Occasionally, I’ll want to eat pickled cucumbers so badly.
Barbarians have melons too, but they're long and funny looking. Wait, those aren't melons, they're cucumbers! Barbarians must have mixed them up.
The reading for this word is an exception. Here's a mnemonic to help you remember it:
Cucumbers have cute ribs (きゅうり)! I mean just look at them. Cute little green ribs. Adorable!