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How to say Shark In Japanese?

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鮫さめサメ
Pronunciation: same
How to Say It Outloud: sah-meh
Usage: The word サメ can be used in both casual and formal contexts to refer to sharks.
Example Sentence Japanese:海で大きなサメを見ました。
Example Sentence English:I saw a large shark in the sea.

Dictionary

鮫さめCommon word
Noun
  • shark
Wikipedia definition
  • Shark
鰐わに
Noun
  • crocodile; alligator
Noun
  • shark
Place
  • Wani
Wikipedia definition
  • Crocodilia
アオナギアオナギ
Noun
  • shark (esp. the blue shark, Prionace glauca)
鱶ふか
Noun
  • (large) shark
シャークシャーク
Noun
  • shark
大瀬おおせ
Noun
  • Japanese wobbegong (Orectolobus japonicus, species of carpet shark); Japanese carpet shark; fringe shark
Wikipedia definition
  • Japanese wobbegong
爪白つまじろ
Noun
  • silvertip shark (Carcharhinus albimarginatus, a requiem shark found throughout the tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans)
Place
  • Tsumajiro
Wikipedia definition
  • Silvertip shark
黒尖鮫くろとがりざめ
Noun
  • silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis, species of circumtropical requiem shark)
Wikipedia definition
  • Silky shark
印度撞木鮫インドしゅもくざめ
Noun
  • winghead shark (Eusphyra blochii, species of Indo-West Pacific hammerhead shark)
Wikipedia definition
  • Winghead shark
尾長鮫おながざめ
Noun
  • thresher shark (esp. the common thresher shark, Alopias vulpinus)
Wikipedia definition
  • Common thresher
鮫皮さめがわ
Noun
  • shagreen (from a shark or stingray); sharkskin; shark leather
Wikipedia definition
  • Shagreen
鎧鮫よろいざめ
Noun
  • kitefin shark (Dalatias licha); seal shark
Wikipedia definition
  • Kitefin shark
シルバーシャークシルバーシャーク
Noun
  • silver shark (Balantiocheilos melanopterus); Bala shark; tricolor shark; shark minnow
Wikipedia definition
  • Bala shark
花鮫はなざめ
Noun
  • spinner shark (Carcharhinus brevipinna); long-nose grey shark
Wikipedia definition
  • Spinner shark
葦切鮫よしきりざめ
Noun
  • blue shark (Prionace glauca, species of circumglobal requiem shark)
Wikipedia definition
  • Blue shark
鋸鮫のこぎりざめ
Noun
  • saw shark (esp. the Japanese saw shark, Pristiophorus japonicus)
Wikipedia definition
  • Sawshark
達磨鮫だるまざめ
Noun
  • cookie-cutter shark (Isistius brasiliensis); cigar shark
Wikipedia definition
  • Cookiecutter shark
猫鮫ねこざめ
Noun
  • bullhead shark (esp. the Japanese bullhead shark, Heterodontus japonicus)
Wikipedia definition
  • Japanese bullhead shark
鼠鮫ねずみざめ
Noun
  • salmon shark (species of North Pacific mackerel shark, Lamna ditropis)
Wikipedia definition
  • Salmon shark
端黒つまぐろ
Noun
  • blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus, species of requiem shark mostly found in the Indo-Pacific)
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • black tip
Wikipedia definition
  • Blacktip reef shark

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