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[さけ()]
sake
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[しゃけ()]
shake

English Meaning(s) for 鮭

noun
  1. salmon (Salmonidae spp.)
  2. chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta)

Definition and Synonyms for 鮭

Salmon any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters
Synonyms: あゆ, サーモン, 秋味,
Salmon flesh of any of various marine or freshwater fish of the family Salmonidae
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Oncorhynchus Keta a large Pacific salmon with small spots on its back
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Salmon usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
Synonyms: あゆ, サーモン, 秋味,
Oncorhynchus Keta an important food fish
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Meanings for each kanji in 鮭

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Categories 鮭 is a member of

Food Fish any fish used for food by human beings
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Fish the flesh of fish used as food
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Salmonid soft-finned fishes of cold and temperate waters
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Salmon any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 鮭

Sample Sentences for 鮭

Salmon go up the river and lay their eggs in the sand.
Give me three pieces of salmon.

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