🌏 Region(s): Ryukyu (Okinawa)
さき【酒】 : saki | define meaning
- Alcohol; sake
Cognate to standard Japanese さけ【酒】 sake "alcohol; sake".
The pronunciation "saki" (sah-kee) in English is attributed to the influence of the Okinawan language and its regional dialects on the American presence in Okinawa, as well as the historical influence of Okinawans in Hawai'i.