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How to say Octopus In Japanese?

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蛸たこタコ
Pronunciation: tako
How to Say It Outloud: tah-ko
Usage: Commonly used to refer to the sea creature in general situations.
Example Sentence Japanese:昨日、海で大きなタコを見つけました。
Example Sentence English:Yesterday, I found a big octopus in the sea.

Dictionary

蛸たこCommon word
Noun
  • octopus
Noun
  • fool; idiot
Wikipedia definition
  • Octopus
蛸入道たこにゅうどう
Noun
  • octopus; man with a bald or shaven head
オクトパスオクトパス
Noun
  • octopus
Noun
  • octopus regulator; alternate second-stage air pressure regulator used as an alternative air source in an emergency
アクトパスアクトパス
Noun
  • octopus
たこ焼きたこやきCommon word
Noun
  • takoyaki; octopus dumplings
Wikipedia definition
  • Takoyaki
豹紋蛸ひょうもんだこ
Noun
  • blue-ringed octopus (esp. the blue-lined octopus, Hapalochlaena fasciata)
Wikipedia definition
  • Blue-ringed octopus
真蛸まだこ
Noun
  • common octopus (Octopus vulgaris)
Wikipedia definition
  • Common Octopus
飯蛸いいだこ
Noun
  • ocellated octopus (Octopus ocellatus)
Wikipedia definition
  • Amphioctopus fangsiao
水蛸みずだこ
Noun
  • giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini); North Pacific giant octopus
Wikipedia definition
  • Enteroctopus dofleini
墨すみCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • sumi; India ink; Chinese ink; ink stick; ink-cake
Noun
  • squid ink; octopus ink
Noun
  • carpenter's inking string
Wikipedia definition
  • Inkstick
手長蛸てながだこ
Noun
  • long-armed octopus (Octopus minor)
鮫肌手長蛸さめはだてながだこ
Noun
  • starry night octopus (Octopus luteus)
大だこおおだこ
Noun
  • giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini); North Pacific giant octopus
面蛸めんだこ
Noun
  • flapjack octopus (Opisthoteuthis depressa); pancake devilfish
Wikipedia definition
  • Opisthoteuthis californiana
卍固めまんじがため
Noun
  • octopus hold
蛸壷たこつぼ
Noun
  • octopus pot
Noun
  • foxhole (in a battlefield)
Noun
  • bubble; echo chamber
酢蛸すだこ
Noun
  • (sliced and) pickled octopus
腕長隠れ蛸うでながかくれだこ
Noun
  • algae octopus (Abdopus aculeatus)
寒天蛸かんてんだこ
Noun
  • seven-arm octopus (Haliphron atlanticus)
引っ張りだこひっぱりだこ
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • being very popular; being in great demand
Noun
  • octopus dried on skewers

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