Meaning of: 醤油 - shouyu
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Meaning: soy sauce
Meaning in English: soy sauce
Explanation and Etymology - (醤油) shouyu醤油 It is a Japanese word that refers to a liquid condiment made from the fermentation of soy, wheat, salt and water. The literal meaning of the word is "soy sauce". The first part of the word, 醤 (shou), means "sauce" or "condiment", while the second part, 油 (yu), means "oil" or "fat". The word has Chinese origin, and the first character, 醤 (Chinese jiàng), is derived from the verb "cooking over low heat" and the second character, 油 (Chinese yot), means "oil" or "fat". The word 醤油 is widely used in Japanese cuisine and is an essential ingredient in dishes such as sushi, tempura and yakitori.
Synonyms and Similar - (醤油) shouyu
See below a list of Japanese words that have the same meaning or is a variation of the word we are studying on this page:
しょうゆ; しょう油; 醤; 醬油; soy sauce
Words containing: 醤油
See also other related words from our dictionary:
Words with the same pronunciation: しょうゆ shouyu
Example Sentences - (醤油) shouyu
Below are some example sentences:
Shouyu wa Nihon no dentouteki na choumiryou desu
Soy sauce is a traditional Japanese seasoning.
- 醤油: shoyu (soy sauce)
- は: topic particle
- 日本: Nihon (Japan)
- の: possessive particle
- 伝統的な: dentoutekina (traditional)
- 調味料: choumiryou (condiment)
- です: desu (verb to be)
FAQ - QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
How do you say soy sauce In japanese?
There are different ways of expressing the idea of "soy sauce" in the Japanese language.
A way of saying "soy sauce" é "(醤油) shouyu". Throughout this page you will find information and alternatives.
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