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How to say Eggplant In Japanese?

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茄子なすナス
Pronunciation: nasu
How to Say It Outloud: nasu
Usage: Commonly used to refer to eggplant in everyday conversation and writing.
Example Sentence Japanese:私は夕食に茄子の天ぷらを食べました。
Example Sentence English:I ate eggplant tempura for dinner.

Dictionary

茄子なすCommon word
Noun
  • eggplant (Solanum melongena); aubergine
Place
  • Nasubi
Wikipedia definition
  • Eggplant
エッグプラントエッグプラント
Noun
  • eggplant
オーバジーンオーバジーン
Noun
  • aubergine; eggplant
Noun
  • (a) dark purple color
米ナスべいなす
Noun
  • globe eggplant; American eggplant
秋茄子あきなす
Noun
  • autumn eggplant; eggplant picked in the autumn
赤茄子あかなす
Noun
  • Chinese scarlet eggplant (Solanum integrifolium); tomato-fruit eggplant
Noun
  • tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
賀茂茄子かもなす
Noun
  • Kamo eggplant (Solanum melongena; round variety originally grown in Kyoto)
小茄子こなすび
Noun
  • small eggplant
Noun
  • Japanese yellow loosestrife (Lysimachia japonica)
焼きナスやきナス
Noun
  • grilled eggplant; fried eggplant
水茄子みずなす
Noun
  • var. of eggplant (Solanum melongena) which can be eaten raw
Noun
  • pickled (in rice bran or vinegar) (whole) eggplant
茄子紺なすこん
Noun
  • dusky purple; dark purple; eggplant color
はさみ焼きはさみやき
Noun
  • grilled slices of lotus root, eggplant, etc. with a filling (usu. minced meat)
ジロジロ
Noun
  • scarlet eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum); gilo
長ナスながナス
Noun
  • long, slender eggplant
麻婆茄子マーボーなす
Noun
  • mabo nasu; fried eggplant with Chinese chili sauce
秋茄子は嫁に食わすなあきなすはよめにくわすな
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • don't feed autumn eggplant to your wife (because they're too delicious, because they'll give her the chills, or because their lack of seeds will reduce her fertility)
一富士二鷹三茄子いちふじにたかさんなすび
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • best is Fuji, second is a hawk, third is an eggplant (of auspicious things to see in a dream, esp. one's first dream of the year)
親の意見と茄子の花は千に一つも無駄はないおやのいけんとなすびのはなはせんにひとつもむだはない
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • always listen to your parents; always value your parents' advice; not even one in a thousand of a parents' opinion or an eggplant flower are in vain
惚け茄子ぼけなす
Noun
  • slow-witted person; dimwit; halfwit
Noun
  • faded, dull-colored eggplant
瓜の蔓に茄子は生らぬうりのつるになすびはならぬ
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
  • like begets like; the apple doesn't fall far from the tree; eggplants don't grow on gourd vines

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