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How to say Crab In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
蟹かにカニ
Pronunciation: kani
How to Say It Outloud: kah-nee
Usage: Common word for crab in Japanese, used in everyday conversation and writing.
Example Sentence Japanese:私は蟹が好きです。
Example Sentence English:I like crabs.

Dictionary

蟹かにCommon word
Noun
  • crab
クラブ
Noun
  • crab
巨蟹宮きょかいきゅう
Noun
  • Cancer (4th zodiacal sign); the Crab
Wikipedia definition
  • Cancer (astrology)
かに座かにざ
Noun
  • Cancer (constellation); the Crab
鋸がざみのこぎりがざみ
Noun
  • mud crab (Scylla serrata); mangrove crab; swimming crab
花海棠はなかいどう
Noun
  • Hall's crab apple; flowering crab apple; Malus halliana
Wikipedia definition
  • Malus halliana
渡り蟹わたりがに
Noun
  • swimming crab (Portunus trituberculatus); Japanese blue crab
Wikipedia definition
  • Portunidae
ずわい蟹ずわいがに
Noun
  • snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio); queen crab
Wikipedia definition
  • Chionoecetes opilio
台湾蝤蛑たいわんがざみ
Noun
  • blue swimming crab (Portunus pelagicus); flower crab; blue manna crab
クラブクラブCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • nightclub
Noun
  • sports club; team
Noun
  • (golf) club
Noun
  • clubs (suit)
月夜の蟹つきよのかに
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • crab with little meat; crab of a moonlit night
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • something with no meat to it; something unsubstantial
隠れ蟹かくれがに
Noun
  • pea crab (any crab of the family Pinnotheridae)
タスマニアオオガニタスマニアオオガニ
Noun
  • Tasmanian giant crab (Pseudocarcinus gigas); bullcrab; giant crab; king crab
Wikipedia definition
  • Tasmanian giant crab
毬栗蟹いがぐりがに
Noun
  • Paralomis histrix (species of king crab); porcupine crab
天津飯てんしんはん
Noun
  • crab omelet on rice
Wikipedia definition
  • Tenshindon
潮招きしおまねき
Noun
  • fiddler crab (esp. species Uca arcuata)
Wikipedia definition
  • Fiddler crab
蝤蛑がざみ
Noun
  • swimming crab (Portunus trituberculatus)
Wikipedia definition
  • Portunus trituberculatus
兜蟹かぶとがに
Noun
  • horseshoe crab
Wikipedia definition
  • Tachypleus tridentatus
赤手蟹あかてがに
Noun
  • red-clawed crab (Chiromantes haematocheir)
Wikipedia definition
  • Chiromantes haematocheir
味噌みそCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
  • miso; fermented condiment usu. made from soybeans
Noun
  • innards (from crabs, shrimps, etc.) resembling miso
Noun
  • key (main) point; good part (of something)
Noun
  • weakling; weak person
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • try
Wikipedia definition
  • Miso

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