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How to say Fish In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
魚さかなサカナ
Pronunciation: sakana
How to Say It Outloud: sah-kah-nah
Usage: 魚 is commonly used to refer to fish in general.
Example Sentence Japanese:昨日、スーパーで新鮮な魚を買いました。
Example Sentence English:Yesterday, I bought fresh fish at the supermarket.

Dictionary

魚さかなCommon wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n5
Noun
  • fish
釣るつるCommon wordjlpt-n4
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to fish; to angle; to catch
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to lure in; to tempt; to attract; to entice; to allure
魚類ぎょるいCommon word
Noun
  • fish; fishes
Wikipedia definition
  • Fish
漁るあさるCommon word
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to fish
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Transitive verb
  • to look for; to search for; to hunt for; to scavenge; to scrounge; to look through; to rummage through
Auxiliary verb
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
  • to go on a spree (spending, reading, etc.); to binge
魚族ぎょぞく
Noun
  • fish
さ文字さもじ
Noun
  • fish; mackerel
御魚おとと
Noun
  • fish
魚屋さかなや
Noun
  • fish market; fish dealer; fishmonger
フィッシュフィッシュCommon word
Noun
  • fish
生臭いなまぐさいCommon wordjlpt-n1
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • smelling of fish; fishy; smelling of blood; bloody
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • degenerate (of a monk); depraved; corrupt; fallen
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • worldly; mundane; secular; common; ordinary
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • fishy; suspicious; questionable
河豚ふぐ
Noun
  • puffer fish; blow fish; fugu; globefish; swellfish
Wikipedia definition
  • Tetraodontidae
天ぷらてんぷらCommon word
Noun
  • tempura; deep-fried fish and vegetables in a light batter
Wikipedia definition
  • Tempura
釣り針つりばり
Noun
  • fish hook
Wikipedia definition
  • Fish hook
赤身あかみ
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • red flesh (of a fish); red-fleshed fish (e.g. tuna); lean meat
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • heartwood
淡水魚たんすいぎょ
Noun
  • freshwater fish
Wikipedia definition
  • Freshwater fish
魚市場うおいちば
Noun
  • fish market
Place
  • Uoichiba
熱帯魚ねったいぎょCommon word
Noun
  • tropical fish
こん
Noun
  • fish
Suffix
Counter
  • counter for fish
とととと
Noun
  • fishie; birdie; chickie
銀鱗ぎんりん
Noun
  • silvery scale; fish

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