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How to say Shrimp In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
海老えびエビ
Pronunciation: ebi
How to Say It Outloud: eh-bee
Usage: Used to refer to shrimp in general contexts, either in culinary terms or when talking about the sea creature.
Example Sentence Japanese:夕食に海老を食べました。
Example Sentence English:I ate shrimp for dinner.

Dictionary

海老えびCommon word
Noun
  • prawn; shrimp; lobster
Place
  • Ebi
Wikipedia definition
  • Shrimp
北国赤海老ほっこくあかえび
Noun
  • northern shrimp (Pandalus borealis); sweet shrimp; northern pink prawn; red shrimp; Maine shrimp
Wikipedia definition
  • Pandalus borealis
シュリンプシュリンプ
Noun
  • shrimp
かき揚げかきあげ
Noun
  • mixed vegetable and seafood tempura
Wikipedia definition
  • Kakiage
甘えびあまえび
Noun
  • northern shrimp (Pandalus borealis); sweet shrimp; northern pink prawn; red shrimp; Maine shrimp
乙姫海老おとひめえび
Noun
  • banded coral shrimp (Stenopus hispidus); coral banded shrimp; banded boxer shrimp
Wikipedia definition
  • Stenopus hispidus
割殻われから
Noun
  • skeleton shrimp (Caprella mutica); spectre shrimp; specter shrimp
兜蝦かぶとえび
Noun
  • tadpole shrimp (Triopsidae spp.); shield shrimp
Wikipedia definition
  • Notostraca
小エビこエビ
Noun
  • shrimp (infraorder Caridea)
Noun
  • small shrimp, prawn or lobster
大和沼蝦やまとぬまえび
Noun
  • Yamato shrimp (Caridina multidentata); Amano shrimp
大正海老たいしょうえび
Noun
  • Chinese white shrimp (Fenneropenaeus chinensis); oriental shrimp; fleshy prawn
高麗海老こうらいえび
Noun
  • Chinese white shrimp (Fenneropenaeus chinensis); oriental shrimp; fleshy prawn
背わたせわた
Noun
  • vein of a shrimp (prawn); digestive tract of a shrimp; sand vein
大エビおおえび
Noun
  • large shrimp; king prawn; lobster
蝦蛄しゃこ
Noun
  • mantis shrimp (any marine crustacean of order Stomatopoda, esp. the species Oratosquilla oratoria); mantis crab; squilla
Wikipedia definition
  • Oratosquilla oratoria
車海老くるまえび
Noun
  • kuruma prawn (Marsupenaeus japonicus); kuruma shrimp; Japanese tiger prawn
Wikipedia definition
  • Marsupenaeus
牡丹海老ぼたんえび
Noun
  • botan shrimp (Pandalus nipponensis)
芝海老しばえび
Noun
  • shiba shrimp (prawn, Metapenaeus joyneri)
醤蝦あみ
Noun
  • opossum shrimp (Mysida spp.); mysid
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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