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さかな - sakana



魚
fish


Definitions

Japanese > English
     1. n. fish
     2. n. fish, especially as food
     3. n. fish
     4. n. a side dish served with alcoholic beverages: not necessarily fish, may be a vegetable or other meat
     5. n. entertainment at a drinking party
     6. n. Usage: This is now the most common general word for fish in modern standard Japanese. The side dish sense is more commonly spelled 肴.
     7. affix. fish

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