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しょい【醤油・醬油】

 Ryukyu (Tokunoshima: Asama)

shoi [ɕoi]

Definition

Noun

  1. Soy sauce; shoyu

Etymology

Cognate to standard Japanese しょうゆ【醤油・醬油】 shouyu "soy sauce". Ultimately from Chinese 【酱油・醤油・醬油】 "soy sauce" (cf. Mandarin jiàngyóu; Cantonese zoeng3 jau4; Min Nan chiùⁿ-iû; Wu tsian ; Middle Chinese *tsjaŋ jǝw), itself a compound of "thick sauce; paste" and "oil".

意味:しょうゆ【醤油・醬油】

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