのぼって産卵する Salmon go up the river and lay their eggs in the sand.
  • Parts of speech
    chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta)
    Example sentence
    切れ下さい Give me three pieces of salmon.

Examples of 鮭, さけ, しゃけ in a sentence

Kanji in this word

17 strokes


On'Yomi: カイ, ケイ

Kun'Yomi: さけ, しゃけ, ふぐ

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