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How to say Tuna In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
鮪つなツナ
Pronunciation: tsuna / maguro
How to Say It Outloud: tsu-na / ma-gu-ro
Usage: 鮪 (マグロ) more commonly refers to the fish, while ツナ pertains to the prepared food product
Example Sentence Japanese:寿司屋で新鮮なマグロを食べました。
Example Sentence English:I ate fresh tuna at the sushi restaurant.

Dictionary

綱つなCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • rope; cord; line
Noun
  • grand champion's braided belt
ツナツナCommon word
Noun
  • tuna (esp. canned)
Wikipedia definition
  • Tuna
津波つなみCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • tsunami; tidal wave
Place
  • Tsunami
Wikipedia definition
  • Tsunami
繋ぐつなぐCommon wordjlpt-n3
Godan verb with 'gu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to connect; to link together
Godan verb with 'gu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to tie; to fasten; to restrain
Godan verb with 'gu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to maintain; to preserve; to keep
Godan verb with 'gu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to transfer (phone call); to put a person through
Godan verb with 'gu' ending
Transitive verb
  • to hedge; to buy or sell forward
即ちすなわちCommon wordjlpt-n3jlpt-n1
Conjunction
  • that is (to say); namely; i.e.
Conjunction
  • precisely; exactly; just; nothing but; neither more nor less
Conjunction
  • (and) then
繋がるつながるCommon wordjlpt-n2
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to be tied together; to be connected to; to be linked to
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to lead to; to be related to
Godan verb with 'ru' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to be related (by blood)
繋がりつながりCommon wordjlpt-n2
Noun
  • connection; link; relationship
綱引きつなひきCommon word
Noun
  • tug of war
Noun
  • forward puller (of a rickshaw)
Wikipedia definition
  • Tug of war
繋げるつなげるjlpt-n2
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to connect
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to tie; to fasten
Ichidan verb
Transitive verb
  • to transfer (phone call)
綱渡りつなわたりCommon word
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • tightrope walking; high-wire act; funambulism
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • treading a tightrope; walking on thin ice; pulling a risky balancing act

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