Meaning

Primary

To Soak

Alternatives

To Steep, To Dip In, To Pickle

Word Type

transitive verb, ichidan verb

Explanation

This word consists of kanji with hiragana attached. Because the hiragana ends with an sound, you know this word is a verb. The kanji itself means pickle or soak, so the verb version is to pickle or to soak.

Reading

つける
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

Since this word consists of a kanji with hiragana attached, you can bet that it will use the kun'yomi reading. You learned this reading with the kanji. Good for you!

Context

Context Sentences

こうやって醤油に漬けて食べてください。

Please eat it dipped in soy sauce like this.

Kanji Composition