Category: Japanese words for food

Mazui vs Warui 0

Warui vs Mazui: The Difference in Meaning and Usage

“Warui (わるい, 悪い)” is the Japanese word literally meaning “bad”, while the adjective “Mazui (まずい)” also basically means “bad” or “terrible”.  Since both the words have a meaning of “bad”, some people may confuse...

Yabai or Mazui 0

Mazui vs Yabai: Meaning in Japanese

“Mazui (まずい)” is a Japanese word often used in terms of food, in which case the antonym is “Umai (うまい)” meaning “delicious” or “taste good”. Mazui (まずい) meaning Bad Yes, Mazui basically means “bad”...