Category: Japanese words for food

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Inari: Meaning of the Japanese Word

The word “inari (稲荷/いなり)” reminds many of us of “inari jinja (稲荷神社: inari shrine)” or “inarizushi (稲荷寿司: inari sushi)”. If you are acquainted with Japanese culture, you should know “kitsune (狐)” or “fox” has another...

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Umai: Meaning of the Japanese Word

“Umai (うまい)” is a Japanese word often used in terms of food, in which case it is written as “旨い” or “美味い” using Chinese characters or Kanji, meaning “tasty” or “delicious“. Meaning of Umai...