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How to say Sour In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
酸っぱいすっぱい
Pronunciation: suppai
How to Say It Outloud: Soo-pah-ee
Usage: This is used to describe something that has a sour taste.
Example Sentence Japanese:このレモンはとても酸っぱいです。
Example Sentence English:This lemon is very sour.

Dictionary

酸っぱいすっぱいCommon wordjlpt-n2jlpt-n1
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • sour; acid
苦虫を噛み潰したようにがむしをかみつぶしたよう
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • sour (expression); as if having swallowed a bitter bug
腐るくさるCommon wordjlpt-n3
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to rot; to go bad; to decay; to spoil; to fester; to decompose; to turn sour (e.g. milk)
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to corrode; to weather; to crumble
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to become useless; to blunt; to weaken (from lack of practice)
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to become depraved; to be degenerate; to be morally bankrupt; to be corrupt
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to be depressed; to be dispirited; to feel discouraged; to feel down
Auxiliary verb
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
  • to have the audacity to; to be bastard enough to
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to lose a bet
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to be drenched; to become sopping wet
酸いすい
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • sour; acid
渋いしぶいCommon wordjlpt-n1
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • astringent; bitter; puckery; rough; harsh; tart
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • austere; elegant (and unobtrusive); refined; quiet (and simple); sober; sombre; subdued; tasteful (in a quiet way); understated
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • sour (look); glum; grim; sullen; sulky
I-adjective (keiyoushi)
  • stingy; tight-fisted
不毛ふもうCommon word
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun
  • barren; sterile; infertile
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
  • unproductive (e.g. discussion); fruitless
尖るとがるCommon wordjlpt-n2
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to taper to a point; to become pointed; to become sharp
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to look displeased; to look sour; to be on edge; to be touchy
胸焼けむねやけ
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • heartburn; sour stomach
負け惜しみまけおしみ
Noun
  • being a poor loser; unwillingness to admit defeat; sour grapes
酸さんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • acid
Noun
  • sourness; sour taste
Wikipedia definition
  • Acid
仏頂面ぶっちょうづら
Noun
  • sour look; surly face; pout
苦り切るにがりきる
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to look sour; to look disgusted; to scowl; to frown
苦虫にがむし
Noun
  • bitter-tasting bug
根ねCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • root (of a plant)
Noun
  • root (of a tooth, hair, etc.); center (of a pimple, etc.)
Noun
  • root (of all evil, etc.); source; origin; cause; basis
Noun
  • one's true nature
Noun
  • (fishing) reef
Place
  • Ne
Wikipedia definition
  • Root
元もとCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • origin; source; beginning
Noun
  • basis; base; foundation; root
Noun
  • cause
Noun
  • (raw) material; ingredient; base; mix (e.g. for a cake); (soup) stock
Noun
  • (one's) side
Noun
  • capital; principal; cost price
Noun
  • root (of a plant); (tree) trunk
Noun
  • part (of a brush, chopsticks, etc.) one holds (with the hand)
Noun
  • first three lines of a waka
Counter
  • counter for plants or trees
Counter
  • counter for falcons (in falconry)
Wikipedia definition
  • Book
筋すじCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • muscle; tendon; sinew
Noun
  • vein; artery
Noun
  • fiber; fibre; string
Noun
  • line; stripe; streak
Noun
  • reason; logic
Noun
  • plot; storyline
Noun
  • lineage; descent
Noun
  • school (e.g. of scholarship or arts)
Noun
  • aptitude; talent
Noun
  • source (of information, etc.); circle; channel
Noun
  • well-informed person (in a transaction)
Noun
  • logical move (in go, shogi, etc.)
Noun
  • ninth vertical line
Noun
  • seam on a helmet
Noun
  • gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.)
Noun
  • social position; status
Noun, used as a suffix
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • on (a river, road, etc.); along
Suffix
Counter
  • counter for long thin things; counter for roads or blocks when giving directions
Suffix
  • street (in Osaka)
Suffix
Counter
  • (Edo period) counter for hundreds of mon (obsolete unit of currency)
Wikipedia definition
  • Suji
水源すいげんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • source of river; fountainhead
Place
  • Suigen
Wikipedia definition
  • River source
原因げんいんCommon wordjlpt-n4
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • cause; origin; source
根源こんげんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • root; source; origin; cause
Wikipedia definition
  • Nemoto
元素げんそCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • element; chemical element
Noun
  • (classical) element (e.g. earth, water, air, fire)
Noun
  • origin; source
Wikipedia definition
  • Chemical element

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