Saturday, October 27, 2012

Japanese Words for the Day: Under-Water Life 3

 Marlin is カジキ (Kajiki)
 Mussels are ムール貝 (Murugai)
 Oyster is 牡蠣 (Kaki)
 Mullet is ボラ (Bora)
Octopus is  (Tako)

5 comments:

DEZMOND said...

Tako doesn't sound as dangerous as octopus :)

Atley said...

I have tried to get a very very basic understanding of the Japanese written language, but it still does not make any sense. But Kaki is fun to say!

Linda said...

Thanks so much for sharing these things, Adam. Somehow some of the words in Japanese seem easier than in English! Love your posts.

Pat Hatt said...

Interesting translations, although sea food is still blah to me.

Adam said...

With borrowed Chinese letters, and two sets of symbols representing sounds; it does get confusing.