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[かい()]
kai
noun

English Meaning(s) for 貝

noun
  1. shell; shellfish

Definition and Synonyms for 貝

Mollusc invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
Synonyms: ばい, , 貝類, 軟体動物
Shellfish meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
Synonyms: ばい, 甲殻類, , 貝類
Shell the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals
Synonyms: ばい, シェル, 介殻, , 外殻, , , , , , , 甲殻, 甲羅, , 貝殻,

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Categories 貝 is a member of

Invertebrate any animal lacking a backbone or notochord
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Animal Material material derived from animals
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Seafood edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc
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Sample Sentences for 貝

It depends on the strength of the flame, the pan used and the type of ingredients.
It is a lot of fun picking various shells on the sands.
What I have in my hand is a fossil seashell.
I don't like shellfish.

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