Meaning

Primary

Sashimi

Word Type

noun

Explanation

Remember how can mean "animal flesh"? Well, when you stab some animal flesh and eat it raw, you're having sashimi. Yum!

Reading

さしみ
  • Kyoko
    (Tokyo accent, female)
  • Kenichi
    (Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

The reading is a little weird. It's double kun'yomi where the 刺す becomes stem form and gets pushed inside the kanji to become さし. The is just the word 's reading.

Context

Context Sentences

会合の後、素晴らしい刺身弁当があるレストランで昼食を予定しています。

After the meeting, we're scheduling lunch at a restaurant that has a great sashimi bento box.

Kanji Composition