Meaning

Primary

Pickled In

Alternative

Marinated In

Word Type

suffix

Explanation

You already learned that 漬ける means "to pickle something," so if you add that to the end of a food word (and leave off the ) it means that food has been pickled in something, like 酢漬け (pickled in vinegar).

Reading

づけ
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

You've already learned 漬ける (to pickle something), so just take the off and you've pickled whatever comes before 〜漬け. Easy peasy.

Context

Context Sentences

胡瓜の浅漬けならありますよ。

These are lightly pickled cucumbers.

Kanji Composition