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noun, na adjective

English Meaning(s) for 味

  1. flavor; flavour; taste
  2. charm; appeal; uniqueness; attractiveness
  3. experience; taste (e.g. of victory)
na adjective
  1. smart; clever; witty; strange

Definition and Synonyms for 味

Flavour the six kinds of quarks
Synonyms: フレーバー, 匂い, 匂う, 口当たり, , , 味覚, 風情
Piquant attracting or delighting
Synonyms: ,
Taste a kind of sensing
Synonyms: よしみ, テイスト, テースト, 口当たり, , , 味覚, 嗜好, 好み, 好み, 好む, 後味, 風情
Witty combining clever conception and facetious expression
Synonyms: , , , , , 滑稽洒脱, 軽妙, 軽妙洒脱
Piquant engagingly stimulating or provocative
Synonyms: つらい, づらい, , , 辛い
Tasteful having or showing or conforming to good taste
Synonyms: おしゃれ, , , 小粋, 心憎い, 洒落た, 洒落る, 瀟洒, 風流
Taste the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
Synonyms: テイスト, テースト, , , 味覚, 食味
Taste distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds
Synonyms: よしみ, テイスト, テースト, 口当たり, , , 味覚, 嗜好, 好み, 好み, 好む, 後味, 風情

Meanings for each kanji in 味

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Categories 味 is a member of

Sensing becoming aware of something via the senses
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Sense Datum an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
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Form a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 味

Sample Sentences for 味

I seasoned the fish with salt and pepper.
This wine tastes good.
He knows quite well what it is like to be poor.
The addition of salt greatly improved the flavor.
My mother tasted the milk.

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